House of Fraser is planning to bring out a new service that delivers customers their products within 13 hours of ordering, and even before they leave to go to work.
UK footfall dropped considerably in the during September, when the warm weather stopped consumers purchasing winter products, even though August had proved to be a lucrative month.
US retailers may begin their Black Friday sales as early as 8am on Thanksgiving itself this year.
Clothing retailer Gap have revealed plans to create 63,000 new jobs for the festive season, which will be dispersed throughout the company including the e-commerce site.
UK retailer Marks & Spencer has revealed plans to launch 38 brand new stores in India by the year 2016 – which will boost the number of branches to 80.
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