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Amazon launches new features for Prime Day

Amazon launches new features for Prime Day

Amazon Prime Day launches with the online titan providing shoppers with various new ways to shop.

New Nike store stocks shelves using digital customer data

New Nike store stocks shelves using digital customer data

Nike opens store in Los Angeles which stocks products based on local customer needs and spending patterns.

Tesco technology guru Paul Wilkinson switches roles

Tesco technology guru Paul Wilkinson switches roles

Tesco’s head of technology research Paul Wilkinson takes new role within grocer’s commercial team as head of product for space, range and display.

Multichannel gifts and toys retailer The Works announces IPO

Multichannel gifts and toys retailer The Works announces IPO

The Works unveils initial public offering plans, with company set to launch on London Stock Exchange on 19 July.

Payment Systems Regulator warns LINK as ATM closures continue

Payment Systems Regulator warns LINK as ATM closures continue

Payment Systems Regulator responds to concerns about the closure of free-to-use ATMs.

Ocado plots ‘brave’ jump to clothes and homeware

Ocado plots ‘brave’ jump to clothes and homeware

Ocado is looking to take advantage of its heavy investment in technology with a move beyond groceries into clothing and homeware.

Emma Willis chooses Aures for EPoS upgrade

Emma Willis chooses Aures for EPoS upgrade

Emma Willis has worked with Esperus Systems to revamp the EPoS system at its central London store.

Brits won’t tolerate tech downtime, ByBox survey

Brits won’t tolerate tech downtime, ByBox survey

Retail technology downtime is leaving one in three UK shoppers unable to complete their purchase.

Sainsbury's names new chairman to replace David Tyler

Sainsbury's names new chairman to replace David Tyler

Sainsbury's appoints Martin Scicluna to take non-executive chairman role and replace David Tyler.

Burberry says Farfetch partnership is surpassing expectations

Burberry says Farfetch partnership is surpassing expectations

Burberry reports solid first quarter and says Farfetch collaboration is performing ahead of expectations.

Mothercare to speed up transformation plans

Mothercare to speed up transformation plans

Mothercare is set to shut 60 stores by this time next year, instead of the 50 previously announced.

John Lewis announces first JLAB finalists, next pitch

John Lewis announces first JLAB finalists, next pitch

The John Lewis Partnership has released details of the next pitch for its JLAB 2018 retail tech innovation programme.

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