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Thursday, January 31, 2013
H&M plans for Chinese invasion
H&M are planning rapid growth in China with the addition of 325 stores in 2013, the clothing giant are also planning store growth within the US.

Monday, January 21, 2013
Major Film and Music distributors back HMV rescue bid
Major corporations including Warner Music, Universal Music, Sony Pictures and 20th Century Fox have moved to support HMV.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Ocado reports high festive sales
Ocado, which delivers groceries to Waitrose, has seen sales rise to £91 million after a strong Christmas sales period.

Tuesday, January 15, 2013
HMV enters administration
HMV is to appoint accountancy firm Deloitte as its administrator after the company failed to secure additional funding to restructure its business.

Wednesday, January 09, 2013
Sainsbury’s have reported record-breaking sales
A strong Christmas period has seen Sainsbury's report record-breaking sales, reporting like-for-like sales increases of 0.9 per cent over the Christmas period.

Tuesday, January 08, 2013
Limited online presence impacts Morrisons
Morrisons have stated that it is looking to accelerate its multi-channel delivery after poor sales over the Christmas period.

Thursday, January 03, 2013
Online SMEs look to 2013 for growth
UK online retailers are expecting 2013 to bring greater sales and increased consumer spending according to research carried out by the Royal Mail.