It’s time to start waking up to Click & Collect – not as a fulfillment afterthought – but as integral to the retail experience of the future. 12.75m UK consumare too valuable to be ignored. That’s the number that now prefer
Leading popcorn brand Metcalfe’s is to launch two new sharing bag size formats in late October, with the initial launch packs featuring characters from Disney•Pixar’s Incredibles 2. Alongside the characters that children and families know and love, the sharing bags will
Scandinavian food specialists, ScandiKitchen, will launch a collection of premium jams available through their website and on Ocado this September. Produced in Sweden, the jams will be a true taste of the Scandinavian landscape coming in Wild Cloudberry, Wild Lingonberry and
Bangladeshi tea brand Teatulia has launched in the UK with a new brand identity by Here Design. This expansion coincides with the opening of a flagship store in Covent Garden where its range of organic teas will be available. Here’s
Belvoir Fruit Farms is feeling festive and keen to share the mood with a raft of seasonal drinks including the return of the limited-edition Christmas label for its Elderflower Pressé which proved so popular last year. Boasting a jolly, holly illustration
Spar is helping shoppers keep toasty this autumn with the launch of a brand new range of soups in bestselling flavours. With an RSP of £1.80, the soups are available in the top three market flavours in an ideal single serve
British leather goods maker, Tusting, has relaunched with a fresh new identity and voice by London-based branding agency Straight Forward Design. For five generations, the family-run manufacturer has designed and created top-grade leather goods for some of the most iconic British
Bring Digital’s risqué content marketing campaign for Ann Summers — which involved encouraging the general public to embark on a month-long sex position challenge earlier this year for couple’s appreciation month — won three prestigious marketing industry awards this week.
Canderel, the UK’s leading low-calorie sugar alternative brand, has launched an on-pack promotion offering consumers the chance to win up to £1,000 instantly. With a variety of cash prizes up for grabs, the promotion will run on Canderel red 75g jars
Johnnie Walker, the world’s No.1 Scotch Whisky, today opens its first flagship experiential retail store in Madrid. The exciting new space, which promises to become a leading destination for Scotch lovers and whisky novices alike, plays host to a wide variety
Birchbox, the first ever beauty subscription box and largest in the UK, has redefined its online retail process by unveiling a new web design, offering its core ‘casual beauty consumer’ a personalised way to discover, learn about and purchase the
H&M Group’s latest fashion offer, Arket, has officially opened its first store in the West Midlands within the Bullring Estate, Birmingham. Arket’s new 13,000sq ft regional flagship store is located on Bullring’s upper level. Designed by an in house team, the
Retail intelligence experts Springboard have collaborated with The NPD Group to publish their second hospitality report, providing major insights on trends in the eating out market in the UK. The report explores the two year period from the Brexit referendum
Arsenal players past and present have come together to launch ArsenalDirect’s Christmas video this year. Under-23s coach Freddie Ljungberg and former left-back Nigel Winterburn join forces to unravel the lights for the tree, before Academy Manager Per Mertesacker provides the finishing
The Bullring Estate, comprising the Bullring, Grand Central, and Link Street, has announced that designer brands, Kurt Geiger, Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger, are all opening new stores at Bullring, Birmingham’s iconic shopping destination, before Christmas.
Retail IT consultancy and technology firm REPL Group has successfully collaborated with UK-based multi-national retailer Marks & Spencer on a major workforce management proof of concept that is set to transform work scheduling for 80,000 staff. The project delivered a robust
Regulators ban Iceland’s “political” palm oil-related Christmas ad…but retailer launches campaign on YouTube
Retailer Christmas adverts have been the source of much anticipation in the weeks building up to the big day in recent years, with retailers blowing their advertising budgets to ensure their advert becomes the most talked about of the season. For
Fashion retailer Apricot is preparing to open a new store, bringing the total to 14 stores across the country. Supported by the FM Retail software solution, the store will offer the latest trends in womenswear clothing. Womenswear retailer Apricot is
Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, tomorrow launches its debut UK Christmas TV advert turning the spotlight on the real shopkeepers who are the heroes of Britain’s high streets.
Westfield ’10 years in the making’ report explores social-economic impact of its centres in the capital
An independent report, ‘10 Years in the Making – the Socio-Economic Impact of Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield Centres in London’, reveals for the first time the socio-economic impact of Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield destinations. The report was launched to coincide with the 10th anniversary of Westfield
Health & Hygiene Ltd UK is launching a new product, designed to give consumers a complete care system for oral health. Protector announces the world’s first “Complete Antibacterial Toothbrush” for Oral Hygiene that incorporates pioneering d2p Antibacterial Technology. Health & Hygiene
Joint owners of centre:mk, Hermes Investment Management, the £35.3 billion manager, and AustralianSuper, have announced that Virgin Holidays biggest ever store, totaling over 1,700 sq ft, has now officially opened within Milton Keynes’ leading retail destination. The £500,000 flagship ‘v-room’ is
New research from Nielsen shows Irish people are willing to educate themselves when it comes to environmental awareness and recycling grocery products and believe it’s the responsibility of retailers to reduce the amount of packaging used on grocery products.
Luxury gin brand, Old Curiosity, will be in the pink this Christmas with its first, colour-changing festive gin. Rather than the classic Christmas reds, this year the innovative distillery’s unique new tipple transforms from a festive blush to a vibrant
The Lexicon the joint venture partnership between Legal & General and Schroder UK Real Estate Fund, today announced the arrival of three new tenants into Bracknell town centre. Between them, the trio will take 36,000sq ft. Matalan, the British fashion and
John Lewis & Partners has implemented Paragon’s Live Management software to increase the efficiency of its nationwide operation. The retailer will now be able to share real-time delivery information across its store network, allowing each location to better manage the