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Costa self-service machines serve up 3m free drinks

Costa self-service machines serve up 3m free drinks

Costa heralds self-service machines' role in coffee giveaway, as over three million drinks are dished out for free as part of UK-wide marketing campaign.

Online-only brands to sell products at House of Klarna pop-up

Online-only brands to sell products at House of Klarna pop-up

Klarna opens doors to pop-up shop, giving online-only brands a chance to sell items via a physical store.

Missguided eyes UK and US growth with new SEO support

Missguided eyes UK and US growth with new SEO support

Missguided appoints Rise at Seven as its digital public relations and search engine optimisation agency.

Ted Baker half-year profits plummet

Ted Baker half-year profits plummet

Ted Baker profits drop 194% as the new CEO says it is pro-actively managing the significant challenges impact retail.

Sainsbury’s CDO discusses app consolidation and smarter shopping

Sainsbury’s CDO discusses app consolidation and smarter shopping

Sainsbury’s chief digital officer details how the retailer is consolidating its consumer-facing digital products to offer customers one place for all their mobile shopping needs.

Tesco CEO Dave Lewis steps down as profits rise

Tesco CEO Dave Lewis steps down as profits rise

Chief commercial officer of Walgreens Boots Alliance to take top job at Tesco as Dave Lewis unexpectedly quits.

Asos strengthens board with retail and technology expertise

Asos strengthens board with retail and technology expertise

Asos recruits four new non-executive directors, bringing technology, retail, logistics, and international expertise to an extended board.

Sainsbury's taps Google Cloud for trends insights

Sainsbury's taps Google Cloud for trends insights

Sainsbury's is monitoring consumer food habits using Google Cloud's analytics tools.

John Lewis cuts third of management roles as it unifies with Waitrose

John Lewis cuts third of management roles as it unifies with Waitrose

Waitrose boss Rob Collins among 75 senior management roles to be axed from John Lewis Partnership in £100m cost saving initiative to unify the two retail arms.

Co-op members benefit from new loyalty app

Co-op members benefit from new loyalty app

Co-op launches mobile app which allows members to download offers and track their reward balance.

Asics sorry after porn broadcast on store's digital signage

Asics sorry after porn broadcast on store's digital signage

Asics apologises after pornography was broadcast on a New Zealand store's big digital screens in an apparent hacking of IT systems.

Westfield tech spin-off OneMarket to be wound up

Westfield tech spin-off OneMarket to be wound up

Westfield technology spin-off OneMarket to be wound up after struggling to drive growth and failing to find a buyer.

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