Intelligence Node’s Sanjeev Sularia predicts the major technology changes that will hit the retail sector over the next few turbulent months
One in six of UK shoppers have switched their main grocery store in the last 12 months, TCC Global reveals
A study of over 1,500 shoppers by TCC Global, a leading global retail marketing company has found that one in six (16%) of all shoppers have switched their main store over the last 12 months. 39% of shoppers said that
Retail sales volumes grew modestly in the year to February, having fallen in January, according to the latest CBI quarterly Distributive Trades Survey. The survey of 128 firms, of which 64 were retailers, showed that sales volumes are expected to rise
ingapore’s online grocery market is set to triple in growth over the next three years, from S$130m (US$91m) to S$0.5bn (US$0.35bn) by 2020, according to brand-new forecasts unveiled today by international grocery research organisation IGD. At the end of 2016, IGD
Researchers at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) have discovered what in a TV advert triggers people to find the product online, by scanning the brains of a group of ‘guinea pig’ consumers. This group was shown the adverts of
Land Securities, the UK’s largest commercial property company, announces Models Own is to open its first inline flagship store outside London, and only its second in the country, at Trinity Leeds. The Models Own deal will introduce ‘Boxshop’, its branded
A new study that analyses the history of in-store customer experience and anticipates how the store of the future will look has been released. Carried out by Mood Media, global leader in elevating customer experience, the research highlights retail innovations that
Metcalfe’s skinny popcorn is delighted to announce that it has smashed its fundraising target for CLIC Sargent and can reveal that it will be extending the successful partnership for a further two years. The UK’s favourite premium popcorn had aimed to
A business in Stockport, set up by two friends, has become the most popular business using eBay in the world. musicMagpie, which was originally launched in a garage in the Greater Manchester town, recently surpassed a positive feedback score of five
Indecisive shoppers return millions of products a year that ‘didn’t look the same at home’, report finds
Millions of indecisive consumers in the UK have admitted to returning products bought for their home just because they didn’t look the same as they did online or in-store, research has found. Four in 10 shoppers said that products not looking
Just Eat, a leading global marketplace for online food delivery, has announced an important new partnership with CurryLife Magazine, known among its 100,000 strong readership as ‘the voice of the Curry Industry in Great Britain'. The collaboration marks a shared commitment
Warrens Bakery, one of the UK’s leading craft bakeries and the World’s oldest Cornish pasty maker, marks its foray into national expansion with the first franchise store opening in Birmingham.
Pandora leads a host of impressive new lettings at The Lexicon Bracknell, choosing to open one of its high-quality jewellery stores on The Avenue, The Lexicon’s premium shopping street. Taking a total of 1,389sq ft, the new store will showcase
Highest average January spend for online retail in seven years, IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index shows
UK online retail sales were up +12% year-on-year (YoY) in January, according to the latest figures from theIMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index. This represents a steady start to the year for online sales, having built on a solid performance in
KP Snacks is supporting Hula Hoops with a new TV campaign created by BMB. Backed by a £4.5m marketing campaign, BMB’s step-changing work marks a new strategy for Hula Hoops, in a push that will appeal to more households across the
Morrisons’ plans to recruit more British suppliers highlights supply chain risk, says Cranfield economist
Morrisons' plans to recruit 200 more British suppliers, following the revelation that only just over half the food eaten in the UK comes from local sources, signals the growing global supply chain risk; partly as a result of 2016’s political
Consumer goods giant, PZ Cussons, has collaborated with independent design agency, Hark, to launch the new Bayley’s of Bond Street brand. The perfumed anti-bacterial hand wash is the first product to be released from the new Bayley’s of Bond Street’s washing
As the leading light within the UK’s ‘heat free’ movement Coldpress has spent the last 12 months reinforcing its role as the category pacesetter within ‘nutritiously dense’ juices. This March sees Coldpress expand its ‘cold pressure’ portfolio yet further with a
With food-to-go taking a bigger bite of grocery markets around the world, Gavin Rothwell, senior retail insight Manager at grocery research organisation IGD, identifies the top five trends he believes will shape this sector in the future.
Screwfix has appointed Graham Smith to the role of marketing director.
Amazon.co.uk was the leading UK retailer in paid search advertising over the course of the last year according to new rankings released today by the Kantar Media company AdGooroo. The study – which ranked the top 20 UK paid search advertisers
One hundred and twenty five years after it first appeared on the market, iconic lip care brand, Lypsyl, owned by Alliance Pharmaceuticals, has launched a bold new advertising campaign to support its recently reformulated collection of seven lip balm sticks.
JDA Software Group, Inc., today announced that leading UK convenience food retailer the Co-op has chosen to implement a broad spectrum of JDA’s space planning and assortment solutions as part of its Retail Transformation Programme. The Co-op’s implementation of JDA
The unique ‘kidwalk’ from Morrisons follows new research revealing how children like to pick their own clothes from as young as five years old. 45% of parents will regularly ask their child’s opinion before purchasing a garment, and 81% of
Weekend-biased shopping and leisure occasions account for biggest chunk of food-to-go visits, new report finds
A new report on the Food to Go market, MCA’s Food to Go Market Report 2017, reveals that the sector’s growth is being driven by changing consumer attitudes: Food to Go is no longer predominantly a convenient option for workday