The UK is home to the world’s biggest online spenders. British shoppers spent £91 billion online in 2013*, a figure that’s expected to break through the £10 billion barrier in 2014. The opportunities for businesses from all sectors are huge. Read more..
Sainsbury’s staff participating in the supermarket’s Sharesave schemes are to share an £8 million windfall. Read more..
Orlebar Brown, the luxury men’s swimwear brand, has appointed former Joseph chief executive Sara Ferrero as its chairwoman. Read more..
Greggs has announced that it has appointed two new non-executive directors to its board. Read more..
The Co-operative Food is to hold a property networking event in Leeds later this month as it targets new stores across Yorkshire as part of its ongoing acquisitions programme. Read more..
A postgraduate course in omnichannel retail has been launched at Leeds Metropolitan University. Read more..
Singer and Britain’s Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon joined Joanna Lumley last week to open the doors to the first-ever Kids’ Shwop Boutique from Marks & Spencer and Oxfam. Read more..
Online fashion retailer Asos has appointed former Arcadia Group director Hilary Riva and Brandcap chairman Rita Clifton as non-executive directors. Read more..
Sainsbury’s has launched what it claims is the first ‘grown by women’ coffee to hit mainstream shelves in the UK. Read more..
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