Over 200 retail innovation professionals are heading to Future Stores 2019 to discuss how to truly excite their customers in-store (Twickenham Stadium, 21-23 May). Join them to explore how you can incorporate compelling customer-first concepts and services into your in-store
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Entries for the UK’s only organic food and drink awards are now open. Run by Soil Association Certification, the UK’s largest organic certification body, the Best of Organic Market (BOOM) awards are a chance to
2019 is already set to be a record year for Casual Dining show, as it announces its free Keynote line-up featuring some of the biggest names from the nation’s best casual dining operators.
Much of a retail business’ ability to remain competitive and relevant to a market depends upon the readiness of its supply chain to react and adapt swiftly to change. Smart technology and flexible processes may go some way to facilitate
Work to deliver such a large quantity of Christmas trees started back in April with final orders completed by early November. From the moment the tree is cut, to when it is delivered, takes no longer than seven days and
Natural & Organic Products Europe 2019: visitor registration opens for Europe’s biggest trade event
Visitor registration for Natural & Organic Products Europe 2019 is now officially open. Today’s announcement kicks off the countdown to Europe’s biggest natural and organic trade event, which returns to London ExCeL on 7-8 April.
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
One of the greatest challenges facing retail businesses today is how to keep the customer proposition attractive yet affordable. Many retailers are drawn into a potentially damaging position where investments into complex logistics systems designed to compete
The Farm Retail Association (formerly FARMA) has announced the list of finalists in the annual awards celebrating the best farm shops, farm cafés and restaurants, farmers’ markets, Pick Your Own farms and trade suppliers. They are the only awards that
The Co-operative Group, known as the Co-op, a British consumer-owned co-operative with a diverse family of businesses, has embarked on a retail business transformation, working with JDA Software, Inc., to revitalize its category management processes as the first phase of
John Lewis Partnership’s innovation programme JLAB invites tomorrow’s retail entrepreneurs to shape the future of shopping in new challenge
Today, the John Lewis Partnership’s unique retail tech innovation programme - JLAB has launched a challenge to find leading start-ups and established businesses who are creating retail experiences which could shape how we shop in the future.
Parcelforce Worldwide has announced its last posting dates for Christmas 2018. The festive period is the busiest time of the year for the UK express parcel business which begins planning for Christmas as early as April.
London Designer Outlet in Wembley Park is to be the first shopping centre in the UK to offer app-based, store-to-door delivery service Dropit. Coinciding with LDO’s 5th birthday this month and in-keeping with the destination’s reputation for firsts and pioneering initiatives,
The John Lewis Partnership has announced today it will phase out all diesel-powered heavy trucks from its fleet by 2028. The move will see the company roll out over 500 new state-of-the-art Waitrose & Partners and John Lewis & Partners
Wincanton, the largest British logistics company, has appointed James Hurrell as managing director for grocery.
Euro Food Brands has been named by The Sunday Times as ‘One to Watch’ in its annual ‘Top Track 250’ report.
Waitrose & Partners has teamed up with Body Worn Camera experts Edesix to trial its new in-home delivery service which will allow drivers to enter a customer's home while they are out and put their groceries away. All delivery drivers
Retailer Edward White picked up the prestigious Baldwin Trophy at Blakemore Trade Partners’ SRS Awards Ceremony in recognition of his commitment to developing his business. The trophy is awarded to one retailer every year and celebrates the very best stores in
Winter sports tour operator Erna Low Consultants has invested in the marketing automation platform Force24, as the brand gears up for further growth.
Manhattan Associates Inc will host its EMEA Exchange 2018 conference from October 8-10 at The Amsterdam Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky, Netherlands. More than 400 retail, manufacturing, wholesale and logistics professionals from across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) will gather to
Leading figures from the food and grocery industry last night toasted their successes of the last 12 months at the annual IGD Awards ceremony in London. The IGD Awards were attended by nearly 600 people and celebrated business excellence, people development,
Leading British dairy brand Lancashire Farm Dairies has once again topped the bill at this year’s summer shows with nine awards, and two very high commendations in the dairy category.
This October, in aid of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Marigold is launching limited edition pink packs of its No.1 best-selling Marigold Extra-Life Kitchen Gloves** (RRP £2.50).
Zetes: the first and final mile, key considerations for flawless and sustainable delivery performance
There are two critical aspects of the logistics process, the first mile and then the final mile. It is the efficiency with which retailers manage these two essential aspects of supply chain logistics in a seamless way that is key
Manhattan Associates Inc has announced that it has been named a Leader in The Forrester Wave: Order Management Systems (OMS), Q3 2018 report by Forrester Research. Specifically architected for advanced omni-channel environments, Manhattan Order Management received the highest score in the