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Design showcase: an 'out of this world' launch scheme for Adidas

Design showcase: an 'out of this world' launch scheme for Adidas

Launch activation for Adidas highlighted partnership with International Space Station

North Fish to open debut UK branch at Bullring

North Fish to open debut UK branch at Bullring

Polish restaurant brand North Fish to kickstart international expansion with UK branches

LED lighting en vogue in retail amid rising energy cost concerns

LED lighting en vogue in retail amid rising energy cost concerns

Half of UK retailers installed LED lighting in their businesses in 2019, as energy cost concerns continue to mount across the industry.

Retailers cautiously increase Christmas delivery times

Retailers cautiously increase Christmas delivery times

Despite overestimating delivery times retailers are struggling to meet fulfilment promises.

UK click & collect users to grow 8.2% in 2019

UK click & collect users to grow 8.2% in 2019

New research shows click & collect in the UK will grow by 8.2% year on year in 2019, although the rate of growth is slowing.

Virgin Holidays brings new features to latest store

Virgin Holidays brings new features to latest store

Latest Virgin Holidays store at Liverpool ONE includes a hidden cinema

Self-service train station boutique for Nespresso

Self-service train station boutique for Nespresso

Nespresso targets commuters with new self-service store at London station

Shoppers crave exciting shopping environments, says new report

Shoppers crave exciting shopping environments, says new report

Nearly two-thirds of consumers would choose to shop elsewhere if a retailer doesn’t provide an “exciting shopping environment”.

Flux snares five new foodie partners for digital receipts

Flux snares five new foodie partners for digital receipts

Ed's Easy Diner, Slim Chickens, Giraffe, Japan Centre, and Sakagura Steak Kitchen & Sake Bar are the latest companies to introduce digital receipt software from Flux.

Online retail sales soar in November but have they peaked too soon?

Online retail sales soar in November but have they peaked too soon?

Despite underwhelming forecasts and several retailer boycotts, the discount days in November helped online sales for the month rise by 16.4%.

Farfetch launches latest start-up accelerator programme

Farfetch launches latest start-up accelerator programme

Farfetch says applications for the fourth iteration of its start-up accelerator programme are open as it looks to tap into the latest tech and fashion innovation.

H Samuel and Ernest Jones owner appoints new digital director

H Samuel and Ernest Jones owner appoints new digital director

Signet Jewelers names experienced UK eCommerce leader Matthew Gratze as its new digital director.