Belvoir Fruit Farms is starting 2020 with a splash by launching two new refreshing, fruity beverages to add to its ready-to-drink Pressé range. From 22 January, Belvoir’s Pink Lady Sparkling Apple Juice is available for an exclusive period in Sainsbury’s,
ICON Outlet at The O2, the 210,000 sq ft premium urban outlet developed by AEG and Crosstree Real Estate Partners, has reported bumper Christmas trading with like-for-like sales growing by 39% during the holiday period from 23 December – 5
Checkpoint Systems, a global leader in source-to-shopper solutions, has launched a new version of its unique UNO RF/RFID label that will enhance supply chain visibility and loss prevention.
Bay’s Kitchen – the IBS-friendly foods – secures six figure investment following a year of significant growth
Low FODMAP food brand, Bay’s Kitchen, has secured a substantial six figure investment from the founder of Tangerine Confectionery, which was sold to Valeo Foods last year. The investment caps off a year of significant growth for the IBS (Irritable
Macfarlane Packaging, the UK’s largest protective packaging distributor, announces the further strengthening of its leadership team with the appointment of Roger Lawty as group regional director for the North of England, Scotland and Ireland.
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You & Mr Jones, the brandtech group founded by former Havas chief executive David Jones, has invested in ethical video startup Good-Loop. The UK-based firm today announced it has closed a US $1.6m seed funding round.
Springboard has reported on a difficult ending to a trading year in retail with total footfall down -2.5% for the five weeks from 24 November to 28 December 2019.
ACI Worldwide, a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, today announced that British food retailer The Co-operative (Co-op) has selected ACI’s award-winning fraud management solution ReD Shield to prevent eCommerce payments fraud.
The Fragrance Shop, the UK’s leading independent fragrance retailer, today confirmed robust Christmas trading that underscored the ongoing transformation of its business into ‘phygital’ retailer - a high-growth digital business integrated into a strong physical high street network.
graze, the UK’s number one healthy snacking brand, has launched a £1 million campaign to promote its ongoing sugar reduction initiative aimed at helping consumers enjoy healthy living every day.
Vend, the preferred retail point-of-sale software of the British Independent Retail Association, has today announced a partnership with global payments provider Klarna. The collaboration gives customers of boutique retailers more flexible payment options, levelling the playing field for small business
Today, 13 January 2020, Shop Direct becomes The Very Group.
Grocery spend in Ireland hit €1.2bn in the four weeks to 29th December 2019, as Irish shoppers spent an additional €32.5m over the Christmas period in comparison to the same time last year, reveals new data released today from Nielsen.
Frugi, a leading UK organic lifestyle brand, has acquired TotsBots, the environmentally-friendly cloth nappy company, and its sister brand, Bloom & Nora, the reusable sanitary products brand.
Just Spices, the fast-growing spice mix brand, has announced a €13 million Series B round led by Five Seasons Ventures and Coefficient Capital. Bitburger Ventures also joined the round. Just Spices is revolutionising the spice market through digital consumer engagement
Following today’s release of Selfridges Christmas trading figures for 2019, Sofie Willmott, lead retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘The premium/luxury department store players continue to show up their midmarket counterparts with Selfridges reporting another
An inspirational Wren Kitchens showroom in Bradford, Forster Square Retail Park, will open on Friday, 24 January 2020.
Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield today announces that JD Sports has signed a ten year lease on a second store at Westfield Stratford City, taking over the former Topshop unit. The 31,000sq ft store will more than quadruple the space occupied by the brand
Following today’s release of B&M Q3 figures for FY2019/20, Hannah Richards, Retail Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘B&M has delivered another set of promising results, with total group revenue rising 9.3% (on a constant currency
Global retail IT consultancy and technology firm, REPL Group has successfully rolled out JDA Workforce Management to help improve the scheduling accuracy for Walmart. The rollout touches 1.6 million associates in 7,000 stores across the globe.
Microsoft has formed a global strategic partnership with dunnhumby, the leader in customer data science, in a move that could transform the $5.9 trillion retail sector.
Holland & Barrett saw accelerating sales growth in both e-commerce and store channels. All markets experienced like for like sales growth, with significant growth in clean beauty and vitamins categories.
Following today’s release of Fortnum & Mason Christmas trading figures for 2019, Emily Salter, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Unsurprisingly, luxury retailer Fortnum & Mason has delivered yet another strong year of sales growth
Today’s Green Alliance report highlights how brands ditching plastic packaging and swapping to perceived ‘better alternative materials’ are potentially creating more harm to our planet. This firmly backs up the stance Belu has taken to help customers make the most