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Amazon next day delivery claim banned by ASA

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has banned Amazon from makings its current “Unlimited One-Day Delivery” claim.

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5 Minutes With Ulf Timmermann, CEO, Reichelt

Tell us about the Reichelt story. Reichelt was founded in May 1969 by Angelika Reichelt and her husband. Its first item for sale was an antenna amplifier






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Amazon to be banned from using ‘next day delivery’ claim

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) is set to rule that Amazon will be banned from claiming it can guarantee next day delivery for its Prime customers. According to The Times, the ASA believes Amazon’s “unlimited one-day delivery” claims are misleading, and Amazon will be told to remove it from its website and advertising. Instead, Amazon will be forced to make it clear that some items are not able to be delivered the next day.






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BRC: The North and Yorkshire beat London for online retail searches

The North and Yorkshire regions represented the highest portion of Google searches for the second quarter of 2018, with 26 per cent compared to Greater London’s 23 per cent.






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M&S to allow online returns in Simply Food stores

Marks & Spencer has expanded its click & collect service so as to allow customers to now be able to make online returns at its Simply Food stores. While customers could previously collect their online orders in Simply Food stores, items could only be returned at larger-format M&S stores. READ MORE: M&S creates data skills academy to train thousands of employees The new solution, in partnership with Doddle, enables customers to both collect and return their orders in one place at hundreds of M&S food stores.






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Sainsbury’s ex-CEO calls for Amazon to pay proper taxes

The former chief executive of Sainsbury’s has urged government authorities to “make Amazon pay fair share of tax”. Justin King, who was at the helm of the Big 4 retailer for a decade before stepping down in 2014, told Sky News that the British tax system needed to be overhauled to prevent online companies like Amazon from having “an unfair advantage”






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Is Clicks-to-Bricks the new Brick-to-Clicks?

Between the turn of the millennium and 2009, online retail sales increased by some 5000 per cent, accounting for just under seven per cent of total retail sales for the year.






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The Hut Group increases bank borrowing to £795m for acquisition spree

The Hut Group has increased its banking facilities to more than $1 billion (£795 million), giving it the power to accelerate its acquisition spree. Banks have given the online beauty retail group,  which specialises in beauty and cosmetics, with a £195 million banking facility, adding to the £600 million revolving credit facility it secured in May






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Zalando to open first bricks-and-mortar beauty store

Zalando is poised to open its first beauty store in Berlin this weekend, as it joins a growing list of traditionally online-only retailers expanding into bricks-and-mortar retail. The firm, which trades all over Europe, is also using the store to prop up its beauty and cosmetics credentials after it first started selling branded beauty products online in Germany in March.






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Amazon Prime Day loses $90m due to outage but still breaks records

Amazon’s longest Prime Day ever managed to break records once again despite major technical glitches dogging the first few hours of the sales event. This year marked the third year in a row the online giant had surpassed all previous sales figures, including its Black Friday and Cyber Monday events. Although Amazon doesn’t disclose sales figures for its Prime Day events, it was adamant that its initial technical glitches didn’t severely impact its overall results.






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