Retailers are taking advantage of new technology to empower store associates and create captivating in-store experiences.
That's according to Future Stores' new report: Upgrading Bricks and Mortar. Released ahead of Future Stores 2018, the event organisers have surveyed 103 heads of
Despite a shifting political landscape and wariness of data security and data management issues, more than a third (38%) of UK SMEs plan to expand their business portfolio in the coming year, according to a new study conducted by CensusWide
Just under 80% of Aldi’s seafood range is certified sustainable in comparison to M&S at 19%. Results show also that all other supermarkets are selling more sustainable seafood than ever before, a 60% jump over the last two years.
UK fashion favourite River Island has announced a plan to open a series of new flagship stores in 2018, starting with a major upsize at Landsec’s White Rose Shopping Centre in Leeds. River Island’s new flagship store at White Rose
Holland & Barrett’s executive buying team have been busy going through a record number of entries for its exclusive Innovation Pitch session at this year’s Natural & Organic Products Europe, which returns to London ExCeL on 22-23 April.
The six shortlisted
Aramark, a global leader in food and facilities and Jamie Oliver have announced a new 10 year partnership which will see the two companies work together on an exclusive basis to enhance food concepts and delivery across workplaces in Northern
Market leading salad brand, Florette, has updated its packaging with a refreshed new look.
Consumer packaged goods (CPG), once purchased almost exclusively in stores, are quickly moving into the digital realm as more and more consumers are researching and purchasing CPG products online. This is according to survey findings released today from Periscope® By McKinsey.
Recent research conducted by Qudini, an award-winning London based SaaS customer experience management platform offering queue management and appointment booking software to retailers, with over 2,000 consumers has revealed that 51% of UK consumers have had an in-store experience ruined as
intu, owner of some of the UK’s largest and most popular retail and leisure destinations, has signed indoor adventure climbing operator, Rock Up, to its retail and leisure mix at intu Watford.
Hot on the heels from gaining distribution in 200 Waitrose stores (as of 26 March 2018), craft soft drinks brand Dalston’s has just launched three flavours and got a new look. It all follows a solid year of growth for
Two-thirds (66%) of senior IT decision-makers believe failure to adopt artificial intelligence (AI) will lead to a loss of competitiveness, research by global reviews and customer insights company Feefo has found.
Asia’s leading convenience retailers are predicted to grow 6.6% a year to 2022 by US$5.1trillion, according to the latest forecast from international research organisation IGD. Based on a survey of the top 10 Asian convenience retailers, the new research anticipates
Butcher’s Pet Care has been providing naturally nourishing food for dogs for over 30 years. The company has always been passionate about the ingredients that go into its products – it is deep rooted in its ethos and stems from
The Gro Company has seen mobile revenue jump by 30% following an online revamp.
The baby products retailer, acquired by Tommee Tippee owner The Mayborn Group for £22 million in January, relaunched its website gro-store.com in December last year. The revenue increase accounts
Ascot Racecourse today announced a new global relationship with leading ladies apparel design house Karen Millen to launch a SS18 collection inspired by its flagship race meeting, Royal Ascot, in a deal brokered by IMG.
Specially designed for the 2018 summer
Zenith has created a new role to drive its global commerce offer and to help clients integrate their marketing and sales activities while developing profitable partnerships with online retailers.
Tesco has posted pre-tax profits of £1.3bn for the year to 24 February, up from £145m for the previous year, as UK like-for-like sales rose 2.2%.
Danielle Pinnington, managing director at shopper research agency Shoppercentric, said Tesco's approach, under boss Dave
Today, Nielsen announced the launch of Mobile Shelf Planner, a first-of-its-kind cloud based tool that will enable FMCG product manufacturers and retailers to create, adjust and execute planograms in real time.
An upcoming event promises attendees a fascinating exploration of how retail-giant Amazon has affected every aspect of modern retail strategy, and information on how companies can learn to fight back. Retail in the Age of Amazon offers an illuminating and
Up to 86% of chargebacks are likely caused by fraudulent actions from consumers, and claims have increased 41% over the last two years. To help eCommerce merchants combat this rising fraud trend, leading dispute mitigation and loss prevention firm, The
Wincanton, the largest British logistics provider, has signed a new 5-year contract with leading cycling and car accessories retailer Halfords, which will extend the relationship between the two companies to eight years.
Wincanton will remain the sole supplier of transport services
Luxury British cocoa grower and chocolatier Hotel Chocolat is working with market-leading reusable bag supplier Jutexpo to launch a range of environmentally-friendly and ethically-produced juco shopping bags.
The bags, priced £8, will become available this month in selected Hotel Chocolat stores nationwide as well
The Subway brand is introducing seven original Six-inch Subs as part of the new Sub of the Day campaign. From 4 April-26 June, customers can try a different Sub every day at Subway stores, all at the great value price of £2.49.
The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks ending 25 March 2018, show that the Irish grocery market brushed off the Beast from the East to post strong sales growth of 3.8%.
Jack Wills is opening a new store at intu Watford’s 400,000 sq ft extension.
Owner intu has signed up the aspirational fashion retailer for a 5,000sq ft store within its £180 million expansion of the shopping centre.