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Wiggle appoints Brian McBride as chairman

Online cycle retailer Wiggle has appointed former managing director Brian McBride as its new chairman.

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GAME acquires Multiplay

Specialist video games retailer GAME has acquired Multiplay, a community-based games company focused on live events, online gaming services and eSports.

Thorntons reports disappointing first half

Chocolatier Thorntons has reported a fall in both sales and profits in the first half of its financial year after it saw an unexpected reduction in orders from major supermarkets

Royal Mail to launch Alibaba Tmall shop front

Royal Mail is joining the Chinese e-commerce boom with the launch of a shop front on Alibaba’s Tmall Global e-marketplace.

Marks & Spencer sets out plans for China business

Marks & Spencer has announced plans to grow its China business by entering key cities such as Beijing and Guangzhou.

Waitrose sales growth held back by lower food prices

Waitrose saw its sales edge up by 0.2% in the week ending 21 February as falling food prices impacted sales growth.

Intu reports strong full-year results

Shopping centre owner Intu increased its profit from £364 million to £600 million in the year to 31 December.

Nisa own-label rebrand brings surge in sales

Nisa has said that its own-label Heritage range is performing above and beyond expected sales following its rebrand.

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Cegid launches omnichannel retail management solution at RBTE

Yourcegid Retail Y2 designed to meet the needs of the ‘connect consumer'

New free of charge digital receipting service from Star Micronics

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