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Ecommerce in fashion - October 2012

Retail Week Ecommerce in Fashion

Read the Retail Week & Fits.me Ecommerce in fashion supplement as a fully digital edition.

Jack Wills poised to expand Asia business as EBITDA grows

Jack Wills poised to expand Asia business as EBITDA grows

Preppy fashion retailer Jack Wills unveiled plans to expand in the Far East as it revealed sales and EBITDA growth in its full year to February 2.

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River Island invests to become 'multi-country, multichannel brand'

Fashion retailer River Island’s profits dipped in its last financial year because of “strong” investment in transforming itself into a “multi-country, multichannel brand”.

The retail industry has joined forces to launch a campaign to boost careers in the sector and transform its image as a career.

Industry joins forces to launch Retail Matters careers campaign

The retail industry has come together to launch a campaign to boost careers in the sector and transform its image as an employer.

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Infographic: John Lewis blames warm weather on weekly sales slump

John Lewis blamed the unseasonably warm weather for its sales fall last week, as Waitrose benefitted from it, recording an increase in sales.

Sam Barton, head of user experience at Shop Direct said: “We’re not looking at what our competitors are doing but what our customers are doing. It’s a very different skillset and attitude.”

Tech & Ecomm Summit: Shop Direct's UX lab helps it focus on customers not competitors

Bringing user experience labs in-house has changed Shop Direct’s culture to focus on the customer rather than its competitors.

Marks & Spencer has sold through Alibaba since December 2012

Comment: Alibaba is the perfect springboard for China ecomm expansion, says M&S

According to reports, Alibaba – China’s e-commerce giant - is set to break records with the largest Initial Public Offering (IPO) in history, as it floats its shares on the New York Stock Exchange.

With ecommerce becoming increasingly prevalent, luxury retailers must improve their online and delivery service or risk losing their customers.

Comment: Luxury brands must improve their online customer service offer

With ecommerce becoming increasingly prevalent, luxury retailers must improve their online and delivery service or risk losing their customers.

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