Sunday, August 19, 2018
Apple trillion

Apple inches closer to $1 trillion valuation

Apple had inched closer to being valued at $1 trillion (£763 billion) after its third quarter sales and profits surged.

Dixons Carphone data breach nearly twice as bad as originally reported

Dixons Carphone has revealed that its recent data breach was far worse than previously thought.
M&S store closures

M&S creates data skills academy to train thousands of employees

Marks & Spencer has launched a new data academy to train staff from every part of its business in data science. In a bid to...
Instagram

12% of Instagram influences bought followers in the last 6 months

According to influencer analysts CampaignDues retailers are the biggest spenders on influencer marketing.

Contactless payments will be soon be capped at 5-in-a-row

Shoppers will have to enter their PIN number after five consecutive contactless payments as under new measures.

Ebay launches Image Search technology on UK platform

Ebay has launched Image Search technology in the UK allowing shoppers to search for items by entering a photo.
Dixons Carphone update

Dixons Carphone profits plunge 24% despite sales uptick

Dixons Carphone has reported slump in annual profit, but said it would take time to turnaround the company's performance.

Dixons Carphone to post 23% profit dive

Dixons Carphone is expected to report a huge drop in profits amid its full year profits next week.

Microsoft to launch Amazon Go contender

Microsoft has taken aim at Amazon Go as reports emerge that it is working on its own cashier less shopping system.
Dixons Carphone data breach

GCHQ to investigate Dixons Carphone payment cards breach

An arm of GCHQ is now working with Dixons Carphone on mitigation measures after a major privacy data breach.

Feature Resource

The retail CMO’s guide to Christmas 2018

Things are tough in retail right now. Administrations, Amazon, CX, AI, a weak pound...it's a lot. But we’re here to spread some Christmas cheer. The retail...