Forward thinking grocery retailers are adopting a data-centric approach to managing their businesses in turbulent economic times. That is according to a new white paper commissioned by retail data specialists rascal systems, who are launching a Master Data Management platform,
Connect, a new range of high-quality, bespoke 6mm glass divider screens is available now to help adjust retail environments and workspaces as businesses start to reopen and prepare for the ‘new normal’.
How lockdown will change the way retailers use home delivery technology, and what this means for consumer experience
If COVID-19 has taught us one thing it’s that, on the whole, we Brits love home delivery. On-demand goods delivered within hours of a click have been a lifeline for many in lockdown. Companies are working harder than ever to
pladis, the global snacking company behind some of the UK’s most loved and iconic brands, is giving some extra crunch to the snacking aisle with another ‘swavoury’ addition to its £13.3 million Flipz brand: Flipz Strawberry Cheesecake. Having launched in
Central England Co-op has teamed up with a popular independent cake producer to stock a special pack of cupcakes which will support NHS charities.
Baby food brand Mamamade reports 300% increase in sales as locked-down parents drive trend for adult standard weaning fare
Healthy home-made baby food company Mamamade (which launched in the UK in 2019) has reported a 300% increase in food orders since lockdown commenced in March and continues to grow at 40% MOM.
Retail employees, who prior to the health pandemic were assets to the business, have become invaluable as they continued to serve customers throughout lockdown while most people stayed home. To thank them for their service and heroism, FreshStop launched a
Today, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield unveils its new European wide marketing campaign ‘Working Together’ to support the reopening of Westfield London and Westfield Stratford City on Monday 15th June 2020, as well as 10 other Westfield centres across Europe, following the partial closure
Launching in stores today, Spar has added six new lines to its own label chilled dessert range.
Things are heating up at Jelly Belly Candy Company. Available in June, BeanBoozled Flaming Five, a new line of progressively hotter Jelly Belly jelly bean flavours, challenge spicy food lovers to see how hot they can handle.
Throughout the on-going pandemic many shoppers are turning to local convenience stores for their big basket or main shop. By stocking the right product range, complemented by the right pricing and promo strategy, the UK’s leading distributor, DCS Group says
O2 will use virtual queuing technology and new store design to safely open its shops to customers and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Robots are being rolled-out to further communities across Milton Keynes and surrounding towns and villages as Co-op sees increased consumer demand for robo-shopping.
The Craft Bakers Association (CBA) has today launched a COVID-19 management guide, to help support its members through the current pandemic. The CBA represents approximately 500 bakery businesses in England, Wales and Northern Ireland - supporting a total of 3,000
The recent restrictions on our movements have led to the biggest drop in CO2 emissions ever recorded. But World Environment Day (June 5) comes as a reminder that a great deal of work is still to be done, if we
Total UK online fashion orders up 115% in May, but AOV remains down, data from True Fit’s Fashion Genome reveals
The total number of UK online fashion checkouts increased significantly in May, up 115% year-on-year, according to True Fit, the leading personalisation platform for apparel and footwear retailers. However, Average Order Value (AOV) remained down compared to last year,
Central England Co-op has revealed details of how its efforts to reduce its environmental impact have benefited local communities.
Hammerson has announced that its flagship destinations in England are to re-open from 15 June, in line with the latest guidance from the UK Government.
Global influencer marketing specialists, TAKUMI, today publish findings on the industry’s dynamics with a study of over 2,000 consumers, marketers and influencers across the UK, US, and Germany, on their perceptions of YouTube, TikTok and Instagram as influencer marketing channels.
Lidl is diving headfirst into summer this week by selling a 12ft Steel Pro Swimming Pool for only £99.99. The ultra durable pool is ideal for those looking to make the most of their outdoor space this summer and
One in three businesses say customer engagement is the biggest challenge they face during COVID-19, with the retail sector the hardest hit.
For the first time in its history, the RHS Chelsea Flower Show went virtual this May, due to the physical show being cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dobbies Garden Centres, the leading garden centre operator in the United Kingdom, has signed an agreement to lease with Cheltenham-based developer Robert Hitchins Ltd to open a 75,000sq ft flagship garden centre. The new store, to be built at junction
The Coronavirus pandemic has created business challenges and opportunities alike, but how will it impact the future of supply chain recruitment? Read our latest insights to explore. By Leigh Anderson, managing director, Bis Henderson Recruitment
Weetabix is working closely with its local farmers to keep production going for the nation’s favourite cereal during Covid-19.
Ready to explode into summer, global sports nutrition brand, Grenade, kick starts a new season by adding a new limited-edition fruity flavour to its Carb Killa range.
Royal Mail has revealed the areas in the UK where residents have received the most deliveries over the course of lockdown so far. The data is based on the number of deliveries per individual address.
Icon Outlet at The O2 has announced it will reopen its doors at The O2 on Monday 15 June. The re-opening of Icon Outlet is part of a phased re-opening approach for the world’s most popular music, entertainment and leisure