Sainsbury’s is the first UK supermarket to roll out revolutionary Formula 1 inspired aerofoil technology on fridges in the cold aisles across all of its stores. The new energy saving technology helps to chill food to the same temperature whilst
A survey of almost 300 retail websites by international law firm Bryan Cave has revealed that 100% are non-compliant with the incoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which comes into force on 25 May 2018.
Häagen-Dazs is launching two decadent seasonal edition flavours for winter indulgence – one returning and one brand new to the UK. The iconic brand is set to bring back the much-loved favourite Rum Raisin and introduce moreish Salted Caramel Cheesecake. As
Oxford Street has emerged as Europe’s busiest shopping street in new footfall analysis of the most famous high streets in 23 European cities, to be published on Wednesday by BNP Paribas Real Estate.
Europe’s largest Japanese Food Hall – Ichiba – will open at Westfield London as part of the centre’s £600 million expansion, it was revealed today.
The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks to 5 November 2017, show supermarket sales have increased in value by 3.2% year on year in the run up to Christmas.
Colgate-Palmolive and Nielsen Brandbank have entered a master service agreement spanning 18 countries. Colgate-Palmolive will upload their product content to Nielsen Brandbank, who will then publish this content to Colgate-Palmolive’s retail and wholesale partners.
Nisa Retail, the delivered wholesaler and convenience retail specialist, is pleased to announce that its members have voted significantly in favour of the Co-op Group’s offer to buy 100 pct of the business for up to £137.5m. At the Court Meeting
Physical media is the nation’s entertainment format of choice once more, with 52% of Brits preferring physical books, music, film/TV and video games to digital downloads, according to eBay’s Guide to Physical Media, released today. This new insight, based on
Retail intelligence experts Springboard today forecast that footfall for Black Friday [Friday 24 November] across UK high Streets, Retail Parks and Shopping Centres is set to dip -0.6% Year on Year [2016-2017] for the first time since Black Friday became an
Warburtons, the UK’s largest bakery brand, has announced it is rebranding its Newburn Bakehouse Free From range to Warburtons Gluten Free in January 2018. The range, which first launched in 2011, has continued to grow as demand for free from
Lidl UK has officially started operations from its new Regional Distribution Centre in Exeter. This £55 million investment has created approximately 500 jobs and will service 40 stores across the region during the busy Christmas period, rising to 51 from
Hammerson announces that it has attracted The Ivy Collection to open its first restaurant/brasserie in Leeds at Victoria. The restaurateur is renowned as a British institution with its iconic Covent Garden restaurant celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. The Ivy Collection
Today’s customer expects to engage with retailers in an engaging and digitally interactive way in-store and retailers are focusing on this customer journey to develop the relationship and increase sales. Moving Tactics, South Africa’s leading digital signage solutions company, has
Soil Association Certification is supporting all organic businesses this Christmas with their online Organic Collective Christmas marketplace: www.soilassociation.org/christmas. Featuring organic products ranging from turkeys, veg boxes, gifts, spirits and chocolates, together with a range of Christmas essentials, the Soil Association
Landsec has announced a new retail portfolio innovation with the launch of an online shopping portal trial for Bluewater, Europe’s leading retail and leisure destination. Featuring over one million items from Bluewater’s retailers, the new portal (www.bluewater.co.uk/shopping) provides guests with the
E-commerce in Asia is set to experience a growth explosion over the next few years, according to new figures released today by IGD, the international grocery research organisation. With Singles’ Day, the world’s biggest online shopping event, currently underway across
HARIBO, the world’s leading manufacturer of fruit gums and liquorice products, is opening its first outlet store in the UK and has chosen London Designer Outlet (LDO), the capital’s only fashion & lifestyle outlet centre, located in Wembley Park, as
Today Radial, the omni-channel technology solutions company, releases its annual eDelivery Index 2017, highlighting the hidden customer service failings of retailers across the UK, Italy, Germany and Spain. In the Age of Immediacy, where a taxi can be ordered in minutes,
In a tightly contested market, Sainsbury's is working hard in 2017/18 to earn the title of most creative mass market retailer of the year, according to Ray Gaul, vice president, Kantar Retail. In just the first six months reported through to 23
Lyons Consulting Group, now part of the Capgemini Group, today announced its partnership with Build-A-Bear Workshop, a one-of-a-kind global brand kids love and parents trust. Build-A-Bear charged LYONSCG with helping the company completely re-imagine its digital experience, including eCommerce strategy,
Every retailer I meet these days insists they want to be data-driven, but the reality on the ground is very different. Depending on whose research you trust, adoption rates for business intelligence (BI) and analytics range from 21 - 32
Marks & Spencer Group’s interim results are a story of 'two out of three', according to Ray Gaul, vice president at Kantar Retail. Across the group’s three reporting divisions, two divisions are growing top line revenue. These are Food, growing at
Aviko, one of the world’s biggest manufacturers of chips and added value potato products, has secured its first major supermarket listing. From late October 2017, two new premium Gastro Gratin products will be rolling out across Waitrose stores in the
Independent online furniture retailer, Furniture Choice, has launched its brand new website, creating a better online experience for its customers. As well as being cleaner and easier to navigate, the new website has seen the addition of a press centre, allowing