Friday, November 15, 2019
Shop Direct secures £150m funding, dodges PPI claims financial turmoil

Shop Direct secures £150m funding, dodges turmoil from surge in PPI claims

Shop Direct has secured a £150 million funding boost from owners, the billionaire Barclay brothers.
Alibaba could soon make an appearance on highstreets in the UK as the Chinese ecommerce giant puts together a British retail team.

Alibaba could soon appear on UK high streets

Alibaba could soon make an appearance on highstreets in the UK as the Chinese ecommerce giant puts together a British retail team
Gold jewellery British Hallmarking Council

Government urged to address fake gold jewellery sales online

New research has found that a third of gold jewellery sold online in the UK is suspected as being fake.
Royal Mail seeks injunction on strike during Christmas trading season

Royal Mail seeks injunction on strike during Christmas trading season

// Royal Mail seeks High Court injunction to block planned December strike by postal workers // The planned strike would take place in the middle...
Etsy has launched the first ever “Holiday Hotline” offering struggling shoppers expert one-on-one gifting advice this Christmas.

Etsy launches “Holiday Hotline” offering free expert advice on Christmas gifts

Etsy has launched the first ever “Holiday Hotline” offering struggling shoppers expert one-on-one gifting advice this Christmas.
Arcadia makes new senior hires for digital transformation push

Arcadia reveals new senior hires amid digital transformation push

Arcadia Group has announced the appointment of three new senior executives as part of a digital transformation strategy.
Formcut founder Chris Richard's ambitions to use 3D tech to shakeup retail

5 Minutes With Chris Richards, Co-Founder & MD, Formcut

Formcut recently opened a pop-up in London, where people can get their sizes measured in a 3D body scanner.
Amazon customers are shopping far less than in previous years as a new study suggests the “the novelty of Amazon is wearing off.”

“Novelty of Amazon is wearing off” as shopper numbers and Prime subscribers decline

Amazon customers are shopping far less than in previous years as a new study suggests the “the novelty of Amazon is wearing off.”
Shop Direct Barclay

Shop Direct owners close to securing £150m finance deal

Shop Direct owners the Barclay brothers are on the verge of agreeing to a £150 million financing deal
Shop Direct hires ex-Clarks exec Ben Fletcher as new CFO

Shop Direct hires ex-Clarks exec Ben Fletcher as new CFO

Shop Direct has appointed the former European president of Clarks, Ben Fletcher, as new group chief financial officer.

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