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Retail Week Customer Insight - May 2014

Digital edition: Retail Week Customer Insight - May 2014

Read the Retail Week Customer Insight supplement as a fully digital edition.

Retail Week Technology - March 2014

Digital edition: Retail Week Technology - March 2014

Read the Retail Week Technology supplement as a fully digital edition.

PwC has revealed 628 head office staff at Phones 4u are being made redundant

Vodafone acquires 140 Phones 4u stores as 628 head office staff made redundant

Phones 4u’s administrator has made 628 redundancies at its head office as Vodafone steps in to buy 140 stores and take on 887 of its employees.

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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”.

Phones 4u administrator PwC has ruled out a debt for equity swap

Phones 4u eleventh hour rescue deal ruled out by administrator

Phones 4u administrator PwC has ruled out a last minute rescue plan that would have involved the retailer’s bondholders taking part in a debt-for-equity swap.

Retail Week Hackathon: Runner up Deloitte Digital with the Fit app Video

The Deloitte Digital team were runners up in the Retail Week hackathon with their Fit app, which digitised the in-store experience.

Retail Week Hackathon: Runner up Tesco Labs with the Coffee Lab app Video

The Tesco Labs team were runners up in the Retail Week hackathon with the queue cutting Coffee Lab app.

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Retail Week Hackathon

Comment: Hackathon chair Nick Lansley on the winning ideas

As chairman of the Judging Panel for the inaugural Retail Week Hackathon, I can say on behalf of my fellow judges that we’ve witnessed some outstanding examples of innovation from a set of 10 inspiring teams.

Basket abandonment is one of the biggest problems retailers face in the online shopping journey but winners of Retail Week’s first hackathon Kega Retail may have found a solution.

Retail Week Hackathon: Kega Retail win with seamless end-to-end technology Video

Basket abandonment is one of the biggest problems retailers face in the online shopping journey but winners of Retail Week’s first hackathon Kega Retail may have found a solution.

Topshop\'s window installation for London Fashion Week

Comment: How Burberry and Topshop use technology to put money in the till

London Fashion Week has once again highlighted the relentless convergence between retail and technology.

Topshop\'s window installation for London Fashion Week

Blog: Topshop leads the tech savvy fashion pack at London Fashion Week

British Fashion Council chairwoman, and Net-a-Porter founder, Natalie Massenet kicked off London Fashion Week on Friday by heralding the city as the “most tech savvy” fashion capital in the world.

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