Amazon installs collection lockers in Co-op stores

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Amazon has joined forces with Co-operative Group to host its collection lockers in the grocer’s stores, allowing customers to pick up goods ordered online at their convenience. The lockers have been installed in four London stores – Chelsea, Edenbridge, New Malden and Parsons Green, and two further shops in Alderley Edge and Stockport.

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Online retail in UK set to top £77bn in 2012

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The UK’s online retail market is set to grow 13 per cent in 2012 – cashing in a huge £77bn. The forecast further strengthens the UK’s position as a global leader in the market, second only to the US in terms of market value. The market has exploded in recent years, with 30 per cent of all cross border trade in Europe, going through UK retailers.

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La Redoute hits the streets with new street shopping mobile application

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French shopping giant La Redoute is opening virtual shops in 10 large towns throughout France – and running a treasure hunt in augmented reality, with 372 gifts to win – as part of the launch of its new Street Shopping app as the company enters the mobile retail space.

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