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GENERAL MERCHANDISE

Insight: three in ten UK SME online retailers do not export goods

By The Retail Bulletin
One in ten small to medium sized online retailers in the UK do not import or export goods, according to a study commissioned by Royal Mail.
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Mercedes-Benz pop-up opens at Meadowhall

Mercedes-Benz pop-up opens at Meadowhall

23 February 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

Mercedes-Benz has opened its latest pop-up shop in the Meadowhall shopping centre in Sheffield.

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Insight: pushing mental health and wellbeing up the business agenda

Insight: pushing mental health and wellbeing up the business agenda

22 February 2018 by By Glynn Davis

Employers cannot be deemed responsible or regarded as running sustainable organisations if they do not look after their employees in ways that go beyond simply implementing health and safety guidelines.

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The Entertainer holds 'quiet' hour' to create calm environment for children with autism

The Entertainer holds 'quiet' hour' to create calm environment for children with autism

16 February 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

Toy retailer The Entertainer is holding a quiet hour each day in its UK stores this half term as it looks to create a more calming environment for children with autism.

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Insight: retailers really do need to put the customer at the centre of things

Insight: retailers really do need to put the customer at the centre of things

14 February 2018 by Glynn Davis

Before commitments are made to technology solutions, it is imperative retailers fully understand the changing needs of their customers and then seek to use IT to address points of friction and improve shopper journeys across channels.

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JD.com commits to selling £2 billion of UK products to Chinese consumers

JD.com commits to selling £2 billion of UK products to Chinese consumers

1 February 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

Chinese retail giant JD.com has announced plans to sell £2 billion of UK goods to Chinese consumers in the next two to three years.

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Typo opens first south west store

Typo opens first south west store

31 January 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

Typo, the Australian stationery and gifting retailer, has opened its first store in the south west at Southgate in Bath.

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Tech change continues to impact retail employment

Tech change continues to impact retail employment

26 January 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

New figures from the British Retail Consortium’s Retail Employment Monitor have revealed that the total number of hours worked in retail in the UK was down 3.9% in the fourth quarter of 2017.

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St Pancras International sees 10% growth in Christmas sales

St Pancras International sees 10% growth in Christmas sales

25 January 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

Like-for-like retail sales rose by 10.1% year-on-year at St Pancras International station in the 10 weeks to 31 December. The increase included strong growth across all categories.

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Lack of spoof books hits sales at WH Smith

Lack of spoof books hits sales at WH Smith

25 January 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

WH Smith has reported a 1% decline in like-for-like sales in the 20 weeks to 20 January.

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