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Checkout on Instagram launches in US with array of brands

Checkout on Instagram launches in US with array of brands

Checkout on Instagram launches in US, helping shoppers buy goods directly via the social media platform.

Ocado warehouse fire investigation ongoing as Q1 sales rise

Ocado warehouse fire investigation ongoing as Q1 sales rise

Ocado says sales growth in its first quarter was impacted by the February warehouse fire, although revenue still grew by 11.2% year on year.

Asos chief confident of full-year targets despite US supply issue

Asos chief confident of full-year targets despite US supply issue

Asos CEO Nick Beighton says the online fashion house is confident of meeting full-year targets despite challenges facing the business outside the UK.

Total annual UK contactless spending reaches £69bn

Total annual UK contactless spending reaches £69bn

Contactless spending in the UK rises by nearly a third in 2018 to reach £69 billion, according to new figures.

Online holiday company turns to Joules for property makeover

Online holiday company turns to Joules for property makeover

UK retailer Joules announces styling partnership with online holiday booking company Holidaycottages.co.uk.

Joules CEO Porter to take Moss Bros chairmanship

Joules CEO Porter to take Moss Bros chairmanship

Moss Bros talks up proven multichannel experience of chairman designate Colin Porter, the CEO of fashion retailer Joules.

Fog cannons and forensics: Co-op reveals latest retail security technology

Fog cannons and forensics: Co-op reveals latest retail security technology

Co-op unveils new retail security technology fog cannons to deter criminals in stores.

Co-op to introduce new task management tool in stores

Co-op to introduce new task management tool in stores

Co-op store managers set to get their hands on new mobile task management tool later this year.

Boohoo begins life under Lyttle

Boohoo begins life under Lyttle

John Lyttle starts as Boohoo CEO and Peter Williams steps down as non-executive chairman, as the previous joint-CEOs take on more strategic roles with the company.

Barclaycard offers retailers Alipay API

Barclaycard offers retailers Alipay API

Retailers using Barclaycard payment processing will soon be able to accept Alipay payments.

Hawes & Curtis introduces mobile POS

Hawes & Curtis introduces mobile POS

Hawes & Curtis is rolling out iPad point-of-sale technology to provide stores with more flexibility.

Morrisons' transformation continues apace as sales and profit jump

Morrisons' transformation continues apace as sales and profit jump

Morrisons details the wholesale, digital and general business changes it has made which are supporting top and bottom line growth.

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