The UK’s biggest high street retailers are at risk of becoming online “ghost” brands experts have warned, following one of the hardest days for the high street in recent memory.

More high street staples likely to become online “ghost” brands experts warn

The UK’s biggest high street retailers are at risk of becoming online “ghost” brands experts have warned, following one of the hardest days for the high street in recent memory.
A whopping 93 per cent of the UK say they have shopped on Amazon at least once over the past 12 months, as the online giant solidifies its dominance during lockdown.

Amazon goes down across UK leaving many unable to login or make purchases

Amazon’s UK website has been down for swathes of shoppers since yesterday, leaving many unable to access the website, login or make purchases.
Aldi and Lidl have both entered into the world of esports this week signing separate partnerships with major teams.

Aldi and Lidl enter esports market as both sign partnerships with major teams

Aldi and Lidl have both entered into the world of esports this week signing separate partnerships with major teams.

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Happy New Year from the team here at Retail Gazette!

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The Royal Mail has stopped deliveries to mainland Europe, Canada and Turkey due to a UK travel ban caused by a new strain of coronavirus.

Royal Mail halts deliveries to mainland Europe

The Royal Mail has stopped deliveries to mainland Europe, Canada and Turkey due to a UK travel ban caused by a new strain of coronavirus.
Retail hiring drops 20%

Retail hiring drops 20%

Retail sector second-worst affected sector for hiring. "In-store staff are paying the highest price" in switch to online shopping, says LinkedIn.
Retail footfall surges 85% for England as shoppers return

Retail footfall surges 85% for England as shoppers return

Shoppers return to high streets and shopping centres after a month of lockdown in England. Consumer desire to 'stay local' attributed to 96.8% week-on-week rise in footfall in market towns.
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 partnering with the US government to tackle counterfeiters on its marketplace

Amazon is partnering with the US government’s counterfeit watchdog as it ramps up efforts to tackle the prevalence of fake goods on its platform.
Burberry pretax profits down 62% for first half

Burberry pretax profits down 62% for first half

Burberry saw pretax profits by more than half after impact of coronavirus. Luxury fashion brand saw demand pick up in Q2 after store sales fell 45% in Q1. Emphasis on digital experiences to offset impact of store closures.

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