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Throughout the year the Society has opened 10 new food stores and two new funeral booking offices as well as relaunching six funeral homes and nine convenience stores.
JD.com’s 7FRESH fresh food chain supermarket 7FRESH LIFE opened on December 20 in Beijing. 7FRESH LIFE is a 24/7 store offering mealtime solutions within an area between 300 to 400 square meters.
With a staggering 3.5 million people expected to take part in 2020, Veganuary is growing each year, and so is supermarket Aldi’s vegan offering. With an array of new product launches set to hit stores in the New Year, Aldi
A resident in Salisbury, Wiltshire, became the first person in the country to return a potentially unwanted Christmas present, data from PayPoint reveals today.
Boots and Public Health England (PHE) are combining their reach and expertise to encourage one million people to take action to improve their health in a new three-year partnership.
Today, leading payments provider Klarna announces a major expansion of its partnership with the UK’s largest footwear retailer, schuh. With Klarna’s payment products already live on the schuh websites in the UK and Germany, the extended partnership means that
Adyen, the global payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to make Adyen’s payments platform available to McDonald’s markets globally, beginning with the U.K. early next year.
Despite Boxing Day traditionally being a key date in the diary for sale-savvy shoppers, research shows that the majority of UK consumers (92%) support retailers who choose to keep their doors closed on Boxing Day, a move also welcomed by
To celebrate today’s release of the exclusive Disney Store Star Wars The Saga Coin Sets, actors Anthony Daniels (C-3PO) and Joonas Suotamo (Chewbacca) from the highly-anticipated movie Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker visited the D350 fan space at Disney
AEW has announced that Joules has signed to open at Festival Place, the 1.1m sq ft retail and leisure destination in the heart of Basingstoke town centre.
Carrolls Irish Gifts, the global leader in Irish Gifts, Clothing & Jewellery retail, has partnered with digital commerce consultancy Tryzens to develop and optimise its new eCommerce platform. With its Spark solution, Tryzens will enable Carrolls Irish Gifts to access
All JYSK UK stores will close on Christmas Eve for the third year running to give staff the opportunity to spend time with friends and family.
Online global fashion destination ASOS today announced an extension of its partnership with leading payments provider Klarna. ASOS will be offering customers in the UK the option to pay in 3 monthly instalments, completely interest and fee-free. Adding to the
Stretchable, bendable “smart” textiles are poised to reshape clothes of all kinds, creating new opportunities for integrating advanced monitoring technologies into everyday items. Retailers are already testing the waters, starting with fitness and outdoor gear. A report from tech analyst
Central England Co-op customers and members got into the festive spirit by donating over 12,000 presents and stocking fillers as part of the retailer’s first ever Christmas Toybox Appeal.
Nike is encouraging everyone not to forget their sports routine as the colder weather sets in. Rather than waiting for New Year's resolutions to get back on track, Nike is providing some much-needed motivation to keep moving during winter –
Leading retail and shopper marketing agency, Savvy, have created and executed the first augmented reality (AR) game for a convenience retailer. The AR Christmas Elf experience was the first project for Savvy, following a successful tender win.
Homebase, one of the UK’s leading home improvement and garden retailers, has launched its new own brand paint range – Homebase Paint. This launch is the latest innovation from the retailer to make it simpler for customers to get everything
This Christmas, is it greener to drive to your favourite stores, or shop with them online for those last-minute presents? It’s a question that is concerning many environmentally aware shoppers this year.
Cineworld, the UK’s leading cinema chain, has officially launched its state-of-the-art 13-screen multiplex experience at Time Square, the new £142 million development in Warrington.
Eurotorg, the largest grocery retailer in Belarus, has won the prestigious Debut of the Year award at the Cbonds Awards 2019 for its RUB 10 billion five-year bond offering.
FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., the world’s largest express transportation company, announces a new partnership with PayPoint. Through the partnership with PayPoint, FedEx will join Collect+, the UK’s largest independent store-based delivery and returns service. The association
ITG has been crowned winner in the ‘Innovation in Ways of Working’ category at the Oystercatchers Awards 2019, after delivering a tech-centric creative production model for its new client Co-op. The award coincides with the announcement that the Co-operative Group
The Merrion Centre in Leeds Arena Quarter is celebrating its expanding independent portfolio with the opening of the new Konga Coffee and Takeaway on Monday 9 December.
From developing students and industry employees, to tackling issues such as food waste, healthy eating and digital capability, IGD’s charitable initiatives are helping the industry face into some of the biggest challenges we face as a society, to deliver public