Wednesday, January 23, 2019
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Karen Millen to review 100 HQ jobs after Coast acquisition

Karen Millen has reportedly placed at least 100 head office roles into consultation after the retailer acquired Coast.

1/5 of retailers are reducing staff levels ahead of Christmas

It might be the run up to the busiest quarter of the year, but new results from the British Retail Consortium has found over...

House of Fraser’s Manchester store to close

House of Fraser has confirmed that its flagship Kendals Store in Manchester is due to cease trading.

Amazon creates 1000 jobs in 3 major UK cities

Amazon is due to bring more than 1000 jobs to the UK as it announces plans to invest in three regional hubs in the UK.

143 jobs under threat as Shop Direct launches plans to shut outlet arm

Shop Direct has announced plans to close over seven stores across its UK estate threatening nearly 150 jobs.

Retailers may soon be forced to publish ethnicity pay gaps

Retailers may soon be forced to reveal their ethnicity pay gaps as prime minister Theresa May launches a consultation.
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Amazon raises pay for long term employees as it seeks to quell pay backlash

Amazon has responded to a backlash over changes to its minimum wage announcing that it would provide extra benefits.

The rise of automation: Should retailers be worried?

While not yet a common sight, incremental changes towards robots replacing humans in stores are already being trialed by the likes of Nestle in...
Asda job cuts

Asda tries to overturn equal pay claim in Court of Appeal

Asda is returning to court today over a long running dispute over equal pay, hoping to overturn a ruling made last August.

Sainsbury’s seeks 11,500 seasonal staff amid major recruitment drive

11,500 jobs are up for grabs across the Sainsbury’s group during the upcoming Christmas rush.

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The Psychology Of Ecommerce

New Year, New You, New eCommerce Tactics? It's far from unusual to see sales slump after the holidays. The beginning of a new year often...