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Interview: HMV boss vows return to profit as Birmingham superstore unveiled


Nine months after being bought out of administration, HMV’s new boss Doug Putman talks to Retail Week about its newest store opening in Birmingham today.

Long read: Understanding Amazon


Amazon is every retailer’s biggest threat.

Even in areas where it’s not stealing market share, it sets - and raises - the bar in terms of payment, delivery and customer experience.

In our latest long read, Understanding Amazon, we explore the online giant’s strategy, devotion to innovation and where its future growth will come from.

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