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Retail Week Customer Insight - October 2014

Digital edition: Retail Week Customer Insight - October 2014

Read the Retail Week Customer Insight supplement as a fully digital edition.

Retail Week Industrial Warehousing supplement, October 2014

Digital edition: Retail Week Industrial Warehousing - October 2014

Read the Retail Week Industrial Warehousing supplement as a fully digital edition.

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Christmas sales will increase by £2.3bn this year, according to Verdict

Christmas sales to increase by £2.3bn this year, says Verdict

Retailers can expect a £2.3bn year-on-year sales increase during the Christmas season, according to a study conducted by Verdict.

Fashion price tracker – online womenswear data

Infographic: Fashion price tracker – online womenswear data

Fashion price data from the week ending October 28, 2014: The average online price per item and percentage of products on markdown from the top ten womenswear retailers.

Zalando will roll out its image recognition functionality to the UK as it reveals its app has been downloaded five million times across Europe.

German etailer Zalando rolls out image recognition feature to UK app

Zalando will roll out image recognition functionality to the UK as it reveals its app has been downloaded five million times across Europe.

Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba is interested in partnering with Apple on electronic payments as US retailers shun Apple Pay.

Alibaba mulls payments tie-up with Apple as US retailers shun Apple Pay

Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba is interested in teaming up with Apple on electronic payments as it emerges US retailers are shunning Apple Pay.

Retail Week\'s Breakfast Briefing

Breakfast briefing: Retail news on Christmas, Irish retail sales and eBay

Retail news round-up on October 30, 2014: Christmas sales to increase by £2.3bn, Irish retail sales rise, eBay Europe sales and profits increase

Retail Week Supply Chain Blog, in association with Hermes

Gain expert analysis and advice from key representatives from Retail Week and Hermes.

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Multichannel comment

Rakuten.jp launched its Halloween Special 2014 in early September, with a massive 500,000 SKUs.

Comment: Japan and China’s retail sector is buoyed by seasonal celebrations

As Halloween and other festivities approach, Japan and China’s online retail sector has experienced unprecedented levels of activity.

Mothercare’s CEO has made strides in turning the struggling retailer around with plans to transform it into a digital business.

Comment: Mothercare is growing up fast under Mark Newton-Jones

Mothercare’s CEO has made strides in turning the struggling retailer around and plans to transform it into a digital business.

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