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#WRC2019: Levi’s feeds growing appetite for customisation

#WRC2019: Levi’s feeds growing appetite for customisation

Levi’s is allowing shoppers to design their own environmentally-friendly pair of jeans thanks to changes to supply chain and production.

#WRC2019: Yoox Net-A-Porter recognises humans in technology advances

#WRC2019: Yoox Net-A-Porter recognises humans in technology advances

YNAP describes its efforts to ensure humans are vital to the future of the company.

Google Cloud and Stella McCartney unveil supply chain sustainability initiative

Google Cloud and Stella McCartney unveil supply chain sustainability initiative

Google Cloud unveils initiative with Stella McCartney to analyse raw materials in the supply chain, and ultimately improve the fashion industry's sustainability credentials.

Moss Bros CEO: Our stores and website are ready for our peak period

Moss Bros CEO: Our stores and website are ready for our peak period

Moss Bros CEO Brian Brick declares the company has recovered from last year's stock and supply chain issues, as the retailer approaches its peak period.

#RetailEXPO: Connecting payments across channels provides big opportunity

#RetailEXPO: Connecting payments across channels provides big opportunity

Leisure companies are making moves to tie-together their payments across their various channels enabling them to give a much richer experience to their customers

#RetailEXPO: New point-of-sale options mean tough decisions for retailers

#RetailEXPO: New point-of-sale options mean tough decisions for retailers

The constant release of new POS solutions is causing difficulties for retailers to decide the best place to commit their technology budgets

Amazon partners with Next for Counter click & collect launch

Amazon partners with Next for Counter click & collect launch

Amazon shoppers can now pick up their orders from Next stores up and down the country.

TfL launches retail tech competition

TfL launches retail tech competition

Transport for London challenges businesses to devise an innovative and technological concept to “reimagine the use of physical space”.

Belfast to introduce digital currency

Belfast to introduce digital currency

Belfast City Council says the Northern Irish capital is to launch its own city digital currency later this year.

Net-a-Porter staff vote to bring in GMB union

Net-a-Porter staff vote to bring in GMB union

Workers at luxury online fashion brand Net-a-Porter vote to bring in GMB, Britain’s general union.

Tesco boss Lewis repeats call for online sales tax

Tesco boss Lewis repeats call for online sales tax

Tesco CEO Dave Lewis again calls for online sales tax in the UK in letter to national newspaper on why the country's shopkeepers need backing.

First eBay concept store in UK to explore 'new ways of retailing'

First eBay concept store in UK to explore 'new ways of retailing'

Online marketplace eBay says it is aiming to experiment with new ways of retailing in its first concept store to open in the UK.

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