Luxury brands need to continually innovate to improve the customer buying experience, say premium bedding brands, Nimbus and The Fine Bedding Company
AF Blakemore is celebrating after three of its responsible business programmes were reaccredited for a second year in the Business in the Community Responsible Business Awards 2016. Blakemore Fine Foods Producer Growth Scheme, Blakemore Logistics’ Sustainability Programme and the AF Blakemore
Ahmad Tea, a leading British tea company, is thrilled to announce the launch of its Cold Brew Teas range in time for summer. This is an exciting innovation, as iced tea becomes an increasingly fashionable trend with consumers in the
Do you know your pilsner from your porter, your stout from your saison? Over the past two years, nearly three new breweries have opened in Britain every week, brewing an enormous variety of styles: bitters, porters, stouts, pale ales, milds,
Seventeen manufacturers were honoured by Compassion in World Farming at their Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards where farm animal welfare may have reached a significant tipping point as food businesses from all corners of the globe were recognised at the
A new report released by consultancy Elixirr, In partnership with Women in Retail, is highlighting the commercial advantage of more women in the boardroom and is a call to action for retailers. The Women in Retail study has interviewed over 70
Suppliers are exploiting a lack of transparency in the IT market to inflate product prices, according to the annual KnowledgeBus IT Margins Benchmarking Study. Now in its fourth year, the study shows that the practice of charging excessive margins by suppliers
Clarks, a leading UK producer of maple syrup and natural sweeteners, launches a new-to-market range of squeezable dessert sauces made with chicory root fibre syrup and carob syrup - natural, lower sugar alternatives, rich in fibre with a low GI.
PayPal is urging British online businesses to take advantage of the spending spree in the lead-up to 4 July – the latest international shopping holiday following Chinese New Year and Valentine’s Day. According to the National Retail Federation in the US,
Foods offering a reduced sugar option without compromising on taste are becoming increasingly relevant to a wider number of consumers. To offer its jam loving customers a healthier alternative, Streamline will be introducing its 40% more fruit, 30% less
Shopping centre owner intu’s long term strategy to attract new visitors to London’s largest borough is continuing with four more vibrant retailers forming part of intu Bromley’s revitalised retail and leisure offer. British lifestyle brand Joules, worldwide holiday company Kuoni, fashion
FEBA (European Federation of Food Banks), FoodDrinkEurope and EuroCommerce have launched a new guide to encourage and make it easier for food manufacturers and retailers to donate their food surpluses to food banks. With around 100m tonnes of food wasted annually
Tesco has confirmed it will open a finest pop-up wine bar in London’s Soho this summer.
Premium tyre manufacturer Michelin has launched a new integrated digital strategy with the support of Leeds-based marketing automation specialist Force24.
Tyrrells has chosen Victoria as its base to expand its brand into the Australian and Asia Pacific markets. Minister for Industry and Employment Wade Noonan today welcomed Tyrrells’ decision to invest in Victorian food processing company Yarra Valley Snack Foods, which
European e-commerce can continue to flourish and escape burdensome red tape despite Brexit, says MetaPack
With complex trade negotiations about to begin, MetaPack, a global leader in e-commerce delivery technology, has today stated that European e-commerce can continue to flourish and escape burdensome red tape despite last week’s European Referendum result. According to
Product availability and a convenient location are the two most highly influential factors when it comes to where British shoppers choose to buy their groceries from – according to Nielsen’s Global Retail-Growth Strategies Survey. The survey on grocery shopping habits,
Shop Direct, the UK’s second largest pureplay online retailer, has continued its investment in big data and personalisation by hiring Gael Decoudu as head of data science and digital analytics.
With global maple water sales predicted to hit $994m by 2020 and interest in the States booming, DRINKmaple, America’s leading brand, is hoping the launch of an exciting educational marketing campaign in the UK will see them replicating its US
Barclaycard, the global payments company, today celebrates the 50 year anniversary of launching the UK’s first ever credit card. The landmark moment created a societal shift in the way consumers and businesses buy and sell across the country. Since the introduction
Childs Farm, the UK’s fastest growing natural baby and toddler toiletries brand, has announced the launch of its new baby range for newborns exclusively in nationwide Boots stores. The new range contains natural, ‘free-from’ and delicious smelling ingredients, with each
Verifone today announced that it will provide Aldi France with 3,200 payment devices designed to accept all cashless payments including contactless and mobile wallets. Aldi France operates 900 retail locations and is a unit of Group Aldi, a leader
Increased use of self-service kiosks would lead to more customer visits at fast food chains, Tillster study finds
The increased use of self-service kiosks would lead to more customer visits at fast food chains, according to a new study by Tillster, a leading provider of restaurant digital ordering and engagement products and services, which powers Burger King and
The UK affiliate of Indian conglomerate The Godrej Group has announced plans to expand its UK offering with the appointment of Robinson Young to manage distribution for certain ranges within the Soft & Gentle, Cuticura, PRO:VOKE Touch Of Silver and
Trace One, the global leader in private label management software, today announced it has signed a four-year contract with Delhaize, extending the scope of their relationship. In addition to the Trace One Packaging solution, deployed in 2011, Delhaize has chosen Trace