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Consumer confidence rises in August after recent Brexit falls

New figures have shown that consumer confidence has increased in August as UK shoppers’ motivation to save collapses.

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Amazon brings Dash Button to the UK

Amazon has introduced its Dash Button, the Wi-Fi connected device that reorders shoppers’ favourite products with the press of a button, to the UK.

Joules appoints chief customer officer

Premium lifestyle brand Joules has named Lysa Hardy as chief customer officer as it restructures its marketing and ecommerce teams to support future growth.

Hotel Chocolat grows luxury lineup at Queensgate

Hotel Chocolat has opened a new 1,400 square foot store in Peterborough’s Queensgate shopping centre.

Morrisons hires Barry Williams as trading director for ambient

The Morrisons supermarket chain has appointed former Asda executive Barry Williams as trading director for ambient.

GAME Digital names Guy Lister as chief operating officer

GAME Digital has appointed Office Shoes executive Guy Lister as chief operating officer.

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Sainsbury's trials 'slow shopping' concept

Sainsbury’s is trialling a new concept called Slow Shopping in its Gosforth store to help elderly customers and those with disabilities.

Long Tall Sally acquired by TriStyle

Long Tall Sally, the tall women's specialist fashion chain, has been sold by Amery Capital in a deal valued at circa £30 million.

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It takes two; a customer experience measurement strategy

World class multi-location brands leverage several measures to understand individual store performance.

John Lewis’s click and collect service increases with Zebra by 30%

The combination of M-Netics software and Zebra handheld scanners has enabled John Lewis to expand its click and collect capacity by 30%.
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