Tex-Mex food brand Chimichanga has opened a restaurant in Glasgow at Silverburn, Hammerson’s flagship regional out-of-town shopping centre. The 290sq m (3,120sq ft) restaurant is only the second site for Chimichanga in Scotland and is located in between TGI Friday’s and handmade
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Spanish online grocery retailer, Tudespensa.com, is using KNAPP’s E-Grocer solution at its Madrid distribution centre to process about 1,000 orders a day. With a range of over 7,000 items, Tudespensa.com delivers fresh foods, ambient goods, frozen items, drinks and toiletries directly to
Digital retail group Shop Direct claims it can now give customers a fully personalised homepage at flagship brand Very.co.uk, in what is understood to be a retail first. The breakthrough is a major step towards Shop Direct’s goal of building the
A new strategic partnership announced today between nettl.com and Epos Now is about to transform the click and collect opportunities for independent retailers throughout the UK. If 2014 was the year for mobile optimisation, 2015 is the year for click and collect.
Online destination for luxury home products partners with Sailthru to transform the individual customer experience
LuxDeco.com, an online destination for luxury home products, has entered a long-term partnership with Sailthru, the automated personalisation platform, to transform individual customer experiences across all digital touchpoints. LuxDeco.com said it prides itself on providing customers with a luxury online shopping experience that
Delta Refrigeration, a specialist in energy-saving display cabinets and retro-fit doors, has helped a Londis retailer make savings of hundreds of pounds on his monthly energy bills. Delta installed retro-fitted double glazed hinged chiller doors for Barrie Seymour, of Londis
Morrisons has reported a loss of £792m in its last financial year and announced plans to close 23 of its M local convenience stores. Total sales in the 12 months to 1 February 2015 were down 4.9% to £16.8bn. Like-for-like sales,
Isotonic sports drink, iPro Sport, has achieved a wide-spread listing with AF Blakemore and its Spar outlets. The AF Blakemore group has commenced listing of the iPro Sport Mixed Berry and Orange & Pineapple flavour formats into its 213 privately
Purple WiFi, the cloud-based social WiFi software company, today announced the inclusion of Location Based Services in its fast, secure, WiFi solution, which offers commercial return to businesses that offer free WiFi to visitors. Location based services offer the host venue an unprecedented level of
Verifone has announced Heron Foods, a family-owned ambient, frozen and chilled food retailer in northern England, will deploy payment as a service from Verifone. The platform is certified by the PCI Security Standards Council (SSC) as an approved Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE)
Electronic payment specialist, The PPRO Group, will collaborate in Europe with Alipay, China’s leading third-party online payment service, to offer new payment options for online shoppers of AliExpress, a global online marketplace for consumers to buy directly from Chinese businesses.
One Stop is about to commence a roll-out of its contactless payment solution, following a successful trial within a number of company-owned and franchise stores. One Stop’s four week trial commenced in January and all new stores since then have
MPs have spoken out against Government plans to exclude small businesses from the 5p carrier bag charge in a parliamentary debate this morning (10 March). In the debate, Dan Rogerson MP refused to acknowledge the concerns raised by both MPs
Danish food discount retailer Netto, advised by Indigo Planning, has been given the go ahead for its first standalone foodstore in the UK by Hull City Council. Indigo Planning has also already successfully secured permission for a number of Netto
This Place, the digital innovation agency set up by former M&C Saatchi Mobile joint CEO, Dusan Hamlin, has been appointed as the lead user interaction (UI) and user experience (UX) agency by Delhaize Group. The Belgian international food retailer, which
Direct Golf, a leading multi-channel golf retailer, is launching an ambitious four-year expansion plan with its first new store of 2015 in Southampton. The ‘Powerhouse’ plan, a brainchild of Direct Golf owner and PGA Fellow professional John Andrew, has now begun
The countdown to this year’s Spar Lancashire School Games has officially begun following a series of launch events. Pupils from three Lancashire schools started preparation for months of competition by taking part in sports including sprinting, long-jump, climbing and judo.
Superdry, one of Britain’s fastest growing premium fashion retailers, has installed fully transactional in-store iPads in all of its UK stores with cloud-based multi-channel retail specialist, One iota. Following a successful pilot managed and delivered by One iota last year,
E-commerce agency Ampersand has revealed findings in its Multi-channel Retail Report, which identifies the top and bottom-ranking multi-channel retail brands in the UK. Using its Retail Matrix, a scoring mechanism designed to rate retailers based on the core tenets of multi-channel retailing,
Leading global retailer, Spar International, and its partner in Lebanon, Retail Works SAL – part of Business Management Integrated (BMI) Holding Inc – have launched their first two stores in Beirut, in line with their robust expansion plans into the
Penny for London’s registration drive is gathering momentum with a new breakfast promotion for all new sign-ups. Children from Bellenden Primary School in Southwark, a beneficiary project, joined Henry Dimbleby for breakfast and a lesson in smoothie making with a maths
Trace One, a global leader in private label product lifecycle management (PLM) solutionsand transparency software for retailers, manufacturers and suppliers, and SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, today unveiled SGS Supply Chain Solution powered by T Transparency. The integrated platform
Rieves Lotteries launches scratchcard campaign in Poundland to raise money for Breast Cancer Campaign
Rieves Lotteries, a leading UK retail charity scratchcard specialist, is today delighted to announce a new partnership with Poundland, which is looking to raise £150,000 for breast cancer research charity Breast Cancer Campaign over the next few months. The Rieves Lotteries
Museums and galleries across England are actively being encouraged to adopt a more business-like approach and think commercially through a new retail training programme which launches next month. The Association for Culture Enterprises (ACE) Retail Resilience Programme is an integrated commercial development
Leading international retail brand Spar has officially launched in Indonesia today with the opening of three stores in Jakarta – marking a significant milestone in the partnership between Spar International and PT. Ramayana Lestari Sentosa Tbk. The partnership marked the official