Dunelm hires multichannel veteran to CEO role as it looks to ‘accelerate digital plans’

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Dunelm today announced its next chief executive would be a multichannel veteran capable of helping it to achieve its digital ambitions of becoming the UK’s “best multichannel homewares business”. John Browett, whose experience includes stints as chief executive of Tesco.com, of Dixons Retail, and of Monsoon, joins the homeware retailer’s (more…)

European cross-border online sales will top €40bn by 2018, rising from €29bn this year: Forrester

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It’s time to prepare for a future of selling online across borders, a new report suggests. European cross-border online sales will pass the €40bn (£28.5bn) mark by 2018, growing from €29bn (£20.8bn) this year, according to Forrester report Western European Online Cross-Border Retail Sales Forecast, 2013 to 2018. That represents (more…)