Aura Vision has launched an interactive Global COVID-19 Lockdown Tracker https://auravision.ai/covid19-lockdown-tracker/ looking at past and present lockdowns to give a view on when stores may be able to reopen and resume business.
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Find out which retailers are innovating in the on and offline retail space and what they are doing to keep ahead of the curve in this dynamic and highly competitive sector. Read the financials and analysis of the large multiples, the smaller chains to independent retailers, wholesalers and suppliers
Following today’s release of H&M's Q1 FY figures for 2019/20, Kate Ormrod, lead retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Present in 74 markets, H&M’s global operation makes the challenge of dealing with COVID-19 all the
IGD, has been working with the food and consumer goods industry, food surplus charity FareShare, and other charitable food redistributors, to safeguard a consistent supply of food to one of the most vulnerable sectors of society in the UK, in
Leading parcel delivery firm DPD says it expects food and NHS deliveries to increase rapidly in the coming weeks, following a new tie up with supermarket giant Morrisons and additional deliveries to hospitals and other health sector locations.
As the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on towns and cities across the UK intensifies, the need to link business support to community need in the right place, at the right time and at the right scale has never been
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) is pleased to announce a new 16-week partnership with job recruitment app, Syft.
Aldi is also reviewing the small number of remaining purchase restrictions on certain products, after removing its previous four-item limit earlier this week. From today, restrictions have been lifted on beers, wines and spirits as well as nappies.
The Supreme Court has today given its verdict on a landmark data breach case involving Morrisons supermarkets, ruling that it is not liable for the criminal act of an employee who leaked payroll data, and therefore personal data, of thousands
BOSS – the British Oil Security Syndicate, has recorded a significant reduction in forecourt crime incident reports during the first full weekend of the coronavirus lockdown. The news comes as BOSS releases the results of the latest Forecourt Crime
Kind-hearted communities have donated over 30,000 items to an urgent food bank appeal in less than two weeks to help those impacted by Coronavirus.
Co-op Midcounties is partnering with over a hundred local volunteering groups to offer a home-delivery service that will ensure the most vulnerable in the community receive essential food supplies throughout the Covid-19 outbreak.
Today, Lidl GB announces the extension of its NSPCC partnership to support their Childline service, founded by Dame Esther Rantzen, and its mission to ensure no child goes unheard. The partnership will be extended for the next two years, with
The Perfume Shop has temporarily suspended fulfilment of website orders so its warehouse team can follow Government advice to stay at home.
Aldi is donating almost half a million surplus Easter eggs to charities across the UK.
The maker of affordable, well-made and stylish beds and mattresses is now selling beds and mattresses in Germany.
British Safety Council launches Live Online courses to support learning during the Coronavirus pandemic
The British Safety Council has developed a series of Live Online courses to help remote workers continue their health, safety and environmental training and learning as the nation changes its working habits to meet the threat of Coronavirus.
From today [1 April 2020] the spending limit for contactless card payments has increased from £30 to £45 across the country, UK Finance has announced. The change means retailers in the UK can now update their payment systems to accept
UK homeware ecommerce brand Cox & Cox has announced it has selected Akeneo, a global provider of Product Experience Management (PXM) solutions, to help ensure a high standard of product data accuracy and customer experience as it implements growth plans.
Consumer delivery specialist Hermes supports big five supermarkets with deliveries from distribution hubs to stores
Hermes, the consumer delivery specialist, usually known for delivering alongside retailers such as Next, John Lewis and ASOS, has reached out to the big-five UK supermarket chains to offer support during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ahold Delhaize USA (ADUSA), parent company of Stop & Shop, Food Lion, Giant Food, The GIANT Company and Hannaford brands, will provide funds to support employees and their families, the communities they service and ongoing medical research. A full breakdown
Symphony RetailAI, the leading global provider of integrated AI-enabled marketing, merchandising and supply chain solutions for FMCG retailers and CPG manufacturers, today announced the launch of the Symphony RetailAI Hub: COVID-19 Insights, a web portal that contains must-read insights, news,
IKEA is opening its Croydon store’s Swedish Food Market from today, Tuesday 31 March, in a move to help feed vulnerable customers and key workers.
Dementia UK thanks Central England Co-op for five figure donation as helpline sees sharp rise in calls
A charity, dedicated to supporting people with dementia and their loved ones, has thanked Central England Co-op for a special donation that has helped it deal with a rise in calls to its Helpline.
An NHS-backed DNA testing lab has launched a new COVID-19 test to help curb the spread of Coronavirus.
The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) has strengthened its online training portfolio by launching the CIM ‘Digital Marketing Channels’ course, allowing marketing professionals and business owners to take advantage of the latest digital marketing channels.