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The value of China’s online grocery market is expected to grow five-fold to almost $180bn (£115bn) by 2020, new research has found.
Sales at department store business John Lewis rose 3.2% to £90.1m last week as the retailer’s summer clearance Sale got under way.
Retail news round-up on July 3, 2015: Lidl funded by World Bank, Ikea plans Autralian ‘mini stores and Dollar Tree wins approval for Fmaily Dollar deal
Online retail analysis
Many retailers are exploring cross-border online sales as part of their expansion plans but face the challenge of adopting an overseas strategy.
Video communication can increase a retailer’s efficiency by bringing together teams in distant locations so they can innovate faster.
Online retail comment
Logistics, once seen as an essential but unglamorous part of retail, has in recent years become something of an industry poster child.
When Ocado releases its interims next week interest is as likely to be focused on news about international prospects as its domestic market.