Screwfix & Go Outdoors sign up to micro-donations

Pennies, the micro-donations charity, announced this week that retailers Screwfix and Go Outdoors had signed up to implement its EPOS giving system in their...

Arcadia to close 260 stores in next three years

Owner of retailers Topshop and Bhs, Arcadia Group, is set to close as many as 260 stores over the next three years, it confirmed...

Heal‘s to launch transactional mobile site

Upmarket department store Heal‘s will next week join the growing ranks of retailers operating a transactional mobile website. In addition to the new m-commerce...

Asda employees set for £17m Christmas bonus

Employees at supermarket chain Asda are to receive a ‘Festive Thank You‘ package from the retailer in recognition of their efforts over 2011, it...

John Lewis sales flat 4 weeks before Christmas

Sales at department store group John Lewis for the week so far are flat compared to the same period last year, despite shoppers gearing...
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HMV partners with Filmflex for films on-demand

Entertainment retailer HMV Group has today entered into the video-on-demand (VOD) market with the launch of the new hmvondemand.com site. In partnership with VOD...

Comment: Getting online delivery right

In my previous article, ‘In-store kiosks: the future of retailing?‘ I looked at how retailers are using the variety of channels available to engage...

Kingfisher Task Force to find green business solutions

A new independent task force seeking to outline new opportunities for UK businesses to drive green economic growth has been launched today by the...

WHSmith launches Kobo Vox

High street retailer WHSmith has today announced the launch of its latest e-reader, a fully featured colour Wi-Fi offering. The new Kobo Vox, which...

JD Sports sales growth shrinks to just 0.2%

Sports clothing and equipment retailer JD Sports has today reported a decline in sales growth since the end of the summer due to growing...

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How robots are transforming the e-commerce sector

The cost-effective solution to retail fulfilment challenges The deployment of autonomous mobile robots in warehouses around the globe is transforming the future of the e-commerce...