Leading environmental consultancy and contract manager, Helistrat, has announced the award of a contract with Bestway Retail for over 200 stores, worth an estimated £700,000. The 3-year contract will see Helistrat manage the waste and recycling for over 200 Central Convenience
New research following the end of the latest Love Island series reveals the show’s official sponsor, Missguided, doubled website visits from the television show’s fans. According to Hitwise, the UK’s leading data insights provider, Love Island fans drove a 97 per
G-Star has chosen Meadowhall, one of the UK’s premier shopping and leisure destinations, as the location for its sixth UK standalone store. The brand will open a 2,500sq ft flagship at the centre this October. G-Star is the 34th new
By Kevin Carrick at global retail software solutions provider Data Clarity The retail news has been dominated by reports of the buyout of House of Fraser by Mike Ashley, the owner of Sports Direct for £90m, and his vision for creating the
Lactalis McLelland is rolling out new Président Sea Salt Crystals Butter. The new product is packaged in a resealable 250g tub, has a recommended retail price of £2.50 and is available from Waitrose, from mid-August. This latest addition to the Président range
In an effort to amplify its successful range of own label products – many of which are award-winning, the retailer has broken new ground with a mass ’SPARbecue’ initiative – 500 parties taking place simultaneously across the entire UK to
One4all, the Post Office gift card, held the private screening at Vue Piccadilly in London on Saturday 28th July and it was attended by a host of Post Office representatives, One4all clients & retail partners and lucky competition winners.
Tetra Pak updates Millennials whitepaper to highlight their unique needs and implications for food and beverage brands
Tetra Pak has updated its Millennials whitepaper as part of its commitment to helping the food and beverage industry respond to consumer trends and uncover opportunities in the market.
ONPEX, a leading provider of multi-currency IBAN solutions, has launched its cloud-based Banking-as-a-Service. The platform offers multiple tools such as IBAN issuing, Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) and cross-border payments, as well as multi-currency management. Given the platform’s capabilities, businesses
Leading specialist UK leisure property agency, Shelley Sandzer, has secured a third site for brunch and healthy eating spot, Élan Café, in Oxford Circus. The café will cover the ground floor and basement of 9-10 Market Place with a large outdoor
Allan Leighton, one of Britain’s most respected business leaders, is to become non-executive chair of Simba (simbasleep.com), maker of the award-winning Simba Hybrid - the first dual spring and memory foam mattress, engineered for optimal sleep. Leighton brings an unrivaled track
Following on from the success of its organic, vegan-friendly soups collection, Pep & Lekker has extended its ‘healthier living’ learnings into the notoriously fickle world of better-for-you, vegan-friendly snacking with the launch of new healthy snacks range.
HP was today announced as the official provider of computer hardware and printer devices for use in Tottenham Hotspur Football Club’s new stadium. The English Premier League club’s new home has been hailed as one of the most technologically advanced stadia ever
The hot weather hit high street footfall in July, according to the latest BRC/Springboard figures for the four weeks from the 1-28 July 2018. Footfall in July fell by 0.8 per cent, in line with last month’s decline of 0.9 per
Outsourced customer contact centre Ventrica is preparing for its busiest peak season yet in the run up to Christmas 2018. After recently winning two new contracts including a well-known luxury brand, the company will increase its workforce from 450 to
Metro Bank, the revolution in British banking, has today announced that it has provided leading Asian quick-service restaurant chain, Chopstix, with a £2 million debt facility to support its expansion programme across the UK.
French optician Acuitis is rolling out its new store concept to more than 40 stores in the UK, with design, in-store communication, digital marketing and out-of-home advertising all through retail agency Blackdog.
Checkpoint Systems, a leading global supplier of source to shopper solutions, has announced the launch of a unique new retail security solution, designed specifically for boxed merchandise. Its intelligent Density Tag senses whether merchandise is inside a box, alarming when
Athletic Tea Co. has been awarded two Great Taste Awards for its ‘Recovery' range. The young brand that produces blends to enhance sporting performance is led by Guinness World Record athlete Tom Whittle (26) who drank his own range of
New research from Barclaycard, which sees nearly half of the nation’s credit and debit card transactions, shows that ‘outfit of the day’ posts have literally become just that. Almost one in 10 Brits reveal that they have bought clothes online
Sports Direct has bought House of Fraser from administrators for £90m. The department store chain went into administration earlier today when it failed to reach agreement with creditors.
Retailers can combat the current challenging market conditions by adopting an 'in-house first approach', according to the CEO of one of Europe’s largest online electrical retailers, reichelt.
Burts Chips is looking to strengthen its brand across the UK with a 150k digital campaign to drive sales. The investment is fuelling interactive content on burtschips.com to encourage consumers to visit the South West over the summer period, as
Retailers risk losing two-thirds of loyal customers by offering discounts exclusively to new shoppers
Retailers are at risk of losing their most loyal customers if they don’t change the way they execute sales periods. Research commissioned by Collinson, a global loyalty and benefits company (formerly ICLP), found that the deadliest sin for retailers to
Shaking up family meal times this Summer, Struik Foods Europe has launched the first hot dog meal kit ‘Bunlimited’ to the UK, hitting shelves nationwide this month. Tapping into the ‘fast food at home’ trend, the Bunlimited offering showcases a range