Thursday, June 24, 2021
Currys PC World apologises after Black Friday surge crashes site & wipes gift cards

Currys PC World apologises after Black Friday surge crashes site & wipes gift cards

Currys PC World has apologised to customers after some saw hundreds of pounds accidentally wiped off their gift (...)
5 minutes with Steven Montgomery, Managing Director, Somfy

5 minutes with Steven Montgomery, UK Managing Director, Somfy

We spoke to UK managing director Steven Montgomery to learn more Somfy, an online smart tech retailer.
AO World encouraged by 53% surge in H1 revenue

AO World encouraged by 53% surge in H1 revenue

AO World says group pretax profit rose to £18.3m for H1. UK revenue rose 53.9% for the first half of the year, to £616.4 million. Founder John Roberts says "Now really is our time and we are investing to win and cement the change."
Currys PC World delaying refunds or replacements during pandemic, says Which?

Currys PC World delaying refunds during pandemic, says Which?

Complaints against Currys PC World have surged during the pandemic as customers struggled to get refunds and replacements (...)
Shoppers warned to avoid electronics from online marketplace sellers this Christmas

Christmas shoppers warned to avoid electronics from online marketplace sellers

Christmas shoppers turning to the internet should stick with reputable websites of known retailers instead of third-party (...)
AO launches youth mentor programme

AO launches youth mentor programme

AO has become a member of a programme that will see its staff become mentors for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Samsung group chairman Lee Kun-hee has died, aged 78

Samsung group chairman Lee Kun-hee has died, aged 78

Samsung has confirmed that the company’s group chairman Lee Kun-hee died on Sunday at the age of 78.
AO World H1 revenues up 57%

AO World H1 revenue up 57%

AO World updates market after UK revenue rose 54% in H1. Electrical retailer said positive sales momentum continued
AO establishes new partnership with Armed Forces charity SSAFA

AO establishes new partnership with Armed Forces charity SSAFA

AO begins new charity work with SSAFA supplying white goods to beneficiaries.
BRC - KPMG Sales Monitor: “Resilience of British retailers has been nothing shy of remarkable”

BRC – KPMG Sales Monitor: September retail sales up 6.1%

“Resilience of British retailers has been nothing shy of remarkable” says KPMG head of retail.

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Supermarket Report: COVID-19 & Operational Shifts in Europe

The pandemic is reshaping the grocery retail landscape. Our Supermarket Report delivers key insights on evolving consumer behaviours and looks into sustainable solutions to...