Stores ‘at the heart’ of today’s shopping despite growth of online sales

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Retail property developers British Land and Land Securities this week both reaffirmed their belief in the continuing importance of stores to today’s shopping environment, despite the growing popularity of online shopping. Both have moved towards a strategy of selling smaller units and second-tier shopping centres while focusing on top level (more…)

One in four workers say they regularly have online orders sent to work, with 8% having an item delivered there every day

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After a weekend spent relaxing – and shopping – work postrooms are braced for an influx of personal deliveries, new analysis suggests. Eight per cent of UK adults get online orders delivered to their workplace every day, while four in 10 do so regularly, the Barclaycard study found. With shoppers more likely (more…)