Facebook adds a trolley: the social media site‘s new e-commerce venture

Facebook is set to drive greater traffic and user times as it plans to branch out into e-commerce. The global social media giant is undergoing testing of a...

Dixons Carphone creates synergy between its businesses

In an intensifying retail race, Dixons Carphone is trialling Currys PC World collection points in 22 Carphone Warehouse stores around London, Hertfordshire and Canterbury,...

Apple predicts further success for mobile payment service

Technology giant Apple is expanding the circle of businesses that will accept its mobile payment service, Apple Pay.  Global coffee chain Starbucks is among those that...

Just doesn‘t have the spine: Kindle devices pulled from Waterstones shelves

British bookseller Waterstones has pulled Kindle e-reader devices from its shelves following “pitiful” sales nationwide.  “Sales continue to be pitiful so we are taking...

Dixons Carphone dials up a change in management

Dixons Carphone has created a new chief executive role to for its Connected World Services consultancy division. Graham Stapleton, the current boss of Carphone...

Ocado to create almost 2,000 jobs by Christmas

Ocado is shopping for staff: The online grocer is on a major recruitment drive for 1,798 workers to join before December, as it poises to seal...

The place to be: Apple joins big retailers investing in Birmingham

An iconic six-storey Waterstones in Birmingham, the country‘s second largest and most populous city, is to be replaced by an Apple store.   The tech giant‘s plans...

Down with queues, up with wages – Starbucks’ new initiatives

This October, Starbucks will be bringing its ‘Mobile Order & Pay‘ service to select UK stores. A new feature of the Starbucks app, which...

Samsung shows how retailers can make the most of digital displays

Samsung is offering retailers the chance to use their in-store digital signage to track the behaviour of customers through Wi-Fi signals from smartphones. The...

No excuses: EE launches new campaign to remedy substandard customer service

EE is moving to restore its reputation after being consistently criticised for its poor customer service as it launches its ‘Broadband Service First campaign‘. The broadband service provider admitted that it has...

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Supermarket Report: COVID-19 & Operational Shifts in Europe

The pandemic is reshaping the grocery retail landscape. Our Supermarket Report delivers key insights on evolving consumer behaviours and looks into sustainable solutions to...