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Farfetch raises $86m to fund international expansion

Farfetch, the online marketplace for independent fashion boutiques, has raised US$86 million from investment firm DST Global and existing shareholders. This new funding values the company at US$1 billion.

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Budget partners with Tesco to offer London shoppers convenient car hire

Two new Tesco stores to offer car hire for weekend getaways

Miriam Lahage joins navabi as chief merchant.

The former NET-A-PORTER executive will head up the online retailer’s buying and merchandising departments.

Tesco appoints Byron Grote as non-exec director

Tesco has announced that Byron Grote will be joining its board as a non-executive director.

Greggs reports jump in annual profit

Greggs increased its full year profit by 41.1% as it benefited from its focus on the food-to-go market and more favourable market conditions.

Sainsbury's launches grocery click and collect service

Sainsbury’s has launched its first click and collect grocery service at its Water Lane store in Farnham.

London's West End contributes £51bn to UK economy

London’s West End contributed £51.25 billion to the UK economy last year as the shopping district saw record international demand, investment and development.

SPAR opens first stores in Indonesia

SPAR has expanded into Indonesia with the opening of three stores in Jakarta.

Shop prices continue to fall in February

Shop prices declined for the 22nd consecutive month in February driven mainly by falling prices of non-food items such as clothing and furniture.

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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

Send copies of printed receipts direct to the cloud via secure Microsoft Azure Cluster
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