After laying out plans in May to double the number of Waitrose.com slots in London with the opening of a second online fulfilment centre, Waitrose has announced a third such site. The new centre will significantly further increase the availability
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Majestic, the UK’s largest wine specialist wine retailer, has announced that it will be reopening the majority of its 200 store estate this weekend, following a series of successful trials.
Jim Tucker, David Pike and Mike Pink from KPMG’s restructuring practice have been appointed joint administrators to intu properties, in addition to eight Topco subsidiaries.
Tesco outpaces rivals in wake of COVID-19 after doubling online capacity in five weeks, says GlobalData
Following today’s release of Tesco Q1 figures for 2020/21, Thomas Brereton, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘With non-retail food options cut off, consumers have shifted spend to supermarkets at an unprecedented level over the
Wolf & Gypsy is launching a new jewellery collection, Vintage by Wolf & Gypsy on 4 July.
David Pilbeam, head of technical innovation, at Sainsbury’s on the engineering and innovation behind Sainsbury’s refrigeration systems, and in particular the affect refrigeration has on overall energy usage
Co-op warns of store crime epidemic unless Government introduces legislation to provide staff with greater protection
Shop workers have been spat at and threatened with being ‘given coronavirus’ as violence spills over in supermarket aisles and today, retail giant, Co-op, is warning of a store crime epidemic unless the Government urgently introduces new legislation to provide
Whilst the UK has been under lockdown, one of the unexpected boosts has been to our homegrown wine scene - according to latest figures from the country’s largest wine specialist, Majestic Wine. Volumes of English wine have been up over
The Good Business Festival, today announces the first details of its Act 1, taking place on 8 October with partners, content and ambassadors unveiled for the first time.
QVC invests in tech innovation and broadcast techniques to enhance customer engagement during lockdown
In a rapidly changing retail environment, QVC UK has made some key updates to its strategy by investing in tech innovation, modernising its broadcast techniques and celebrating people, personality and storytelling to find the perfect balance between shopping and entertainment.
SGS, the world’s leading inspection, testing and certification company, has today launched Trusted. Tested. – a high impact, brand awareness campaign to engage consumers in the vital role of testing, inspection and certification on the everyday products they purchase.
Samsung Electronics Co., has today announced a new partnership between Samsung Pay, the digital banking platform Curve, one of Europe’s leading fintechs, and Mastercard to launch the Samsung Pay Card.
Gift cards have emerged as the most popular form of gifting during COVID-19, according to the latest research from the Gift Card & Voucher Association (GCVA) and GlobalData.
Following today’s release of Poundland H1 figures for 2019/20, Hannah Richards, retail analyst at GlobalData, said: ‘‘The COVID-19 outbreak has severely impacted trading and tarnished its performance in what could have been an excellent half for the Pepco Group. In
As PM confirms hospitality sector will reopen on 4 July, new app launches to help venues transition to post-Covid landscape
In today's Covid-19 update statement, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced today that Britain’s bars, pubs and restaurants can make their long awaited return on 4 July, as the two metre lockdown rules are relaxed.
Together with Travel and Tourism, the Events industry is amongst those experiencing the biggest negative impact from Covid19, as social distancing measures effectively continue to put a hold on traditional events. Predictions still indicate a 46% decline on a global
Tails.com, the UK’s most-loved pet food company, has today announced that it is live for customers in Sweden, the Netherlands, Denmark, Belgium, Austria and Ireland. International growth is now a significant focus for the nutritionally tailored pet food service, having
Central England Co-op can today reveal the launch date of its brand new community store in Doncaster.
BSI, the business improvement company, today launches a new Workplace Hygiene Solution including standards, consultancy, training, auditing and the BSI Kitemark; a mark of trust. The programme has been developed to help organizations embed a culture of good practice in
Samsung has reported an sharp uptick in smartphone sales as non-essential stores reopened last week.
Engenie, one of the UK’s largest rapid electric vehicle (EV) charging networks, today announces a major retail partnership with real estate specialists, Brookhouse Group, to install rapid EV charging at 10 retail sites across the UK. The partnership, the largest
PayPoint and Motor Fuel Group (MFG) have announced a renewal of their partnership that will see the deployment of an EPoS integrated PayPoint solution into 900 locations, and the continuation of Collect+ parcel services in almost 500 stores.
Cornwall-based clothing retailer Seasalt has announced it has selected Akeneo, a global provider of Product Information Management (PIM) solutions, to ensure a consistent online shopping experience for its customers as it continues to expand.
Mapp Digital, the international provider of cloud-based insight-led customer engagement, today announced that La Martina, a leading luxury apparel company, has chosen to use Mapp Cloud.
Leading UK chewable supplement brand, Yumi Nutrition, is launching two of its products in Holland & Barrett after securing a distribution deal with the health and wellness retailer.