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Sainsbury's becomes Signsbury's to promote use of sign language

Sainsbury's becomes Signsbury's to promote use of sign language

Sainsbury’s launches community inclusion move in Bath, encouraging use of sign language through range of in-store and online initiatives.

Tesco to transform in-store fridges with Formula One technology

Tesco to transform in-store fridges with Formula One technology

Tesco teams up with UK technology company Aerofoil Energy to improve productivity and efficiency of refrigeration cabinets in stores.

Hema chooses JDA for supply chain transformation

Hema chooses JDA for supply chain transformation

Hema is dabbling in artificial intelligence and machine learning to enhance visibility across the supply chain.

Shares tumble as Asos issues profit warning

Shares tumble as Asos issues profit warning

Another profit warning for Asos as it says warehouse issues are impacting its business.

Fujifilm announces UK experiential flagship in London

Fujifilm announces UK experiential flagship in London

Fujifilm reveals it will be opening a three-floor photography experience centre in Covent Garden before the end of the year.

Watches of Switzerland details digital development in maiden results

Watches of Switzerland details digital development in maiden results

Newly listed retailer Watches of Switzerland details enhancements to its multichannel proposition in promising maiden annual results announcement.

Hotel Chocolat sales surge aided by 'prolific Instagramming'

Hotel Chocolat sales surge aided by 'prolific Instagramming'

Hotel Chocolat says revenue for the 12 months to 1 July was up by 14%, and talks of prolific Instagramming of new products by customers.

Wayfair to open first UK pop-up

Wayfair to open first UK pop-up

Wayfair is dipping its toes into physical retail in the UK with a one-day pop-up next month.

Sports Direct signals trouble ahead

Sports Direct signals trouble ahead

The high street giant is to delay its results this week, prompting fears that its core business may be in trouble

Walmart implements staff scheduling system powered by JDA

Walmart implements staff scheduling system powered by JDA

Walmart is using a new scheduling system to help its 1.1 million store associates manage their shifts.

Gousto raises further £30m for new technology investment

Gousto raises further £30m for new technology investment

Recipe box company Gousto raises £30 million and plans to plough funds into technology to support its burgeoning platform.

Pets at Home takes stake in pet-sitting service Tailster.com

Pets at Home takes stake in pet-sitting service Tailster.com

Pets at Home makes investment in online pet-sitting service Tailster.com.

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