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John Lewis crowns tech startup Localz as the winner of JLAB

John Lewis has confirmed that a startup business specialising in micro-location technology has become the first winner of the retailer’s JLAB technology business incubator.

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Aldi profits leap by 65%

Discount supermarket Aldi has announced a 65% increase in full year pre-tax profits in the UK as it continues to grow its market share by attracting more middle class shoppers.

Pierre Hermé to open London store at Seven Dials

Pastry chef Pierre Hermé is to open a gourmet boutique in London’s Seven Dials.

Clothing sales at garden centres rise by almost 26% last month

Last month’s cooler weather led to a surge in clothing sales at garden centres according to figures released by the Garden Centre Association in its Barometer of Trade.

IKEA Foundation gives €5 million emergency grant to help fight Ebola

The IKEA Foundation has given €5 million, its largest single emergency donation ever, to help Médecins Sans Frontières fight the Ebola virus in Africa.

Food retailers perform well in customer service study

Figures released by the Institute of Customer Service from its latest UK Customer Satisfaction Index have shown that retail food was the second highest scoring of the 13 sectors included in the study.

London retailers get set for Golden Week

London’s premium retailers are getting ready for a potentially big influx of high spending visitors with the start of Chinese national holiday Golden Week on Wednesday.

Sunday Papers Roundup

Electricals giant AO drives sales surge through social media, Investigation into Tesco's £250m profit shortfall unearths 'corruption' of culture, HMV stages £17m comeback, Osmond rediscovers taste for restaurants with Strada feast, Greene King to raise Spirit bid, Tesco ignored warning...

John Lewis sales edge up 2% last week

John Lewis sales rose by just 2% year-on-year last week as warm weather across the UK deterred shoppers from buying new autumn clothing.

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