High street stores are having a tough time at the moment. Under pressure from on-line retailers, stores are almost permanently discounting prices, and at the same time closing or downscaling operations. This seems to be the new normal, and the high street
Westfield London, in partnership with Tapas Revolution, has announced the UK’s best up-and-coming culinary talent following a tense cook-off at Westfield London. Mehak Kansal, founder of Bindas, an Indian fusion kitchen won Westfield’s Food Pop-Up Competition with an innovative idea
Organic growth for consumer packaged goods (CPG) businesses is slowing, according to the latest analysis by KPMG in the UK. Perhaps not surprising given that in a separate KPMG survey of senior consumer-focussed executives globally, many said that they were
Following Kiddylicious’s very successful start to the year, which saw them sign a lucrative contract with Chinese e-tailer Tmall (a subsidiary of Alibaba), the brand has announced their entry into two new markets: South Africa and Central America.
Europe’s largest capacity card manufacturer, Nitecrest, are pleased to announce two new sales directors will be joining the Group’s retail, commercial and banking divisions.
Health food brand Aduna, which offers a range of superfood products whilst creating incomes for rural African households, has launched a new selection of nutrient-rich African Super-Teas with design by Carter Wong.
True, Europe’s only retail and consumer sector specialist that operates across the entire investment vertical, has extended its international presence by partnering with speciality retailer, Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (A&F), which consists of leading global lifestyle brands Abercrombie & Fitch,
Global information company The NPD Group says total visits in the eat-out or out-of-home (OOH) foodservice market dropped 1% in Q1 2018 versus the same quarter a year earlier. That 1% decrease is equivalent to 28 million visits, or 112
A West Midland family-run fresh produce business is celebrating after making it into the prestigious Sunday Times’ International Track 200.
Father’s Day and World Cup preparations are set to give a boost to shopper traffic on the High Street, with footfall expected to be up 2% on the daily average on Saturday, according to retail intelligence firm, ShopperTrak.
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Budweiser has today announced free beer for the nation. That is, if the 2018 FIFA World Cup trophy is won by England and brought back to the country for the first time since 1966.
International premium ice-cream brand, Gelato Divino, is entering the UK shopping centre market for the first time as it opens its retail unit at intu Derby.
Hammerson has confirmed the leasing of two major high street names, TK Maxx and Metro Bank, to take spaces on Broadmead, an integral part of Bristol’s Shopping Quarter.
GS1 UK today announces that Tesco and Ocado have become the first retailers to sign commercial contracts for using productDNA and are now actively approaching their supplier base to start implementing the service into their businesses. Both Tesco and Ocado have
In a world of letterbox-sized health and beauty, customers can be treated to everything from luxury beauty to contraception through the door without having to leave the house.
Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, has announced new innovations across marketing, commerce and service enabling brands worldwide to deliver smarter, more personalized and connected customer experiences. In addition, Salesforce and Google continued to deliver on their strategic partnership with
Pet food brand, Vet’s Kitchen has announced Chessington Garden Centre as their new specialist retail partner. The store will stock the company’s full range of premium cat and dog food, as well as treats and health supplements.
SPAR International has announced its entry into the Maltese retail market. Partnering with Malta’s leading FMCG company the Azzopardi Group, SPAR Malta will be part of SPAR International, the world’s largest food retail chain with over 12,777 stores in 48
Weetabix Protein, the No1 Protein SKU in the category (worth £5m and with a 33% share of market), has launched a new Chocolate Chip variant in grocery stores. Made with wheat protein, this latest launch is a delicious and nutritious
Lactalis McLelland is bringing excitement and originality to the soft white cheese category with the launch of Galbani Freschetto. The move – which sees the No 1 Italian cheese brand enter the category for the first time – is expected
It’s not all doom and gloom for the retail sector as new research reveals the brands using artificial intelligence (AI) are growing 30 per cent faster than their counterparts who aren’t.
Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, today announced that British department store Fenwick has selected Salesforce Commerce Cloud, Marketing Cloud and Service Cloud to deliver new digital shopping experiences. With nine stores in the UK and 135 years trading, Fenwick faced
DHL Supply Chain has been awarded a new contract by Morrisons to manage its wholesale logistics operations for six years. Building on its 20-plus year partnership, the new contract will see DHL support the retailer with order fulfilment, store delivery and
Stella McCartney reveals new global flagship location in London’s 23 Old Bond Street. The new 700 square meter location celebrates the spirit of Stella McCartney; reflecting the brand’s modern approach to design, innovation and sustainable ethos. Staying true to the
Travel People, lastminute.com group’s media business, launches tool to help e-commerce brands monetise content
Travel People, lastminute.com group’s media business, has today launched its own Content Management System (CMS), ContentHUB. The product, aimed primarily at e-commerce and travel brands, is designed to make it easier than ever for marketers to attract, engage and convert