Wednesday, June 16, 2021
The Very Group, operator of online retailers Very.co.uk and Littlewoods.com, is set to create 30 new roles as part of the Government’s Kickstart scheme

Very to recruit 30 young people via Kickstart initiative

The Very Group, operator of online retailer Very.co.uk is set to create 30 new roles as part of the Government’s Kickstart scheme.
Majestic Wine has launched a new online shopping platform designed to give greater autonomy to its stores and local consumers.

Majestic Wine launches Shop Local platform to give stores online autonomy

Majestic Wine launches a new online shopping platform designed to give greater autonomy to its stores and local consumers.
John Lewis expands online fashion offering with 100 new brands

John Lewis expands online fashion offering with 100 new brands

John Lewis is set to expand its online fashion offering with the addition of 100 new brands over the next 12 months and also (...)
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Half of fast fashion “made entirely from new plastics”

A new report has found that nearly half of women's clothes for sale on some of the UK's leading fashion websites are made entirely from new plastics.
MusicMagpie half year performance in line with expectations

MusicMagpie half year performance in line with expectations

Just weeks after launching on the stock market, MusicMagpie has said its half year performance has been in line with expectations.
Bargain Max secures 7-figure funding to invest in expansion plans

Bargain Max eyes expansion after securing 7-figure funding

Bargain Max is set to push on with an ambitious expansion strategy after it secured a seven-figure funding package from HSBC UK.
UK online retail sales fell by 9.1 per cent in May compared to the same period a year earlier, when they skyrocketed 61 per cent.

UK online retail sales saw largest drop in history in May

UK online retail sales fell by 9.1 per cent in May compared to the same period a year earlier, when they skyrocketed 61 per cent.
Shein is reportedly preparing to launch a $47 billion initial public offering (IPO) blowing Alibaba's $25 billion record out of the water.

Chinese fast-fashion giant Shein could launch $47bn IPO marking largest on record

Shein is reportedly preparing to launch a $47 billion initial public offering (IPO) blowing Alibaba's $25 billion record out of the water.
Rent The Runway eyes IPO later this year

Rent The Runway eyes IPO later this year

Rent the Runway is reportedly looking to launch on the stock market as early as this year.
Amazon’s total sales are forecast to top £77 billion by 2025, outpacing the UK’s current largest retailer Tesco’s predicted £76.1 billion.

Amazon will overtake Tesco to become UK’s largest retailer by 2025

Amazon’s total sales are forecast to top £77 billion by 2025, outpacing the UK’s current largest retailer Tesco’s predicted £76.1 billion.

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True impact of Covid-19 on retailers

Retail Ecommerce Fraud & Payments Survey Last year was turbulent for retail merchants. Physical stores were forced online and ecommerce sales reached new heights. In...