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Christmas sales up 260% at Liberty

Liberty London has reported that its customers are getting into the Christmas spirit early this year. Since opening the doors to its world-famous Christmas...

M&S Stores to offer mobile charging units

Marks & Spencer and Founders Factory have today announced the first startup selected for its retail startup accelerator programme under their joint venture Founders...

M&S introduces online photo search

Marks & Spencer (M&S) has launched Style Finder, a photo search feature on its mobile website, enabling customers to seamlessly discover a desired look...

M&S Trials Plastic-Free Produce as it Accelerates Plastic Reduction Plan

Marks & Spencer today steps-up its commitment to reducing the amount of plastic it uses by launching over 90 lines of loose fruit and...

Macy’s offers virtual reality experience in 70 stores

Macy’s and Marxent today announced that the companies’ partnership is the largest virtual reality rollout in retail history, with approximately 70 Macy’s VR installations...

M&S launch scan and pay service, Mobile, Pay, Go

Mobile, Pay, Go is the simple way customers can pay for items without approaching a till. Customers simply open the M&S app, scan products...

Amazon opens 4-star store in New York

The retail giant created Amazon 4-star to be a place where customers can discover products they will love. Amazon 4-star’s selection is a direct...

Smartech opens new flagship store and doubles its footprint at Selfridges

Smartech, a software-powered retailer, has announced this week that it has more than doubled its footprint with the launch of a new flagship store,...

John Lewis and Waitrose rebrand to emphasise partnership

The John Lewis Partnership has launched a 5 year rebrand as the group looks to turn its fortunes around. John Lewis department stores will...

Marks & Spencer partners with Founders Factory as exclusive UK retail investor.

Marks & Spencer (M&S) and Founders Factory have today launched Founders Factory Retail, a joint venture (JV) focused on investing and growing start-ups. M&S...