UK consumers love pasta. In Britain, the average consumption of pasta per head is now 4.5kg (10lb) - about 52 helpings a year, or one a week. The Pasta category is now valued at nearly £150 million and Dell’Ugo is leading
Webmastersjury has developed an infographic featuring a number of facts about Bitcoin. It’s called “10 Years of the World with Bitcoin - 58 Insane Facts About Bitcoin.”
This September, the UK’s number one bagel producer, New York Bakery Co., will unveil its biggest campaign since it was founded in the 1990’s as part of a significant £4m investment in the brand. Building on New York Bakery Co.’s iconic
Joules helps youngsters in Leicestershire complete Enterprise courses in partnership with The Prince’s Trust
Over the past six months Joules, the premium British lifestyle brand, has through its charity partnership with The Prince’s Trust supported 128 vulnerable young people in Leicestershire change their lives for the better by helping them complete the Enterprise programme. This
Three new tenants will be joining Lidl at a new retail park in east Leeds, as developer C&W Property Developments announces that the park is now 85 per cent pre-sold or pre-let. Home Bargains has taken 28,000sq ft at East Side
Jack Wills, the British fashion and lifestyle brand, is launching a targeted wholesale expansion strategy with the appointment of Greg Roberts as wholesale director. Roberts joins from SuperGroup plc where he has been head of international business development since May
Anderson Zaks has announced a new partnership with Tola Mobile, a mobile payment service provider, to develop a new payment solution for customers using their mobile phones. The new payment option monetizes credit on mobile phones, both pay as you
Hunter has announced the appointment of Daniel Shaw as design director.
Bauer Media has announced it is joining forces with Very.co.uk to create shoppable video content, building fashion credentials for the V by Very collection. The two-month campaign, implemented and brokered by The Story Lab, has been created by ADVENTURE, Bauer’s
Manchester-based SkinnyBrands has announced two new appointments; marketing director, Allan Moffat and operations director, Anthony Carpenter, following a period of considerable growth for the alcohol manufacturer since its launch last year.
Tesco has announced that PayQwiq, the digital wallet app, is to be re-launched as Tesco Pay+. Further details about Tesco Pay+ will follow later in September. Launched in 2015, the PayQwiq digital wallet app allows customers to pay for their shopping
LPP SA has launched its flagship brand, Reserved, in the UK. Its 32,000sq ft store will opened its doors at 252 Oxford Street this week, together with an online offering for UK customers. LPP, founded in Gdansk, Poland is one of
Eve, the e-commerce focused, direct to consumer European sleep brand, today announces it has signed a major retail partnership agreement with Karstadt, one of Germany’s leading department store chains, to be present in all 79 stores across Germany. As part of
Tesco has shared the extensive eco-innovation behind one of its most sustainable superstores to a group of industry peers including Heathrow, Unite Students and University of Cambridge, a pioneering move to drive the transformation of building performances across industries.
The amount consumers across Europe spent on everyday items, such as food, drinks and toiletries, rose by 3.7% in the second quarter of 2017 – the highest level for three years. Nielsen data on grocery retailers across 21 European countries shows
A unique psychological study from Avery UK has revealed just how much labels really matter when it comes to consumer decisions and customer loyalty. The in-depth research focuses on how retailers and e-commerce businesses can have power and influence using
NIMBUS, the name associated with one of the highest quality goose down bedding collections on the market, has added a truly innovative new product to its line – a range of duvets and pillows that emulate the decadence, sensation and
Birds Eye has announced that its chicken portfolio has returned to growth for the first time in three years following a multimillion pound re-launch in April this year*. Central to the success was the re-launch of the core range which
Poundland, leading high street retailer, has raised £3m for their charity partner Macmillan Cancer Support, an incredible achievement that is down to the generosity and enthusiasm of both customers and colleagues across the UK.
Consumer spending growth softened to 2.9 per cent year-on-year in August – below the 2017 average of 3.8 per cent – as Brits managed ‘the squeeze’ of higher inflation and subdued wage growth by shuffling their purchasing priorities. August’s figure was
Grosvenor Europe has announced that Lunya, the family-owned Catalunyan restaurant bar and deli, is moving to a new location on the corner of College Lane and Hanover Street, opposite BBC Radio Merseyside, as part of the business’s expansion plans. Relocating
One of the largest urban regeneration schemes currently being built in the UK has its opening on Thursday (7 September 2017). The Lexicon Bracknell, a £240m retail and leisure town centre transformation in Berkshire, will create a new retail and
Britain’s leading shortbread brand, Paterson’s has accomplished its goal of raising £100k for Macmillan Cancer Support in just one year. The biscuit makers reached the impressive target after forming a partnership with the cancer charity in 2016, and pledging to
Butterkist, the nation’s favourite popcorn brand, is set to bring its Make the Moment TV campaign to screens this September, as part of the brand’s overall £3m marketing spend in 2017 to support the brand re-launch at the start of
The UK grocery wholesaling sector has experienced another year of growing sales, which is forecast to continue for the next four years thanks to the expanding out-of-home market. According to figures from grocery research organisation IGD, UK grocery wholesalers saw sales