Following today’s release of Dunelm Q1 figures for FY2019/20, Amy Higginbotham, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Following an impressive FY2018/19, Dunelm has shown no signs of slowing down in the first quarter of its
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Seasalt, the Cornish lifestyle and clothing brand, has embarked on a workplace culture initiative which has led to increased sales of between five and 10% in those stores with the more engaged teams.
Fancy showing off your home on national television? Dunelm is looking for new families to star in its new ‘Real Families’ national TV campaign, due to air in 2020.
Retailer hmv will open the doors on its biggest store – and Europe’s largest music and entertainment space – in Birmingham on Friday 11 October. The hmv Vault is a 25,000sq ft space and marks the next step in the
Work-related sleep issues are creating a nation of unproductive “insombies” according to new research out today. It found three in four employees suffer from persistently poor sleep, causing weaker employee performance, lower output and more frequent sick days at
The Mercers’ Company has today announced that Vans, the original action sports brand, has kicked off its UK retail transformation with the official opening of its brand new Boutique store at 5-7 Neal Street, the first of its kind in
Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, today announced that international fashion brand Esprit has selected Salesforce to enhance its digital strategy for retailers and consumers. The company is bringing its e-commerce and marketing on a single platform to transform shopping
Superdry has opened a 6,000sq ft store at intu Potteries.
Independent fashion retailer, M&Co, has appointed leading digital commerce agency, Astound Commerce, as part of its digital strategy to grow their e-commerce business.
Hines, the international real estate firm, is developing a new retail destination in south Dublin's which is focused on answering the question on everyone’s lips – what is the future of retail? Their latest development project – Cherrywood Town Centre
Thirty community groups and charities handed share of £44,000 funding boost thanks to Central England Co-op
Thirty projects are celebrating after sharing £44,000 in the latest payout from Central England Co-operative’s Community Dividend Fund.
Spar Cumbernauld, a convenience store in North Lanarkshire, Scotland, is the latest retailer to install the award winning EDGEPoS system onsite.
Popular fried chicken and cocktail restaurant, Chick ‘n’ Sours, is set to launch a new two-floor eatery at 14 Artillery Passage in Shoreditch, this November. The 1,200sq ft site has been secured by leading specialist UK leisure property agency, Shelley
Consumers are still worried that British supermarkets’ are not doing enough to go green, particularly around food and packaging waste, a report from Rubikloud, a global leader in retail artificial intelligence (AI), has revealed.
A bespoke SD-WAN store model, designed by Vodat International, is powering the expansion of 60 new stores across Poland.
KellyDeli, which owns the fast-growing international sushi counter brand Sushi Daily, has opened two new counters in Asda Ashford and Asda Kings Hill.
A new online store branded ‘Local Gems’ will be trialled in Margate on the 18th and 19th October through which residents of the seaside town will be able to purchase local produce and have it delivered to their door.
Nedap announces that luxury brand Essentiel Antwerp signed up for aEuropean deployment of !D Cloud, Nedap’s leading inventory visibility platform. Implementing RFID technology throughout Essentiel’s stores worldwide, enables the brand to optimise inventory accuracy in order to ensure on-shelf product
Whistles has boosted online sales by 10% after introducing ship from store technology.
Central England Co-op has officially opened its new store in Derbyshire – creating 20 new jobs and investing over £500,000 in the area.
James Hall & Co. are delighted to be trialling a new in-store sustainability concept, in an effort to encourage customers to reduce their single use plastic consumption.
This month Blacks Outdoors have teamed up with the UK’s biggest heart research charity to offer discounts to store customers who donate unwanted clothing and footwear to The British Heart Foundation.
Shaftesbury has announced that innovative sock brand Stance has opened its flagship in London’s West End at 45 Carnaby Street.
The UK’s leading magazine and newspaper wholesaler, Smiths News, is helping its independent customers make the most of their cash flow with the launch of a new initiative that allows them to defer payments for collectable deliveries until four weeks
The retail industry is constantly evolving, with a fast-paced environment that requires retailers to quickly respond to changes in the market, while delivering a consistent service that inspires customer loyalty – all in a bid to maintain healthy margins and