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By Chris Dawson May 4, 2020 - 10:35 am

WDP and InPost secure partnership for the vulnerable during pandemic

WDP, a drug and alcohol charity, has teamed up with InPost to offer their Capital Card users access to essential items during the coronavirus pandemic, through 24/7 contact-free delivery to local InPost lockers. Users of the WDP Capital Card earn points by engaging in drug and

Maersk Growth investment boosts Huboo’s growth plans

Maersk Growth investment recently announced an investment in Huboo, the UK-based multi-channel fulfillment service for ecommerce businesses of all sizes. Huboo’s software platform provides professional, flexible and affordable fulfillment services that enable ecommerce businesses of any scale to deliver products to customers. The solution is particularly

GS1 UK appoints Anne Godfrey as next CEO

GS1 UK have revealed that Anne Godfrey will join in August as its new CEO. Anne is currently the CEO of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH), a role she has held since January 2016. Prior to joining CIEH, Anne previously held senior positions at

Customer experience insight platform Chattermill raises $8M

Chattermill the platform giving brands a complete insight into their customer experience have just raised $8million in a series A funding round according to TechCrunch. Customer feedback is vital in furthering business and gaining quick insights into what is working and why through the honest

CMA pauses sale of StubHub to viagogo for investigation

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) kicked off an investigation into the proposed sale of StubHub to viagogo, owned by Pugnacious Endeavors. They opened for questions regarding the proposed sale in December and have now issued an enforcement order to pause the merger until such

Amazon withdraws from Mobile World Congress over Coronavirus concerns

Amazon AWS were due to attend the Mobile World Congress later this month in Barcelona, due to coronavirus concerns they are the latest company to withdraw from it. “due to the outbreak and continued concerns about novel coronavirus, Amazon will withdraw from exhibiting and participating in

Amazon lends Deliveroo money to avoid cash crunch

'You've got a friend in me' says Amazon to Deliveroo as they offer the online resturant food delivery company a loan whilst their last funding round is being investigated. Bloomberg reports that despite it being uncertain how much money was lent by Amazon, Deliveroo now

When is free speech not free speech according to Amazon

When your employer puts out a statement with their long term aims and objectives and then you decide to disagree and go to the press as an employee saying you disagree with your employer you should expect a certain level of intolerance to come your

Connectivity & mobility from Amazon at CES 2020

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2020) began today and Amazon have announced that they will be displaying their automotive exhibit in booth 5616 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The stand will present information including how the company is working to help auto manufacturers and

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