Gymshark, a leading fitness apparel brand, has today announced the creation of hundreds of new jobs following the launch of GSHQ, its new 42,000sq ft Solihull-based headquarters. The facility, created by award-winning design company Oktra, has the capacity for up to
Global information company The NPD Group is predicting a decrease in eat-out or out-of-home (OOH) visits by consumers aged 25-to-34 between now and 2022. Citing its new report, The Future of Foodservice: Great Britain 2022 (1), it says OOH visits
To help cater to the growing number of vegan and flexitarian diets, Birds Eye, the nation’s favourite frozen food brand, is launching a new range of frozen Pulse Mixes in three tasty varieties. Created to pack a more flavoursome punch
Excess packaging, especially plastics, is causing widespread concern among the British public according to new research from Kantar TNS, whose survey of 1,260 Brits shows that 63% are concerned about reducing the amount of packaging they buy. Plastic drink bottles
One in three Brits admit to shopping late at night a lot more than they did five years ago; and many businesses are now working 24 hours a day. Yet retailers and delivery companies have been slow to respond to
SD Worx, a leading provider of global payroll & HR services, has been chosen by cosmetics retailer Lush to run the company’s payroll. SD Worx will start with payroll operations for 4,500 employees, including all 102 of the Lush stores
In response to consumer demand for healthier options, the UK’s number 1 savoury pastry brand, Ginsters of Cornwall, introduces two new products, both with less than 375 calories. The Ginsters Katsu Chicken Slice has only 370 calories and the Ginsters
Costa Coffee, the nation’s favourite coffee shop, is offering an all new and great value Coffee Plus Menu which not only includes a Toastie and snack, but also a delicious hot drink all for less than £5.
Innovation in the drinks sector and a reduction in the amount of trade promotions has seen Alcohol retain its place as the top selling FMCG category in the UK, worth £16.1 billion (€18.2 billion) in value sales to the economy.
Subscription-based recipe kit service Simply Cook has unveiled a new range of in-store recipe kits with a unique design created in collaboration by B&B studio and Path.
Following the recent succession of Asian-inspired dessert operators to launch in Chinatown London, Shaftesbury has today announced the opening of macaron ice cream sandwich brand, Yolkin. The brand’s first permanent ice cream macaron shop will open on 24 Rupert Street, following
Boots UK opened its brand new store at Roadchef’s Strensham South Service Area on Wednesday 28 March. The 122sq m store will give customers on-the-move a convenient and quick pick up point for health, beauty and travel essentials, helping to
One of the biggest problems faced globally by the grocery industry as products are moved through the supply chain from manufacturers to retailers is to be addressed by the launch of a new service from Nielsen Brandbank.
Westfield reveals that over 940,000 shoppers visited Westfield London and Westfield Stratford City over the Easter bank holiday weekend, an overall increase of 18% on Easter 2017.
Booths upgrades beauty and skincare ranges, offering luxury, natural and organic products with whole family in mind
Booths has doubled its skincare and toiletries range to offer customers an improved choice of premium, natural and organic products tailored to be better for you and your family. New skincare lines include Andalou, Balance Me, A’kin, Amie and Weleda. As
Retail leaders poised to take advantage of technology to empower stores, Future Stores’ report finds
Retailers are taking advantage of new technology to empower store associates and create captivating in-store experiences. That's according to Future Stores' new report: Upgrading Bricks and Mortar. Released ahead of Future Stores 2018, the event organisers have surveyed 103 heads of
Danish jewellery brand PANDORA has partnered with Melbourne experience design agency YourStudio to create a engaging multi-sensory retail store to launch their new collection PANDORA Shine. YourStudio conceptualised a beehive to create energy and excitement in Sydney’s Pitt Street Mall,
From Thursday 5 April Lidl will celebrate home-grown Scottish Favourites across the UK, offering a delicious selection of up to 80 products for customers, and projected sales worth a huge £1.5 million for Scottish business partners combined.
Weetabix On The Go Kids, a new drinks range aimed at 5-10-year olds, has launched in grocery stores in three delicious flavours; Strawberry, Banana and Chocolate. The Weetabix On The Go Kids drinks provide the equivalent energy, fibre and protein of
Lenta, one of the largest retail chains in Russia, is a recognized retail innovator dedicated to leveraging cutting-edge machine-learning science and data analytics. Following a successful pilot in 2017, Lenta plan to deploy Revionics Price Optimization across all of its
Transdek UK has extended its supply chain relationship with value retailer Boyes with the supply of a fixed double deck trailer that has been specifically engineered to accommodate the company’s 1830mm high roll cages on urban deliveries. Established in 1881 as
Franklin & Sons perfectly pairs with Portobello Road Gin to craft the essential London Dry G&T in a can
Franklin & Sons and Portobello Road Gin are set to premiumise the RTS can category with the launch of a crafted gin & tonic in a 250ml can for the consumer. The ready to serve spirit & mixer has been created
The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks to 25 March 2018, show that grocery sales have increased in value by 2.5% compared to this time last year despite adverse weather conditions disrupting shoppers.
Blamed or the death of the High Street, online shopping giants face their own disruption from artificial intelligence (AI) driven retailers, according to a new e-commerce platform scheduled to launch in the UK. Eligma, whose advisory board boasts senior executives of
Actimel launches new range of 0% Fat, now with no added sugar but the same delicious taste. The popular yogurt drinks brand from Danone has reformulated its whole 0% range, replacing it nationwide from1 April, now with no added sugar.