Boohoo Group today confirmed it is in exclusive talks to buy Arcadia brands Dorothy Perkins, Wallis and Burton. If the talks result in a deal, that is likely to mean that the three Arcadia brands would trade as online only brands, and their high street stores would close
Starship Technologies, provider of autonomous delivery services to. Among others the Co-op, has hit he milestone of making 1 million autonomous deliveries with its robots. It has also secured an additional $17m in finding to continue to expand.
The British Retail Consortium (BRC) is urging the UK retail industry to grab the opportunity of a post-pandemic rebuild to create a more sustainable industry – and is looking at how to educate both retailers and consumers in the coming months to make this happen
More than half (57%) of UK online shoppers worry that the rise in online shopping is a threat to the environment, with the pandemic seeing around a fifth (19%) planning to be more sustainable this Christmas.
More than a third (36%) of Brits are buying more from companies with strong environmental credentials as priorities shift during the pandemic, SME and consumer research shows, with 34% of them knowingly paying extra for greener products and services