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Shop Direct to launch luxury etailer under Very brand

Shop Direct is to launch a standalone etail brand offering edited collections and products from accessible and high street luxury fashion and beauty brands.

John Lewis sales up 11.4% last week

John Lewis grew its sales by 11.4% year-on-year last week with both its shops and online posting solid increases.

Sainsbury’s opens first-ever combined pharmacy and convenience store

Sainsbury’s has opened its first combined convenience shop and pharmacy on a hospital site.

Debenhams launches new social selling strategy in run-up to Christmas

Debenhams is ramping up its social strategy by launching several social ‘co-buying’ campaigns between now and Christmas.

Boohoo first half revenues climb by 31%

Online fashion retailer Boohoo has increased its first half revenue by 31% to £67 million. On a constant currency basis the increase was 36%.

Amazon to open major new London office to support growth

Amazon is to open a new corporate office in London’s Shoreditch in 2017 as it looks to provide total capacity for over 5,000 London employees due to its continued expansion within the UK.

Travis Perkins appoints new non-execs

Travis Perkins, the owner of the Wickes DIY chain, has appointed Sainsbury’s John Rogers and Taylor Wimpey’s Pete Redfern as non-executive directors.

Victoria Place celebrates £16 million relaunch

The Victoria Place shopping centre at London’s Victoria Station has re-launched following a £16 million investment.

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