Over 200 retail innovation professionals are heading to Future Stores 2019 to discuss how to truly excite their customers in-store (Twickenham Stadium, 21-23 May). Join them to explore how you can incorporate compelling customer-first concepts and services into your in-store
Over the last year, packaging has been in the spotlight. Steve Gough, CEO of the UK’s largest compliance scheme, Valpak, updates readers on the latest on extended producer responsibility (EPR), plastics, and environmental compliance 2018 was a momentous year for
The annual task of completing the packaging data form can be a difficult and time consuming task. Valpak can help you complete the form, as well as assist with checking the data to ensure it is as accurate as reasonably
Brian Elliott, founder, senior advisor and head of innovation at Periscope By McKinsey, tells us what caught his eye at NRF 2019 – The Big Show
Soup brand, Crosse & Blackwell, has announced that it will be rebranding in January 2019, in a move set to invigorate the canned soup category. The rebrand features a new packaging design for each of the 15 soups in its
The Subway Savers menu has returned for the New Year, with a new menu of tasty and affordable Sub and snacks, which are now available in stores all-day every day.
Amazon has been named by consumers as their favourite brand, with retail stalwarts Marks & Spencer, John Lewis, Sainsbury’s and Tesco the others most mentioned. It was also the only brand to feature inside the top five across a variety
Henderson Technology is delighted to announce the integration of Zapper into EDGEPoS, which is now available to EDGEPoS users across the UK.
L’OCCITANE en Provence, a leading natural cosmetics manufacturer and retailer, is using ContentSquare’s newly-launched AI Alerts to detect and react to digital experience anomalies on its website faster and reducing the manual effort required to improve conversions, and drive revenue.
Today Xiaomi opened the doors to its largest Mi Store in Europe on one the most beautiful avenues in the world, the Champs-Elysées
Network Rail reports 2.3% total sales growth at its managed stations during the festive period, despite difficult wider trading environment
Beck’s Blue, the UK’s favourite alcohol-free beer is taking over Blue Monday. Brits can expect a surprise this January in the form of a free bottle of Beck’s Blue, as AB InBev launches the first ever Beck’s Blue Monday.
The Midcounties Co-operative, the UK’s largest independent Co-operative, has agreed a deal to purchase four of the Cotswolds-based Warner’s Budgens food stores, a deal that will complete this summer.
The Entertainer, the fastest-growing, family-owned high street toy retailer in the UK, is delighted to announce that it delivered a strong sales performance during the Christmas 2018 trading period.
Retail Times' editor, Fiona Briggs, has been ranked 69th in Vend's Top 100 Retail Influencers for 2019.
One of Scotland’s leading oriental supermarket chains has praised the impact transformation of its EPoS systems has had on its business.
Virgin Experience Days has hired ex-Ticketmaster marketing chief, Dan Pearce, in the new role of chief marketing oOfficer (CMO).
Ingenico Group, the global leader in seamless payment, launched its innovative payment-enabled chatbot, which uses natural language processing (NLP) from IBM Watson to create a smooth customer experience. Watson capabilities allow Ingenico’s chatbot to better understand users’ requests once they
Realm, the specialist asset manager, has seen strong performance over the Christmas period across the key outlet assets it manages - Livingston Designer Outlet, Resorts World Birmingham, Dalton Park in County Durham and London Designer Outlet in Wembley.
Eighty two per cent of UK employees will buy meals more often from their workplace canteen or restaurant if they can order ahead and pick up their meal from a dedicated service point, research by Omnico and The Caterer magazine
Marks & Spencer, the iconic UK high street retailer, has chosen to roll out Aerofoils, the Formula One-inspired energy saving device for open-fronted retail fridges from Aerofoil Energy.
Dawn Davies MW, head buyer and Jen Baernreuther, sales director at Speciality Drinks, leading supplier to the on-trade, reveal their drinks predictions for 2019
Wincanton has renewed its contract with Asda to provide dedicated transport and warehousing for the next three years. The Wincanton-Asda relationship dates back to 2005, and this renewal is a significant commitment to extend the relationship to 16 years across
UK based children’s snack company Fruit Bowl create fruit snacks and treats many of which contribute towards your 5 a day, making it easier for parents to give their children healthy snacks that they enjoy.
Ronnie Mitchell, director, Merit Display, reveals how practical innovation turns the taps of Bristan’s retail displays
pladis, the global snacking company behind some of the UK’s most loved and iconic brands, is adding to its £39 million healthier snacking brand, go ahead!, with the launch of two new ranges.
GroceryAid, the national charity for the grocery industry, has revealed it is organising GroceryAid Day, an awareness initiative set to take place for the first time on Tuesday 26 February 2019. The annual event aims to make everybody who works
Online retailer Musclefood.com today announced that its board of directors have appointed former deputy CEO of Shop Direct Gareth Jones as chief executive officer.