Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Amazon rolls out “robotic tech vest” to prevent robots colliding with workers

Amazon introduced a “robotic tech vest” to over 25 of its sites which aims to improve the safety of its employees.

Superdry hires former Nike executive as creative director

Superdry has appointed Phil Dickinson to the post of creative director, effective January 22.
Philip Green

Sir Philip Green calls in advisors to review Arcadia

Sir Philip Green has drafted in advisors from Deloitte to produce a review of his retailing company Arcadia Group.

Apple & Amazon accused of breaching GDPR rules

A number of the world’s largest tech companies, including Apple and Amazon, have been accused of failing to meet GDPR rules.
House of Fraser Christmas

House of Fraser sales crash 60% in lead-up to Christmas

House of Fraser reportedly had a poor Christmas trading season last year, with sales during the crucial trading season nosediving
Mountain Warehouse Christmas

Mountain Warehouse Christmas sales surge

Mountain Warehouse has revealed a successful Christmas trading period despite the challenges of the UK high street. 
HMV Mike Ashley

Mike Ashley eyes HMV takeover

Mike Ashley has reportedly been in talks with HMV’s suppliers in hopes of acquiring the collapsed retailer.
Store closures

2019 set to be “another tough year” for UK retailers

Over 175,000 jobs are set to be shed from the UK’s struggling high street retailers as property value slides amid Amazon’s success as well as the increase in online shopping.

Musclefood taps former Shop Direct & Missguided CEO

Health food online retailer Musclefood has named Gareth Jones as its new chief executive officer.
Vans VF

VF Corp reveals uptick in annual sales

VF has revealed a strong growth in its Vans brand and has had a successful sales boost for the fiscal year ended in December.

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