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Walmart implements staff scheduling system powered by JDA

Walmart implements staff scheduling system powered by JDA

Walmart is using a new scheduling system to help its 1.1 million store associates manage their shifts.

Gousto raises further £30m for new technology investment

Gousto raises further £30m for new technology investment

Recipe box company Gousto raises £30 million and plans to plough funds into technology to support its burgeoning platform.

Pets at Home takes stake in pet-sitting service Tailster.com

Pets at Home takes stake in pet-sitting service Tailster.com

Pets at Home makes investment in online pet-sitting service Tailster.com.

Amazon workers stage Prime Day protests outside UK DCs

Amazon workers stage Prime Day protests outside UK DCs

Amazon workers' union stages Prime Day protests throughout the UK in response to what it calls "appalling" warehouse working conditions.

Fanatics signs long-term UEFA sports merchandise and distribution deal

Fanatics signs long-term UEFA sports merchandise and distribution deal

UEFA ties up long-term deal to make use of Fanatics' retail technology and on-demand manufacturing platform.

Bang & Olufsen turns up volume on digital after 'disappointing' year

Bang & Olufsen turns up volume on digital after 'disappointing' year

Bang & Olufsen is looking to benefit from a new commerce platform and augmented reality tech after a slump in sales.

Hype introduces Veeloop’s parent authentication payment tech

Hype introduces Veeloop’s parent authentication payment tech

Hype is offering its young shoppers the option to shop online even if they don’t have a payment card.

Ex-Monsoon tech director goes supplier side at OneStock

Ex-Monsoon tech director goes supplier side at OneStock

Andy Tudor, the former technology and data director at Monsoon-Accessorize, joins order management tech vendor OneStock to help drive UK growth.

Levi's focuses on direct to consumer innovation at annual hackathon

Levi's focuses on direct to consumer innovation at annual hackathon

Levi's hackathon brings IT, product and business teams together to focus on D2C innovation.

7-eleven launches probe into mobile payments app hack

7-eleven launches probe into mobile payments app hack

Lack of two-factor authentication appears to be major factor in theft of 900 consumers' details on mobile payments app

British Airways fined £183.38 million for GDPR data breach

British Airways fined £183.38 million for GDPR data breach

The ICO has slapped British Airways with a record £183.38 million fine for infringements under GDPR.

Microsoft's first London store set for grand unveiling

Microsoft's first London store set for grand unveiling

Microsoft prepares to unveil store in London's Oxford Circus on 11 July - its first in the UK.

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