The EVEC, designed by motor industry retail specialists TRO, will be managed by Chargemaster, the UK’s biggest name in electric vehicle charging. Situated at 26 and 28 Crown Walk, the centre officially opened on July 22 and displays new electric vehicle technology from a
The latest frozen food retail statistics have shown that frozen food continues to excel with value growth across almost every category in the 52 weeks to 18 June 2017. The latest statistics, provided by Kantar Worldpanel, value the retail frozen food
Cestrians and visitors heading into Chester city centre this summer will be able to shop, dine and play for longer after CH1ChesterBID announced the return of its popular ‘Head Out Not Home’ campaign. Following the success of last year’s scheme, which
Premium potted fruit brand, Nature’s Finest is this week announcing an exciting new pack refresh. The new look packaging is being rolled out across the entire range throughout 2017. The re-deisgn comes on the back of extensive consumer feedback, with
Amazon and John Lewis lead the list of the best brands for customer service, a list dominated by retail brands, according to the fourth annual study by service design consultancy Engine. Marks & Spencer, Tesco and Sainsbury’s complete a clean sweep
PepsiCo UK has announced that Angela White has joined the business in the role of commercial senior director – nutrition. Angela sits on the UK Leadership team and will oversee the commercial performance of the PepsiCo UK Nutrition portfolio which
A new report released today by The Economist Intelligence Unit (The EIU) looks at how the e-commerce sector in Africa is helping to re-shape both the retail sector and consumer shopping habits in the continent. Estimates as to the potential
Within 18 months from partnering with Global-e, the cross-border ecommerce solution provider, Astley Clarke’s international revenue has increased exponentially by 367% and pushed the share of international sales from 15-20% before launch to 25-40% of the mix each week.
Bidfood has unveiled its 2017 Christmas range, comprising its largest selection of on-trend, innovative and inspiring products to date.
Selligent, a provider of relationship marketing solutions based on consumer insights, today announced the appointment of Sam Fogwill as head of partnerships UK, to support its rapid growth and strategic focus on the partner channel.
Ahold USA businesses recently selected Revionics Price Suite for price optimization, embodying their commitment to adopting leading technology to drive bottom-line business results and better serve their customers. In selecting Revionics, Peapod and Ahold USA’s retail brands, including Stop &
Online action sports retailer, Freestyle Xtreme, implements Snapfulfil cloud warehouse management system
Online action sports retailer, Freestyle Xtreme, has implemented the Snapfulfil cloud warehouse management system to drive efficiencies in its global fulfilment operation. Freestyle Xtreme sells the biggest brands in action sports and operates 20 multi-country, multi-lingual websites, regularly shipping to 60+
Many UK consumers think of Amazon pioneering ecommerce, leaving UK brands slow to catch up. But the e-commerce delivery expert ParcelHero says Tesco’s launch of UK nationwide deliveries before Amazon is no surprise; as Tesco was the first company ever
Shoeaholics, part of the Kurt Geiger Shoe Group, is driving customer acquisition with shoppable social content on and off its website. The online designer outlet for shoes and accessories is working with marketing technology company Curalate to increase brand engagement and
Grosvenor Europe has announced that Superdry has opened a 10,000sq ft store on Liverpool ONE’s South John Street. The brand, famed for combing American design with Japanese inspired graphics, relocated from a store on Paradise Street, which will accommodate the JD
Leading Mexican brand Old El Paso, with over 55% value share, has announced a strategic packaging update positioned to deliver easier product differentiation for shoppers. While the brand’s iconic yellow packaging acts as a beacon in store, research has shown
The continuing hot weather combined with a series of major sporting events led to a surge in alfresco eating which meant the UK’s leading supermarkets saw another impressive jump in sales figures, according to Nielsen retail data released today.
A pork scratchings business is the winner of Virgin StartUp’s Foodpreneur 2017, a competition run in partnership with intu to find the country’s best new food and drink business. Nick Coleman and Andy Allen have been running Snaffling Pig since 2014
Silverburn has today announced that leading luxury retailer, Flannels, has opened a 756sq m store at the leading regional shopping centre in Glasgow. The recent opening marks the brand’s debut in Scotland.
Unilever to create single system for trade and marketing operations with Accenture and Salesforce solutions
Unilever, a global consumer goods company, has signed a deal with Accenture to implement Accenture Cloud Trade Promotion Management (TPM) and Accenture Cloud Retail Execution (RE) to create a single system for trade and marketing operations. Built on the Salesforce platform, the
The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks ending 16 July 2017, show market growth has exceeded 3% for the fourth consecutive period – the first time since November 2013. Supermarket sales increased
Pets at Home's VIP Club won the Best Loyalty Programme of the Year and the Best Long Term Loyalty Initiative at The Loyalty Magazine Awards 2017. The award winning VIP Club was powered by digital marketing agency, GI Insight and Havas Helia who
In the retail industry today, customers have high expectations. To build a profitable and engaging in-store experience, companies need full control not only at the point of sale (POS) but also from storage to inventory, to staff enablement, to personal
ChargeApp, the UK’s largest mobile charging network, has today announced a partnership with leading charging station provider, Charge Point. The new partnership has seen the addition of 95 charging stations to ChargeApp’s European network of over 3,500 charging points listed
Suffolk-based micro-brewery, St Peter's, has unveiled Without Gold, a hoppy, golden ale that's full of flavour and completely alcohol free. Following on from the huge success of St Peter's Without Original, which is now the world's No.1 alcohol-free craft beer, Without® Gold is