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Boohoo appoints Morrisons tech director Graham as CIO

Boohoo appoints Morrisons tech director Graham as CIO

Morrisons technology director Jo Graham arrives at Boohoo to take on CIO role vacated by Harry Dixon.

Jet.com partners with Spoon Guru

Jet.com partners with Spoon Guru

US shopping platform, Jet.com, is offering customers the ability to search its website via dietary requirements thanks to a partnership with Spoon Guru.

Joules posts bumper figures as eCommerce hits 50% of revenue

Joules posts bumper figures as eCommerce hits 50% of revenue

Happy 30th Birthday to Joules as the retailer posts positive full-year results and reveals eCommerce now represents half of revenue.

Online food and grocery sales to jump 163% by 2023, says IGD

Online food and grocery sales to jump 163% by 2023, says IGD

Online sales of food and grocery items will increase by 163% across major markets in the next four years, according to the IGD and The Consumer Goods Forum.

Niketown London unveils tech-enabled women's department

Niketown London unveils tech-enabled women's department

A new-look, technology-enabled women's department opens today at Niketown on London's Oxford Street.

The Entertainer's new website drives sales improvement

The Entertainer's new website drives sales improvement

The Entertainer reports that its newly developed website is driving an improvement in sales and customer engagement.

AO.com narrows losses for FY 2018/19

AO.com narrows losses for FY 2018/19

Full-year losses shrink as revenue increases in both the UK and wider Europe as “renewed mindset” takes hold.

Personalisation strategy must stretch to 'the boring stuff'

Personalisation strategy must stretch to 'the boring stuff'

Hawes & Curtis, Lovehoney, Naked Wines, and Tottenham Hotspur discuss the importance of personalising fulfilment, payment, and delivery for customers.

Matalan full-year sales rise after year of tech investment

Matalan full-year sales rise after year of tech investment

Matalan reports rise in full-year sales and profit before tax after a year which included significant IT and operational investment.

Amazon to support opening of ten 'Clicks and Mortar' pop-ups

Amazon to support opening of ten 'Clicks and Mortar' pop-ups

Amazon is sponsoring the opening of ten pop-up shops across the UK, as part of a new initiative to give small online brands a chance to trade on the high street.

Mountain Warehouse plans more stores as profits hike

Mountain Warehouse plans more stores as profits hike

It’s been a record year for Mountain Warehouse as online and international efforts pay off.

YNAP challenges young girls to design sustainability-focused fashion app

YNAP challenges young girls to design sustainability-focused fashion app

Yoox Net-a-Porter launches competition to find the next female digital entrepreneurs.

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