Tuesday, January 19, 2021
M&S to create 500 new jobs amid digital-first Christmas strategy

M&S creates 500 jobs amid digital-first Christmas strategy

M&S reveals plans to create 500 seasonal jobs in online distribution as it prepares to deliver its "most digital Christmas yet".
Hamleys to cut more than 25% of staff

Hamleys to cut more than 25% of staff

Hamleys to cut 60 of its 208 staff. Redundancies come as historic toy store feels the hit of lockdown London on tourist trade.
Asda partners with The Entertainer

Asda partners with The Entertainer

Asda has partnered with toy retail chain The Entertainer as part of the former's "test and learn" partnership strategy.
Argos launches a competition to win a special delivery of over £300 worth of LEGO Super Mario™ toys, teaming up with Diversity’s Jordan Banjo and Perri Kiely to unveil the first ever LEGO Super Brick delivery van.

Retail Gazette Loves: Argos’ competition to win £300 worth of Lego toys

Argos launches a competition to win a special delivery of over £300 worth of LEGO Super Mario toys. 
Chancellor cancels Budget & promises financial package to replace furlough scheme

Chancellor cancels Budget & promises package to replace furlough scheme

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has cancelled this year’s Budget and will instead prioritise protecting millions of jobs,
Lovehoney Amorana acquisition

Lovehoney acquires fellow sex toy retailer Amorana

Lovehoney has acquired a fellow Swiss online sex toy retailer after achieving strong growth internationally.
The Rolling Stones have opened their world exclusive flagship store on Carnbay Street in London's Soho.

Retail Gazette Loves: The Rolling Stones’ first flagship store

The Rolling Stones have opened their world exclusive flagship store on Carnbay Street in London's Soho.
Lego plastic packaging recycling Niels B Christiansen

Children’s letters prompt Lego to remove plastic packaging

Lego will reportedly begin removing plastic packaging from next year in an effort to keep up with consumers' sustainable..
Games Workshop faces shareholder revolt ahead of AGM

Games Workshop faces shareholder revolt ahead of AGM

Games Workshop is facing a potential shareholder revolt after its investors were reportedly advised to vote against its chairman.
Jo Malone John Boyega diversity advertising China

Jo Malone apologises to John Boyega for removing him from Chinese ad

Jo Malone has "deeply apologised" to Star Wars actor John Boyega after cutting his scene out of a Chinese advert he helped create

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