After 23 years, Amazon has finally made the inevitable move into physical retail with the purchase of Whole Foods Market. The implications for the future of retail can’t be understated. The world of e-commerce has thrived on the diversity of
By Gary Brooks, creative director at KHWS The surge of digital is our modern day industrial revolution. From the constantly updating streams of content broadcast on social media, to e-commerce chatbots, it has changed every aspect of our lives. From
Ian Tomlinson, CEO of RetailStore (powered by Cybertill) started his cloud solutions business 15 years ago and has seen first hand the positive impact festivals can have for brands. He said: “Retailers across the globe caught on to this phenomenon
Spar International, the world’s largest food retail voluntary chain, will partner with DHL Supply Chain and the Bangchak Retail Company (BCR) to establish up to 300 new convenience stores in Thailand by the end of 2020.
The deal will see DHL
LED lights have become a viable option for UK households wanting to make energy and cost savings, reveals a new survey by reichelt elektronik. Lasting significantly longer than conventional lamps, a third of respondents say energy savings are the biggest
On Sunday 25 June 2017 QVC UK sold 3,248 Sealy beds and mattresses in just 24 hours.
QVC customers could buy the Sealy Posturepedic Gel Supreme 1400 Springs Pillowtop Mattress on its own or with the Divan Bed, as part of QVC’s
DS Smith, Europe’s leading packaging strategist, has revealed details of two major technological developments at one of Europe’s largest e-commerce events, #Deliver2 in Berlin.
Warburtons, the largest bakery brand in the UK with sales of £551m last year, prides itself on the freshness of its bread, manufactured and delivered daily to over 18,500 retailers. To do this, the company - which has doubled in
British fashion retailer Jigsaw, which was originally founded in Hampstead in 1972, is to open a new store in King’s Cross, in Three Pancras Square on King’s Boulevard.
The 2,500sq ft shop will open later this year and will form a
The sale of prestige beauty products in the UK is firmly entrenched in store, where the market reported sales on of £2.2 billion in 2016 according to The NPD Group, a global information company. Sales in bricks and mortar retail
The UK’s favourite and best-selling nuts brand is bursting back on to TV screens for the first time in 24 years. KP Nuts features in an eye-catching £3 million multi-media campaign, airing now through to August and reaching over 37 million people.
A new research report – ‘Bright Future’ – from lighting solutions expert Zumtobel Group Services (ZGS), has identified £billions of savings that UK Retail could be making from digital transformation of their lighting systems through to 2025.
A new research report
Stella Artois, the UK’s number one premium beer brand, is serving one to remember by partnering withThe Championships, Wimbledon 2017 for the fourth time.
Building on the success of previous years, the partnership aims to further drive perceptions of Stella Artois,
Gourmet dips brand, Holy Moly, is set to shake up the retail chilled dips category by introducing a brand new range of sin-free guacamoles, and the UK’s first 100% pure pre-smashed avocado.
The healthy, vegan, gluten and dairy free dips are
The Range and DHL Supply Chain have opened a new £100 million state-of-the-art distribution centre in Avonmouth, Bristol, creating 1,000 new jobs in the region.
To celebrate this week’s release of Despicable Me 3, leading consumer technology manufacturer, VARTA, has launched an exciting range of Minions-inspired lighting products which will delight any young Minions fan.
Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, has announced a new £15 million agreement with House of Fraser, the UK and Ireland’s premium department store. The three-year deal will place Capgemini at the heart of the retailer’s
Lakeland, Britain’s leading kitchenware retailer, has completed a successful implementation of next generation VISION Commerce Suite solutions and services, from PCMS, a global retail technology and managed services provider.
Transitioning away from an end-of-life product to the unified commerce solution will
The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks ending 18 June 2017, show a marked turnaround for the sector. Supermarket sales growth accelerated to 5.0% – the strongest increase since March 2012 and
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-