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Selfridges unveils its greenest Christmas shop ever

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With just under 75 days to go to Christmas, Selfridges has announced the opening of its Christmas shop in London and on Selfridges.com, with selected...

Amazon offers vaccination bonus in bid to recruit 75,000 new workers

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Amazon is offering 100 dollar (£71) bonuses to job seekers vaccinated against Covid-19 as it looks to hire 75,000 people across the US. The jobs...

JD Sports denies hunting for new chief

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JD Sports has denied it is searching for a new chairman or chief executive amid reports it is planning a succession. The business said it...

JD Sports to buy majority stake in Spain’s Deporvillage in £120 million deal

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JD Sports is set to buy a majority stake in Spanish retailer Deporvillage in a deal worth about £120 million (140.4 million euros). Shares in...

Homebase partners with Neptune to support its focus on providing the best customer service

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Homebase, one of the UK's largest home improvement and garden retailers, has partnered with Neptune Software a leading provider of ‘low-code’, rapid application development...

River Island partners with Curalate to align social shopping experiences

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River Island has partnered with Curalate to align social shopping experiences on and away from its website. The fashion retailer is rolling out a suite of advanced technology,...

Nine in 10 consumers pledge to reduce their shopping frequency as pandemic crisis deepens

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New research reveals that despite nine in 10 (93%) believing it’s important to now reduce how often they go out shop, the nation is...

Chancellor Rishi Sunak said he wanted to ensure a level playing field between high...

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Chancellor Rishi Sunak has urged Joe Biden to do a deal on the taxation of tech giants such as Google and Facebook as part...

British Land looks to retail parks as rent remains hit by Covid

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One of the UK’s biggest commercial landlords has signalled a shift towards retail parks as it managed to collect just over half the retail...

Iconome and Notting Hill retailers launch personalised virtual ‘High Street Takeover’

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Technology and design company Iconeme has collaborated with participating retailers in Westbourne Grove and Ledbury Road in London's Notting Hill to launch a personalised virtual 'High...