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Amazon to open new fulfilment centre in Bristol

By The Retail Bulletin
Amazon is to open a new fulfilment centre in Bristol in 2018. The facility will create more than 1,000 new permanent jobs.
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Typo chooses Kingston for second UK store

Typo chooses Kingston for second UK store

17 August 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

Typo, the Australian stationery and gifting retailer, is to open a second UK store at The Bentall Centre in Kingston.

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Amazon launches Instant Pickup in the US

Amazon launches Instant Pickup in the US

17 August 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

Amazon in the US has launched Instant Pickup, a free service offering Prime and Prime Student members a curated selection of products available for pickup in two minutes or less at five of the retailer's staffed pickup locations.

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One4all appoints managing director

One4all appoints managing director

16 August 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

Multi-retailer gift card specialist One4all Gift Cards has appointed Alan Smith as UK managing director.

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GMB confident that job losses at Wilko can be minimised

GMB confident that job losses at Wilko can be minimised

16 August 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

The GMB trade union has said it is confident that talks can reduce the number of potential job losses at Wilko stores.

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Insight: retail footfall down 1.1% in July

Insight: retail footfall down 1.1% in July

14 August 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

Retail footfall in the UK dropped by 1.1% year-on-year in July as the high street footfall growth seen in recent months faltered.

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Card Factory reports strong sales performance

Card Factory reports strong sales performance

10 August 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

Greeting cards retailer Card Factory achieved like-for-like sales growth of 3.1% in the six months to 31 July.

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UK retail sales growth slowed in July

UK retail sales growth slowed in July

8 August 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

New figures have shown that UK retail sales edged up 0.9% year-on-year on a like-for-like basis in July. Total sales rose by 1.4%.

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Paddy Power Betfair CEO to step down

Paddy Power Betfair CEO to step down

7 August 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

Paddy Power Betfair has announced that its chief executive Breon Corcoran is to step down after 16 years with the group.

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Retail search growth driven by smartphone increase

Retail search growth driven by smartphone increase

4 August 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

New figures have shown that search volumes on smartphones increased by 26% in the UK in the second quarter of 2017 compared with the same period last year.

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