The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel in Ireland, published today for the 12 weeks ending 23 April 2017, show that deflation is limiting growth in the grocery market as supermarket prices continue to fall. Having slipped
H&M has opened the doors to its largest UK & IE store at Westfield Stratford City. With a floor-space exceeding 5,070sq m, the multi-storey shopping destination will also qualify as one of the largest stores in H&M’s global portfolio. Westfield
As the warmer weather inches closer, Costa, the nation’s favourite coffee shop, has unveiled its exciting new summer drinks range, landing in stores nationwide. The offering is Costa’s biggest and boldest summer selection yet. With the return of cool
Leading Italian pesto and pasta sauce company Sacla’ is launching two new reduced fat pesto variants.
Available from June, Reduced fat Sacla’ Basil Pesto and Reduced fat Sacla’ Sundried Tomato Pesto are made to authentic pesto recipes but with 30% less
Tyrrells, the premium hand-cooked English crisp brand, is extending its Mixed Root Vegetable range with the launch of Maple Veg crisps, bringing innovation to the vegetable crisps category. Launched into Tesco 27 March, Sainsbury’s 24th April, Waitrose from 1 May,
Mahou San Miguel, the 100% family-owned Spanish brewer, and the industry leader in Spain, confirms its strong position as it announces the best-ever full-year results in the company’s history.
Mahou San Miguel’s turnover increased by +3.6% in 2016 to €1.22 billion,
Rant & Rave, the real-time customer engagement specialist, showcased the importance of people-to-people interactions in customer experience at its “Putting The Soul Back Into CX” event in Central London last week ( 27 April 2017).
The event included headline presentations from
Tesco’s F&F is placing itself firmly on the fashion map with the launch of ‘Supermarket Woman’, the brand’s first global campaign created by ODD. The campaign introduces the brand’s new ‘Supermarket Woman’ campaign platform, which celebrates the fact that F&F
The Midcounties Co-operative is celebrating Responsible Business Week this week having been commended by the UK’s longest running awards programme for its commitment to reducing energy usage and giving back to the local community.
Responsible Business Week (24-28 April), hosted by
Norwich-based, Bullards Spirits, has unveilled its latest gin; a delicious combination of Strawberry & Black Pepper that is pitched as the perfect summer refresher.
The new gin is a sweet, fruity and slightly peppery combination made using real strawberries black pepper,
Hammerson announces that leading luxury bath and body care specialist, Molton Brown, will open a new store at Silverburn shopping centre, Glasgow.The 107sq m unit will be centrally located, adjacent to Pandora and Swarovski. The store will offer Molton Brown’s
Britain’s leading shortbread brand, Paterson’s has raised over £75,000 to date in a fundraising drive for Macmillan Cancer Support. Last year it made a commitment to raise vital funds for the charity and is calling on public support to smash
Sweden has selected RELEX to automate and optimize its supply chain. RELEX, whose groundbreaking retail planning solutions have delivered impressive results for customers worldwide, will replace the retailer’s largely manual supply chain management processes.
To celebrate the launch of Estée Lauder’s new Pure Colour LOVE lipstick, Estée Lauder has partnered with technology company Perfect Corp to launch its smart technology app YouCam Makeup in Selfridges stores across the UK – making it the first
National bathroom and tile specialist, Easy Bathrooms, has launched its 12th showroom to offer a wider range of choice to customers.
The new site, in Birstall, near Leeds, officially opened on 8 April 2017, and is situated close to other retail
Flux, the receipt data platform, is pleased to announce its launch, in a pilot with EAT and Bel-Air.
Flux delivers real-time receipts, including item data and VAT, directly to customer’s mobile banking apps. Flux does this by linking purchases to bank
The so-called ‘selfie generation’ is helping to drive up sales of cosmetics, according to figures from IRI, a leading provider of big data and predictive analytics for retailers and suppliers. Driven by the desire to share images on social media,
Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting, today announced that MediaMarkt’s flagship store in the center of Eindhoven will introduce "Store Guide” app. It allows customers in store to use their smartphones to locate products and be guided to them
Fujitsu today announces that Specsavers, the British optical retailer, has signed a £17.6million deal that will see Fujitsu transform Specsavers’ in-store technology in its 1,179 stores across Europe to enhance both customer experience and employee environment.
The transformation programme will enable
Online grocery in China could more than double in growth between now and 2020, according to figures released today by international grocery research organisation IGD, with its current 3.1% share of the country’s total grocery market forecast to leap to
Founded in 2011, TK’Blue is an accreditation and rating agency which specialises in goods transport. Designed as a service platform for the sector’s various players – carriers, shippers and freight forwarders – it covers all modes of transport: road, rail,
Retail consultancy Newton today launches its new report entitled ‘Beating the Discounters’, which examines how the multiples such as Asda, Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Morrisons, also known as the ‘Big Four’, can regain market share back from the discounters. The report
One of Britain’s most expensive vegetables – asparagus - is to be sold in Morrisons for just £1 (for 180g) this season, making it the cheapest on the market.
From 22 April customers will be able to buy this luxury item
UK online retail sales were up +13% year-on-year (YoY) in March, according to the latest figures from the IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index. This represents a solid performance as Easter (which traditionally brings heightened retail sales activity) fell in March
Brass has delivered the largest piece of promotional activity to date for Burton’s Fish ‘n’ Chips, with it’s ‘Join Our Fans’ campaign.
In a bid to build the iconic brand’s fan-base, the 12 week ‘Join Our Fans’ campaign is led by