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EU Commission investigates Amazon over independent seller data use

Amazon has found itself at the centre of an investigation led by the European Commission into the online giant’s use of sensitive data from independent retailers that use its marketplace to sell. The Commission has stated that Amazon, as both a product seller and a marketplace, appears to be using …

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Debenhams will ‘consider any firm offer from Mike Ashley’ but continue with emergency funding plans

Struggling department store chain, Debenhams has stated it would consider any firm takeover offer from Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct, but will continue with its emergency funding plans. Ashley’s Sports Direct revealed after market close last night that it was considering making an offer to buy Debenhams. However, Debenhams stated that …

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Toys R Us Canada launches major marketing campaign with Toronto Blue Jays sponsorship

Toys ‘R’ Us Canada appears to not be shying away from marketing spend this year, having signed a three-year sponsorship deal with the Canadian baseball team, the Toronto Blue Jays. The national campaign will include family activations, birthday celebrations and key marketing promotions, as it looks to drive engagement with …

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Northern Ireland’s Whites celebrates 25 years with Toymaster buying group

It was 63 years ago that Whites first opened its doors to residents of the Northern Irish town of Omagh, with its offering of hardware supplies and gifts. This week the store’s current owner of the family-run business, Ivor White was handed a plaque in recognition of 25 years’ membership …

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The Entertainer grows year on year profits by 31 per cent

“Our ambitious growth agenda will continue after our exciting start to the year with the acquisition of ELC and we will continue to look at every opportunity to expand our presence both nationally and internationally.”

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