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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.
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Fashion etailer Boohoo has been valued at £560m as its management team plans to use the proceeds to drive its international growth.
John Lewis sales increased 6.9% on a year ago in the week to March 1, just ahead of the retailer’s performance in the year to date.
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 retail analysis
Boohoo’s float will value the business at £560m – is the business worth it or this more evidence of a dotcom bubble that is set to pop?
The John Lewis Partnership reported a rise in sales and profits this morning. Retail Week interviews the bosses of John Lewis and Waitrose.
Online retail comment
If the John Lewis Partnership was being given an end-of-term school report, would the headmaster give it 10 out of 10?
With the 2014 Winter Paralympic Games due to start this Friday, over 50 UK retailers have been competing in the final event of our retail omni-lympics – the personalisation half-pipe - which judges their ability to cater to all customers in an engaging way.