Thursday, February 27, 2020
UK supermarkets are increasingly converting shop floor space into areas for online order fulfilment in their largest branches as rents continue to rise.

Supermarket ‘dark stores’ dealing with online-only orders are “the future model of grocery in...

UK supermarkets are increasingly converting shop floor space into areas for online order fulfilment in their largest branches
Hurr Collective, the fashion rental app, has launched its first ever physical pop-up in Selfridges as it secures investment from New Look’s founder.

Selfridges launches Hurr fashion rental pop-up

Hurr Collective, the fashion rental app, has launched its first ever physical pop-up in Selfridges.
M&S Mobile Pay Go Sacha Berendji

M&S follows Sainsbury’s steps in offering checkout-free service

M&S has extended its technology service to 50 stores, of which 49 are in London, to provide customers with a checkout-free
We take a look at the challenges Alibaba and JD.com faced in 2003 and how they overcame them, back in the early years of China’s nascent internet industry.

How SARS led to the birth of China ecommerce

We take a look at the challenges Alibaba and JD.com faced in 2003 and how they overcame them.
Ebay has seen its share price jump more than two per cent after reports emerged that it was in talks with multiple parties regarding the sale of its classified-ads business.

Ebay’s shares jump 9% after New York Stock Exchange owner eyes takeover bid

Ebay’s shares have jumped around nine per cent after the owner of the New York Stock Exchange reportedly made a takeover bid.
Amazon has unveiled its new fleet of electric delivery vans equipped with a range of cutting-edge features like automated emergency breaking and anti-driver distraction technology.

Amazon unveils new high-tech electric delivery fleet

Amazon has unveiled its new fleet of electric delivery vans equipped with a range of cutting-edge features.
John Lewis is launching a new augmented reality feature to its iOS app allowing shoppers to virtually place sofas in their home before purchase.

John Lewis launches Virtual Sofa AR feature to its app

John Lewis is launching a new augmented reality feature to its iOS app allowing shoppers to virtually place sofas in their home
The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is pushing for tougher powers to scrutinise tech giants like Amazon and Google after Brexit.

CMA seeking new powers to regulate tech giants as it “takes back control” after...

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is pushing for tougher powers to scrutinise tech giants like Amazon and Google
Luxury retail and the video games industry are set to become increasingly intertwined as high-end brands find new ways to “engage and excite millennials”.

Luxury retail and video games: The unlikely partnership set to explode this year

Luxury retail and the video games industry are set to become increasingly intertwined according to Jefferies.
H&M is planning to reposition its 5000-plus store estate into logistics hubs focusing on “digital growth” as its new management aims to shake things up.

H&M’s new boss says its 5000+ “stores will change” as it focuses on digitalisation

H&M is planning to reposition its 5000-plus store estate into logistics hubs focusing on “digital growth”.

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