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UK courts to revisit £14bn Mastercard lawsuit

UK courts to revisit £14bn Mastercard lawsuit

Every UK shopper could receive a payout as Mastercard faces £14bn compensation claim.

Amazon closes local Chinese operations

Amazon closes local Chinese operations

Amazon will stop supporting domestic third-party selliers on its Chinese marketplace after facing stiff competition from native eCommerce players.

Made.com creates innovation team to hunt out start-ups

Made.com creates innovation team to hunt out start-ups

Made.com launches four-man technology team dedicated to searching out the most innovative digital start-ups.

Fashion brands boost sustainability commitments

Fashion brands boost sustainability commitments

PrettyLittleThing and & Other Stories commit to using technology to deliver on their recycling and sustainability objectives.

Countering the growing level of counterfeit returns

Countering the growing level of counterfeit returns

A major UK department store is looking to counter the problem of fake products being returned instead of original items.

Industry questions credibility of Amazon reviews

Industry questions credibility of Amazon reviews

The credibility of Amazon reviews has been severely undermined as a consumer association concludes fake reviews are artificially boosting products on the marketplace.

Intu drives footfall with cashback app

Intu drives footfall with cashback app

Intu offers customers in-store cashback via mobile app.

River Island uses AI to add dynamism

River Island uses AI to add dynamism

River Island rolls out AI to improve sales and out-of-stocks

Card Factory must develop multichannel proposition

Card Factory must develop multichannel proposition

Card Factory CEO acknowledges the need to improve online customer experience.

Futuristic Amazon Go stores to accept old-school cash

Futuristic Amazon Go stores to accept old-school cash

Amazon Go will introduce additional payment methods at its Go stores.

Sainsbury’s makes UK first with electric vans for home delivery

Sainsbury’s makes UK first with electric vans for home delivery

Sainsbury's introduces Evie, the electric home delivery van, to its last-mile capabilities.

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