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Update on WeShop Holdings Limited
IamFire is pleased to share the following update received from WeShop Holdings Limited regarding performance figures since the soft launch of the WeShop platform and initial rollout of influencer campaigns.
“WeShop is pleased to report the following highlights for the months of July and August since the soft launch of the platform in the United Kingdom.
User downloads as at end of August were over 23,000
Annualised gross merchant value (GMV) averaged £2.4m in July rising to £5.8m in August
Average spend per transaction increased from £75 in July to £81 in August
Transactions increased from 2,633 in July to 5,981 in August
Click to purchase rate averaged 16% across both months
80% increase from July to August in number of users completing at least one transaction during the month
Available products on the platform have increased to over 1.2bn
Over 200 national and local press pieces on WeShop launch
Appointment of key hires including James Fox from TikTok
Travel sector introduced to blend of merchants”
IamFire currently holds £4m of Convertible Loan Notes in WeShop Holdings Limited. It also holds the right to subscribe for a further £3.75m in CLNs. In addition, it holds a £4.5m CLN in Community Social Investments Limited.
Richard Griffiths, Chairman of WeShop Holdings Limited said:
“We are exceptionally pleased with the commercial progress of WeShop since the press launch on the 4th July 2022 and our KPIs are tracking ahead of forecast. We have received some very valuable insights from our community both directly and from the data itself over the last 2 months and are exploiting this information to enhance further acquisition and engagement. We are also very encouraged by the Founder Influencer Program which we launched where resultant engagement and GMV has been particularly high. The whole team is working incredibly hard to optimise the platform in anticipation of a US launch.”
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