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Target sales soar as quick delivery fires up online demand

Target sales soar as quick delivery fires up online demand

Target Corp holiday season sales jumped as Americans ordered everything from home goods, toys and groceries online, helping the company exceed Wall Street expectations with an 118% surge in digital sales for the quarter.
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Amazon's new Polish site goes live as online competition grows

Amazon's new Polish site goes live as online competition grows

Online retailer Amazon’s new Polish website went live on Tuesday morning, the company said, marking a significant intensification of competition in the country’s booming e-commerce sector.
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El Corte Inglés announces over 3,000 voluntary redundancies

El Corte Inglés announces over 3,000 voluntary redundancies

On Saturday, the renowned Spanish department store group announced it is jettisoning “excess staff,” owing to the growth of online sales.
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Landsec names data expert as new non-exec director

Landsec names data expert as new non-exec director

Data and analytics expert Manjiry Tamhane has joined property giant Landsec as an independent non-executive director. 
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​Cash rich JD Sports ahead in race to buy Arcadia's key warehouse

​Cash rich JD Sports ahead in race to buy Arcadia's key warehouse

JD Sports Fashion may have lost out in the bidding race for some of Arcadia’s prime fashion brands but it has had more luck in the real estate stakes.
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German retail sales tumble in January as lockdown bites

German retail sales tumble in January as lockdown bites

German retail sales tumbled more than expected in January as an ongoing lockdown curtailed retail spending in Europe's largest economy, data showed on Tuesday.
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eBay and Adevinta to sell Shpock, Gumtree in UK to satisfy competition watchdog

eBay and Adevinta to sell Shpock, Gumtree in UK to satisfy competition watchdog

eBay and Adevinta said on Tuesday that the’ve reached an agreement that will satisfy the UK's competition watchdog over their planned megadeal for their classifieds businesses. 
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H&M unveils Simone Rocha campaign, focuses on uplifting themes

H&M unveils Simone Rocha campaign, focuses on uplifting themes

​H&M has unveiled its new campaign to support the Simone Rocha collaboration collection that debuts next week. It was shot by Tyler Mitchell “in his signature optimistic style”.
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Macy's appoints new chief information officer, streamlines leadership structure

Macy's appoints new chief information officer, streamlines leadership structure

The New York-based department store retailer announced on Monday that it has named Laura Miller as its new chief information officer and made a series of other senior leadership changes as part of its Polaris strategy.
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Lawsuit accuses Amazon of 'systemic' racism in corporate offices

Lawsuit accuses Amazon of 'systemic' racism in corporate offices

​A manager at Amazon sued the online retailer for discrimination on Monday, saying it hires Black people for lower positions and promotes them more slowly than white workers, and that she was subjected to harassment.
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More calls for retail tax changes, support for female-focused businesses in budget

More calls for retail tax changes, support for female-focused businesses in budget

Ahead of Wednesday’s key budget, the government has received calls to cut retail taxes and provide extra support for women in business.
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UK shopper footfall still rising ahead of lockdown easing

UK shopper footfall still rising ahead of lockdown easing

UK shoppers are continuing to flood back to stores, even though most remain closed at present, and this bodes well for non-essential stores reopening next month.
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Debenhams shuts Scottish stores, won't return for liquidation sales post-lockdown

Debenhams shuts Scottish stores, won't return for liquidation sales post-lockdown

Debenhams is closing its 15 Scottish stores immediately with 647 job losses as a result, its administrator said in an update on the process to wind down the remaining parts of the business that Boohoo didn't buy.
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John Lewis is opening concessions in sister brand Waitrose

John Lewis is opening concessions in sister brand Waitrose

​John Lewis Partnership has been quietly opening John Lewis department store concessions in its Waitrose supermarkets. And while only a few have opened so far, it's reportedly planning to speed up this process.
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Global Fashion Group hails rising sales and key profit milestone

Global Fashion Group hails rising sales and key profit milestone

​Global Fashion Group’s Q4 results on Monday showed the company continuing to grow its sales and reaching its first-ever positive adjusted EBITDA figure for the full year.
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In The Style stock exchange listing to happen this month

In The Style stock exchange listing to happen this month

In The Style Fashion Limited has formally announced its intention to float on AIM — the same market of the London stock exchange that hosts the listings for ASOS and Boohoo. Its shares should debut on March 17.
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