Retailers must adopt a step-by-step, data-driven price optimiazation strategy in order to compete, says Anastasia Laska, VP marketing for EMEA at profit optimization software company Revionics In one of my favorite quotes, Jack Welch said: “Change before you have to.”
Today Current, powered by GE announced it is partnering with Sainsbury’s to make it the first grocery retailer in the UK to power all its supermarkets entirely by LED lighting.
Premium milkshake brand, Shaken Udder, has just launched its biggest on-pack promotion to date, offering purchasers the chance to win £1000, and 10 runner-up prizes of £100 when they buy one of the 330ml bottles.
Union Hand-Roasted Coffee is launching its new seasonal Equinox Coffee, a blend changed two to three times a year to reflect the change in the seasons.
Belvoir Fruit Farms, makers of natural Cordials and Pressés have launched their own bespoke balloon to provide an impactful and innovative way to interact with consumers at the numerous festivals and shows they are attending around the country over the
Spar International, the world’s largest voluntary retail chain, has today announced the appointment of Wouter Lefevere as head of international buying.
Based in the organization’s international head office in Amsterdam, Lefevere will take on key buying responsibilities including supplier relationships and
IKEA has announced refurbishment plans worth £25 million for IKEA Nottingham. The new and improved store will enhance the shopping experience for customers from the Nottingham and Derbyshire area. It will ALSO provide new facilities for the store’s 500 co-
Sweet home baking brand Betty Crocker is tapping into the adult snacking market with the launch of Delights, a premium range of ‘grown up’, indulgent cake mixes.
The category is currently dominated by products aimed at baking with children but there
Retail display specialist Leach now has its own innovation department, following the appointment of a senior expert in industrial design.
Mike Willshaw joins as head of innovation, after an extensive 20-year career designing consumer goods, packaging, FMCG, medical and promotional materials.
Jack Wills, the British fashion and lifestyle brand recognised around the world, today opens its new store at Gatwick Airport. Situated in Gatwick’s North Terminal, the 1,060sq ft branch will be fully stocked all-year round with travel-friendly products, including swimwear,
P&G has reaffirmed its commitment to the convenience and impulse channel by hosting its first ShelfHelp forum. The event brought together the company’s “ShelfHelpers” retailer ambassadors, all selected by P&G at the start of the year, to work in collaboration
Today, Microsoft is pleased to announce that home flooring specialist Carpetright, is to implement Dynamics 365 across its 420+ store estate and Store Support Office in the UK. The move comes as the retailer looks to transform its digital operations,
InPost UK has secured a partnership with global online fashion retailer, boohoo. The affiliation will see one of the fastest growing fashion e-tailers offer its customers convenient 24/7 collection with InPost lockers.
The new service will cater to the demand from
The Subway brand is proud to announce a new two year partnership with Sports for Schools, as it continues its commitment to encourage families and children in the UK and Republic of Ireland to get fit and active.
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Hammerson announces that Volkswagen has chosen Bullring, Birmingham, to open its first retail store in a UK shopping centre.
Present in more than 150 markets throughout the world, Volkswagen Passenger Cars is known for its bestselling models including the Golf, Tiguan,
Eight future business leaders have collaborated on an innovative development programme that seeks to enhance their skills by supporting two West Midlands based start-up companies.
The joint programme has been developed by AF Blakemore & Son Ltd alongside Barclays Corporate Banking,
Spar has won the NACS Insight 2017 International Convenience Retailer of the Year Award for its Spar Natural convenience store in Gran Canaria, Spain.
The award, sponsored by Accenture, was presented during the NACS Insight Convenience Summit – Europe in London
The number of online reviews a product has directly correlates with its sales performance, even if some of the reviews are negative - according to a new report, Assessing the Impact of Ratings and Reviews on E-commerce Performance, from global
According to new research from global information company The NPD Group, the British Out of Home (OOH) foodservice market has slowed since the June 2016 Brexit referendum result. While visits after the referendum (10-month period July 2016 to April 2017)
Emarsys, a leading global marketing cloud company, announces that global online action sports retailer, FreestyleXtreme is using its artificial intelligence (AI) enabled cloud marketing platform to increase revenues and engage more effectively with customers. The impact, which supports FreestyleXtreme’s global
In a country long known for its passionate embrace of food ingredients of exceptional quality, particularly fresh produce, the Market Place crate from Polymer Logistics is quickly establishing itself as a foundational component of the Italian shopping experience. Following successful
Cat Lomax, DB’s Young Achiever of the Year 2011, is to take over the responsibilities of head of buying at Majestic Wine, the retailer has announced.
Majestic recently put own-label and exclusivity at the heart of their transformation plan, two areas
Landsec has announced that Shepherd Neame, Britain’s oldest brewer, has launched a seasonal pop-up brewery store at Bluewater, Europe’s leading retail and leisure destination.
The 1,800sq ft brewing boutique, open until July 5 2017, is located in the Upper Guildhall adjacent
Devoted to making any moment special, the heritage chocolate experts, Elizabeth Shaw, have launched a new indulgent Dark Chocolate Mint Cream bar.
The Dark Chocolate Mint Cream bar contains a soft mint fondant centre and is covered in Elizabeth Shaw’s signature
UK online retail sales were up +10.2% year-on-year (YoY) in May, according to the latest figures from the IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index. This was the lowest growth rate for the Index since October 2015 (when it was +8.7%), with
Plymouth-based Burts Chips has been awarded the Red Tractor stamp of approval – the UK’s largest food assurance scheme – for being the first licensed crisps manufacturer to use accredited British potatoes which are farmed responsibly, processed and packed in