Amazon posts loss in Q3

Pure play e-tailer Amazon has posted a net income loss of $274 million (£170 million) in its third quarter, it has been announced. Operating...

Seasonal shoppers drive Waitrose sales

Upmarket grocer Waitrose saw sales rise 4.1 per cent last week on last year as seasonal festivities drove shoppers in store, according to figures...

International sales drive Asos profit

Fashion e-tailer Asos has today reported a pre-tax profit increase of 42 per cent to £13.2 million for the five months ending August 31st...

Debenhams sales soar amid expansion

Department store Debenhams has seen total sales rise 2.6 per cent in its full year as its international expansion and multichannel strategies boosted profit,...

Sports Direct sales driven by Olympics

Sports products & clothing retailer Sports Direct has today reported a group total sales rise of 18 per cent to £402.7 million for its...

Argos to close stores amid digital overhaul

General merchandise retailer Argos is set to close at least 75 stores over the next five years as it undergoes a digital overhaul in...

Tablet retail searches continue to grow

Searches on tablet devices are driving online retail search volumes, accounting for 42 per cent on total mobile searches in the third quarter, data...

Comment: Looking forward to Christmas

It‘s already been a whirlwind year for e-commerce, and this Christmas is bound to bring a deluge of eager buyers searching for that perfect...

Comment: Loyalty that pays

In an increasingly competitive market place and unstable economic climate, securing loyal custom is of course critical for success. Recent research from Avios, one...

Retailers no more trusted than banks

A startling majority of consumers don‘t trust retailers any more than banks to handle their personal finances, new research released today reveals. According to...

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