Retail isn’t just changing; it’s traversing ‘through the looking glass’ to a place where everything is different. New technologies, the global economic crisis and changing shopping habits have fuelled this journey. Omnichannel, for years a fashionable buzzword, is now manifesting
KETTLE Chips is well recognised as the original and leading premium crisp in the UK, and continues to grow strongly ahead of the category in both volume and value terms. The brand is worth in excess of £100m in retail
Orders of cake tins and other bakeware are flying out of What More UK's manufacturing facility as the Lancashire-based business experiences its busiest period for baking product sales.
The last three months of the year are when 50% of What More
New research from Barclaycard has revealed that retailers are struggling to cope with the volume of refund requests they feel obliged to grant, despite items being unfit for resale.
Retailers are stuck between accommodating shoppers’ demands and balancing their bottom line,
The UK’s largest independent toy retailer, The Entertainer, has unveiled its biggest ever Christmas TV campaign, entitled ‘The Tale of the Magical Penny’ featuring the voice of recently OBE awarded iconic actor, Brian Blessed. The commercial was unveiled in
Aimia Inc., the data-driven marketing and loyalty analytics company, has signed a multi-year contract with Musgrave, owner of SuperValu, Ireland’s leading grocery retailer, to revamp its Real Rewards Program, underpinned by the Aimia Loyalty Platform.
Aimia has provided strategic support
A survey of 250 British retail decision-makers released today by Global-e, the cross-border e-commerce specialist, reveals that the majority (59%) of British retailers consider the US to be the most important retail e-commerce market. However, less than half (44%) of
Butcher’s Pet Care has appointed Geoff Eaton as group chairman to bring independent leadership to the board as it seeks to deliver an ambitious international growth strategy.
Eaton, who boasts a career spanning 36 years, has extensive international leadership experience. He
Worldpay has announced a major milestone in helping UK retailers reduce the complexity and cost associated with gaining PCI compliance by becoming the first payment acquirer to be able to offer customers a complete end to end omni-channel payments service
Following the huge success of Iceland’s real mums vlogging campaign earlier this year, the UK retailer has extended its partnership with the UK’s only mummy vlogging network, Channel Mum. In a media first, planned and brokered by independent media agency
Marking the only major retail scheme to launch in the UK in 2016, Hammerson’s latest regeneration project, Victoria Gate in Leeds, today opens its doors to the public.
The £165m scheme, adjacent to Hammerson’s Victoria Quarter arcade, forms part of the
Soletrader has seen conversion rates rise by 30% on its main UK and outlet websites since implementing independent accreditation, money-back guarantees and customer review technology from Trusted shops.
The British shoe retailer appointed Trusted Shops to provide its verified Trustmark 12
The IMRG Capgemini eRetail Sales Index has revealed online sales growth of +16% year-on-year (YoY) in September. The September performance tops off a strong quarter, with the Index recording the highest quarterly growth (+17%) since Q1 2014, and notably coinciding
Applied Data Corp. (ADC), a leading provider of fresh food, recipe and scales management software to the grocery retail and food service industries, announces that Auchan Romania, a hypermarket chain headquartered in Bucharest, Romania with 33 stores, has selected ADC’s
The latest grocery share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks ending 9 October 2016, show Tesco increasing sales by 1.3% – marking a return to growth for the UK’s largest retailer for the first time since
As part of its continued pilot programme, bfresh has selected Pricer to roll out its system for Electronic Shelf Labels (ESL) for future stores. Created by Fresh Formats, an Ahold Delhaize company established in 2014 to explore and develop new
Polymer Logistics has announced the implementation of a range of its retail-ready packaging (RRP) solutions by award winning “Sewell on the go”. Sewell, recent national winner of the prestigious Forecourt Trader of the Year Award, will initially deploy Polymer Logistics
UK food and grocery businesses must engage with shoppers on a much more emotional level than they currently do in order to deliver growth, according to new research unveiled today by IGD chief executive Joanne Denney-Finch.
Speaking at IGD’s Big Debate
Category and shopper management specialist Bridgethorne has urged FMCG suppliers to be better prepared for potential cost price discussions with retail multiples, following Tesco’s temporary suspension of Marmite and other Unilever brands.
As the pound hits a 31-year low, UK retailers continue to take advantage of the post-Brexit climate as international consumers flock to bag a Great British Bargain, according to the latest figures from Worldpay.
In the ten weeks following the referendum,
Fifteen years after it first opened the doors of its Tower House store in London’s Covent Garden, Ellis Brigham Mountain Sports has just had a major refurbishment. The company, still family-owned and run since 1933, completes the revamp ahead of
British cooked meat brand, WELLY, is living up to its name as it launches a new campaign that encourages both adults and children to grab their wellies and head outside. The WELLY ‘Puddle of the Year’ photography competition will
Manor Walks is delighted to announce a brand new Holland and Barrett store will be opening this month, for what they hope to be a healthy and successful start to their trading and presence in Cramlington's bustling shopping and leisure
Despite initial fears that the UK’s vote to leave the European Union (EU) would damage consumer confidence, Brits have continued shopping and spending. This “Brexit bounce” is set to gift UK retailers bumper growth this Christmas, according to the latest
Pots & Co., makers of Michelin-standard desserts, is marking its expansion across Europe with a sweep of international listings. From the Netherlands to France, Poland and Ireland, the company is growing alongside demand for great-quality puddings.
Netherlands’ Albert Heijn, the
New research from British Gas Business shows that a worrying number of Britain's small to medium-sized (SME) businesses do not consider loss of energy supply to be a major risk to their business.
Only 17% believe this to be a threat