Bonmarche full year 2017 online sales up 34.5% The company stated that its full-year pre-tax profit would be in line with expectations following a difficult trading period. Bonmarche has moved to make significant cost savings through increased operational efficiency and reduced marketing spend. Read more.

Iceland partners with JD.com to launch in China The UK-based retailer will sell its own-label products and third party brands on a newly created online store hosted by JD.com. The Chinese business has added 20,000 brands since its Worldwide division started partnering with international retailers. Read more.

Sainsbury’s to trial electric bike delivery service as part of sustainability push The retailer is piloting grocery deliveries by electric cargo bikes in South London. The test will assess whether the bikes offer a more efficient and environmentally friendly model for deliveries. Read more.

Cos to open new regional flagship store in the Liverpool One shopping centre The 5,700 sq ft store is set to open in May. Cos is the latest in a line of brands to call Liverpool One home as the shopping centre rises in popularity as a destination for retailers in the North West. Read more.

Debenhams reports digital growth of 9.7% for H1 The company is accelerating its turnaround strategy in response to difficult market conditions and praised the performance of its new-format retail stores and digital division. Debenhams plans to roll out the new format to around 35% of stores. Read more.

Majestic Wines announces plans to up investment in customer acquisition The retailer plans to spend more than its current £12m per year after new information has shown a greater than previously thought investment opportunity. The project will reduce EBIT in the coming year by between £2m to £3m. Read more.