Mastercard has launched a sonic brand identity for use in voice interactions and card acceptance at retail Point of Sale. The move follows the recent removal of the Mastercard name from the company's logo.
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Shaftesbury has announced that three independent, specialist retailers totalling 5,000sq ft are joining Seven Dials, enhancing the unique character of the shopping and lifestyle destination in the heart of London’s West End.
The organisation driving retail placemaking across Britain and Ireland has launched a major new campaign to find the next generation of retail talent and help breathe new life into malls in both countries.
Inspired by the rapid growth of coffee culture, General Mills’ premium ice cream brand Häagen-Dazs is launching its Barista Collection. Two indulgent new flavours - Brownie Macchiato and Caramel Chai Latte – are available now in pints and minicups.
Barker and Stonehouse, the UK's largest independent family-run furniture retailer, has invested in a logistics solution from Paragon to provide customers with a superior delivery service with more choice. Combining Paragon’s routing and scheduling software and fleXipod ePOD system, the
Independent, international design agency Cowan London has revealed the design strategy and packaging behind the own label range for Jack’s stores.
The Fragrance Shop, the UK's leading independent fragrance retailer, are celebrating success after the launch of their new Sniff Bars - a standalone perfume bar in prime locations across the UK. The new retail initiative has been designed to
The joint administrators of Patisserie Holdings plc and its subsidiaries confirm that four Baker & Spice outlets in London have been acquired by Department of Coffee and Social Affairs, the independent coffee shop chain.
UK-based shop-fitting firm, Silvaman Group, have today announced that they have been chosen to fit out French brand Salomon’s very first UK store at McArthurGlen’s Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet.
M&S is working with DHL to search for 450 permanent colleagues to join its national distribution centre in Welham Green, Hertfordshire, which will officially open in summer 2019.
Lidl UK has announced it is rolling out new ‘Fun Size Trolleys’ for kids across its UK stores following a successful trial last year.
The joint administrators of Patisserie Holdings plc and its subsidiaries today announce that the businesses of Patisserie Valerie and Philpotts have been sold in two separate transactions, which collectively preserve all 117 stores and safeguard approximately 2,000 jobs.
Cegid, a pioneer in the digital transformation of the retail sector, continues forward on an endless search to provide guidance for the challenges and issues facing retail businesses. In 2010, this mission was translated into a new concept: the first
Outdoor retailer Blacks is delighted to announce that on 11 February it will be opening a new store, located in Aintree Shopping Park.
Spectrum Brands Holdings and Manchester United jointly announced today the signing of a multi-year, global partnership under which Spectrum Brands’ iconic Remington personal care brand will become the Manchester United Football Club’s first official Electrical Styling Partner.
IKEA UK today celebrates the opening of its leading sustainable store in Greenwich. The store forms part of IKEA’s ongoing city centre approach in London as it responds to the growth of urban living, the shift to a circular economy
Despite the UK’s high street continuing to face challenges such as decreased footfall, falling profits and the rising threat of online retail, the UK health and beauty sector is a long way from losing its consumer appeal.
Plans submitted for Notaro Park – new business park and contemporary motorway services at Junction 24, M5
Planning applications for a new employment park and motorway service station at Junction 24 of the M5 have been submitted to Sedgemoor District Council.
Scotch & Soda, a premium omni-channel fashion retailer, has boosted its incremental return on ad spend to £5.50 for every £1 invested (5.5:1), thanks to a major overhaul in its digital advertising strategy.
Luxury British retail brand Fortnum & Mason has launched its first ever marketing campaign for Chinese New Year, created in partnership with full-service China marketing agency Hot Pot.
Independent British lifestyle brand, Oliver Bonas, is embarking on an ambitious store expansion plan, with the support of a £15m Revolving Credit Facility from HSBC UK.
Hammerson announced today that Marks & Spencer is set to open a new 40,000sq ft anchor store for Ravenhead Retail Park, St Helens.
The joint administrators of HMV have confirmed the sale of the businesses and assets to Sunrise Records & Entertainment Limited, whose shareholder is Doug Putman, owner of Sunrise Records in Canada.
The Entertainer, the fastest-growing, family-owned high street toy retailer in the UK, is partnering with Young Minds, the UK’s leading charity supporting children and young people’s mental health, to help raise awareness of how play can promote mental wellbeing.
Travis Perkins, which is the UK’s largest supplier of building materials, has been recognised as a Top Employer by the Top Employers Institute. This marks Travis Perkins 10th year of recognition following a comprehensive and detailed assessment including a robust