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Consumer confidence sees slight dip in April

By The Retail Bulletin
New figures have revealed that consumer confidence dipped slightly in April but there was no sign of a big downturn following the triggering of Article 50.
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DFS names new chairman

DFS names new chairman

28 April 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

Sofa retailer DFS has appointed Ian Durant as its new chairman.

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Amazon to create 1,200 jobs at new fulfilment centre

Amazon to create 1,200 jobs at new fulfilment centre

28 April 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

Amazon is to create 1,200 new permanent jobs with the opening of a new fulfilment centre in Warrington.

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eBay to become sponsor of new Capital London breakfast show

eBay to become sponsor of new Capital London breakfast show

28 April 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

Online marketplace eBay is to become the new sponsor of Global’s Capital network and Capital XTRA Breakfast shows.

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Technology and the retail experience

Technology and the retail experience

28 April 2017 by Lauren Hogg, UK marketing manager, Comarch

Comarch’s recent research into our shopping attitudes revealed some surprising details. We conducted interviews with 3,029 people across six countries (UK, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Switzerland and Poland), asking them how they felt about key aspects of the retail experience.

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John Lewis launches National Treasures, a summer celebration of the UK's favourite things

John Lewis launches National Treasures, a summer celebration of the UK's favourite things

27 April 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

John Lewis will be celebrating the UK’s favourite things, pastimes and quirks as part of its new summer campaign. Elements will include the 'Summer Season' which will be the retailer's biggest and most interactive programme of activity to date.

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N Brown's profits hit by exceptional costs

N Brown's profits hit by exceptional costs

27 April 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

N Brown, the owner of the JD Williams, Simply Be and Jacamo clothing brands, has seen its full year revenue increase by 2.5% to £887.7 million as the group benefited from its best performance in its ladieswear category in almost ten years.

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Retail employment continues to decline in first quarter of 2017

Retail employment continues to decline in first quarter of 2017

27 April 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

New figures have shown that the number of jobs in the retail sector fell in the first quarter of 2017 with both food and non-food retailers contributing to the decline in full time equivalent employment.

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H&M unveils Zara Larsson collaboration

H&M unveils Zara Larsson collaboration

27 April 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

H&M has unveiled a new fashion collaboration with platinum-selling recording artist Zara Larsson.

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J. Crew embarks on shakeup of senior team

J. Crew embarks on shakeup of senior team

27 April 2017 by The Retail Bulletin

US fashion retailer J. Crew has embarked on a shakeup of its senior team as it looks to better position the company for sustainable and profitable growth.

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