The Conran Shop, the leading lifestyle retailer founded by Sir Terence Conran in 1973, is delighted to partner with retailer Lotte Shopping, the biggest retailer in Korea, and open its first Korean store in late 2019. The new shop will
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Promising to take fun to a whole new dimension, ImmotionVR is the latest new attraction to come to London Designer Outlet (LDO) at Wembley Park.
The Entertainer, the fastest-growing, family-owned high street toy retailer in the UK, has confirmed the acquisition of Poly, a chain of 57 toy shops in Spain. Poly stores sell a range of toys and games and operate in shopping centres and
ICON Outlet at The O2, the 210,000sq ft premium urban outlet developed by AEG and Crosstree Real Estate Partners, has announced the latest brands to join the line up in time for Christmas. Since launching in October, 12 new
M+LKPLUS from The Apprentice finalist Camilla Ainsworth lands nationwide listing with Holland & Barrett
M+LKPLUS, the gourmet nut milk brand from The Apprentice finalist Camilla Ainsworth, has confirmed its first exclusive nationwide listing with the UK’s leading health and wellness retailer, Holland & Barrett. This follows MD of Holland & Barrett, Steve Carson’s, appearance
Buying lingerie is a really personal experience, and one which many women now choose to do online. Imagine being able to actually chat to and see the people who are helping you buy your perfect bra, from the comfort of your own home.
Traditionally, many stores have used an assortment of tags and labels on a diverse range of merchandise, most of which were designed for an entirely different set of products. As a result, many apparel retailers have recognised that in some
Shaftesbury is pleased to announce that sustainability-focused, British cult menswear brand, Natural Selection, has opened its flagship store on Berwick Street in London's West End.
Watch out America – BinaryBots, the Leeds-based robotics toy company, is ready to attack the US market thanks to a deal with one of the biggest distribution companies in the US. The deal with Alliance Entertainment has led to BinaryBots’ products
Family owned food and drink retailer Booths has partnered with Dobbie Garden Centres to supply a range of over 50 popular Booths brand products. Dobbies is one of the largest garden centre retailers in the UK, with over 40 Stores
Starbucks’ first UK franchised business partner, 23.5 Degrees, will open its 60th store on 14 December in Sheffield. That’s the tenth new store in just six months.
QUIZ, the omni-channel fast-fashion brand, is pleased to announce that it has relocated its Glasgow Fort store to a bigger unit within the retail park.
As one of the most repeatable, well-understood, and mature supply chains across all industries, the grocery supply chain has mastered predictable processes around every conceivable aspect of warehouse operations as grocers operate around unusually razor-thin profit margins. Not surprisingly, grocery
IKEA UK has today announced plans to open a new Planning Studio in Bromley, South East London. The announcement follows the launch of IKEA’s first Planning Studio on Tottenham Court Road and forms part of the retailer’s ongoing city centre
Cineworld and Hollywood Bowl are opening at intu Watford’s £180 million extension this week as part of work by owner intu to transform the high street shopping centre into a day and night out destination.
The £8.6bn frozen food category is set for a further boost with the launch of a new promotional campaign to coincide with Christmas. ‘Fresh From the Freezer’ is a digital campaign consisting of a series of six short films highlighting surprising
PayPoint today announces the arrival of Collect+ StoreScan, a brand new, free-to-use app that enables retailers to process parcels quickly and easily, directly from their mobile device. Available on iOS and Android, Collect+ StoreScan means that retailers no longer have to
Lidl UK has announced a partnership with Channel 4 as part of its ‘Make Christmas a Lidl Special’ campaign, with a series of adverts featuring presenter, Katie Piper and comedian, Alex Brooker – both of whom are parents and extreme Christmas enthusiasts.
To bring some fun to the Christmas food shop, supermarket chain Iceland has trialled a new concept – Shopping on Ice. A world first, supermarket aisles in their Stratford branch were transformed to ice. A team of 12 ice rink experts
The John Lewis Partnership has announced a three-year trial with the Small Robot Company to test its revolutionary farmbots at the company’s farm in Leckford, Hampshire. The Leckford Estate, which grows produce for Waitrose & Partners including mushrooms, rapeseed, apples
London-based heritage shirtmaker, Budd,has chosen Redbox Digital– the digital commerce and creative design agency - to implement an omni-channel shopping experience for its customers in the UK, and to support its global expansion plans into the USA and China. The new omni-channel platform
MediaMarktSaturn launches MishiPay’s “Scan, Pay, Leave” mobile self-checkout service in world’s biggest consumer electronics store
Europe’s largest consumer electronics retailer MediaMarktSaturn has announced it is deploying MishiPay’s mobile self-checkout solution in the world’s biggest electronics store in Hamburg. With SATURN Smartpay, shoppers will be able to use their smartphone to simply scan and pay for
Leading fashion streetwear and sportswear retailer, Footasylum, has seen a 28% increase in email revenue from hyper-personalised marketing communications as a result of working with artificial intelligence (AI) company, Peak. Footasylum, which trades from over 65 high street stores across the
Blakemore Retail has been recognised with an award for their innovative disability e-learning module by the leading disability organisation Purple. Blakemore Retail has been praised following the launch and roll out of its e-learning module in response to the UK’s first
Aptos, Inc., a recognised market leader in retail technology solutions, has announced that Michael Kors has selected to pilot Aptos ONE, the industry’s leading cloud-native, microservices-based retail platform. Michael Kors is a world-renowned, award-winning designer of luxury accessories and ready-to-wear. His namesake