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Amazon settlement with EU antitrust regulators possible by year end

Amazon settlement with EU antitrust regulators possible by year end

U.S. online retail giant Amazon may be able to end two EU antitrust investigations by the end of the year after tweaking concessions to address concerns over its use of sellers' data.
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Kiabi opens first, resale-only Kidkanaï store

Kiabi opens first, resale-only Kidkanaï store

On November 25, the French family fashion chain is opening the first Kidkanaï store in Leers, near Roubaix. It will focus on selling second-hand children's products, from clothes to toys, childcare items and more.
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Amazon workers called to strike across globe on Black Friday

Amazon workers called to strike across globe on Black Friday

Workers at Amazon sites across the globe, were expected to go on strike on Black Friday, targeting the online retailer on one of the busiest shopping days of the year with calls for better pay.
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EY UK Future Consumer Index: shoppers cut back spending for Christmas

EY UK Future Consumer Index: shoppers cut back spending for Christmas

​Consumer intentions are always closely watched at this time of year and in 2022 even more so as studies come thick and fast informing us that shoppers will be reining-in their spending.
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Primark to create 800+ UK jobs with new store plans

Primark to create 800+ UK jobs with new store plans

We may be more used to Primark opening new stores in growth markets, such as the US and parts of Europe, rather than the British market, but on Friday it made clear it hasn't run out of steam on its ambitions for the UK.
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Genuinely-loved jewels: Missoma's founder Marisa Hordern on "authentic relationships" as key to success

Genuinely-loved jewels: Missoma's founder Marisa Hordern on "authentic relationships" as key to success

Jewelry brand Missoma's founder Marisa Hordern gives insight on how building genuine relationships with brand ambassadors and VIP clients helped grow her brand into one of the UK's fastest-growing private companies.
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Ted Baker's Merry Hill shop opens, along with other new stores at the mall

Ted Baker's Merry Hill shop opens, along with other new stores at the mall

​Merry Hill, said by owner/operator Sovereign Centros to be one of the top 10 retail and leisure destinations in the UK, continues to attract important retail options, headed by Ted Baker.
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Oxford Street footfall dropped more than UK average last month - report

Oxford Street footfall dropped more than UK average last month - report

​London’s Oxford Street is having a tough time since the pandemic ended. The UK capital’s major retail thoroughfare saw footfall dip by 37% month-on-month in October, hit harder than the overall decline across the UK.
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H&M Regent Street relaunches with UK Rental debut and Beauty Bar

H&M Regent Street relaunches with UK Rental debut and Beauty Bar

​H&M Group may have closed a number of its UK stores, but it’s also focusing on enhancing its estate and on Thursday reopened its H&M Regent Street flagship with new services in-store.
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Bold Commerce names Peter Karpas CEO

Bold Commerce names Peter Karpas CEO

Technology company Bold Commerce announced on Wednesday the appointment of Peter Karpas as chief executive officer.
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Uniqlo opens downtown Seattle flagship

Uniqlo opens downtown Seattle flagship

Japanese fashion retailer Uniqlo opened its official Seattle flagship store this month, opening in the city's downtown area, complementing its existing stores in the greater metro area. 
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Amazon UK adds e-cargo bikes, walkers in decarbonisation drive

Amazon UK adds e-cargo bikes, walkers in decarbonisation drive

Amazon UK said it would expand its electric-cargo bike fleet and make more deliveries on foot to accelerate the decarbonisation of the transportation network it uses to deliver packages across the country.
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Coats Group trading patterns "back to normal" post-pandemic

Coats Group trading patterns "back to normal" post-pandemic

Coats Group is pretty much back to normal on the performance front, the threads and global footwear components manufacturer said Wednesday, with its pandemic woes clearly behind it.
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Many Britons shop cross-border to find goods cheaper outside of the UK - Global-e report

Many Britons shop cross-border to find goods cheaper outside of the UK - Global-e report

Black Friday could be bleak for UK retailers. How so? Some 48% of Britons says they are shopping online from international retailers for the event, finding better deals from in China and the US, new data shows.
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Theory to debut on London's Floral Street next year

Theory to debut on London's Floral Street next year

​After its debut in two key London locations this year, 2023 will see Fast Retailing’s Theory brand opening another store in a major London shopping hub.
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Hirestreet data shows LBDs and sequins are key for party season

Hirestreet data shows LBDs and sequins are key for party season

​Rental specialist Hirestreet has released data showing the likely most popular Christmas party weekend for 2022 and the looks women will be wearing, based on its rental data so far.
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