Global floorcare market leader Vax is enjoying huge growth in its ‘direct to consumer’ e-commerce channel, because of very low overheads and bigger margins
The Nation’s Favourite Coffee Shop, Costa Coffee, is granting all our wishes this Christmas, with the launch of its sumptuous Limited Edition Christmas menu, in stores nationwide on Friday 1 November. With its iconic Christmas cups marking the official start
Online wine retailer Laithwaites wanted to improve the protection performance of its packaging while also eradicating plastic from its portfolio. The company turned to packaging experts DS Smith to ensure these ambitious targets were realised.
Premium potted fruit brand, Nature’s Finest has announced that this week it will start to move its range of fruit pots into new shelf coloured trays. Rolling out nationwide, the trays have been designed to colour coordinate with the fruit
itsu launches first ever integrated marketing campaign to support sales of gyoza in both restaurants and grocery
itsu, the innovative, Asian-inspired food brand, is launching its first and largest ever integrated marketing campaign, uniting both branches of the business – restaurants and [grocery] – for the first time with one, all-encompassing message: GO GYOZA!
Just for Pets had plenty to celebrate this month, riding high on strong sales performance after the culmination of a two year recovery plan and scooping a coveted Pet Retailer of the Year 2019 Award.
Homeowners and renters are chucking good quality furniture or homewares, says British Heart Foundation
Thousands of UK adults are choosing to bin household items or furniture that could be otherwise recycled, reused or donated, according to a new British Heart Foundation shops survey.
Click and regret: Brits wasting over half a billion pounds every year online on unwanted goods, Gekko finds
A new report – Click and Regret- from marketing agency Gekko has today revealed the shocking waste now involved with online shopping. According to the survey, £641m is the astonishing figure consumers are wasting online every year buying goods they
Wincanton, the largest British third-party logistics (3PL) company, has won a 12-month contract to provide warehouse space and fulfilment-operations for Stuffstr, the social enterprise dedicated to reducing waste by allowing consumers to sell back no longer used items of clothing
Brockmans, the fast-growing super-premium gin business, has appointed former Diageo chief executive Paul Walsh to its Advisory Board, as it finalises a new five-year growth plan designed to double sales.
Central England Co-op has officially opened its new store in Leicestershire – creating 20 new jobs and investing £1.8 million in the area.
Innovative dressing brand Tigg’s has launched its three-strong range into 400 Tesco prepared salad chillers. The Bold Beetroot & Honey, Subtle Pepper & Mustard, and Smokin’ Tomato & Chilli variants are set to revolutionise the dressings industry when they hit
The Barbie Store Fashion Pop up has landed in Liverpool ONE. Opened on 11 October, the six-week pop-up will debut limited edition clothing for kids aged three+, adults’ apparel, and fun Barbie accessories for kids and adults that includes tote
With so much of the UK’s time spent scrolling social media or glued to a TV screen, Nature Valley is on a mission to get people outdoors connecting with nature and feeling revitalised as a result.
Helping retailers to improve store planning and the flow of footfall, Checkpoint Systems – a global leader in source to shopper solutions – has launched an innovative solution: the One Way Surveillance Sensor.
Top 50 Indies forecourt operator, Motor Fuel Group (MFG) announces that it has signed an agreement to purchase the south-west of England forecourt operator, Symonds Retail Limited.
Research conducted with over 2,000 consumers by Qudini, a London-based retail software company, reveals that some of the UK's best known High Street brands are considered irrelevant by youth demographics.
Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I, a proud part of Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), announces that its global brand, Budweiser, has launched a new partnership with Sergio Ramos, football champion and current captain of Real Madrid and the Spanish national team, as
Retail footfall has declined by 10% over the last seven years, the latest figures from the BRC-Springboard show.
Launched into WHSmith Travel from 30 September with an RRP of £3.00, the new Plant Based Bircher bowls can be enjoyed cold on the go or warmed in the microwave. Positioned to appeal to time poor, health conscious consumers, each
Spar retailers across the north of England have enjoyed a two day festive retailer event, hosted by Spar wholesaler for the North of England, James Hall & Co.
Regeneration experts Queensberry, in partnership with Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council, have announced that Sports Direct and Coffee Boy will take space in the £180 million transformative town centre scheme that combines retail, leisure and cultural uses in the heart of Barnsley.
Emma, the UK’s Most Awarded Mattress (Emma-Mattress.co.uk), has today announced Dr. Verena Senn as its new Head of Sleep Expert Taskforce (SET), a new sleep-science specialist division within the research and development team. After earning her PhD in Neurobiology from
This Christmas is set to be even cheekier with the introduction of a new Cheeky Elf Self-Treat bar, the perfect sized chocolate bite to brighten up the day, with Thorntons signature milk chocolate infused with a hint of special toffee
Award-winning digital marketing agency Search Laboratory has launched a new whitepaper detailing how businesses can adapt their online strategy to increase sales.