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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.

Breakfast briefing

Breakfast briefing: Retail news on the Co-op and Amazon

Retail news round-up on July 30, 2014: Amazon launches 3D-printing store, Co-op staff protest over in-store radio

Asos and Ocado among attendees of Graze.com\'s \'Silicon Valley-style\' data events

Asos and Ocado among attendees of Graze.com's 'Silicon Valley-style' data event

Snack foods etailer Graze.com is holding a ‘Silicon Valley-style’ data knowledge sharing event tonight with retailers including Asos and Ocado due to attend.

M&S is buiding its online business

Marks & Spencer poaches Tesco internet chief information officer

Tesco chief information officer for internet retailing Carl Dawson is to join Marks & Spencer as IT director.

Amazon shares plummet as it reports another loss

Amazon loses £9.4bn in value as it posts £74.2m second-quarter loss

More than $16bn (£9.4bn) was wiped off the value of Amazon last night as it posted a net loss of $126m (£74.2m) in the three months to June 30.

The retailer has brought in its first CIO.

Fortnum & Mason hires first chief information officer

Fortnum & Mason has appointed Whistles IT and logistics director David Mold as its first chief information officer.

John Lewis on ICT agility

'The topic of ICT agility is germane to my job day in, day out' – Julian Burnett, head of IT strategy & architecture and head of business process at John Lewis.

Retail Week and Talk Talk Business webinar on the benefits of IT legacy and data systems is now available to view on-demand.

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Returns are a big problem for some retailers

Start-up of the week: Clear Returns

The retail technology industry is full of small, fast-growth technology companies that could help retailers solve some of the challenges and problems of a multichannel world. Retail Week is highlighting some of the best.

M&S\' new IT director Carl Dawson\'s To Do List

Analysis: M&S' new IT director Carl Dawson's To Do List

M&S poached Tesco’s Carl Dawson to become its new IT director. Retail Week looks at what he needs to focus on in his new role.

Tesco cannot blame its woes entirely on external challenges.

Comment: Tesco’s new chief executive Dave Lewis has to rebuild the retailer’s brand

Tesco’s new chief executive Dave Lewis will need to bring to an understanding of how to reconnect customers with the retailer’s brand.

Facebook is trialling a \'buy\' button

Comment: Facebook's 'Buy' button and what it means for retail

Facebook’s recent introduction of a ‘buy’ button, allowing users to buy advertised products without leaving the social network, is another step towards monetization of social networks.

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