Omnia Retail, a Dutch pricing and online marketing automation software provider, has signed up Europe’s largest sports retailer, Decathlon, following the launch of its London office in September. The contract comes following a hugely successful project between Omnia Retail and Decathlon in the Netherlands, which
Online retail sales growth slumps to lowest level in 2018, IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index shows
UK online retail sales experienced its lowest September growth (+7.5% YoY) since 2014 last month, according to the latest IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index. Online sales have faltered since England’s World Cup Exit in July and the close of the hot
Today’s retailers are all working towards one common goal: to provide consumers with a seamless, omni-channel customer experience. In recent months, we’ve seen Wayfair announce plans to open physical locations and Sally Beauty announce that it is planning to re-invest
Tetra Pak embodies the Gestalt principle of being an organization that is greater than the sum of its parts. While most readers will know the brand as an expert in packaging solutions for the food and beverage industry, which was founded
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
The Bullring Estate, Birmingham’s iconic shopping destination that comprises the Bullring, Grand Central, and Link Street, has announced that Birmingham’s only dedicated Barbour store has officially opened within Grand Central.
Shoppers have returned to seasonal favourites as supermarket spending cools off, according to the latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks to 7 October 2018. Overall sales grew 3.2% compared to the same 12 weeks last
A commissioned study by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Collinson, a global leader in loyalty and benefits, reveals that half (50%) of retailers rank as ‘Beginners’ in line with its rigorous loyalty maturity test. Surveying decision makers at organisations with
The Bullring Estate, Birmingham’s iconic shopping destination that comprises Bullring, Grand Central and Link Street, has announced that German fashion group HUGO BOSS will launch its first HUGO standalone store outside of London, and second in the UK, in November
Play, the strategic retail design agency specialising in the design and production of branded retail units, retail spaces and shopper experiences, has delivered the world’s first digital nail trial, placing augmented reality (AR) at shoppers’ fingertips to boost sales for
Organisations are only scratching surface of automation with just 16% adopting multiple use cases at scale, study finds
A new report by the Capgemini Research Institute shows that less than a fifth (16%) of global businesses are adopting multiple automation use cases at scale, and reveals that organisations are focusing on operational gains versus strategic long-term growth. Over 40%
Campari Group, leading Italian company and sixth largest player worldwide in the premium spirits industry, has today announced its partnership with Alibaba’s B2C marketplace Tmall - to offer the best of its iconic drinks to Chinese consumers. Over 570 million active consumers
Continuing its exciting expansion, Sofology will open their 42nd store at Gateway Retail Park, Plymouth on Friday 12 October 2018. Deputy Lord Mayor, Chris Mavin, will attend to cut the ribbon for the official opening. The Plymouth store marks the first
Suffolk-based brewery, St Peter's, has just secured an important listing for its Dark Gluten Free Beer in Sainsbury's stores across the UK.
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.
Matalan has announced it will be the principal sponsor for a charity collaboration between Help for Heroes and Walking With the Wounded on a Christmas fundraising event. The three British brands hope to make this year’s campaign bigger than ever.
Adyen, the payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, today announced that it has been selected by Gap Inc. to manage its in-store and online payments across Europe.
Manchester based hat brand, Twinzz, has announced its exciting growth strategy with plans to launch in stores in the US and China before the end of the year.
sloggi hires new global head of omni-channel & welcomes a new general manager to its northern Europe team
sloggi, the iconic bodywear brand owned by Triumph International, has promoted Alex Cara, General Manager Northern Europe to the new role of global head of omni-channel & welcomes a new senior hire, Paul Gautier, who will be taking over as the
Tyco Retail Solutions today announced its Sensormatic Shrink Management as a Service (SMaaS), is delivering clear visibility into Electronic Article Surveillance (EAS) and loss prevention systems for all 642 Asda stores in the UK. For the first time, a UK
Nespresso, the worldwide pioneer in premium-portioned coffee, has today announced an exciting partnership to open a series of Nespresso Boutiques within a further John Lewis stores across the country.
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
Moving items into carts does not mean the purchase is in the bag for UK online shoppers. According to the SAP Consumer Propensity Study focusing on online shopping behaviour, more than a third (38%) discard carts sometimes or all the time,
Shaftesbury is pleased to announce the arrival of the first London store for leading British fashion retailer END.