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Electricals goods are forecast to become the biggest online market by surpassing fashion sales this year, according to Mintel research.
Ao.com has appointed Mark Higgins as chief financial officer in order to lighten the load of Steve Caunce following the retailer’s flotation.
Findel has reported a “solid” start to the year as total sales increased 1.9% in the 17 weeks to July 24.
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Amazon is poised to open its first grocery drive-through in the US. The format is popular elsewhere but is it likely to launch in the UK?
Global retail giant Walmart has inked a deal to take on full control of Yihaodian, its ecommerce grocery venture in China.
Online retail comment
All retailers should take note of Amazon’s symbolic eclipse of Walmart to become the world’s biggest retailer by market capitalisation.
The retail industry has never been so focused on price, and as interest rates rise it will force businesses to be more dynamic.