Astound Commerce, the global e-commerce provider, has announced the launch of a completely redesigned e-commerce platform for Space NK, the leading luxury beauty boutique. The roll out has had an immediate effect, improving the user experience by reducing loading times
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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
Home furnishing company IKEA today revealed plans to open its first Order and Collection Point in London at Westfield Stratford City. The new Order and Collection Point will also be the company’s first unit to open inside a UK shopping
The Southern Co-operative is celebrating a strong increase in its annual sales. The Society, which has 250 community food stores and funeral operations in 11 counties across the South of England, reported a 4.7% increase in total income to £366.8m
TIDAL boosts global expansion, peak transaction processing capabilities with exclusive Ingenico ePayments partnership
Ingenico ePayments, the online and mobile commerce division of Ingenico Group, today announced that the innovative music and entertainment platform, TIDAL, selected Ingenico ePayments as its exclusive partner to help process increasing demand for its services and optimize the payment
On the dot, an innovative, specified hour delivery technology, is now available to retailers across the UK. Developed in 2015 by leading same day UK delivery company CitySprint, On the dot has been developed specifically to help retailers offer the highly
Today Costa Coffee, the coffee shop chain, has launched three brand new 'Seriously Summer' stores across the UK to mark the start of summer and the launch of Costa’s new summer food and drink menu. London, Leeds and Glasgow have been
Spar’s successful footfall driving campaign, Shop & Win, is back this again year with more chances for shoppers to win than ever before. With the first burst of this year’s campaign kicking off on 5 May, customers will be in with
Sainsbury’s has reported a fall in annual profits as it battles falling food prices but its deal to buy Argos-owner, Home Retail Group (HRG), has been described as “visionary” by retail consultant Phil Dorrell, partner at Retail Remedy. Underlying profits at Sainsbury’s fell
Hermes Investment Management, the £23bn manager focused on delivering superior, sustainable, risk adjusted returns to its clients – responsibly, has announced that Kiehl’s, the US cosmetics brand, is to open a 1,000sq ft store at Centre:mk. Opening in early May, the
Spar UK is launching an exciting new broadband radio service for retailers, in a move to drive sales and create an enjoyable atmosphere in store for both customers and staff. The new in-store Spar Radio will bring listeners pop music, creative
British Land, joint owner of Meadowhall, has announced that Michael Kors’ new 2,160sq ft regional flagship store has opened at Meadowhall, Yorkshire’s premier shopping destination. Situated on the upper High Street adjacent to House of Fraser, the new store stocks
Dunelm, a leading homewares retailer, has enlisted the help of customer engagement specialist, Rant & Rave, to capture real-time feedback from its customers.
With more of a focus on better catering for the family, One Stop has launched its new frozen range centred on ‘bigger packs, better value’ giving customers more choice in store when it comes to feeding their family at home. One
The Fairtrade Foundation and leading food on-the-go retailer Greggs are proud to announce that from Thursday 5 May, customers will be able to buy Fairtrade bananas in 350 of its shops as part of the chain's commitment to extending its
Mirakl, a leading global online marketplace platform provider, has announced the release of a new feature in its Mirakl Marketplace solution. The latest feature, ‘Click & Collect,’ is now available to all third-party sellers operating on marketplaces run by brick
Spar UK is teaming up with Holland & Barrett, the UK’s leading health retailer, to offer a range of skincare, vitamin, mineral and food supplements. The partnership is currently in a trial phase in three stores in Northern Ireland, with plans
Figures released as part of the Home Office’s Commercial Victimisation Survey have found that one in five premises in the retail and wholesale sector were victims of shop theft over the last year, with the sector having the highest crime
Walkbase, the provider of in-store analytics for airports and retail stores, has announced that it has seen continued business growth in Q1 following a successful 2015. Business in the UK has expanded significantly, including new customer deals with one more major
Zappar and Rovio partner to release 1bn BirdCodes into the wild in support of new game Angry Birds Action!
Zappar, a world leader in augmented reality, has partnered with Rovio, the maker of the global smash hit Angry Birds, to create the ultimate Angry Birds augmented reality experience. The partnership will build a bridge between the physical world of
The Sloane Stanley Estate is welcoming back pop-up store, Summer Box, the summerwear company, for a second year running following its huge success last year.
Better Food, the Bristol-born independent organic food retailer, has announced it will be opening its third store at the city's new harbourside community, Wapping Wharf, in July.
The Co-operative Group selects ACI Worldwide to enhance data security across all Co-op UK food stores and fuel sites
ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, today announced that The Co-operative Group (Co-op), one of the UK’s largest food retailers, has selected the company to run its card payments processing operations
Shaftesbury has today announced that boutique fitness destination, Another_Space, is to make its UK debut at Seven Dials. Launching as a sister club to pioneering British fitness brand, Third Space, Another_Space is taking a 7,582sq ft site on Tower Street
Today’s, the UK’s largest independent buying group, has announced its partnership with bigDL, a powerful digital marketing tool, to drive sales in convenience stores. The partnership will see over 400 Today’s & Day Today symbol stores, throughout the UK, roll
The winner of the Partridges Food for Sale category was announced at a packed Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year 2016 reception at the Mall Galleries, London, last night, Tuesday 26 April, as Paula Watts (USA) for her stunning