Customers at The Entertainer toy shops across the UK have hit an incredible milestone of £3m raised for children’s charities across the country - simply by rounding up their purchases to the nearest pound using Pennies, the digital charity box.
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Despite challenging conditions for retailers, the number of new, self-made business millionaires on eBay has soared by 18% in the past 12 months to their highest in almost a decade, new figures to mark the opening of the 2019 eBay
Majestic Wine, the UK’s largest wine specialist, has this week lowered the price of its entire spirit range and removed the two tier pricing on the category. In doing so, the retailer hopes to appeal to a new generation of
Ted Baker has signed a deal to enhance its omni-channel order management operations, as it looks to improve customer experience.
illycaffè, a global leader in sustainable, high-quality coffee, has announced its partnership as the official global coffee partner for The World's 50 Best Restaurants and The World's 50 Best Bars.
Luxury British multi-brand retailer FLANNELS to open 18,000sq ft flagship boutique and concept space on London’s iconic Oxford Street.
For 170 years Boots has sought to bring the best of health and beauty to the high street and at 11am on Thursday June 27 it is opening its new format store in Covent Garden. Brand new Beauty and Wellness
Manchester Airport today gave passengers a flavour of the future, as it revealed the first wave of food and drink outlets that will feature in the new “super terminal” being built as part of its £1bn transformation.
Avon appoints HCL Technologies as IT infrastructure services partner to support ongoing digital transformation
Avon Products, Inc., a globally recognised leader in direct selling of beauty products, today announced that HCL Technologies will serve as the company’s infrastructure services partner. The partnership is another stride forward in delivering Avon’s ‘Open Up’ transformation strategy to
IWC Schaffhausen opens a pop-up showcasing its iconic watches at HeathrowAirport,Terminal2.Thisisthefirstpop-upofitskindforthebrandintheUKandaimsto celebrateIWC’ssupportofaspecialround-the-worldmission“SilverSpitfire–TheLongestFlight”.
Henderson Technology’s award winning EDGEPoS solution has now been successfully installed into Westhill Service Station, a SPAR and BP branded forecourt in Aberdeen, Scotland.
Acquia has announced the all-new Acquia Lift, the only personalisation tool optimised for Drupal, now available as a no-code application to help marketers quickly and easily optimise customer experiences. The new product was unveiled at Acquia Engage Europe, where attendees
Spar stores are getting their oven gloves on all over the country to help raise funds for Marie Curie’s summer campaign, the Blooming Great Tea Party.
Following yesterday’s news (Thursday 20 June) that Monsoon Accessorize has launched its CVA proposal, Pippa Stephens, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “While Monsoon Accessorize is seeking rent reductions at just over half
Total sales transaction volume during JD.com’s 18 June Anniversary Sale (“6.18”) reached new heights this year of $29.2 billion. Key drivers leading to breakthrough results with China’s largest retailer were new products as well as Chinese consumers’ continued interest in
The Watches of Switzerland Group has announced plans to visit schools across The UK as part of a new community programme which aims to help inspire young talent, with the first being in the North East.
The multi-award-winning Volvo XC40 has brought a new level of performance and comfort to the fleet available to Asda managers following the SUV’s addition to its user-chooser list. The design and in-car technology of the XC40 have quickly made it
Following today’s release of Dixons Carphone FY figures for 2018/19, Patrick O'Brien, UK retail research director at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Dixons Carphone has warned of more pain to come at its loss-making mobile business, leading
Food shoppers across the globe are set to benefit from award-winning British technology that will make finding the right food products simple and safe. UK based technology start-up Spoon Guru, is set to provide its world-leading and unique dietary
Aptos, Inc., a recognised market leader in retail technology solutions, is proud to announce that luxury leader Zadig & Voltaire has selected Aptos Planning to manage its buying sessions as well as allocation and replenishment for all its stores.
Dune London has revealed the formula behind a remarkable £4.4m surge in incremental revenue over the past three and a half years, achieved at a time when retail is in decline and the UK high street has seen one in
Iconic luxury brand’s opening of authorized flagship store on JD.com announced as part of e-commerce platform’s June 18 anniversary sales festival.
International expansion and collapse of House of Fraser cause profits to tumble at Mulberry, says GlobalData
Following today’s release of Mulberry FY figures for 2018/19, Chloe Collins, senior retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘FY2018/19 has proved another challenging year for Mulberry, with total group revenue falling -2.0% to £166.3m.
Retail IT consultancy and technology firm REPL Group has successfully collaborated with BP, one of the world’s largest oil and gas companies, on ‘BP RESET’ - a major global programme to modernise the Retail Site IT landscape.
Waitrose & Partners, one of the UK’s leading retailers with 348 shops in England, Scotland, Wales and the Channel Islands, has recently expanded its partnership with IRI as its insight partner. IRI, a leading customer loyalty specialist, has been