Friday, February 28, 2020
Coronavirus retailers impact China

Coronavirus: How long will retail be immune?

Retailers have shuttered their doors throughout China in order to stave off the coronavirus outbreak.
Aldi to save 68m tonnes of single-use plastic with plastic lid ban

Aldi to save 68m pieces of single-use plastic with plastic lid ban

Aldi has announced plans to remove all plastic lids on its own-label fresh cream and ready-to-drink coffee products.
Emma Mattress sales skyrockets 86%

Emma Mattress annual sales skyrockets 86%

Emma Mattress has completed its second financial year of profitability in 2019 with a record €150 million in sales, up 86%
Harvey Nichols’ group marketing and creative director Deborah Bee is set to exit from the department store according to a report.

Harvey Nichols loses its marketing chief and creative agency

Harvey Nichols’ group marketing and creative director Deborah Bee is set to exit from the department store.
Amazon is testing the first commercial “neural-network based” chatbot able to produce completely original and natural sounding language.

Amazon is developing “neural-network based” chatbots able to produce entirely original dialogu

Amazon is testing the first commercial “neural-network based” chatbot able to produce completely original language.
TJX Companies TK Maxx

TK Maxx owner “very proud” to surpass annual sales of £30bn

TK Maxx owner TJX Companies has reported an increase in net profits in the fourth quarter, thanks to increased customer traffic
Ted Baker David Wolffe HMV

Ted Baker hires ex-HMV finance boss as interim CFO

Ted Baker has drafted in the former HMV group finance director David Wolffe as the new interim chief financial officer.
Bricks-and-clicks retailers provide the most environmentally friendly way to shop, ahead of both purchasing from pureplay online retailers and going in-store yourself.

Pureplay online purchase produce twice as much greenhouse gas as going in-store yourself

Bricks-and-clicks retailers provide the most environmentally friendly way to shop, according to a new study.
Intu Matthew Roberts

Intu credit extension secured

Intu has agreed to an extension on its credit facility with its lenders
Zalando trading update

Zalando revenue tops £5bn as it prepares second-hand launch

Zalando has seen its full-year sales and profits increase amid preparations to launch a second-hand range.

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