Ronnie Mitchell, director, Merit Display, reveals how the roof was raised when Klober presented the company with the opportunity to design and build a bespoke retail display solution that would make an impact within builders’ merchants Klober is one of Europe’s leading
Marketing technology will be a driving factor in the survival of high street retailers, says retail guru Mary Portas.
M&S has signalled its intention to consider another 17 store closures putting more retail jobs at risk and bringing further pressure to the UK's high streets.
The Mercers’ Company has announced that iconic travel bookstore, Stanfords, has opened its new London flagship at 7 Mercer Walk.
Ascot Racecourse has renewed its global relationship with premium British ladies fashion retailer Karen Millen to launch a SS19 occasionwear collection, in a deal brokered by IMG. This follows the success of the brands’ inaugural co-branded collection launched for SS18,
Synonymous with the city its shop stands in, Liberty London is a brand drivenby discovery. Born in 1875 from the adventurous and disruptive spirit of Arthur Lasenby Liberty, the brand has remained true to its heritage and is famed for
AiFi, a technology company developing the most advanced store automation systems in the world, and Żabka, a chain of convenience stores operating more than 5,400 sales points throughout Poland, have announced at the NRF conference - the biggest retail trade
Despite a year of unprecedented global volatility, involving political uncertainty, extreme weather events and continuing currency fluctuations impacting competitiveness, the value of Irish food, drink and horticulture exports to the UK market reached €4.5 billion, an increase of 2 per
Lidl is aiming to raise £250,000 for the NSPCC in January by donating 10p from the sale of every pack from its special range of fruit and vegetables for children.
Booths, the family owned Northern food and drink retailer recorded strong Christmas sales with a 3.3% sales increase over the key 3 week trading period to 5th of January, with Christmas profits growing ahead of sales, 4.5% up on 2017.
Today, Shell announced the launch of its new range of food on the go, which has been created with chef Jamie Oliver. From 31 January, over 80 new products will be available at more than 500 of Shell’s service stations
Footfall in December fell by 2.6 per cent, a lesser decline compared to the previous year when it fell sharply by 3.5 per cent. This is the thirteenth month of consecutive decline, according to the latest BRC-Springboard monitor.
Johnson & Johnson Consumer has announced the appointment of Pat Smallcombe to the position of company group chairman, Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA), effective 1 January 2019. Smallcombe will have overall leadership for the EMEA Consumer business driving growth and
As convenience retail continues to grow as an industry sector, retailers must remain focused on the most significant trends that will see their businesses flourish, and in so doing, strengthen their standing in the ever-competitive retail environment.
Following today’s release of Matalan figuFollowing today’s release of Matalan figures for Q3 FY2018/19 and the 2018 Christmas trading period, Kate Ormrod, lead retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Matalan has continued its run of
Appear Here, the leading marketplace for short-term retail space, announces the launch of its third Space for Ideas competition. Space for Ideas mission is to discover and launch the next big retail idea, challenging entrepreneurs, emerging brands and young designers
In a time when value menus are either shrinking portion sizes, walking away from creating innovative products, or forcing fans to buy bland food, Taco Bell is re-writing the value rule book.
Laura Ashley, an international lifestyle retailer, has selected Oracle Commerce Cloud to support its growing global online business. With Oracle Commerce Cloud, Laura Ashley is able to create seamless, integrated customer experiences across traditional and digital channels and enhance inventory
In response to Britain’s continuing interest in health and wellbeing, market leading salad brand, Florette, has launched a new salad for 2019 - the Superfood Vitality Mix.
JD.com, China’s largest retailer, has joined forces with Paramount Pictures and global play and entertainment company Hasbro to celebrate the Chinese release of the new TRANSFORMERS movie BUMBLEBEE.
Marionnaud, Europe’s largest perfumery and cosmetics retail chain and part of the A.S. Watson Group, today announces that it has fully enabled acceptance of UnionPay cards in all its 495 stores in France.
The creator of, and market leader in, flavoured couscous and premium cup soup has joined Euro Food Brands’ portfolio, which already includes international brands such as illy, Reese’s, Barilla and the iconic American soup, Campbell’s.
Seasalt, the Cornish lifestyle and fashion brand, has had another record year for Christmas trading. For the five weeks ending 5 January 2019, retail sales increased 35% on the previous year, showcasing the continued growth momentum of the business.
Irish grocery market hits festive record as retailers cash in on Christmas, Kantar Worldpanel reports
The Irish grocery market grew by an impressive 3.0% over the 12 weeks to 30 December, ensuring a record festive period for retailers. The latest Kantar Worldpanel data shows value sales reached €995 million in the month of December –
Following today’s release of JD Sports figures for the 48 weeks to 5 January 2019, Amy Higginbotham, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘JD Sports has reported a healthy set of results for FY2018/19 so
Shop Direct, which operates multi-category digital retailers Very.co.uk and Littlewoods.com, increased group revenue by 3.7% year-on-year for the seven weeks up to and including 28 December 2018. The group’s performance was driven by 8.8% year-on-year growth at Very, its largest