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A charity, dedicated to supporting people with dementia and their loved ones, has thanked Central England Co-op for a special donation that has helped it deal with a rise in calls to its Helpline.
An NHS-backed DNA testing lab has launched a new COVID-19 test to help
curb the spread of Coronavirus.
The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) has strengthened its online training portfolio by launching the CIM ‘Digital Marketing Channels’ course, allowing marketing professionals and business owners to take advantage of the latest digital marketing channels.
Aldi is easing the temporary restrictions put in place to limit the number of items shoppers can purchase.
Eagle Eye, a SaaS-based provider enabling one-to-one performance marketing in real time, is partnering with digital ordering platform Preoday, a QikServe company. The partnership will enable hospitality operators the ability to offer customers combined pre-ordering of food and drink with
To show our support for the NHS and the invaluable service its staff continue to provide, McColl’s is today pledging to provide essential food and goods to staff at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) for free.
Poly, a global communications company that powers meaningful human connection and collaboration, today announced Voyager 4245 Office, a new Bluetooth headset solution with a Microsoft Teams-enabled option, further adding to Poly’s broad portfolio of Teams-enabled headsets and devices.
Three food industry trade federations have today (30 March) launched a programme to prevent millions of pounds worth of food needlessly going to waste.
Following the news announced today that popular chain of Italian restaurants Carluccio’s has collapsed into administration, putting 2,000 jobs at risk following challenging trading conditions worsened by the Coronavirus crisis, Andy Barr, a retail expert and co-founder of online price
abra today announces its Evolve2 range, the next generation of the Evolve range, its best-selling and market leading UC headset to enhance productivity in the office. The range consists of the Evolve2 85, Evolve2 65, and Evolve2 40 and is
Co-op Midcounties has signed a new contract with a family butcher which has been in business for 225 years but was facing collapse in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
Central England Co-op has teamed up with Lichfield District Council to launch a ground-breaking project aimed at getting vital food and essentials to vulnerable members of the local community.
The new software allows shops to set up a quick and simple online ordering facility through www.bigbarn.co.uk. It allows users to set specific delivery radius' and limit purchases according to stock levels.
One of the world’s largest shopping malls has been transformed into a 3,000-bed hospital in a bid to combat the spread of COVID-19.
Retail technology company Ubamarket has developed a mobile app which it claims could help stop the spread of Covid-19 in supermarkets by reducing time spent in-store and enabling customers to bypass the checkouts and queues.
VApril, the annual campaign to help smokers make the transition to vaping, will launch on the 1 April and is going digital following the coronavirus outbreak
Central England Co-op is asking its members and customers to help people who are self-isolating by becoming one of a growing number of community volunteers.
Today, SaveTheHighStreet.org is launching the first end-to-end COVID-19 support programme for the 200,000+ local business owners across the UK struggling on the Coronavirus-era high street.
Having already donated £15,000 worth of food to NHS 20 hospitals including UCLH and St Thomas’, itsu has been working hard behind the scenes to reopen select kitchens exclusively for staff volunteers to create more free meals for hard working NHS staff.
Today Lidl announces it will be donating thousands of its fresh fruit and vegetable bags to NHS staff across Great Britain in an effort to help provide frontline health workers with fresh produce.
Aldi has announced that, from today (Saturday 28/03/2020), all NHS, Police and Fire Service workers are to be allowed priority access to stores around the clock.
As the UK becomes the latest nation to bring in substantial restrictions over the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, leading safety and compliance expert Bureau Veritas is highlighting a few simple steps to help firms manage their business continuity plans.
Aldi CEO Giles Hurley has updated customers on the retailer's response to the coronavirus.
JD Super, China’s largest online supermarket, recently held its “JD Super’s Tea Festival 2020”, when tea sales increased by almost 100% during the peak sales day.
Co-op has filled every one of the 5,000 temporary store roles it created last week in a record seven days – following an unprecedented response from the British public to the retailer’s recruitment drive which has been prompted by the