Facebook launches string of new features Facebook is rolling out a new functionality which allows users to communicate across its Instagram and Messenger apps. Alongside other features, the company has said it plans to include WhatsApp in this upgrade, too. Read more.

Pakistan’s ride-hailing giant Bykea secures $13m Series B In a round led by storied investment firm Prosus Ventures, Bykea has raised $13m to expand its footprint in Pakistan and become a 'super app'. Read more.

N Brown posts sales recovery The online retail group, which owns the Simply Be and Jacamo brands, has said that it is experiencing a steady recovery since its first-quarter downturn, driven by strong sales of its homeware range. Read more.

Deliveroo to hire 15,000 new riders This latest recruitment drive means that Deliveroo will have more than doubled the number of riders over the course of 2020. Read more.

Boohoo revenue soars 45% The fast fashion online retailer has posted a 45% increase in revenue for its half-year period, to £816.5m. Its gross profit rose 47% to £449.2m. Non-UK sales now represent 47% of the group total, up from 44% a year ago. Read more.

Asos unveils first ever circular fashion line Following a collaboration with Centre for Sustainable Fashion, Asos has launched its first circular fashion collection. The new line features 29 trend-led clothing & accessory items designed with sustainable, circularity principles. Read more.