The UK’s biggest manufacturer of own-brand toilet and paper products has cut the number of unnecessary journeys from its supply chain by a staggering 50,000 miles per year, as part of a war on waste (WoW) partnership with Pooling Partners.
A new study released today by Viant, a Time Inc. people-based advertising technology company,reveals new insights into the profile, purchase habits and behaviour of major car brand owners. The report analyses two million UK auto shoppers with a focus on
Fox’s Biscuits streamlines production and service levels after deploying FuturMaster supply chain technology
Fox’s, the £250m UK biscuit company, has improved its forecasting, manufacturing and promotions planning practices after implementing new supply chain technology from specialist vendor FuturMaster. The software has helped the manufacturer boost its service levels and manage up to 150
Premium milkshake brand, Shaken Udder, is set to launch into the yoghurt pouch sector with YogOaty, a delicious, high protein and healthy range of kids pouches made with 100% natural ingredients: British yoghurt, real fruit and wholesome oats.
Popular German outdoor brand Jack Wolfskin is set to open its first Nottingham store in the stylish shopping venue, The Exchange. The two-floor, 175sq m store will be the 10th UK store for the chic outdoor apparel brand and will
Oriendi is inviting shoppers to make a date with nature, with the UK launch of a brand new range of cooking sauces, marinades and pure, natural date molasses, which harness the flavour and goodness of fresh dates.
39 million miles away, the next generation of space exploration awaits its first pioneers. And while life on the Red Planet is still in the near – yet distant – future, Budweiser just unveiled its own ambitious commitment, to create
Twiggle, the company pioneering the use of Artificial Intelligence in online retail, today announced the debut of its Semantic API, which instantly gives retailers the ability to add a semantic layer to their existing search engines and interact with their
Wincanton, the largest British logistics company, is pleased to announce that it has secured a five-year contract with one of the UK's fastest growing retailers, wilko. The contract will see Wincanton manage all UK transport operations for wilko from store replenishment
Today, global analyst firm, CCS Insight has updated its smart wearables forecast. This includes a comprehensive update on the outlook for the smartwatch market, estimating that 43 million smartwatches will be shipped in 2017, with sales doubling over the next
UK start-ups and SMEs, whether they are retailers or manufacturers, can be understandably reluctant to look beyond the UK market. The Government’s Department for International Trade (DIT) ‘Exporting is GREAT’ initiative aims to encourage businesses to take the next step
Essex-based crisp producer, Fairfields Farm, has launched a brand new travel snack pack, 'Fairfields To Go', and has already bagged a deal with Finnair.
Purple, the intelligent spaces company, has signed an exclusive contract with Pernod Ricard Philippines, to supply its WiFi and analytics solution to venues serving Jameson whiskey in Manila. Pernod Ricard, ranked No.2 worldwide in wines and spirits, has a unique
Japan Tobacco International has taken a stand at IFE 2017 (The International Food & Drink Event), a biennial exhibition which is the UK’s biggest and most important food & drink trade show www.ife.co.uk The theme of the stand is ‘The Future
Blakemore Wholesale has opened a fifth premium convenience store in Newcastle upon Tyne under the banner Bmorelocal… The 1,250sq ft store located in Kenton, Newcastle upon Tyne has re-opened following more than a £25,000 investment to the Bmorelocal… standard. Bmorelocal… is Blakemore
New and added value milk products by Arla Foods UK successfully contributed £95m in value to the category in 2016, with 1.5 million shoppers trading up from standard fresh milk to an Arla branded product offering additional benefits.
Radio London Hair Salon and Gallery, one of London’s best boutique salons, will open its largest space yet in the heart of King’s Cross in May 2017. This will be the fourth Radio Salon, building on the success of salons
UK consumers refine their palate in favour of specialty gin and flavoured ciders, ONS basket of goods shows
Paul Martin, UK head of retail at KPMG, comments on changes announced to the basket of goods and services used by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) to calculate consumer price inflation
With more than 8 million Brits living in households that struggle to put food on the table, Knorr has announced the launch of new social campaign – Donate Your Plate – which aims to raise awareness of food poverty in
Pernod Ricard is to feature nutritional information on all its strategic brands. All of its international strategic spirits brands have already published nutritional information pages on their respective websites, as well as most of its wine and champagne brands and
AB InBev has announced the return of one of its best-loved brand partnerships, by reuniting Boddingtons and Melanie Sykes 20 years on from the first-airing of the iconic adverts.
The retail industry has faced many challenges over the last 20 years but rising cost pressure, lower pricing power and the need to invest in digital transformation will test retailers’ mettle in 2017, according to Deloitte, the business advisory firm.
Café Brontë, the premium biscuit brand by Paterson Arran, has launched a new range of lovingly crafted biscuit mini packs, offering the perfect coffee companion. Chocolate Choices come in four delicious varieties – Milk Chocolate & Coconut, Milk Chocolate
One of the world’s top international department stores has significantly increased in-store visitors by rolling out an omnichannel appointment system that allows customers to book personal shopper sessions in 88 key stores. Debenhams has offered an industry-leading personal shopping service for
The Embassy of Ireland in London welcomed an audience of more than 130 of the UK’s drinks writers, bloggers, top chefs, distributors and bar managers in The Spirit of Sharing; a showcase of Ireland’s new generation of drinks producers. The event