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Currys PC World reveals its latest disruptive outdoor takeover campaign – transforming two 48-sheet billboards into giant Currys PC World TV boxes, encouraging fans to “Go Big for The Big Games,” ahead of a Summer of football.
This week’s news of Marks & Spencer’s pre-tax profits falling 62% is yet another sign of the challenging conditions that many UK retailers are currently facing. The impact of the most difficult trading conditions since the 2009 recession is further
Leading specialist UK leisure property agency, Shelley Sandzer, has secured two London locations including a first permanent UK store for Taiwanese fruit tea brand, YiFang.
The cult brand, which currently trades from a temporary unit located at Old Spitafields Market, has
New technologies that will reduce carbon emissions and deliver shoppers’ bags straight to their cars will be piloted by intu across its 14 UK shopping centres from this month as part of start-up incubation programme intu Accelerate. intu has signed
CPI Card Group – UK, has announced the award of a long-term contract by established client Tesco, to provide Tesco’s Clubcard, fob and mailing scheme to customers across the UK, The Republic of Ireland and Central Europe.
The SCALA Annual Supply Chain Debate, a key highlight in the logistics calendar, returns next month to bring together leading industry professionals to discuss major changes affecting the supply chain sector.
A UK company, which has created the first reusable cup made from used paper cups, has secured a national retail listing with the John Lewis Partnership. The rCup goes into Waitrose and John Lewis stores nationally this week (w/c 28 May), with
The retail and consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry is well placed to take advantage of blockchain opportunities which could revolutionise their operations and processes, according to findings from a new Deloitte report.
Mitsubishi Motors in the UK has signed a 10-year lease for a 1,281sq ft store at intu Lakeside. Designed by London-based creative agency Dalziel & Pow, the new store concept will feature the retailer’s latest vehicles, including the Mitsubishi Outlander
Roadchef has deployed Market Hub’s PULSE retail intelligence assistant in all 8 SPAR outlets across its 30 service area locations. It has also invested in additional Electronic Shelf Labels (ESL) capabilities in 3 stores with plans to add ESL to
The UK’s biggest tile specialist Topps Tiles has appointed digital agency Code Computerlove to support its drive to deliver the optimum online experience and improving the multi-channel customer journey.
nternational specialist business consultancy, ConnectChina, recently hosted Lightsong Media Group and Scala Group during a visit to South West China as part of its recent contract win with the Yunnan Investment Bureau as it looks to attract new companies and
With recent figures showing high street spending falling at its fastest annual rate in six years, and spend in bricks and mortar stores falling 5.4% year on year in April, FMCG suppliers are being advised to urgently adopt a retailer
The UK’s top employers for school leavers were revealed last Thursday, when the results of a nationwide survey were announced.
DFS Furniture plc, the UK's leading retailer of upholstery and living room furniture, announces that Ian Filby will be retiring as CEO after eight successful years with the Group. Ian will be succeeded by Tim Stacey, currently group chief operating
Shoppers shunned the High Street on Saturday in favour of watching the Royal Wedding, data from retail intelligence firm, ShopperTrak, reveals.
Grosvenor Europe has announced that leading fashion brand, COS, has opened its North West regional flagship store at the entrance to Liverpool ONE’s Peter’s Lane. COS has transformed a former historic warehouse to create the store, which brings the brand’s
SDL, a leader in global content management, translation and digital experience, today launches a report looking at the way millennials want to engage with brands, and the value they place on instant access to technical product-related content throughout the customer
Holland & Barrett International, Europe’s leading health and wellness retailer have today appointed Anthony Houghton to group retail and property director, supporting newly appointed MD Steve Carson alongside Echo Lu, managing director international.
UK sales of eggs have topped £1 billion* for the first time ever according to data released today by Noble Foods Group, the UK’s leading supplier of eggs and owner of brands such as the happy egg co.
On Thursday 14 June at 10am, Primark will open the doors of its 185th UK store in Westfield London, now Europe’s largest shopping centre.
Fever-Tree, the award-winning premium mixer company, is set to launch a Summer campaign, rejuvenating the UK‘s iconic green spaces at the nation's favourite pubs and bars.
Almost two-thirds (65%) of the UK SME craft and design retailers spoken to have seen an increase in their sales over the last twelve months, according to a study commissioned by Royal Mail. On average, these retailers have seen a
Bricks and mortar stores that fail to adapt to consumers’ desires for digital experiences will be left behind, according to new research by global provider of unified commerce solutions, PCMS.
Uber Eats has announced the acquisition of OrderTalk, the fast-growing, Dallas-based leading provider of online ordering software and service solutions to the restaurant industry. OrderTalk’s technology processes more than $1 billion a year in digital ordering across 5,500 sites in