Retail supply chain expert BearingPoint, which advises many of the top 10 retailers in the UK on their supply chain, logistics and operations has published a new insight, which puts forward a set of proposals to help grocers adapt and
Articles in category: Retailer News
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
As demand for pharmacy services rapidly increases due to the on-going coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, LloydsPharmacy, which operates around 1,500 pharmacies across the UK, has announced new measures to ensure they can continue to support the heath needs of the community.
Virustatic Shield is the response of leading scientists to the problem that face masks won’t stop the coronavirus. It is a fresh weapon in the fight to control the pandemic — and now it is available to the general public
Thousands of SPAR stores around the UK are meeting exceptional customer demand by maintaining a high level of stock availability and service throughout the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Steve Murrells, Co-op CEO, has called for the pressing need to support those who are most at risk and vulnerable in the wake of the coronavirus. Murrells said: “I am calling on people to think and act co-operatively. There is
Commenting on the temporary relaxation of elements of competition law to allow supermarkets to work together during the COVID-19 crisis, Linda Ellett, UK head of consumer markets at KPMG, said: “The need for business collaboration and consumer consideration appears to
The International Food & Beverage Alliance (IFBA), representing the largest international companies in food and non-alcoholic beverage manufacturing, is committed to supporting consumers, their families and communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. While all measures should be taken to contain the
The John Lewis Partnership has taken the difficult decision to temporarily close all of its 50 John Lewis shops at close of business on Monday 23 March as a result of the impact of Coronavirus. Johnlewis.com will continue to operate
Jack Wills has announced the immediate closure of five stores. The British brand, which was rescued out of administration by Frasers Group plc in August 2019, will close stores in Dublin, Exeter, Cambridge, Bath and Manchester Trafford Centre.
M&S, Lidl, Aldi, Danone and Coca-Cola European Partners create fund to support community organisations helping those most at risk during coronavirus crisis and urge other businesses to join them
M&S, Lidl, Aldi, Danone and Coca-Cola European Partners have partnered with Neighbourly to create the Neighbourly Community Fund, funnelling vital funds directly to community causes across the UK to ensure they can deliver essential services to those most at risk
Lidl is hiring to help with an extremely busy time for stores – a move that will lead to around 2,500 jobs being created, helping those currently seeking employment.
Aldi has launched a recruitment drive to hire 9,000 new workers, including roles in every one of its stores and distribution centres, to help keep the nation going in uncertain times.
Central England Co-op has issued a plea to customers to show ‘care, compassion and respect’ to its colleagues as they work around the clock to serve their communities.
Acas has today published guidance on home working to support those who are following the government's public health advice to work from home where possible.
Lidl to donate £100,000 to help vulnerable groups, such as elderly and families who need help during school closures
Lidl has today announced it will help put food on the table of those most affected by Covid-19, such as the elderly and families who need help during the newly announced school closures, as the retailer looks to extend its
As the global number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 continues to rise, ResearchGate is opening up its scientific job board and allowing teams actively working to combat the pandemic to post job advertisements for free.
There are uncertain times ahead. Since we can’t come together physically to support our local businesses, optimisation agency User Conversion has set up a fund to ‘pay it forward’ as a way of helping local businesses during these challenging times.
IKEA UK & Ireland today announced that, as a precautionary measure against the ongoing risk of COVID-19, it will temporarily close its stores to customers at 6pm on Friday 20 March.
The Lexicon, the joint venture partnership between Schroder UK Real Estate Fund and Legal & General Capital, has today announced that Hollywood Bowl Group (‘Hollywood Bowl’) and The Botanist (part of New World Trading Co) have committed to over 30,000sq
The Entertainer announces online & in-store offers including BOGOF in-store and up to £25 off when shopping online
The Entertainer is helping to keep the family entertained, and boredom squashed thanks to a host of exclusive offers and big savings. In-store shoppers can take advantage The Entertainer's Buy One Get One Free across all toys, helping to keep
Independent London food businesses unite to launch The Crosstown Collective to deliver boxes of fresh food and drinks across the city
Today, the founders of Crosstown Doughnuts, Millers Bespoke Bakery and The Estate Dairy announce the launch of The Crosstown Collective, a collaboration between some of London’s most respected independent food suppliers, to deliver boxes of fresh food and drinks across
On the back of the national coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis, the fast-growing convenience home delivery platform, Snappy Shopper, has introduced measures aimed at protecting the supply of convenience store products to local communities.
Following today’s release of Next FY figures for 2019/20, Sofie Willmott, lead retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Informative and detailed as always, Next’s full year results showed a robust performance in FY19/20 but more
Adelie Foods, one of the UK’s leading food to go businesses, is offering its distribution network and warehousing facilities to retail businesses who may be struggling with capacity during the Covid-19 crisis.
Naturally Fast Food brand LEON is supporting NHS staff who are working tirelessly during the current crisis, by offering a 50% discount and supporting people who work in hospitals near to LEON restaurants with free food deliveries.