Hunter is delighted to announce the appointment of Mark Reed as its new chief financial officer with immediate effect. Reed joins Hunter from Anya Hindmarch, where he served as CFO since 2017. He brings significant financial and retail expertise, having
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The Entertainer group, the fastest-growing, family-owned high street toy retailer in the UK, announces the acquisition of the early learning centre (ELC) from Mothercare.
Following today’s release of French Connection FY figures for 2018/19, Sofie Willmott, senior retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: "Although French Connection has reported marginal top line growth in FY2018/19, retail sales have suffered with
URBAN eat has revealed its summer seasonal specials including the vegan Chipotle Chickpea & Avocado sandwich.
The latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel show the Irish grocery market grew by 3.5% in the 12 weeks to 24 February 2019, putting the sector on a solid footing as the UK finalises preparations to leave the EU. After
One of the largest Zara stores in the country has opened its doors at intu Lakeside. At 35,000sq ft, the two-level store is among the biggest in Zara’s nationwide portfolio and features its full range of womenswear, menswear and kidswear.
Moss Bros. has appointed Contentsquare, an industry-leading digital experience platform, to assist in transforming the leading men’s fashion retailer’s online testing practices.
Upland Software, a leader in cloud-based Enterprise Work Management software, today announced Pets at Home has deployed the Upland Rant & Rave Sentiment Engine and Customer First platform to increase efficiency of the contact centre and improve the overall customer experience.
The Dune Group is pleased to announce the relaunch of Head Over Heels, going live on 11 March 2019.
Designer fashion brand Tessuti is opening at intu Potteries following the success of fellow JD Sports fashion brand Scotts at the centre.r
Signifyd has announced the general availability of its newest product – Signifyd Chargeback Recovery – to allow merchants to address every type of chargeback. Retailers enjoy the certainty that the buying experience they’re providing consumers is protected with Signifyd’s customer-first,
Following today’s release of John Lewis & Partners FY figures for 2018/19, Zoe Mills, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘For the sixth year in a row, the John Lewis Partnership has cut staff bonuses
The Nation’s Favourite Coffee Shop Costa Coffee is putting a spring in its step with the launch of the new March menu to complement its range of signature handcrafted coffees. Available in stores nationwide from Thursday 7 March, the refreshed
Wincanton has been appointed by The Co-op to launch and run their newest regional distribution centre in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire.
Lidl has today announced plans to remove 9p plastic bags from all its stores in Wales by 1 May, after seeing that its 9p reusable bags were increasingly being used as single-use. Through the trial, the supermarket will evaluate the
Industry leader Ocado is partnering with Stuart, a last mile delivery platform specialised in same day and on demand delivery, to launch Ocado ZOOM. Zoom allows customers to receive their groceries in less than 60 minutes after ordering online. This
Speciality coffee roaster 200 Degrees has opened its coffee shop on Sincil Street in Lincoln bringing its signature fresh food menu and hand roasted coffee from its roast house in Nottingham.
Mark Hill, the hair styling and hair care brand, has signed a 12-month retainer with Jaywing’s Intelligence team to help the brand drive revenue from PPC.
The fastest growing franchise convenience store retail brand in South Africa, FreshStop, opened its 300th store at 928 King Cetshwayo Highway in Sherwood, Durban. Freshstop at Caltex 45th Cutting in Sherwood is so named after the Sherwood Foresters, a nickname
Funky Pigeon is a fast-growing UK-based online retailer of greetings cards, calendars, stationery and gifts, many of which can be personalised with an easy to use online editor. Funky Pigeon specialise in helping create a
Major FMCG brands Weetabix and HiPP Organic have signed up to ecommerce analytics provider e.fundamentals to help drive sales of their products through retailers’ websites.
Mulberry has launched a flagship store on Tmall Luxury Pavilion, Alibaba Group’s dedicated platform for premium brands, the British luxury label announced on Wednesday.
Following today’s release of Jack Wills FY figures for 2017/18, Emily Salter, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: "Jack Wills has suffered from diminished demand for its logo-adorned, preppy style as its turnover fell £1.5m
Holland & Barrett International today announces that Peter Aldis has stepped down after 10 years as CEO. As part of an orderly succession, Steve Carson has been appointed as group managing director and will be the senior operating leader of
The UK gift card market is continuing to grow and support the UK retail market, despite the challenging environment, according to latest industry data published by the UK Gift Card & Voucher Association UKGCVA)