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Sunday Retail News Roundup

Supergroup sets sights on China, Leighton takes Wagamama chair, M&S trips up—again, Price war 'will be death of supermarket chains': Waitrose boss warns firms risk disaster in fight with discounters, Five Guys: the US chain taking a bite of Britain's burger market, AO World to launch into new European markets, Marks & Spencer ‘suffers clothing setback’, Sale of half Wilko shops empire nets family members £63m.
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John Lewis reports busy start to clearance sale

John Lewis increased its sales by 3.2% year-on-year last week as the retailer enjoyed a busy start to its clearance sale.

Data is in fashion – but barriers exist for customer engagement strategies

Commentary by Simon Knight, Senior Product Marketing Manager EMEA, Trillium Software

Bluewater beckons Breitling boutique

Breitling, the Swiss technical watch brand, is to open a new a 1,583 square foot boutique store at Bluewater.

Wyevale enjoys 'transformational' year

Garden centre chain Wyevale grew its revenue by 5.1% to £290.4 million in 2014, after the company acquired nine new garden centres and began to roll out a store improvement programme.

Waitrose sales up 2.3% last week

Waitrose grew its sales by 2.3% year-on-year excluding petrol last week, with particularly strong performances coming from outdoor ranges.

Retail Trust's Midsummer Celebration raises £90,000 for the charity

Retail Trust, the charity that looks after the three million people working in retail, hosted its Midsummer Celebration last week which raised over £90,000.

Dixons Carphone signs deal with Sprint to open US stores

Dixons Carphone’s Connected World Services division has entered into an agreement with US mobile network operator Sprint Corporation to open and manage a number of Sprint-branded stores in the US.

Death of cash over exaggerated according to BRC

A new study has revealed that cash still remains the preferred payment option for shoppers.

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Investing in customer experience is essential for growth

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