Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Morrisons and McCarthy & Stone this week announced a partnership to extend the grocer’s supermarket delivery service to people living in retirement communities.

Morrisons expands delivery range to 20,000 people in retirement communities

Morrisons and McCarthy & Stone this week announced a partnership to extend the grocer’s supermarket delivery service to people li

WHSmith and Booths sign up to UK’s first electric forecourts

WHSmith, Costa Coffee and Booths have signed up to trial the UK’s first electric forecourts with Gridserve.
The UK’s biggest retailer on Wednesday said it would start trialing grocery home deliveries with drones from October.

Tesco will trial drone deliveries from October

The UK’s biggest retailer on Wednesday said it would start trialing grocery home deliveries with drones from October.
Lockdown prompts Dixons Carphone's online sales to triple

Lockdown prompts Dixons Carphone’s online sales to surge 124%

Dixons Carphone has said that online sales in the UK and Ireland have massively outperformed its markets in Europe.
‘Buy now, pay later’ specialist Klarna has been valued at $10.65 billion after its latest equity funding round.

Klarna in talks with investors over $10bn valuation

Klarna is said to be in talks with investors for a new round of funding which would value the Swedish payments company at

PayPal rival Mollie raises €90m in funding on back of coronavirus shopping boom

Payment startup Mollie this week revealed it raised €90 million in a round of funding led by a Silicon Valley-based investment
Surge in online shopping over lockdown thanks to 102% rise in online supermarket shops

Surge in online shopping over lockdown thanks to 102% rise in online supermarket shops

Consumer spending grew 0.2 per cent year-on-year in the month of August, thanks to a 102.7 per cent year-on-year rise in
Amazon UK has appointed John Boumphrey as its new head of operations, set to succeed Doug Gurr when he steps down in November.

Amazon appoints fashion VP John Boumphrey as new UK boss

Amazon UK has appointed John Boumphrey as its new head of operations, set to succeed Doug Gurr when he steps down in November.
Etsy has said that its customers are hungry to buy more items from “black-owned shops” as racial tensions continue to sweep the US.

Etsy shares jump 6% after its surprise induction to the S&P 500

Etsy saw its share prices jump six per cent on Friday after it was unexpectedly added to the coveted S&P 500.
Dixons Carphone shoplive Andy Gamble

Dixons Carphone to offer 24-hour shopping

Dixons Carphone has said it is seeking to bolster its ShopLive innovation to include extended operating hours, bookable..

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