Starbucks’ first UK franchised business partner, 23.5 Degrees, will open its 60th store on 14 December in Sheffield. That’s the tenth new store in just six months.
James Hall & Co, Spar UK wholesaler for the North of England, has launched a scheme to help increase the sustainability of their stores by reducing the amount of unnecessary plastic waste on the shop floor.
The leading 20 global grocery markets are set to generate an additional US$1.9tr in sales, growing by 28% between 2018 and 2023, new forecasts from global research organisation IGD predict.
Longmartin Properties, a joint venture between Shaftesbury and The Mercers’ Company, kicked off festivities last week by launching The Christmas Treats Bazaar for visitors to St Martin’s Courtyard.
Adyen, the payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies has built an integration to the Oracle Payment Interface (OPI), streamlining the process of handling card payments in the food and beverage sector. Adyen, an existing Gold
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.
QUIZ, the omni-channel fast-fashion brand, is pleased to announce that it has relocated its Glasgow Fort store to a bigger unit within the retail park.
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
Leading snack brand, Munchy Seeds, is aiming to capitalise on the new year healthy eating trend by pushing the benefits of eating seeds as a snack or adding them to meals for an extra nutrition boost.
Shopping activity among Asia-Pacific (APAC) visitors to Europe weakened in the third quarter as currency pressures across the region diminished the spending power of APAC tourists – usually some of the highest international spenders.
The number of FTSE 100 company bosses approaching retirement age has doubled in the past 20 years, according to research conducted by retirement specialist Responsible Life.
IKEA UK has today announced plans to open a new Planning Studio in Bromley, South East London. The announcement follows the launch of IKEA’s first Planning Studio on Tottenham Court Road and forms part of the retailer’s ongoing city centre
Looker, a leading data platform company, has announced that SilkFred – a UK online retail platform – has deployed Looker to enhance its customer-led approach to selecting and managing its network of independent fashion brands.
Swiss food manufacturer Coop has selected NiceLabel, a leading global developer of label design software and label management systems, to help it streamline and improve its labelling processes at its factories and in-store bakeries. This includes the design, management,
Cineworld and Hollywood Bowl are opening at intu Watford’s £180 million extension this week as part of work by owner intu to transform the high street shopping centre into a day and night out destination.
Market leading salad brand, Florette, is set to spread some Christmas joy this festive season by launching a limited-edition version of its much-loved Crispy range.
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
Despite retailers and shoppers getting into the festive spirit, the latest grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks to 2 December 2018, show the sector is now growing at 2.0% – its slowest rate since March 2017.
Sodexo Engage has launched its 2018 Brand Loyalty Index looking at how loyal customers really are towards different brands and why. This year, consumers voted M&S Food as their favourite supermarket, with 57% stating they’ve always had a positive experience with
Unique findings from the Naked Wines 10 Year Anniversary data reveal Britain’s Top 10 most popular grapes and predicts the stars of the future. The key findings from a store of digital wine data collected over 10 years from one of
The £8.6bn frozen food category is set for a further boost with the launch of a new promotional campaign to coincide with Christmas. ‘Fresh From the Freezer’ is a digital campaign consisting of a series of six short films highlighting surprising
PayPoint today announces the arrival of Collect+ StoreScan, a brand new, free-to-use app that enables retailers to process parcels quickly and easily, directly from their mobile device. Available on iOS and Android, Collect+ StoreScan means that retailers no longer have to
Lidl UK has announced a partnership with Channel 4 as part of its ‘Make Christmas a Lidl Special’ campaign, with a series of adverts featuring presenter, Katie Piper and comedian, Alex Brooker – both of whom are parents and extreme Christmas enthusiasts.
To bring some fun to the Christmas food shop, supermarket chain Iceland has trialled a new concept – Shopping on Ice. A world first, supermarket aisles in their Stratford branch were transformed to ice. A team of 12 ice rink experts
Whilst footfall is rising from week to week in the run up to Christmas, increasing by +3.1% last week from the week before, it is significantly reduced from last year with an annual decline of -4.5%. In high streets and