Monday, January 24, 2022
Are retailers too reliant on social media these days?

Is social media safety a retailer’s responsibility?

Are retailers too reliant on social media these days - Retail Gazette investigates the pros and cons of social media and how retailers can remain relevant without it.
Roboshop Ocado logistics technology

Roboshop: Is Ocado the future of supermarkets?

As supermarkets gear up for Christmas with a festive recruitment drive, Retail Gazette asks if automation will make this annual tradition a thing of the past?

Amazon is giving shoppers refunds and letting them keep the items

// Amazon and Walmart are among the US retailers that are processing refunds while letting customers keep the unwanted items // The policy is aimed at products...
Sosandar

Sosandar revenue rises 184% thanks to “active customer growth”

Sosandar has recorded a 184 per cent rise in half-year revenues as it implemented its growth strategy.

Etsy is ‘slapping small sellers in the face’, merchants claim

// Etsy is ‘slapping its small sellers in the face’ thanks to its new ‘Star Seller’ program, according to some merchants. // The Star Seller program was...
The cosmetics retailer Lush has announced a boycott of a number of social media outlets amid concerns over the safety of the platforms.

Lush to boycott Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and Snapchat

UK cosmetics retailer Lush has announced a boycott of a number of social media outlets amid concerns over the safety of the platforms.
Amazon Alexa under fire information

Amazon: “Are they selling products, or are they spying on everyday people?”

Amazon has come under fire from a Virginia lawmaker after he learned the full details of the information being stored about him.
Very Group

Very Group sales smash £480m thanks to fashionwear

Very Group has reported an increase in sales and profitability in the first quarter of the year after a strong performance in the fashion category.
Demand for going out clothing rose at Asos

Asos dealing with supply chain issues as Christmas nears

Asos has been delaying orders from suppliers as it faces a stock shortage amid the supply-chain crisis.
US department store Macy’s is to launch a curated digital marketplace.

Macy’s set to launch curated online marketplace

Macy's has announced plans to launch a curated digital marketplace to build on its existing authority as a digital retailer.

Feature Resource

The State of Digital Marketing

Mapp is running a 5-min survey to assess how companies in the UK have reshaped their marketing strategies during 2021 and their priorities for 2022. Why should...