Month: January 2017

H&M reports shift towards online and digital

H&M has said that it saw a clear shift towards online and digital in its latest financial year, although it also it still made financial sense to continue to invest in stores.

Alibaba looks set to expand to the real world

In an example of the blending off and online experience, Alibaba is leading a bid to take a department store chain private. Alibaba has but in a bid of $2.6 billion for mall operator InTime as the Chinese ecommerce giant looks to expand onto the high street. Control of Intime will also allow the ecommerce… Read more »

Lego debuts Lego Life for kids

Lego has launched a new social network specifically 5 to 13 year olds, a mobile app inviting children to join creative challenges in a safe online environment. Now that Disney is closing Club Penguin this could presage a new way to communicate with the youngest members of society. While Club Penguin is to be replaced… Read more »

Tesco rolls Payqwiq out across the UK

The supermarket giant has made its PayQwiq service available in every UK store, including its Extra, Metro and Express formats, following “positive feedback” from shoppers during an initial trial.