Lidl has today announced its commitment to install rapid electric vehicle chargers at all of its new stores, helping to give drivers easier access to charging points.
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AI and machine learning could help UK’s top grocery retailers prevent £144m of food waste, says Blue Yonder
Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) can help the UK’s eight large grocery retailers prevent £144 million of food waste a year, predict data scientists from Blue Yonder, a JDA company. More intelligent decision-making could help the
Adidas opened the doors of its new Oxford Street flagship – a home for creativity, born from London, that combines digital innovation, unique shopper experiences and a focus on in-store experts to create a new benchmark in retail.
London’s fragrance experts Molton Brown have opened a new store in Hammerson’s flagship destination Westquay, in Southampton. The new location is the brand’s first in the city and the 51st in the brand’s portfolio of standalone stores.
Although the UK’s high street betting shops have suffered a period of sharp decline, it seems that online gambling is gaining an ever more sizeable share of the market. Earlier this May we saw the UK Gambling Commission release its
Professor Geoff Beattie, an internationally acclaimed psychologist, author and broadcaster, has revealed how social media is leading to an increase of serial returning and buyer’s remorse - that feeling of regret after you’ve made a purchase.
Spar band is launching a range of eight fish products, sourced in Scotland.
Nesta and the Department for Education (DfE) have launched the £5.75 million CareerTech Challenge, calling for cutting edge innovations that will equip adults across England with the right tools and skills to find rewarding future employment.
Service Management Group (SMG), a global customer, patient and employee experience management provider to more than 500 brands, has announced a new customer experience management programme with Marston’s, the United Kingdom’s leading independent brewing and pub retailing business, which
M&S’s reshapes store estate to reflect how consumers shop, with stores designed to suit busy family life
Today, M&S has confirmed it’s opening a new 60,000sq ft store at British Land’s Giltbrook Retail Park, Nottingham, in the summer of 2020. The announcement comes less than two weeks before M&S opens a major new store in Cornwall –
Tulip has created The Green Butcher brand and developed its first-ever vegan product, with vegan slices launching exclusively in Co-op this month.
Bloomreach Inc, the Digital Experience Platform company, has been selected by digital retailer N Brown to help to provide an optimised, consistent and seamless customer experience across its core brands JD Williams, Simply Be, Ambrose Wilson and Jacamo. Using its
Lidl GB, which this year celebrates its 25th Anniversary, has today announced that it will be investing a record £15 billion in British suppliers over the next five years.
Iconic Greater Manchester retail and leisure destination intu Trafford Centre has welcomed high-end accessories brand Coach, with the luxury retailer’s first standalone store in the north west.
Seeing your product in action helps convert customers eager to try before they buy. This is especially true for beauty brands. Now with the help of augmented reality, trying on lipstick, once only possible in-store, can be done virtually on
Millie Bobby Brown attracted hundreds of fans at the official launch of her beauty brand, florence by mills, in Boots UK’s new beauty hall in Covent Garden at the end of September.
Unicoop Tirreno renews Revionics price optimisation to support coherent pricing across multiple formats
A Revionics customer since 2014, Unicoop Tirreno traces its roots to 1945 post-war Italy. Its focus goes beyond the supermarkets and convenience stores that serve its members to embrace the ethics of social responsibility and the cooperative spirit. Building
Online wine retailer Laithwaites wanted to improve the protection performance of its packaging while also eradicating plastic from its portfolio. The company turned to packaging experts DS Smith to ensure these ambitious targets were realised.
itsu launches first ever integrated marketing campaign to support sales of gyoza in both restaurants and grocery
itsu, the innovative, Asian-inspired food brand, is launching its first and largest ever integrated marketing campaign, uniting both branches of the business – restaurants and [grocery] – for the first time with one, all-encompassing message: GO GYOZA!
Just for Pets had plenty to celebrate this month, riding high on strong sales performance after the culmination of a two year recovery plan and scooping a coveted Pet Retailer of the Year 2019 Award.
Central England Co-op has officially opened its new store in Leicestershire – creating 20 new jobs and investing £1.8 million in the area.
The Barbie Store Fashion Pop up has landed in Liverpool ONE. Opened on 11 October, the six-week pop-up will debut limited edition clothing for kids aged three+, adults’ apparel, and fun Barbie accessories for kids and adults that includes tote
Helping retailers to improve store planning and the flow of footfall, Checkpoint Systems – a global leader in source to shopper solutions – has launched an innovative solution: the One Way Surveillance Sensor.
Spar retailers across the north of England have enjoyed a two day festive retailer event, hosted by Spar wholesaler for the North of England, James Hall & Co.
Regeneration experts Queensberry, in partnership with Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council, have announced that Sports Direct and Coffee Boy will take space in the £180 million transformative town centre scheme that combines retail, leisure and cultural uses in the heart of Barnsley.