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Gear4music sales up 43% in first half

Gear4music, the online musical instrument and equipment retailer, has reported that total sales rose by 43% to £12.5 million in the six months to 31 August.

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Zalando launches 60 minutes courier returns service

Online fashion retailer Zalando has launched a new returns service in the UK where customers can send back their order using the My Returns 'on demand’ 60 minute courier collection service the same day or the next day in selected...

John Lewis sales down 3.4% last week

John Lewis saw its sales drop by 3.4% last week in what it described as a “tough” trading period.

ActiveInStyle chooses London's King's Road for first UK store

ActiveInStyle, the online fitness fashion label, has launched its first standalone store in the form of a pop-up on London’s King’s Road.

Co-operative Group reports first half profit

The Co-operative Group has announced that statutory pre-tax profit in the first half of its financial year was £36 million compared to a loss of £9 million in the same period a year earlier.

Very named as Official Fashion Partner of The X Factor 2015

Online retail giant,, has been named as Official Fashion Partner for this year’s The X Factor series.

McColl's total sales up but like-for-likes fall in third quarter

Newsagent and convenience chain McColl’s has reported that total sales rose by 3% in its third quarter although like-for-like sales declined by 2.3%.

CMA clears Booker's acquisition of Londis and Budgens

The Competition & Markets Authority has cleared the proposed acquisition by Booker Group of the Londis and Budgens supermarket chains.

Uniqlo owner launches new company to advance digital innovation

Fast Retailing, the Japanese company behind the Uniqlo clothing stores, has embarked on a joint venture with Accenture Japan to launch a new company to advance the firm’s digital innovation.

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How to meet customer expectations and keep them happy

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Every retailer can deploy the 'Power of Personalisation' with these steps

Retailers can deliver personalised customer service, here's how. Commentary by Steve Gray, SG-retail
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