Friday, November 24, 2017
ian livingston

Dixons Carphone chairman snaps £100,000 in shares as prices plummett

Dixons Carphone‘s chairman Ian Livingston has significantly increased his stake in the company, capitalising on its low share prices.
non-cash

Nearly half of shoppers in the UK would walk away from non-cash store

Retailers without digital payment facilities face the risk of losing nearly half their customers as non-cash payments continue to rise in popularity.
Dixons Carphone

Dixons Carphone issues profit warning as cost of mobile phones soar

Dixons Carphone has issued a profit warning in its first quarter update as sales of mobile phones decline thanks to rising prices incurred from the Brexit-induced collapse of the pound.
Game Maplin

Maplin trials Game concession pilots

Video game retailer Game has announced plans to pilot concessions within the stores of electronics retailer Maplin. Initially in four Maplin stores only, the shop-in-shop...
Intu is set to roll out

Intu to roll out pilot VR experience in 3 shopping centres

Intu is set to roll out a trial paid-for VR experience across its three of its shopping centres, allowing shoppers to interact with characters from The Emoji Movie.
The Hut Group

The Hut Group valued at £2.5bn in latest funding push

Online retail giant The Hut Group has penned a deal to sell a £125 million stake, bringing its value to £2.5 billion.
Cyber-attacks

Number of cyber-attacks on retailers doubled last year

A new report has revealed that cyber-attacks against retailers have seen an unprecedented rise as hackers attempt to steal the “goldmine of personal data
Asos

Asos rolls out visual search tool

The online fashion giant Asos has launched a new visual search technology which allows customers to search for items with the use of a photo.
Apple trading update

Apple posts 7% revenue increase

Apple has defied analysts' expectations in its latest financial quarterly update by recording a seven per cent rise in revenue year-on-year. The technology giant and...
contactless

Retailers call for boost in contactless spend cap

More than half of retailers have called for the spending limit on contactless cards to be raised above the £30 limit.

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