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Amazon’s Search For A New Headquarters (HQ2) Hots Up

The recent announcement by Amazon that it is seeking a new, second headquarters to complement its current one in Seattle has been met with excitement by cities across North America. The idea is that they will have two, co-equal headquarters, one in...

New Report Predicts How The Future Will Influence Retail

According to a new whitepaper from Plusnet called ‘How the future will influence retail’, in the not so distant future, consumers will shop till they drop using virtual reality (VR) from the comfort of their own homes. The report, which gathers...

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Amazon Australia Launch Imminent Say Analysts

Retailers across Australia have been anticipating the arrival of e commerce giant Amazon for several months. It now seems apparent that they will be launching as early as October, giving them time to exploit the pre-Christmas sales boom. That’s the...

Lululemon Shares Jump Following Better Results Than Expected

This week saw LuluLemon shares jump in after-hours trading on Thursday following its quarterly earnings report that bucked broader retail pressures and analysts expectations. The Canadian makers of athletic gear, well known for their yoga pants said...

Kohl’s Signs Deal With Amazon

Kohl’s has become the latest bricks-and-mortar retailer to sign a deal with ecommerce giant Amazon. The US department store this week revealed that it plans to roll out a ‘smart home experience’ in ten of its stores, in time for the busy...

First Steps To Monetizing WhatsApp Taken

It has been revealed this week that owners of WhatsApp, Facebook, are gearing up to monetize the messaging service that is used by more than one billion people every day. In a blog post on the WhatsApp website, a spokesperson for the company hinted...

Backed By Atomico, Farmdrop Launches Expansion Plans

Farmdrop, the UK’s innovative startup that brings food straight from farms to the tables of Londoners has plans to expand to other UK cities. Backed by the the founders of Innocent Drinks and Skype, this week will see it launch in both Bristol and...

Kenyan Entrepreneurs Inspired By Alibaba

In July, Jack Ma of Alibaba and a host of other Chinese businesspeople visited Kenya and a dual mission to both uncover potential business opportunities in the country and to inspire Kenyan business people and help them access the Chinese market...

Stadium Goods Expands Into Europe With Zalando

It’s been a big year for Stadium Goods . They started 2017 by securing $4.6 million in new equity funding to help expand its rapidly growing empire. Now, in an exciting new development for the company, it has announced that it has teamed up with the...

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YuuZoo Acquires Business And Assets Of Cinram France

Sunday night saw the announcement that YuuZoo’s new European joint venture, YuuLog Europe that was recently set up between YuuZoo and the management team of Cinram France has bought the business and assets of Cinram France. About YuuZoo YuuZoo...

Will CostCo’s Neglect Of Ecommerce Be Its Downfall?

With many retailers who rely on their bricks-and-mortar stores to provide the bulk of their sales and profits struggling, Costco is enjoying a healthy period of growth, with its strongest monthly same store sales increasing by 7.3% across all stores...

New Ecommerce Platform For Car Dealers Launched By Fastlane

Whilst more and more of us research which car to buy on the internet, it’s relatively rare for anyone to do a start-to-finish purchase of a car entirely online. That could be all set to change with the launch of a new ecommerce platform for car...

Fitbit Partners With Visa To Offer Digital Payments

This week has seen Visa announce that it is enabling Visa payments on Fitbit’s first ever smartwatch, the Fitbit Ionic. This follows a survey by PYMTS and Visa call “How We Will Pay” that found the majority of users want their wearables allow them...

Amazon’s Whole Foods Price Cuts Shock Supermarkets

Amazon has not wasted any time in making an impact as the owner of the bricks-and-mortar grocery chain Whole Foods and has cut prices by as much as 43%. The ecommerce giant’s $137 billion of Whole Foods has sent seismic shockwaves through the...

Big Changes Afoot At Omnichannel Retailer Kohl’s

Kohl’s, one of the USA’s leading retailers has announced a series of changes to its bricks and mortar stores and online operations that will see them open more small-format stores to its footprint and boosting its fulfilment network. It expects to...

AHA And Flytrex Team Up To Offer Drone Delivery In Iceland

It’s often been said that the future of ecommerce deliveries is drone delivery, but the future is now in Iceland, with the lucky residents of Reykjavik, the country’s capital now being able to enjoy a full drone delivery service that will deliver...

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