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Spain retail sales rise 1.5% y/y in April

Spain retail sales rise 1.5% y/y in April

Spanish retail sales rose 1.5% in April from a year earlier on a seasonally and calendar-adjusted basis, after falling 4.1% in March, the National Statistics Institute (INE) said on Friday.
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Clearpay extends in-store payments offer to smaller businesses

Clearpay extends in-store payments offer to smaller businesses

Clearpay, the BNPL specialist, has made its in-store payment functionality available to small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) across UK high streets.
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London's West End launches campaign to signal post-pandemic bounce-back

London's West End launches campaign to signal post-pandemic bounce-back

In a bid to return it its pre-pandemic-attraction highs, London’s West End is “back with a bang” this summer. The district is launching a a four-month campaign of 50 “uniquely thrilling experiences” for visitors. 
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U.S. retailer earnings show chasm among shoppers as inflation surges

U.S. retailer earnings show chasm among shoppers as inflation surges

Earnings from retailers this week illustrated a split in shopping patterns of more- and less-affluent Americans dealing with the highest inflation in four decades. 
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Tammy Girl label sees comeback on ASOS

Tammy Girl label sees comeback on ASOS

​A popular tween brand from the 1990s has been revived with the return of Tammy Girl that has been relaunched by owner Daisy Street in a collaboration with ASOS.
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John Lewis links with Thelittleloop kidswear rental platform

John Lewis links with Thelittleloop kidswear rental platform

​John Lewis is dipping its toe into the kidswear rental market via a trial link-up with Thelittleloop.com. It means Thelittleloop users will be able to add John Lewis items to their subscription plans. 
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Ted Baker results improve and year starts well, but still lots of work to do

Ted Baker results improve and year starts well, but still lots of work to do

​Ted Baker’s full-year preliminary results and Q1 update on Thursday showed “good sales momentum, improving gross margin and operating cost leverage” at the up-for-sale fashion retailer.
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Amazon opens first clothing store in Los Angeles

Amazon opens first clothing store in Los Angeles

The first ‘Amazon Style’ store opened its doors on May 25 in the Glendale neighborhood of Los Angeles. The debut is stirring up a lot of buzz as the group discusses whether to open its own version of a department store. 
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Hotter owner Unbound releases more details of new platform

Hotter owner Unbound releases more details of new platform

Unbound Group has announced that its new online multi-brand retail platform will be powered by Mirakl, calling it “the industry’s first and most advanced enterprise marketplace SaaS platform”.
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The Vintage Store signs at Liverpool One for largest location yet

The Vintage Store signs at Liverpool One for largest location yet

​The Liverpool One mall goes from strength to strength. The Grosvenor operated shopping centre at the heart of the city has signed The Vintage Store, with the retailer opening its biggest UK store to date.
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UK retail sales normalised in May, but fall expected in June, online awful - CBI

UK retail sales normalised in May, but fall expected in June, online awful - CBI

​UK retailers reported just “average” sales for the time of year in May (0% from -24% in April), up from a weaker- than-normal previous month. But overall sales are expected to fall below seasonal norms again in June.
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Klépierre appoints Stéphane Tortajada as CFO

Klépierre appoints Stéphane Tortajada as CFO

The French real estate company has recruited Stéphane Tortajada, who has worked for the Casino group and EDF, as chief financial officer, and is reappointing Jean-Marc Jestin as chairman of the board.
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Mountain Warehouse launches marketplace for outdoor sector

Mountain Warehouse launches marketplace for outdoor sector

​Outdoor retailer Mountain Warehouse is the latest retail name to enter the marketplace channel with it launching a new marketplace on its webstore this week.
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Cash-strapped Britons cut back on clothing, cosmetics

Cash-strapped Britons cut back on clothing, cosmetics

​As the cost of living crisis deepens, Britons have a long list of items they're cutting back on and a new study shows that top of the list is clothing.
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M&S strong in latest year, but turnaround still a work in progress, exits Russia for good

M&S strong in latest year, but turnaround still a work in progress, exits Russia for good

​Steve Rowe delivered his last set of M&S results on Wednesday with the M&S veteran now stepping down as CEO of the business he’s led through its latest turnaround.
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Amazon reportedly willing to reduce the size of its logistics park in the U.S.

Amazon reportedly willing to reduce the size of its logistics park in the U.S.

After a strong acceleration in logistics, Amazon is reportedly backtracking by looking to terminate its leases or sublet 12 of its largest U.S. units in parallel with labor union accusations against the company. 
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