All JYSK UK stores will close on Christmas Eve for the third year running to give staff the opportunity to spend time with friends and family.
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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
Online global fashion destination ASOS today announced an extension of its partnership with leading payments provider Klarna. ASOS will be offering customers in the UK the option to pay in 3 monthly instalments, completely interest and fee-free. Adding to the
Stretchable, bendable “smart” textiles are poised to reshape clothes of all kinds, creating new opportunities for integrating advanced monitoring technologies into everyday items. Retailers are already testing the waters, starting with fitness and outdoor gear. A report from tech analyst
Co-op Christmas Toybox Appeal collects 12,000 presents to hand out to children this festive season
Central England Co-op customers and members got into the festive spirit by donating over 12,000 presents and stocking fillers as part of the retailer’s first ever Christmas Toybox Appeal.
Nike is encouraging everyone not to forget their sports routine as the colder weather sets in. Rather than waiting for New Year's resolutions to get back on track, Nike is providing some much-needed motivation to keep moving during winter –
Leading retail and shopper marketing agency, Savvy, have created and executed the first augmented reality (AR) game for a convenience retailer. The AR Christmas Elf experience was the first project for Savvy, following a successful tender win.
Homebase, one of the UK’s leading home improvement and garden retailers, has launched its new own brand paint range – Homebase Paint. This launch is the latest innovation from the retailer to make it simpler for customers to get everything
Ordering gifts online is more environmentally friendly than driving to the High Street, reveals ParcelHero
This Christmas, is it greener to drive to your favourite stores, or shop with them online for those last-minute presents? It’s a question that is concerning many environmentally aware shoppers this year.
Cineworld, the UK’s leading cinema chain, has officially launched its state-of-the-art 13-screen multiplex experience at Time Square, the new £142 million development in Warrington.
Eurotorg, the largest grocery retailer in Belarus, has won the prestigious Debut of the Year award at the Cbonds Awards 2019 for its RUB 10 billion five-year bond offering.
FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., the world’s largest express transportation company, announces a new partnership with PayPoint. Through the partnership with PayPoint, FedEx will join Collect+, the UK’s largest independent store-based delivery and returns service. The association
ITG has been crowned winner in the ‘Innovation in Ways of Working’ category at the Oystercatchers Awards 2019, after delivering a tech-centric creative production model for its new client Co-op. The award coincides with the announcement that the Co-operative Group
The Merrion Centre in Leeds Arena Quarter is celebrating its expanding independent portfolio with the opening of the new Konga Coffee and Takeaway on Monday 9 December.
From developing students and industry employees, to tackling issues such as food waste, healthy eating and digital capability, IGD’s charitable initiatives are helping the industry face into some of the biggest challenges we face as a society, to deliver public
Baukjen is introducing social commerce onto its website with the launch of a gallery of shoppable customer generated content. The premium womenswear brand is working with Curalate to harness social media posts, curating them on its home page and
A record number of Britons came out in force to show their support for small independent businesses on the UK’s seventh annual Small Business Saturday this weekend (7 December 2019). 17.6 million shoppers across the UK hit their local
Silverburn has recently welcomed a new BOSS store, further expanding the brand’s UK store portfolio. The 3,200sq ft unit showcases BOSS tailoring, alongside casual and athleisure styles. The brand’s products are available in 129 countries, and it has over 424
Pret a Manger has launched its online Christmas campaign in partnership with LiveArea, a leading global commerce services provider and business unit of PFSweb. The implementation, part of a wider digital transformation relationship, included the rollout of Christmas campaigns on
Sustainable retail brands ride wave of social consciousness to raise finance from a crowd of ‘woke’ consumers on Koodoo
Koodoo, the new equity crowdfunding platform that connects sustainable businesses with the increasing number of people who want to invest in the future of the planet, is now live with four businesses seeking finance including an end-to-end sustainable fashion brand,
Following today’s release of Ted Baker Q3 figures for FY2019/20 and news that executive chairman, David Bernstein, has stepped down and Lindsay Page has resigned as chief executive officer, Emily Salter, retail analyst at GlobalData, comments: ‘‘In response to the
The Co-op un-wraps 30 new stores in the run-up to Christmas as the retailer continues its growth and gets closer to more communities.
Motor Fuel Group (MFG) has just opened their exciting new-to-industry station in Creekmoor, Poole.
Christmas. Love it or hate it it’s approaching fast. As the annual Christmas Day feasting approaches grocery retailers are vying for our business. With Kantar predicting that each UK household will spend an average of £380 on groceries
In today’s world, there has been a shift away from independent merchants and market stalls towards high street brands, leaving many struggling to thrive in a saturated market. Big players spend millions of pounds every year on Christmas marketing campaigns
Following the busiest ever ‘super weekend’ on record last year with 1.2 million shoppers across its flagship London centres, Westfield London and Westfield Stratford City are expecting the last weekend before Christmas this year to bring more than a million