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John Lewis announced over the weekend it is to launch a £100,000 technology start-up incubator, JLab, in a bid to find the next big idea in retail.
Fashion etailer Boohoo has been valued at £560m as its management team plans to use the proceeds to drive its international growth.
Hilco, the company behind the rescue of HMV, has launched a bid to buy struggling Irish sports chain Elverys and its 56 stores.
Retail news round-up on March 7, 2014: Majestic Wine hires new CRM agency, Waitrose plans more Scottish stores, Hilco bids for Elverys, Boohoo to begin trading on March 14.
Online white goods retailer Ao.com is understood to have written to suppliers asking them to clarify whether Dixons gets better terms than they do.
The John Lewis Partnership has delivered profit before bonus, tax and exceptional items up by almost 10% and has awarded staff a 15% bonus.
Following the stellar valuation of Ao.com, Retail Week highlights other etailers that could make waves
The John Lewis Partnership reported a rise in sales and profits this morning. Retail Week interviews the bosses of John Lewis and Waitrose.
If the John Lewis Partnership was being given an end-of-term school report, would the headmaster give it 10 out of 10?
British Retail Consortium director-general Helen Dickinson on the BRC’s suggestions for the Chancellor’s budget