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Snapchat partners with Amazon to bolster shopping services

Picture messaging app Snapchat will soon allow users to order items they photograph directly from Amazon. Just when you thought Snapchat had fallen under the radar, and was no longer important for business, it’s partnered with online giant Amazon to create an innovative new shopping service. Developers at Snapchat have been testing a new way

Editor’s View: “Online does not have to kill the bricks and mortar star”

They say video killed the radio star, but that’s not really true anymore, is it? Yes, when video first came out it caused a disruptive ripple to run throughout the radio industry. Some channels lost listeners, while others didn’t even survive long after, but those who embraced new innovations and inventions in the media arts

Prime Day challenges Black Friday and Cyber Monday to become top day for e-commerce

Online retailer Amazon could see record-breaking sales figures as Amazon Prime day gets underway tomorrow. Amazon’s Prime day is expected to create a huge July sales bubble which could top Cyber Friday and Black Friday figures, says the e-commerce home delivery specialist ParcelHero. The parcel comparison experts say Prime Day, July 11, is likely to

London warehouses unable to keep up with ecommerce growth

The city of London is failing to keep up with demand from online retailers for warehouse space, a new study suggests. According to real estate adviser, Colliers International, the supply of industrial floor space in London is currently around 6.1m ft2, allowing for just eight months’ supply at current levels of take-up. In 2010, there

New programme to help independent retailers accelerate growth

A new programme has launched in the UK to support independent retailers in driving their businesses forward. Online information hub Inside Retail has partnered with global consultancy firm G by Grant Thornton to launch the year-long initiative. The Retail Growth Programme is designed to equip business owners with the support they need to achieve their

Solange Azagury-Partridge teams up with Amazon Fashion for a third season

Acclaimed jewellery designer to the stars, Solange Azagury-Partridge, has partnered with Amazon Fashion to offer consumers affordable designs for a third season. New for AW16, the designer has put a sparkling twist on her famous Hotlips rings in a range exclusive to Amazon. The rings, crafted in sterling silver and hand painted with a lacquer