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Matchesfashion creates 200 jobs at new distribution centre

Fashion retailer Matchesfashion is ramping up its online operations by opening a new distribution centre in west London. The new facility situated near Heathrow Airport is set to open in 2018 and will create 200 jobs for the surrounding area. Hailed as a “significant evolution” in the retailer’s operation the new hub reportedly has potential to grow to more then 500,000sq ft and handle more than 4 million shipments by 2020.

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The Entertainer nabs Tesco director John Driscoll

Toy retailer The Entertainer has announced that former Tesco director John Driscoll has been appointed as its new commercial director. Driscoll will leave his role as category director at Tesco, where he has spent over a decade. Prior to his current role which he has held for nearly four years, he acted as senior buying manager at the grocer for nine years.






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Walmart ends overnight shifts at 430 Neighborhood Markets

It's a move aimed to boost customer service, according to the retailer, but workers are complaining that stocking and cleaning is difficult when stores are busy.






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Walmart will rely on permanent workers, not seasonal employees, for holidays

Walmart will rely on own workforce for the holiday rush, the retailer said.






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Here’s what a Toys R Us bankruptcy means for toymakers: More clarity ahead of the holidays

Since news broke that Toys R Us was weighing bankruptcy, the retailer's vendors have been punished by the Street.






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Here’s what a Toys R Us bankruptcy means for toymakers: More clarity ahead of the holidays

Since news broke that Toys R Us was weighing bankruptcy, the retailer's vendors have been punished by the Street.






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Here’s what a Toys R Us bankruptcy means for toymakers: More clarity ahead of the holidays

Since news broke that Toys R Us was weighing bankruptcy, the retailer's vendors have been punished by the Street.






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Suppliers halt shipments to Toys R Us as it teeters on bankruptcy

Toys R Us has seen numerous suppliers scale back shipments while it struggles to stay out of bankruptcy, according to Bloomberg. The US-based toy retailer is currently in talks with lenders hoping to secure a loan which would allow it to continue trading while it executes a recovery operation through bankruptcy proceedings






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Target employees migrate to mobile Zebra device

The Apple iPod Touch is no longer the tool of choice for Target's store associates, as the retailer switches over to an Android mobile device.






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New Look scraps Paula Dumont Lopez appointment

New Look has scrapped the appointment of its new chief creative officer Paula Dumont Lopez following the shock resignation of its chief executive earlier this month. In June, it was announced that Zara’s Zara head of basics and Espirit’s current head of womenswear Dumont Lopez would replace outgoing veteran Roger Wightman at New Look






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