With the Government’s ‘sugar tax’ and their target to reduce added sugar in food and drink products by at least 20% by 2020*, manufacturers in the confectionery industry have their work cut out. Just how do they create delightful sweet
Poised for rapid international expansion, women’s fashion brand Yumi needed to re-evaluate its e-commerce approach. The company that started life in Camden Market more than 20 years ago, had expanded to five brick and mortar stores, and successful concessions in House of Fraser,
H&M and Klarna announce that they have entered into a global partnership. Together, H&M and Klarna will further integrate H&M’s digital and physical stores to give customers a seamless, personalised and engaging shopping experience no matter where, when and how
Heavenly Tasty Organics is delighted to announce a new agreement with Nisa Retail Limited. The significant development has secured presence of fourteen of the brand’s natural snacks with the specialist distributor; the family brand can now access over 2500 independent
Tetra Pak has launched Tetra Pak® Plant Secure, a game-changing plant management service that delivers profitability improvements for customers.
The UK non-food retail sector has become reliant on the demise of weaker operators to maintain growth for the survivors, according to GlobalData a leading data and analytics company.
ITV and Veg Power are joining forces to launch a major new national campaign to change the way people think and feel about vegetables, with the aim of inspiring us all to eat more veg.
HTEC, the EPOS, payment and loyalty solutions company has appointed Debbie Scott-Douglas as its new Marketing Manager to be based at its Southampton head office. Debbie joins following successfully launching the Spaghetti PA Services franchise for the Wimborne, New Forest
Tech startup Pricesearcher has announced a big scalp in the hiring of former Amazon UK head of pricing Weldon W. Whitener. The move signifies a clear statement of intent from Pricesearcher, the UK’s largest shopping search engine, who, with this
Research showing the extent to which the UK is continuing to embrace herbal teas and fruit infusions at the expense of traditional English breakfast tea reveals potential for significant category growth for those suppliers able deliver the insights on how
The restaurant concept is inspired by the art of Turkish Coffee, a balance between bitter and sweet, translated by light and dark areas to the restaurant; with intimate dining spaces at the front of the restaurant (the bitter), that transcend
Retailer Edward White picked up the prestigious Baldwin Trophy at Blakemore Trade Partners’ SRS Awards Ceremony in recognition of his commitment to developing his business. The trophy is awarded to one retailer every year and celebrates the very best stores in
Photobox Group, Europe’s leading personalisation business, has appointed Grant Smith as chief product officer for its Photo division, which includes the Photobox and Hofmann brands. Grant’s appointment follows that of Ronan Tighe from Net-a-Porter as CPO of the Group’s Moonpig
UK based Goldsmiths jewellers has reopened its intu Eldon Square showroom, after undergoing an impressive £300,000 refurbishment that includes an extended luxury watch and jewellery offering.
As Brexit approaches, e-commerce pricing specialist Competitor Monitor has urged retailers to prepare themselves so that they have a happy Christmas – the last before the UK is due to leave the EU in 2019. An analysis of e-commerce retailers’ Brexit
Winter sports tour operator Erna Low Consultants has invested in the marketing automation platform Force24, as the brand gears up for further growth.
Manhattan Associates Inc will host its EMEA Exchange 2018 conference from October 8-10 at The Amsterdam Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky, Netherlands. More than 400 retail, manufacturing, wholesale and logistics professionals from across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) will gather to
Royal Mail has launched a new mobile app to help consumers manage their deliveries more effectively. The app is now available for download for free on both the App Store and Google Play store.
Butcher’s Pet Care, the UK’s number one canned dog food brand, has announced it is removing the equivalent of 4.2 million plastic bottles from its supply chain by replacing the shrink wrap on its canned food for dogs over the
City breaks, gym clothes and train tickets top the list for ‘most searched for’ late night products, new research has revealed. The analysis, conducted by blinds brand 247 Blinds, looked at Google search patterns to find the most searched for items
Danby Appliances, the leading Canadian manufacturer/distributor, has announced its expansion to Europe commencing with the UK market. The company, which specialises in developing feature-rich and design led home-comfort products such as air-conditioners, dehumidifiers, air purifiers and cooling products like wine-chillers,
Santander’s latest trade mission took eight UK lifestyle firms to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) where Dubai was recently confirmed as having the highest international visitor spend of any major global city with $28 billion spent in 2017. The UAE
In today’s competitive retail landscape, ensuring absolute efficiency is critical to survival. Both on and off-line, retailers face constrained budgets, rising customer expectations and more pressure via ‘click and collect’ requests, ‘buy to returns’ and a big push for same
A new report from customer experience (CX) agency Zone and the global professional services giant, Cognizant, reveals that retail companies are closing the customer experience gap, but still have a way to go to meet consumer demands. The ‘Bridging the CX
Global Freight Solutions empowers Clearwater Hampers’ delivery infrastructure during peak shopping season
Following a two-year partnership with Global Freight Solutions (GFS), Clearwater Hampers – one of the UK’s longest established and biggest hamper companies – has reported a parcel volume increase of 20 percent year-on-year. As a result, the two businesses have