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Fairtrade America's cocoa is now part of Amazon’s Climate Pledge Friendly program. Pic: Fairtrade America

Sustainability

Fairtrade America joins Amazon’s Climate Pledge Friendly program

By Anthony Myers

Fairtrade America has announced it is participating in Amazon’s Climate Pledge Friendly program, making it easier for customers to discover and shop for more sustainable products on the online shopping channel, including many Fairtrade-certified goods.

'As Alexa grows in popularity, voice-activated purchases of snack foods and other consumables have the potential for major growth,' says One Click Retail

I need chocolate, Alexa... sweets, snacks, and the Amazon effect

By Elaine Watson

Candy and snacks sales on Amazon are growing at 42% year-on-year,* according to new report from ecommerce data firm One Click Retail, which says category sales have already hit $215m in the first eight months of 2017, compared with $240m for the whole...

Challenger brands proving successful in e-commerce channel, says Profitero. ©iStock/Bet_Noire

Industry Voices - E-commerce tricks

5 tips to maximize confectionery sales online

By Andrew Pearl, Director of Strategy and Insights EMEA, Profitero

Market intelligence firm Profitero’s director of insights offers advice to confectionery companies looking to boost e-commerce sales.