Thursday, March 4, 2021
Tesco has apologised after a “technical error” caused potentially thousands of customers be charged twice or even three times for their payments.

Tesco apologises after “error” causes thousands to be overcharged

Tesco has apologised after a “technical error” caused potentially thousands of customers be charged twice or even three times for their payments.
Amazon has launched a pioneering new Kickstarter-style programme asking shoppers to vote on experimental products they want to see it build.

Amazon launches new Kickstarter-style “Built It” concept letting shoppers vote on which products it...

Amazon has launched a pioneering new Kickstarter-style programme asking shoppers to vote on experimental products they want to see it build.
PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series scalpers have bought an estimated 10 to 15 per cent of all consoles since launch, making millions in profits.

PS5 and Xbox scalpers have bought 10-15% of all consoles making $58m in profits

PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series scalpers have bought an estimated 10 to 15 per cent of all consoles since launch, making millions in profits.
Amazon is offering employees thousands of dollars to permanently quit their jobs in a move which could impact its upcoming landmark union vote.

Amazon is being sued by New York’s attorney general over its COVID-19 response

Amazon is being sued by New York’s attorney general who argued its extreme profit margins “came at the expense of the lives, health and safety of its frontline workers”.
A new “click & collect cash” service is set to be trialled next month in the latest effort to ensure vulnerable communities still have access to physical money.

New ‘click & collect cash’ pilot to be launched next month for vulnerable shoppers

A new “click & collect cash” service is set to be trialled next month in the latest effort to ensure vulnerable communities still have access to physical money.
Ebay’s $9.2 billion sale of Gumtree could be placed under an in-depth investigation by the UK’s competition watchdog over concerns it could reduce competition.

Ebay’s $9.2bn sale of Gumtree under threat as CMA steps in

Ebay’s $9.2 billion sale of Gumtree could be placed under an in-depth investigation by the UK’s competition watchdog over concerns it could reduce competition.
Ocado has the second worst online experience of all UK supermarkets according to a damning new survey.

Ocado voted one of the UK’s worst digital experiences

Ocado has the second worst online experience of all UK supermarkets according to a damning new survey.
Amazon has been using an app to keep delivery drivers under “constant surveillance” for a number of years, sparking yet more concerns over its employees’ privacy rights.

Amazon is using “dystopian” app to keep delivery drivers under constant surveillance

Amazon has been using an app to keep delivery drivers under “constant surveillance” for a number of years, sparking yet more concerns over its employees’ privacy rights.
If Sony continues to drip-feed PS5 stock throughout the year, scalper groups will continue to exploit the skyrocketing demand unless some form of legal intervention is made.

PS5 scalpers fight back against “bad press” stating they “help people make money”

PlayStation 5 scalpers which are continuing to make it near impossible for average customers to get their hands on a console say they are not happy with their “bad press”.
James Kitto Samsung S21 Galaxy Buds online shopping covid-19 pandemic lockdown KX

Big Interview: James Kitto, Vice President of Sales, Samsung

Retail Gazette discovers Samsung VP of Sales James Kitto's plans to help the tech giant prosper amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

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