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Fraud costs mount for convenience retail sector

Fraud costs mount for convenience retail sector

Association of Convenience Stores research shows fraud cost the convenience sector £9 million in 2018.

Nike fined €12.5 million for geoblocking

Nike fined €12.5 million for geoblocking

The European Commission has fined Nike €12.5 million for restricting cross-border sales within the EEA.

Retailers reminded of duty to help beat fraud

Retailers reminded of duty to help beat fraud

UK Finance reminds all businesses and organisations, including retailers, they need to work together to fight fraud.

PVH Corp reacquires Tommy Hilfiger license in Asia

PVH Corp reacquires Tommy Hilfiger license in Asia

PVH Corp announces agreement to reacquire the license for Tommy Hilfiger in central and south-east Asia from Dickson Concepts.

Goodbye Majestic, hello Naked Wines plc as retailer plans name change

Goodbye Majestic, hello Naked Wines plc as retailer plans name change

Majestic Wine says it is focusing its business on the growth of Naked Wines, and will phase out the Majestic name and close stores as part of major transformation.

Co-op launches home delivery in London - and it's electric

Co-op launches home delivery in London - and it's electric

Co-op launches online home delivery service in London's Chelsea, rolling out to further locations in the capital in due course.

Avon CEO underlines new digital approach

Avon CEO underlines new digital approach

Avon CEO Jan Zijderveld talks up digital and social commerce potential of his company, citing WhatsApp and Facebook as key catalogue distribution channels.

Next “stress tests” for next 15 years of online growth

Next “stress tests” for next 15 years of online growth

Next CEO details a 15-year scenario for the business based on the increase in online sales.

UK retailers directing more spend on cybersecurity

UK retailers directing more spend on cybersecurity

British Retail Consortium annual report says cost of crime to retailers totals £1.9 billion, and reveals cybersecurity spending among businesses in the sector is on the rise.

Digital signage and AV help Levi's feel at home in Times Square

Digital signage and AV help Levi's feel at home in Times Square

Technology suppliers reveal details of the digital signage used for Levi's new flagship store in New York's Times Square.

Kingfisher announces changes at the top as full-year profit drops

Kingfisher announces changes at the top as full-year profit drops

Kingfisher CEO Véronique Laury is set to depart the business alongside the company's finance and IT leaders, as full-year results highlight business's challenges.

Findel rejects Mike Ashley's 'significantly undervalued' takeover offer

Findel rejects Mike Ashley's 'significantly undervalued' takeover offer

Findel urges shareholders to take no action in relation to their shares as it rejects Sports Direct's takeover offer.

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