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More investment for Birmingham's Grand Central

More investment for Birmingham's Grand Central

Public spaces get a revamp at Birmingham's Grand Central.

Tesco technologist Paul Wilkinson joins Amazon Alexa

Tesco technologist Paul Wilkinson joins Amazon Alexa

The former Tesco Labs chief joins Amazon as senior product manager focusing on developing its Alexa voice shopping applications.

Reiss CEO hails success after 'two years of transformation'

Reiss CEO hails success after 'two years of transformation'

Reiss CEO says "excellent 2019" results for the retailer represent a culmination of driving two years of transformation at the business.

New Look raids Argos for new digital director

New Look raids Argos for new digital director

Argos's eCommerce boss, Chris Corbin, is to join New Look as digital director later this month.

Tesco to sell Thailand and Malaysia operations for £8.2bn

Tesco to sell Thailand and Malaysia operations for £8.2bn

Tesco agrees to sell its businesses in Thailand and Malaysia for a total of £8.2 billion to Thai conglomerate CP Group.

Nike, PVH Corp, Macy's in blockchain experimentation

Nike, PVH Corp, Macy's in blockchain experimentation

Nike, PVH Corp, and Macy's among the retailers participating in blockchain research with US university.

Virgin Media database breach exposes details of 900,000 customers

Virgin Media database breach exposes details of 900,000 customers

Virgin Media database breach exposes personal information of 900,000 people, but says it was an incorrect configuration rather than a hack or cyberattack.

Dr Martens goes back to its roots with German pop-up

Dr Martens goes back to its roots with German pop-up

Archetypal British boot Dr Martens has opened a pop-up in Germany

Grazia Magazine to host lifestyle weekend in shopping centre

Grazia Magazine to host lifestyle weekend in shopping centre

Fashion magazine Grazia has teamed up with Intu for a weekend of events at the Trafford Centre.

Dixons Carphone expands chief digital officer Allsop's remit

Dixons Carphone expands chief digital officer Allsop's remit

Dixons Carphone announces changes to executive team including expanding new chief digital officer Mark Allsop's role to chief operating officer.

Heineken appoints its first chief digital and technology officer

Heineken appoints its first chief digital and technology officer

Heineken appoints its first ever chief digital and technology officer, as part of its aim to become "the world's most connected brewer".

Wingstop expansion takes off

Wingstop expansion takes off

Aviation-themed chicken diner brand spreads its wings