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Covid-19: Competition law relaxed allowing grocers to share data and delivery

Covid-19: Competition law relaxed allowing grocers to share data and delivery

In light of the ongoing coronavirus crisis, the government is temporarily relaxing elements of competition law to allow grocers to work together to serve consumers.

IMRG: UK online sales fall in February

IMRG: UK online sales fall in February

Online sales in the UK dropped by 0.4% year on year in February before this month's coronavirus-related turmoil truly hit.

Covid-19: John Lewis explores digital services to tackle loneliness during self isolation

Covid-19: John Lewis explores digital services to tackle loneliness during self isolation

The John Lewis Partnership has announced a range of measures that aim to help and protect vulnerable communities during the coronavirus

X5 Retail increases revenue by 13.2% in 2019

X5 Retail increases revenue by 13.2% in 2019

X5 has achieved the highest revenue and like-for-like growth figures of any listed Russian retailers in 2019

Coronavirus leads to cancellation of RetailEXPO 2020

Coronavirus leads to cancellation of RetailEXPO 2020

This year’s RetailEXPO has been cancelled due to the growing concerns around the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.

Covid-19: Ocado predicts demand will “unwind”

Covid-19: Ocado predicts demand will “unwind”

Ocado’s website is offline until the weekend due to spike in orders, but bosses refuses to alter full-year guidance.

Showroom presence for AMG Private Lounge

Showroom presence for AMG Private Lounge

Automotive forum gets presence at AMG-Mercedes flagship showroom

Covid-19: McDonald's UK now takeaway, drive-thru, and delivery only

Covid-19: McDonald's UK now takeaway, drive-thru, and delivery only

McDonald's UK and Ireland operations close all seating areas and switches to takeaway, drive-thru, and delivery services only, as coronavirus impact escalates.

Covid-19: Tesco, Sainsbury's, Asda unveil more in-store and online changes

Covid-19: Tesco, Sainsbury's, Asda unveil more in-store and online changes

Tesco, Sainsbury's, and Asda continue to amend their operations in-store and online in response to unprecedented retailing environment.

Covid-19: Morrisons and Amazon to hire thousands to combat fulfilment crisis

Covid-19: Morrisons and Amazon to hire thousands to combat fulfilment crisis

Amazon ramps up US hires to 100,000, while Morrisons reveals a 3,500-strong recruitment drive in the UK to deal with the delivery surge following the Covid-19 outbreak.

Stores closure bombshell for Carphone Warehouse

Stores closure bombshell for Carphone Warehouse

More than 500 Carphone Warehouse axed to reflect changes in consumer behaviour.

New Frankie Bridge window schemes for Oasis

New Frankie Bridge window schemes for Oasis

Spring/summer VM scheme at Oasis based on celebrity edit.