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
Intu, the leading owner, developer and manager of prime regional shopping centres in the UK, has signed Five Guys to beef up its dining offer in Derby. The American burger chain will open its 2,612sq ft space at intu Derby in
Skinny Lager has secured a listing which will see its new 12 pack and four pack SKUs launch into Tesco stores throughout the UK. Manufactured by British-based SkinnyBrands Ltd, Skinny Lager appeared on-shelf ahead of the August Bank Holiday in
The market for the sale of prestige beauty products in the UK reported an increase of £60 million in the six-month period January 2017 to end of June 2017 according to The NPD Group, a global information company. The total prestige
Reebok is making social lifestyle content shoppable for the first time, as it looks to hone the ideal customer journey. The global fitness brand has appointed marketing technology company Curalate to make its social media channels fully shoppable, creating a seamless
As competition in the grocery retail sector continues to intensify, grocery retailers are looking to create stores that exceed shopper expectations for freshness and convenience, value pricing, healthy eating choices and locally sourced products. For its part, Carrefour continues to
The in house Partner dining facilities at the John Lewis head office in Victoria, London has reason to celebrate this week as they have been awarded a national food award from the Soil Association. The Bronze Food for Life Served Here
Under Armour, an American brand that manufactures performance footwear, sports and casual apparel, recently teamed up with Moving Tactics to create a dynamic and fun interactive activation event to create awareness for the opening of their new store at the
Tim Hortons, the iconic Canadian coffee chain, will serve even more Guests in Great Britain later this year with new restaurant locations coming to England, Wales and Northern Ireland. With a second restaurant already underway in Glasgow, Tim Hortons restaurants will be
Cath Kidston Group Limited, the global lifestyle brand, today launched ‘Colour’ QR codes as a unique and first-ever collaboration with Pinterest enabling customers to discover the inspiration behind the new “Colour by Cath Kidston” collection. As the first UK brand to
Top 50 Indies forecourt operator, Motor Fuel Group (MFG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael O’Loughlin as its new managing director, acquisitions & business development. In 1997O’Loughlin joined Petrogas as a licensee of their flagship site in Dublin. As
Online retailer Very.co.uk has announced its first full channel sponsorship of Sky Living. The campaign will go live tomorrow (September 1) and runs for six months across linear TV, VoD and online. Debuting on Sky Living, the campaign shows consumers how
Dune London, one of the most influential global players in fashion footwear and accessories, has seen a 64% increase in return on investment per customer after personalising its media to real people. This has also resulted in a 33% increase in
The White Company selects The Retail Cloud Team to support e-commerce platform and international growth plans
The Retail Cloud Team, a Piksel company, today announced that it has been selected by luxury lifestyle retailer The White Company to migrate, host and manage its e-commerce business.
Soft drinks favourite, Vimto, is teaming up with Millions, the tiny tasty chewy sweets, for the first time to create Vimto Millions. The unique flavour will hit shelves across the country this August, just in time to boost back to
The market for the sale of anti-pollution prestige skincare in the UK reported an increase of 30% in the six-month period January 2017 to end of June 2017 according to The NPD Group, a global information company. An emerging category
Launching on 5 September 2017, the Organic Trade Board announces its EU-funded campaign, Organic. Feed Your Happy which connects with the emotional aspect of what makes consumers buy organic - whether that’s taste, the environment or animal welfare. The campaign, which
Award-winning eco-friendly family brand Kit & Kin today announces its launch this August on Ocado, the world’s largest dedicated online supermarket. Co-founded by Spice Girl, TV and radio presenter Emma Bunton, Kit & Kin launched online in March 2017 to
Speed and convenience top consumers’ motivations for choosing to shop in-store, directly impacting bricks-and-mortar conversions, a new report from PCMS, a global provider of unified commerce solutions, reveals. Original research in the ‘In Full Flight Embrace The Pace: Are You Running
TLM Technologies is delighted to announce that prominent retailer Jonathan James is to join their board as a non-executive director.
Following the end of the August bank holiday weekend, new research released by e-commerce data expert PCA Predict (a GBG company) found that Monday was the most popular shopping day of this past weekend for UK consumers.
East London based cold-pressed drinks brand, MOJU, has launched its new Acerola cherry juice shot exclusively in 260 Waitrose stores on Monday 24 July. The new Acerola shot will be joined by MOJU’s already popular cold-pressed Turmeric Booster shot in Waitrose’s highly
Intu has signed up Primark as the first new tenant for its £74 million transformation of intu Trafford Centre’s Barton Square. Primark’s newest store will anchor an expanded and refreshed Barton Square which is set to gain another 110,000sq ft of
The St David’s Partnership, owners of St David’s in Cardiff, one of the UK’s premier retail and leisure destinations, has today announced that the independent British lifestyle store, Oliver Bonas, is to launch its first ever Welsh store in the
The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel in Ireland, published today for the 12 weeks ending 13 August 2017, show that despite strong sales growth of 3.4% by Tesco, SuperValu has retained the position of Ireland’s largest grocery retailer.