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Rituals migrates to Apple iOS

Rituals migrates to Apple iOS

Rituals is using a range of Apple devices in store to offer mobile POS and to aid the retailer’s paperless efforts.

House of Fraser website down following payment dispute

House of Fraser website down following payment dispute

House of Fraser customers are complaining about delayed deliveries as the department store’s new owners struggle with a supply chain payment dispute.

ASA rules Amazon Prime ad "misleading"

ASA rules Amazon Prime ad "misleading"

The ASA declares Amazon’s guaranteed next-day delivery claim misleading.

M&S says card payment glitch has been resolved

M&S says card payment glitch has been resolved

M&S says stores are trading as normal again after technical glitch on Tuesday meant a quarter of its stores couldn’t take card payments.

Fat Face cites eCommerce and DC investments as pillars for further growth

Fat Face cites eCommerce and DC investments as pillars for further growth

Fat Face sales jump 7.4% in 2017-18 financial year, supported by eCommerce and distribution centre investments.

Sainsbury's launches 'scan and go' store in Clapham

Sainsbury's launches 'scan and go' store in Clapham

Sainsbury's rolls out its 'scan and go' technology in Clapham North store in London.

'Hashtag moments': Fashion shoppers snapping and sending back

'Hashtag moments': Fashion shoppers snapping and sending back

Barclaycard research finds close to one in ten UK shoppers have bought clothes and then returned them, solely so they can take a picture of themselves and share it online.

Sainsbury's and Morrisons targeted in WhatsApp scams

Sainsbury's and Morrisons targeted in WhatsApp scams

Sainsbury's and Morrisons are the latest retailers to be used by scammers to try and elicit personal details from consumers via WhatsApp.

Keeping up with technology is the biggest worry for retail, states research

Keeping up with technology is the biggest worry for retail, states research

New research from RBTE points to keeping up with technology and delivering great customer experience as the biggest concerns faced by retailers today.

Wayfair takes Magic Leap into mixed reality

Wayfair takes Magic Leap into mixed reality

Wayfair offers consumers a mixed reality experience on newly-launched and much-hyped Magic Leap technology.

Topshop to leave Tmall as retailer splits with franchise partner

Topshop to leave Tmall as retailer splits with franchise partner

Topshop is looking for a new route to grow in China after parting ways with its franchise partner there and making plans to leave the Tmall marketplace.

Ex-Tesco CTO Mesrobian joins Nordstrom's exec team

Ex-Tesco CTO Mesrobian joins Nordstrom's exec team

Edmond Mesrobian joins Nordstrom as chief technology officer after 'retiring' from same role at Tesco earlier this year.

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