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Bullring and Grand Central lays claim to Christmas lights record

Bullring and Grand Central lays claim to Christmas lights record

9km of lights on display at Birmingham shopping centre

Kate Spade opens first UK pop-up

Kate Spade opens first UK pop-up

Retailer will open Liverpool store in time for Christmas

Sweaty Betty admits eCommerce data breach

Sweaty Betty admits eCommerce data breach

Sweaty Betty admits customer card details may be vulnerable as it reveals cyber criminals inserted malicious code into eCommerce store.

Harvey Nichols names Borlin as new group IT director

Harvey Nichols names Borlin as new group IT director

Carpetright CTO Marcel Borlin departs for IT director role at Harvey Nichols.

Morrisons promotes Trevor Strain to COO

Morrisons promotes Trevor Strain to COO

Morrisons names Trevor Strain as its new COO, and promotes Michael Gleeson to CFO.

M&S reflects on one year of Founders Factory start-up partnership

M&S reflects on one year of Founders Factory start-up partnership

Marks & Spencer plans another year of working with start-ups after describing a promising first year of its Founders Factory partnership.

RazerStore picks London for debut European branch

RazerStore picks London for debut European branch

Gaming brand to open UK store in London's West End

Design showcase: Marylebone pop-up for VIU

Design showcase: Marylebone pop-up for VIU

Eyewear brand is seeking to disrupt the sector

Russell & Bromley opens Covent Garden flagship store

Russell & Bromley opens Covent Garden flagship store

Shoe retailer picks prime site in popular tourist area

Boots gets Cyber Weekend help from 'collaborative robots'

Boots gets Cyber Weekend help from 'collaborative robots'

There were 135 robots working alongside staff at Boots' Burton warehouse this weekend, helping meet Black Friday demand.

Ocado launches £500m bond issue to support tech plans

Ocado launches £500m bond issue to support tech plans

Ocado announces £500 million convertible bond offering, with the proceeds set to support the company's technology investments.

Ted Baker starts review after expected inventory error up to £25m

Ted Baker starts review after expected inventory error up to £25m

Ted Baker starts review process after it identifies value of inventory on its balance sheet may have been overstated up to £25 million.

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