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IKEA touches the lives of millions around the world and has long promised to stand by the side of the many people. This is true now more than ever.
A UK manufacturer has seen demand for one its newest products soar in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Spar stores around the UK have put in place a range of new social distancing measures to protect staff and customers.
Shane O’Riordain, Royal Mail managing director of regulation and corporate affairs said: “As one of the UK’s essential services, Royal Mail remains open for business while the nation remains in lockdown. We know that the Universal Postal Service provides a
In the last week alone, over a thousand forecourts globally have taken Devon-based GripHero up on its offer of providing hand-protection dispensers free to protect their customers from the transmission of Covid-19 at the fuel pump.
Commenting on Next's announcement to temporarily shut down online operations, Richard Lim, CEO, Retail Economics said: “The decision to effectively shut down the website shows staff shortages are playing havoc with keeping the business operational. Online was the only channel
Beekeeper, a leading communication platform, has announced it has seen a surge in the use of its employee app since the corona crisis hit. Beekeeper has found that companies are increasing the use of its app as it plays a
Helping the nation’s heroes get the rest they deserve, sleep technology firm Simba is offering a 50 per cent discount on their Simba Hybrid Mattress for all NHS and private healthcare workers until Tuesday 30 June 2020.
As the UK enters a three-week period of significant restrictions over the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, leading safety and compliance expert Bureau Veritas has released a new Emergency Preparedness Pack to help businesses respond rapidly to the growing risks of this
Symphony RetailAI, the leading global provider of integrated AI-enabled marketing, merchandising and supply chain solutions for FMCG retailers and CPG manufacturers, today announced the findings of a new benchmark report, “The Retail Supply Chain: Designing New Ways to Satisfy Demand.”
Colleagues at a Central England Co-op food store in Atherstone have been given a helping hand by a familiar face from the past as they continue to work around the clock to serve the local community.
Britain’s parcel courier services continue to pick up from peoples’ front door. Which means everyone with elderly or poorly friends and relatives in isolation, or simply stuck at home social distancing, can still cheer them up by sending them a
Revolut has today announced that it is partnering with The Trussell Trust foodbank network to support emergency food needs around the UK. Revolut customers in the UK will be able to donate via the in-app Donations feature to help those
Today, tastecard the UK’s largest diners’ club, launches its ‘Staying in with tastecard’ digital hub, a new platform created in response to Coronavirus. Restaurant partners, who are now providing delivery and collection services, will be available to existing and new
Bolton-based digital marketing agency, The Audit Lab has welcomed men’s fashion lines, Original Penguin and Farah to their roster.
English sportswear and football equipment supplier, Umbro has chosen the leading Enterprise Cloud Commerce Platform, Kooomo to launch its online store in Italy, breaking into a new market as part of its corporate digitalisation process.
UK small business’ previous positivity about their future performance is being overshadowed by stress, anxiety and sleepless nights over access to finance. according to research from Liberis, a fintech on a mission to reshape small business finance for good.
With SMEs struggling to keep their businesses running through the coronavirus crisis, eBay UK has today pledged a major cashflow boost by offering payment holidays for all sellers and any new businesses joining the site.
It has now been two months since the coronavirus first surfaced in China and after a nationwide lockdown things are getting back to normal. Restaurants, bars, and retail stores are opening up throughout China and people are going
Iconic landmarks in London's West End turned blue at 8pm, Thursday 26 March, to show their support and gratitude for NHS carers during this challenging time.
Superdrug has updated shoppers on the steps it is taking as an essential retail business.
fourfiveCBD, the CBD brand created by professional rugby players George Kruis and Dominic Day, today announces that its range of CBD based capsules, oils and balms are now available through leading UK health and beauty retailer Boots online store. fourfivecbd
MOL has started production of hand and surface sanitizers to offer protection against the coronavirus. Both products have been in short supply in Hungary. Lubricants producer and MOL Group member MOL Lub Ltd. has shifted production of a windshield washer
Central England Co-op has today asked customers to ‘co-operate’ with its new social distancing measures to help keep each other safe.
With Monday's Government-ordered lockdown in place, physical retailers in the UK that no longer fit in to the category of selling essential goods, face many weeks, if not months, of store closures. For some retailers, however, there is an alternative