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US furniture giant Williams-Sonoma opened its first UK store today under the West Elm fascia.
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SuperGroup said it was making “progress on all fronts” as underlying pre-tax profit advanced 21.8% to £17.9m in its first half to October 27.
Amazon implemented more than 2.5 million prices changes a day during November, according to price data from intelligence firm Profitero.
Multichannel retailer Argos has been hit by technology glitches affecting its new-model digital stores in its peak trading period.
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John Lewis was pipped to the post on YouTube’s top 10 ads of 2013, coming in second behind mineral water brand Evian’s dancing babies advert.
Grocery shoppers have shunned click-and-collect despite retailers’ investment in the channel.
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Late last month I was asked to present to a German company on the latest retail trends and developments from around the world.
Tesco was back in the news this week, after Philip Clarke once again claimed that the grocer’s strategy will ultimately lead it to success – despite its third quarter like-for-like fall in sales.