Baukjen is introducing social commerce onto its website with the launch of a gallery of shoppable customer generated content. The premium womenswear brand is working with Curalate to harness social media posts, curating them on its home page and
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A record number of Britons came out in force to show their support for small independent businesses on the UK’s seventh annual Small Business Saturday this weekend (7 December 2019). 17.6 million shoppers across the UK hit their local
Silverburn has recently welcomed a new BOSS store, further expanding the brand’s UK store portfolio. The 3,200sq ft unit showcases BOSS tailoring, alongside casual and athleisure styles. The brand’s products are available in 129 countries, and it has over 424
Pret a Manger has launched its online Christmas campaign in partnership with LiveArea, a leading global commerce services provider and business unit of PFSweb. The implementation, part of a wider digital transformation relationship, included the rollout of Christmas campaigns on
Sustainable retail brands ride wave of social consciousness to raise finance from a crowd of ‘woke’ consumers on Koodoo
Koodoo, the new equity crowdfunding platform that connects sustainable businesses with the increasing number of people who want to invest in the future of the planet, is now live with four businesses seeking finance including an end-to-end sustainable fashion brand,
Following today’s release of Ted Baker Q3 figures for FY2019/20 and news that executive chairman, David Bernstein, has stepped down and Lindsay Page has resigned as chief executive officer, Emily Salter, retail analyst at GlobalData, comments: ‘‘In response to the
The Co-op un-wraps 30 new stores in the run-up to Christmas as the retailer continues its growth and gets closer to more communities.
Christmas. Love it or hate it it’s approaching fast. As the annual Christmas Day feasting approaches grocery retailers are vying for our business. With Kantar predicting that each UK household will spend an average of £380 on groceries
In today’s world, there has been a shift away from independent merchants and market stalls towards high street brands, leaving many struggling to thrive in a saturated market. Big players spend millions of pounds every year on Christmas marketing campaigns
Following the busiest ever ‘super weekend’ on record last year with 1.2 million shoppers across its flagship London centres, Westfield London and Westfield Stratford City are expecting the last weekend before Christmas this year to bring more than a million
Aldi is renowned for its innovative, high quality and great value Christmas range, and the supermarket’s 2019 collection brings customers a menu that is sure to get people’s taste buds tingling this festive season.
The busy Christmas shopping season is upon us and whilst many enjoy the Yuletide rush and Christmas cheer, others find the increased number of people, sounds and lights overwhelming and stressful.
The Stockholm-based luxury fashion house Acne Studios announces that they have chosen payments tech company Adyen today to deliver a first-class shopping experience for customers in APAC, North America and Europe – including its stores in the UK.
Amazon has announced the UK winners of the Amazon Small Business Awards – a new programme to shine a spotlight on three of the most inspiring small British brands selling on Amazon. Hundreds of UK small businesses were nominated for
Grosvenor Britain & Ireland agrees exclusive partnership with inploi to attract best in class hospitality talent
Grosvenor Britain & Ireland (Grosvenor) has confirmed an exclusive partnership with inploi – an
The UK’s leading high street entertainment retailer works alongside Lewis Capaldi to create a Christmas TV ad that aims to topple IKEA’s dinosaur and the John Lewis’ Partners Dragon from the Christmas advertising top-spot.
Openpay, the UK’s latest interest free payment solution, has today announced its latest partnership with Ideal World and Create and Craft, part of Ideal Shopping Direct Ltd, some of the UK’s most dynamic multi-channel retailers.
Milburngate will offer visitors a greater choice of entertainment after Everyman Cinemas confirmed it is increasing the number of screens at Durham City’s landmark living, work and leisure destination.
Clintons, the greeting cards retailer, has been sold out of administration to Esquire Retail Limited, in a deal that safeguards all 2,500 jobs and which will see all 334 stores across the UK continue to trade. Will Wright and Steve
The UK's number 1 domestic parcels carrier, DPD UK, has recorded its biggest ever Cyber Weekend, with parcel volumes up 13% on last year.
The Co-op is set to serve-up its newest food store in Wales following a £550,000 investment creating 15 jobs in Carmarthen.
Black Friday weekend trading was strong at London Designer Outlet in Wembley Park, the capital’s leading fashion and lifestyle outlet centre. Total revenue rose by +7.0% compared to the same period last year. This is also the 23rd consecutive quarter
New service lets consumers hire people to queue for them at busy festive time and is recruiting ‘queuers’
A site connecting customers with local service professionals is now offering people the chance to hire professional 'queuers'. The site is also recruiting members of the public who want to provide Christmas queuing services to stressed-out shoppers willing to pay
Marketing services agency APS Group has completed the rebrand of Livingston Designer Outlet – Scotland’s largest outlet destination for retail, dining and leisure.
Springfields Outlet has once again demonstrated its continued resilience, bucking trends when compared to full-price retail destinations, reporting positive trading and footfall stats for the Black Friday trading period. From Monday 25 November to Sunday 1 December 2019, footfall rose