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Amazon has moved further into gaming by snapping up live-streaming gaming network Twitch

Amazon buys video-game live-streaming site Twitch for £585m

Amazon has moved further into gaming by snapping up live-streaming gaming network Twitch for $970m (£585m), beating Google to the acquisition.

Furniture Village plots expansion after securing investment from BGF

Furniture Village plots expansion after securing £6m investment

Furniture Village has secured a £6m investment from the Business Growth Fund (BGF), which will help it accelerate store expansion.

Retail Week\'s Breakfast Briefing

Breakfast briefing: Retail news on footfall, Amazon, Furniture Village and East

Retail news round-up on August 26, 2014: Footfall plunges over rainy Bank Holiday, Furniture Village gets £6m investment, Amazon acquires gaming firm and more.

Ecommerce giant eBay is mulling a spin-off of its online payments business PayPal as early as next year, according to reports.

EBay mulls spin-off of payments firm PayPal next year

Ecommerce giant eBay is mulling a spin-off of its online payments business PayPal as early as next year, according to reports.

Retail Week\'s Breakfast Briefing

Breakfast briefing: Retail news on Burberry, eBay, Co-op and Gap

Retail news round-up on August 22, 2014: Burberry boss cashes in £5.19m in share sale, eBay eyes PayPal sale, Co-op Bank shareholders call for speedier overhaul and Gap targets India.

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