Following its announcement on Friday to restrict sales of masks and hand sanitiser products, eBay UK is widening its emergency listing restrictions policy to include toilet roll, baby formula, nappies, baby wipes and tampons.
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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
Aldi has today announced enhanced pay for its amazing colleagues, who have been working tirelessly throughout this extremely busy time. Store and distribution colleagues will receive a 10% bonus on hours worked, effective from 9 March 2020.
The small business champion ParcelHero says the new Government lockdown doesn’t have to spell the end for SME businesses. It has issued a 10-step guide to making full use of the Government’s latest coronavirus SME aid schemes
Central England Co-op has been working with food bank partners to showcase what items are needed to support people during these uncertain times.
Job searches surge in driving, retail and healthcare industries, as UK workers react to employer demand
According to data from CV-Library, the UK’s leading independent job board, the amount of people searching for driving, retail and healthcare jobs has increased significantly over the past seven days, as job seekers react to increased demand for key workers.
Nigel Morris, tax director at MHA MacIntyre Hudson explains how employers can access the Job Retention Scheme (JRS) to continue paying 80% of the salary for employees that would otherwise have been laid off or made redundant, the practical next
Drive offs from petrol stations increase 20% over the weekend as BOSS implements resilience procedures
BOSS – the British Oil Security Syndicate, has implemented its resilience procedures to ensure that it is able to provide forecourt operators with a full level of service during the coronavirus crisis. The move comes as BOSS has recorded an
Aldi has introduced a number of new measures to encourage effective social distancing, and to
IGD engages with retailers, manufacturers, government and trade associations to help ensure food reaches those most in need
Research and training charity, IGD, has been bringing the food and grocery industry together in the wake of Coronavirus (COVID-19), engaging with retailers, manufacturers, government, trade associations and other key stakeholders, to help ensure food is able to flow through
Following today’s release of Kingfisher FY figures for 2019/20, Amy Higginbotham, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Kingfisher’s update on its recent trading indicates that the UK DIY market has so far demonstrated resilience against
Barclaycard, which sees nearly half of the nation’s credit and debit card transactions, will be rolling out the deployment of the new £45 contactless limit across UK retailers from 1 April 2020.
Former director of Afghanistan Strategy and Plans at MOD to host free webinar at 4pm today to help companies get through coronavirus black hole
Chris Paton, a specialist in military wargaming and crisis planning, is hosting a free webinar at 4pm today offering advice for businesses during the coronavirus crisis.
Beaverswood’s floor signals aim to help people stay safe and remain two metres apart in public queues and workplaces
A new range of floor signals will help people to stay safe and remain two metres apart in public queues and workplaces as organisations move quickly to tackle the spread of coronavirus.
Today, Lidl announced it will install checkout protection screens across all its stores in Great Britain. The safety measure will see thousands of screens rolled out in stores across the country in order to protect Lidl colleagues and customers.
LabTech, owner of Camden Market, announces series of initiatives to aid emergency services and vulnerable during coronavirus epidemic
LabTech has announced a series of initiatives to aid the emergency services and vulnerable during the coronavirus epidemic. The measures, which are available immediately, include:
Primark risks losing top spot in UK clothing market due to lack of transactional website, says GlobalData
Following today’s news (Monday 23 March) that Primark is set to lose £650m of net sales per month while its stores are closed, Chloe Collins, senior retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “Primark’s
Jack Wills has announced the immediate closure of a further nine stores, which follows an announcement to close five stores last week.
The Entertainer has announced plans to close its 172 stores across the country putting the welfare of its employees and customers ahead of profits during this difficult Covid-19 pandemic.
After a successful national trial with over 50 participating retailers, PayPoint is pleased to announce that an EPoS link is now available to PayPoint One Pro retailers who are members of Premier, Family Shopper and Shop Locally.
The Camden Watch Company (www.CamdenWatchCompany.com), an independent British brand based in the heart of Camden founded by wife and husband team Anneke Short and Jerome Robert, is set to make a limited number of its No. 29 Horse Hospital timepiece,
As thousands of employees start working from home, the utilities, communications and broadband company, Glide Group, is providing a practical guide to remote working for businesses, which includes mental health awareness advice for remote workers.
Retailers have infrastructure to cope with spikes in demand, footfall and stock levels, says tech specialist
Frank Jones, CEO of retail technology specialists IMS Evolve, claims supermarkets are prepared for the challenges taking place, as they can use technology to ensure fresh food is available for everyone despite the growing demand.
Watches of Switzerland reports 12% increase in like-for-like sales for seven weeks to 15 March but travel and tourism business impacted
Watches of Switzerland Group today provides the following business update in light of the ongoing and rapidly evolving situation regarding COVID-19.
John Smedley has made the decision to temporarily close its three London stores with immediate effect. As COVID-19 spreads in the UK making the responsible decision is paramount to help protect its community and employees.
InPost, which has a UK-wide network of automated parcel delivery lockers, has seen their usage surge 60% over the past week as consumers look for contact-free options to receive their online orders or send out parcels.