One of the UK’s most popular clothing retailers has chosen a Lotus Group site in Northern Ireland as the location of its first ever Irish outlet.
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Same-day collection and delivery services startup Gophr today announced partnerships with market-leading businesses including NET-A-PORTER, HelloFresh, Hostmaker and Krispy Kreme.
Independent fashion retailer, M&Co, has boosted overall online conversion rates by an extra 150 basis points (bps) and has seen a 27% increase in average order value (AOV) since implementing True Fit, the data-driven fashion personalisation platform, on their site.
Next appoints Savvy for Christmas experiential campaign – Christmas jumpers and jammies hit the road
Leading retail and shopper marketing agency, Savvy, are excited to announce that it has been appointed to carry out a festive integrated, campaign for Next - bringing Christmas jumpers and jammies to the UK workforce.
Splitit, a leading global monthly instalment payments solution, today announced a partnership with ReST, the US-based provider of the most globally innovative smart bed solution, to enable customers to pay for ReST’s innovative sleep technology using Splitit’s 36-month interest-
Suffolk's award-winning bakery, The Two Magpies, has unveiled its festive plans, which include a range of new tasty treats, an action-packed schedule of events and online ordering for the very first time.
Portech Systems, an expert in bespoke solutions for the enterprise mobile workforce, has launched the Urgent Android Migration service for organisations that have not started the planning process to migrate their Windows Embedded Mobile 6.5 devices and scanners.
Costa Coffee to give away Terry’s Chocolate Orange Muffins to anyone called Terry, Teri or Terri…at participating stores in London, York, Leeds and Sheffield on 5 December
On Thursday 5 December, the Nation’s Favourite Coffee Shop, Costa Coffee, is granting Christmas wishes early by giving away free Terry’s Chocolate Orange Muffins at participating Costa Coffee stores if your name is Terry, Terri or Teri in celebration
Tunsgate Quarter Guildford, the 80,000sq ft retail, leisure and dining destination located in the heart of Surrey’s county town, is delighted to announce that leading homeware and interiors brand Design Vintage will be joining the scheme, opening its doors to
New figures reveal Brits are giving more to charity year on year in the lead up to the festive season. eBay data shows donations by its UK community of sellers and buyers to good causes spike in November and December.
Central England Co-operative has opened the doors to its refurbished food store in Dersingham following a major investment with local schoolchildren helping design a special feature to brighten up the store.
Smurfit Kappa has launched a new range of imaginative and eco-friendly toys that are made completely from paper. With consumers trying to make more sustainable choices in every aspect of their lives – including what they put into their children’s
Scandinavian-owned global furniture brand JYSK’s UK country manager David Ashton will tackle the slopes of Kilimanjaro early next year to support CALM, a cause close to his heart.
Aeon partners with Ocado to challenge Seiyu and Amazon in Japan’s online grocery market, says GlobalData
Following the news that Japanese supermarket group Aeon Co. Ltd. partnered with British online grocer Ocado to develop its e-commerce capabilities; Shagun Sachdeva, consumer insights analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “With Japan emerging
The home delivery expert ParcelHero says some stores’ Christmas order deadlines are as early as the 16 December, so shoppers planning last-minute Christmas buys should not leave it too long to ensure there's a shiny new bike under the tree.
This week, Westfield London opens the doors to a one of a kind Christmas canine experience – The Merry Mutts Motel – a festive themed doggy drop off service, helping dog owners with busy social calendars to ensure their dogs
It’s now officially acceptable to eat pizza at Christmas thanks to Lidl, with the launch of its brand new Pigs in Blanket Festive Pizza.
Co-op today launched (Sunday 1 December) its Christmas TV campaign, which celebrates touching everyday Christmas moments that are shared with delicious food and features one of the 4,000 causes that the community retailer has supported with a £17 million hand
Central England Co-operative officially opens its new store in Tamworth following an investment of almost £600k
Central England Co-op has officially opened its new store in Tamworth – creating more than 20 new jobs and investing over £600,000 in the area. The Food Store, which is based in Brooklime Way, off Ashby Road offers shoppers an
UK online retail sales in November and December are set to exceed £20 billion for the first time, double the amount recorded in 2014, according to global real estate advisor, Colliers International.
Homebase, one of the UK’s leading home improvement and garden retailers, announce its amazing price on all 5 – 7ft Nordman real Christmas trees, available for just £15 ahead of the festive period.
This Black Friday, iForce, an Eddie Stobart company specialising in e-fulfilment, reveals that it will process 6.8 items every second and despatch over 2.4 million units throughout Cyber Week.
Shaftesbury has announced that Razer, the world’s leading lifestyle brand for gamers, will be opening its debut European store. RazerStore London will open on 14 December in Chinatown London at 51-53 Charing Cross Road.
Luxury British footwear and handbag retailer, Russell & Bromley, has officially opened its newly relocated store at 107 Long Acre, Covent Garden; taking a prime position opposite Covent Garden Tube station. The relocation of the store remains part of
Shoppers spend on fanciful food as Fortnum & Mason delivers double-digit growth yet again, says GlobalData
Following today’s release of Fortnum & Mason FY figures for 2018/19, Emily Salter, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Fortnum & Mason has delivered another year of strong sales growth, with revenue rising to £138m