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Clothing retailers benefit from surge in smartphone searches

New figures have revealed that UK consumers are making greater use than ever of handheld devices to shop online, particularly when it comes to buying clothes.
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BHS unveils strategic partnerships and plans to create 250 jobs

The new owner of BHS has agreed two new strategic partnerships and signalled its intention to recruit 250 new staff as part of plans to revive the department store chain.

Eurochange opens first branch in Wales

Independent foreign exchange retailer Eurochange has expanded its operation into Wales with the opening of a new branch in Cardiff.

Sainsbury's appoints David Keens as non-exec director

Sainsbury’s has appointed former Next finance director David Keens as a non-executive director.

Tesco appoints group brand director

Tesco has appointed Michelle McEttrick to the role of group brand director.

UNIQLO to open second store in South of France

Fashion retailer UNIQLO is continuing its expansion across Europe with plans to open a second store in the South of France this autumn.

Waitrose sales down 18.1% as Easter distortion continues

Waitrose saw its sales fall by 18.1% year-on-year in the week ending 18 April as trading figures were distorted by the timing of Easter this year.

Retail round up – the Sunday papers

Primark family the big winner in Rich List, Losses deepen at LK Bennett, Drastic Dave’s bid to revive Tesco, Retailers face pressure to sign up to new ombudsman service, Combined profit at Tesco, Sainsbury's and Morrisons fall by £2.5bn, set...

John Lewis sales down 4% last week

John Lewis saw its sales decline by 4% year-on year last week as this year’s early Easter continued to distort the comparisons.

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An inconvenient truth

Why are there really so many store closures. By Graham Wallace, Senior Business Strategist, Esri UK

Is fulfilment the key to the retail omnichannel?

2015 is all about omnichannel for retailers Commentary by Liz Parry, strategic account director at Teleperformance UK.
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