Alibaba’s Tmall said today it expects international and domestic cosmetics brands to open 1,000 shops this year on its platform to meet burgeoning demand from Chinese consumers.
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Skincare company, Aesop, is upgrading its global point of sale (POS) systems in partnership with Cegid, the leading provider of unified commerce solutions.
Office Depot, a leading B2B integrated distribution company providing business services and supplies, products and technology solutions, and Alibaba.com, one of the world’s largest B2B trading platforms and an Alibaba Group business unit, today announced a strategic collaboration. The goal
The Merrion Centre, Leeds’s longest serving shopping centre has, for one week only rebranded to the ‘Mary-Ann’ centre to celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March.
The St David’s Partnership, owners of St David’s in Cardiff, one of the UK’s premier retail and leisure destinations, has announced a newly upsized store for Danish shoe retailer, ECCO. The brand has moved to a new store on Upper
The future of physical shopping is defined by consumers seeing retailers as compelling shopping destinations, with the ability to combine multiple retail formats. NCR’s newly launched software solution, NCR Smart Retail, helps specialty retailers in Europe do just exactly that.
CBRE Global Investors has let 459sq ft at 2a Bow Lane, London, to iconic British menswear designer Paul Smith for a 10-year lease.
Luxury Swisswatchmaker TAG Heuer is proud to announce the opening of its first stand alone boutique in Ireland in summer 2019, located at Queen’s Arcade in Belfast in partnership with Lunn’s Jewellers.
The winner of 2016's The Apprentice Alana Spencer officially launched her delicious range of cakes at independent retailer Conrad Davies’ Spar Pwllheli.
The John Lewis Partnership has achieved Disability Confident Leader status - the highest accreditation in the Department for Work and Pensions’ scheme which recognises and supports employers who recruit and retain people with disabilities.
Mood Media, the world’s leading in-store media solutions company dedicated to elevating the customer experience, has announced a new partnership with Asda, the UK’s third largest supermarket, to take over the chain’s in-store radio.
Persado, the leader in using AI to generate the best-performing marketing creative harnessing the power of words, today announced a strategic partnership with Emarsys, the only marketing platform that knows your industry. The integration combines Persado’s revolutionary platform for generating
Liberis, a leading alternative finance provider for the UK’s SMEs has today announced its partnership with Store Excel; an independent community of over 8,000 convenience store retailers across the UK.
Marks & Spencer has announced the creation of a new 50/50 joint venture with Ocado, which it claims will transform online grocery shopping for UK consumers.
Kingfisher plc, the international home improvement company, today announces ambitious new targets to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from its business, products and supply chains.
Angling Direct, the largest specialist fishing tackle and equipment retailer in the UK, is pleased to announce that it has acquired fishing tackle retailer Chapmans Angling for a total consideration of £1.40 million payable in cash and includes stock at valuation.
Retail Assist is delighted to welcome luxury leather goods retailer, Smythson, as a new client.
QVC UK is introducing social commerce to create a discovery-led shopping experience.
The Entertainer has ranked 49th in the Sunday Times Best 100 Mid Companies 2019 to work for following the Best Companies Employee Engagement Questionnaire that took place towards the end of last year.
Dune London has launched its Spring Summer 2019 campaign, working with Mother as the creative agency. The campaign focuses on Dune London’s heritage of shoes and accessories, making them the hero.
Midlands-based independent coffee house & bar operator, BEAR, has announced plans to open its first London site in partnership with high-street fashion brand Jack Wills. The collaboration is set to launch in Spring 2019 within Jack Wills’ flagship store located
Graphic display specialist Leach has called upon the retail sector to adjust its environmental mindset, amidst mounting pressures for businesses to do more.
Hermes UK, the leading consumer delivery specialist, has become the first carrier to provide home, shop and locker services for sending, collecting and returning items. It follows a partnership agreement with InPost which will see Hermes include InPost lockers into
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.
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.