Saturday, August 24, 2019
Ocado’s warehouse in London has caught fire and been evacuated, marking the second fire at one of its facilities this year.

Charged: A second Ocado warehouse has caught fire

Ocado’s warehouse in London has caught fire and been evacuated, marking the second fire at one of its facilities this year.
Walmart is suing Tesla over accusations that seven of its solar systems installed on top of stores have caught fire.

Charged: Walmart sues Tesla after 7 of its stores caught fire

Walmart is suing Tesla over accusations that seven of its solar systems installed on top of stores have caught fire. Tesla’s stock dipped more than...
Amazon is raising seller fees in France in direct response to a recently imposed digital tax, escalating its standoff with the French government.

Charged: Amazon has “no choice” but to raise seller fees 3% in tax retaliation

Amazon is raising seller fees in France in direct response to a recently imposed digital tax, escalating its standoff.
Facebook is due to launch “Privacy Café’s” across the UK where users can get “help and advice on how to change your privacy settings”.

Charged: Facebook to launch “Privacy Cafe” pop-ups across the UK offering free coffee and...

Facebook is due to launch “Privacy Café’s” across the UK where users can get “help and advice on how to change your privacy settings”. The...
UK online retail spending hit its highest level in three years in July, helping boost overall retail sales and beating analyst estimates.

Charged: Online retail sales hit highest level in 3 years thanks to Amazon Prime...

UK online retail spending hit its highest level in three years in July, helping boost overall retail sales and beating estimates
Welcome to the first episode of our new podcast in partnership with Go Instore exploring the role of technology in retail.

The Retail Drop Podcast: Episode 1 – Hugo Tapia, Head of Consumer Strategy and...

Welcome to the first episode of our new podcast in partnership with Go Instore exploring the role of technology in retail. In this episode we...
Alibaba has seen $80 billion wiped off its market value since the escalation of the US – China trade war in May, and could post its slowest growth in years this week.

Charged: Alibaba has had $80bn wiped off its market value in the trade war

Alibaba has seen $80 billion wiped off its market value since the escalation of the US – China trade war in May, and could...
Amazon’s UK country manager says ecommerce and high street retailers should work “hand-in-hand to drive growth”.

Charged: Amazon’s Doug Gurr says “future of retail is not a competition between the...

Amazon’s UK country manager says ecommerce and high street retailers should work “hand-in-hand to drive growth”. Doug Gurr stated that retail isn’t either physical or...
Amazon’s UK country manager says ecommerce and high street retailers should work “hand-in-hand to drive growth”.

Amazon to open first Scottish Clicks & Mortar store this weekend

Amazon has revealed it is close to opening the first ever Scottish Clicks and Mortar shop in Waverley Mall, Edinburgh.
Boohoo’s acquisition of Karen Millen and Coast’s online operations will prove “hard” for the ecommerce fashion giant, according to GlobalData.

Charged: Boohoo’s Karen Millen and Coast purchase “risks devaluing” both

Boohoo’s acquisition of Karen Millen and Coast’s online operations will prove “hard” for the ecommerce fashion giant, according to GlobalData. Karen Millen and Coast’s online...

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Guide to international expansion in retail

Think Big. Think Global. That's the Key Message for Retailers Today The current retail market in the UK is challenging but some retailers are still managing...