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Majestic Wine plans to put its Naked Wines pureplay at the centre of the business, potentially closing many of its 211 stores. Moss Bros sees an opportunity to rethink what its stores are for after a year in which footfall fell, but online sales rose.
Meanwhile, Ocado is moving beyond ecommerce to focus on what could prove to be the real money-making part of its business, the technology: today it announces that Australian supermarket group Coles is the latest retailer to sign up.
Debenhams today said it would give a takeover offer from Sports Direct “due consideration by the board” if it comes – but says any offer from Sports Direct must cover not only the price but its plan for dealing with Debenhams’ outstanding debts of at least £200m
The UK online grocer and technology company will work to enable supermarket chain Coles to serve customers in urban areas through robotic customer fulfilment centres (CFCs), and customers in less populated areas using its pick-from store software.