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Covid-19: New lockdown tier system to see pubs close in part of England

Covid-19: New lockdown tier system to see pubs close in part of England

The government has revealed a new three-tier lockdown plan which will impact hospitality, but retail will remain open.

Tesco seeks 11,000 online pickers and shelf stackers for Christmas rush

Tesco seeks 11,000 online pickers and shelf stackers for Christmas rush

Tesco says it is recruiting 11,000 people for the forthcoming festive season, including for online order pickers and shelf stackers.

International online sales grow as festive sales pulled forward

International online sales grow as festive sales pulled forward

International eCommerce sales forecast to surge by 120% year on year in October, as Christmas shopping starts earlier than usual.

Online sales dip again as in-store reaches highest level since February

Online sales dip again as in-store reaches highest level since February

The BDO high street sales tracker for September shows like-for-like online sales rose by 65.1%, continuing to dip from peak-pandemic levels.

Tapi Carpets names James Stringer as digital director

Tapi Carpets names James Stringer as digital director

Tapi Carpets appoints James Stringer as digital director.

AllSaints appoints global head of eCommerce

AllSaints appoints global head of eCommerce

Randa Crebbin arrives at AllSaints as global head of eCommerce.

Covid-19 and Very Group: Shoppers spent early in day and on mobile

Covid-19 and Very Group: Shoppers spent early in day and on mobile

The Very Group offers insights into changing consumer behaviour during the lockdown months, and suggests shopping patterns will remain changeable.

Sosandar reveals continued sales surge amid Covid-19

Sosandar reveals continued sales surge amid Covid-19

Online fashion brand Sosandar reports revenue growth of 52% in the six months ended 30 September 2020.

Henri Lloyd goes DTC with new eCommerce platform

Henri Lloyd goes DTC with new eCommerce platform

Henri Lloyd ramps up digital and direct-to-consumer strategy with new eCommerce platform investment.

Tesco reports 69% growth in online sales as profits surge

Tesco reports 69% growth in online sales as profits surge

Tesco records a 28.7% rise in pre-tax profit in the six months to 29 August, helped by a 69% surge in eCommerce sales.

L'Oréal thinks new warehouse management system is worth it

L'Oréal thinks new warehouse management system is worth it

L'Oréal is to introduce a new warehouse management system across its global distribution centres.

AO opens its largest distribution centre, creating 120 jobs

AO opens its largest distribution centre, creating 120 jobs

AO opens a 275,000 sq ft warehouse in Stoke-on-Trent to support the growth of its online business.