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Retail rebound | Myth busting business in China | From bricks to clicks

 
Retail rebound
 
A survey from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) has reported that warmer weather, bank holidays and the royal wedding led to a boost in retail sales in May.
 
Total sales rose by 4.1 per cent in comparison to one year earlier, the fastest pace for more than four years. The BRC noted that retail conditions remained tough but were welcome after the freezing start to 2018.
 
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The Myths of doing business with China
 
Far from being a closed market, setting up shop in China is not as daunting as you might think. Over the last decade China has changed dramatically, and the opportunities are immense.
 
Check out some myth busting tips before you consider entering the $10 trillion market that’s growing at a staggering 7 per cent a year.
 
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From bricks to clicks
 
Luxury homeware brand Amara has become a global e-commerce success, but how do you go from being two people with a business idea to an 85+ strong team running one of the UK’s fastest growing home furnishing sites?
 
Find out how Andrew and Sam Hood have invested in the culture of the people that work for them, put the customer at the centre at all times and overcome logistics challenges.
 
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Thursday 7 June 2018

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