Afound, an innovative marketplace offering discounted fashion and lifestyle goods, selected Mirakl, the leading global marketplace solutions provider, to launch the brand new fashion marketplace. With both a store and digital presence, Afound will showcase both external brands and the
Argos has launched an innovative new Augmented Reality (AR) feature in its iOS app, allowing customers to view an animated version of different TV models in their own homes using their smartphone. Just in time for those looking to upgrade their
M&G Real Estate has acquired The Crown Estate’s 50 per cent stake in Fort Kinnaird retail centre in Edinburgh. The investment into the £334.5 million asset has created a new joint venture with Hercules Unit Trust (HUT). British Land owns
ThinkSmart Limited (AIM:TSL), a leading digital payment solutions provider, today announces that Aurum Group will be launching ClearPay, ThinkSmart’s first to market, interest-free digital payment solution designed for millennial shoppers, on WatchShop.com, the leading online watch and jewellery store
Ingenico Group achieves first in payment industry with Google Mobile Services certification of its Axium D7
Ingenico Group, the global leader in seamless payment, today announced that its Axium D7 ECR-POS has achieved Google Mobile Services certification, making it the world’s first secure POS terminal to meet GMS requirements and properly run applications by Google.
Survey finds chasing aged debt is hindering retail growth, with 29% of retailers saying they are currently owed over £20,000 in overdue payments.
Three decades after opening its doors, a Kent artisan food wholesaler is looking to the future with confidence and a fresh new look.
Newly opened St James Dover retail and leisure development boosts footfall across the whole town centre
Footfall has risen sharply across Dover town centre as a whole in the three months since the opening of St James Dover, a brand-new retail and leisure development, owned by Legal & General Investment Management, Real Assets (LGIM RA).
The pervasiveness of technology in everyday life means that people have come to take for granted the convenience of mobile, e-commerce, instant access to information, products and services, and the ability to offer feedback through social media. Their expectations around
While more than 65 percent of CEOs agree their organization fosters a culture of innovation and disruption, 40 percent are not adapting successfully, according to the Global Consumer Executive Top of Mind survey, No Normal is the New Normal: Make
SPAR store operator Blakemore Retail has raised more than £3 million over the last decade to help the NSPCC make a difference to 800,000 children’s lives.
Directors of a Birmingham supermarket have been disqualified for failing to pay thousands in business rates after submitting false information to the council. Pak Supermarket Washwood Heath Ltd, known as Pak Supermarket, was incorporated on 3 August 2010 and operated in
Instagram is expanding its Shopping beyond Feed service to Instagram Stories, allowing businesses to tag products in their organic Stories and for people to seamlessly shop them. On Instagram Stories, when you see a sticker with a shopping bag icon, tap
A new joint report published by Cranfield School of Management and Dun & Bradstreet investigates the level of supply chain risk faced by European companies with international supplier relationships. The report uses four key metrics – supplier criticality, supplier financial risk,
An advanced artificial intelligence solution has analysed every international football match played since 1872, running over 1 million simulations of the World Cup and given England just a 5.7% chance of writing their names into football history this summer. Retail
Majestic Wine, the UK’s largest specialist wine retailer, will be taking concepts from its newest stores to Taste of London this week in the company’s first ever festival pop-up.
Suresite, the Preston-based card services and risk management company, has concluded an agreement with the Costcutter Supermarkets Group (CSG) to offer its independent retailers across Britain access to its processing services and technical expertise.
Shaftesbury has today announced that Chinatown London are launching the first ever National Dim Sum Week, supported by celebrity chef, Ken Hom OBE. The celebrations will run from June 30 to July 6 2018 and aim to raise awareness and
Online research from Equifax, the consumer and business insights expert, reveals over a third (37%) of Brits believe the UK will be a cashless society within the next 10 years. Over half (53%) of 16-34 years olds believe we’ll be
New data from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), the professional body for management and leadership, and XpertHR, the employment intelligence service, show basic salary and bonuses for directors and senior managers in retail have fallen in real terms, with inflation
Autumn Fair, the season’s number one marketplace for the retail industry, is welcoming entrepreneur and small business champion Theo Paphitis to host the #SBS Pavilion, a showcase dedicated to highlighting new and unique products from ambitious start-ups and small businesses.
uOpen – a new online marketplace for subscription boxes, one of the fastest-growing areas of UK retail – has been launched by subscription marketing and management experts Jellyfish Connect. Subscription boxes are a recurring delivery of niche products – anything from
Ted Baker, the global lifestyle brand, announces a 4.2% (7.5% in constant currency) increase in Group revenue for the 19 week period from 28 January 2018 to 9 June 2018 (the “period"), compared to the same period last year. This
When a recent Revionics-commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting unearthed surprising disconnects in retail promotions, including the fact that 52% of the weekly or monthly retail promotions go to customers who would happily have paid full price, Revionics decided to
The nation’s favourite coffee shop, Costa Coffee, is proudly displaying its true colours with the launch of the first ever limited-edition rainbow coffee cups to celebrate Pride across the UK. With Costa Coffee a founding partner of GLOW (Gay Lesbian Out