Samsung has announced plans to open 60 of its own branded stores in Britain and six other European countries, in a bid to challenge Apple's successful retail store approach.
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Friday 28 December 2012
What rights? It's buyer beware if you snap up a bargain, isn't it?
Thursday 27 December 2012
Heston Blumethal specials like his figgy pudding and chocolate cake helped Waitrose to its best Christmas period ever, the John Lewis-owned supermarket chain revealed today.
Thursday 27 December 2012
Britons spent 14 million hours trawling websites yesterday
Monday 24 December 2012
High-street spending in the run-up to Christmas has been “acceptable but not exceptional”, the retail industry trade association said today.
Sunday 23 December 2012
People buying food and last-minute presents face a race against time today as shops have been restricted to only six hours of opening.
Friday 21 December 2012
No Pain, No Gain
Monday 17 December 2012
Christmas online shopping could overtake present buying on the high street for the first time this year, with bargain hunters increasingly turning to online delivery services for convenience and discount codes.
Friday 14 December 2012
Technology is already being used to work out how you should be treated as a customer based on where you live but is facial recognition technology being used to decide which adverts should be shown to you a step too far?
Tuesday 11 December 2012
The chief executive of online fashion retailer Asos has boasted that its US sales will outstrip the UK over the next three years after sales there boomed in its first quarter.
Sunday 09 December 2012
Saturday 08 December 2012
Are we set for another share shopping spree in the run up to Christmas? For a variety of reasons the stock market invariably indulges in what many regard as a seasonal pantomime that sends prices surging ahead. Even after the festivities, the round of new year tips often adds a little momentum to what is usually a cheerful atmosphere.
Wednesday 05 December 2012
Tesco's bid to take on Wal-Mart in its own back yard was consigned to embarrassing and costly failure today, with the supermarket giant £1 billion poorer than before the launch of Fresh & Easy in 2007.
Tuesday 04 December 2012
Character Group, the maker of Peppa Pig toys, has blamed unloved Zhu Zhu hamsters for a sharp fall in annual profits, as it warned of a "disappointing" Christmas.
Saturday 24 November 2012
They're great, aren't they? They let us all find better deals.
Friday 23 November 2012
The entrepreneur behind Appliances Online has tabled a bid for Comet in a move that could see the failed electrical chain disappear from retail parks and high streets.
Sales of the tablet are set to fall again, say analysts
Met Police confirm there was a 'minor disturbance' and that no-one was arrested
George Lucas criticises the major Hollywood film studios
Does Chris Grayling realise what a vague concept he is dealing with?
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver allegedly kicks gay couple off for kissing
Amal Alamuddin calls for the return of the Elgin Marbles from Britain: 'Injustice has persisted for too long'
Lord Freud: Tory welfare minister apologises after saying disabled people are 'not worth’ the minimum wage
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