The multichannel retailer, OTTO, offers its customers more than 2.2 million items from 6,000 brands in its online shop, otto.de. This includes items from its select partner retailers. OTTO uses Blue Yonder’s machine-learning solutions for accurate demand forecasts of its
UK parents strongly believe bathtime is an important bonding experience for children (97%), with 62% regarding it as invaluable. However, new survey findings from Panasonic and Netmums reveal that nearly four out of five parents admit to finding it a stressful experience (78%).
Herring Shoes is a family business which was started in 1966 and today supplies top quality footwear from English manufacturers such as Herring, Barker, Church's, Cheaney & Loake. In 2016, the company began working withFresh Relevance and has achieved impressive
Following on from the hugely successful Craft Ale & Beer event held throughout February, Spar is now turning its attention to delighting wine drinkers with two planned events in 2017. This first of these is started on 23 February and will
WHSmith Travel has selected RELEX Solutions, one of the fastest growing providers of integrated retail and supply chain planning solutions, to improve demand forecasting and replenishment in order to increase availability and reduce wastage of its fresh and chilled foods. The
Selligent, the world's leading independent provider of 1-to-1 engagement solutions for relationship marketers, has today announced online supermarket Ocado as a new client. Ocado.com is one of Britain’s leading online retailers, delivering to over 70% of the UK population. Selligent’s innovative
Wincanton, the largest British logistics company, has launched W2 Labs – a new programme aimed at challenging start-ups from around the world to develop innovative solutions to industry challenges defined by the Wincanton Group.
Philips Lighting, a global leader in lighting, has announced that the EDEKA Paschmann supermarket in Düsseldorf is the first in Germany to benefit from Philips’ indoor positioning system. In collaboration with its Location Lab partner Favendo, Philips Lighting delivered a
Peoplevox, the expert e-commerce warehouse management system (WMS) provider, has launched a global market study into the future of e-commerce warehouse management.
Strategic digital and multichannel consultancy Practicology has announced the results of the ranking in its first Omnichannel Customer Experience Report. The report identifies how well the non-food retailers support customers who are using a combination of stores, mobile and the
The Western Union Company, a leader in global payment services,today announced that following a highly successful six month pilot, it is formally launching Western Union® cross-border money transfer services with retailer and financial services provider John Lewis. Western Union continues to
The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks ending 26 February 2017, show supermarket sales grew at their fastest rate since June 2014 – up by 2.3% compared to the same time last
The majority of retailers may assume that the biggest threat to their profitability is consumer theft. In fact, the biggest risk arises from the retailers’ own staff. So what can you do about it? Weynand Haitjema, region managing director EMEA
After a period in which the UK supermarket property investment market reflected the problems of the sector’s major operators, it has now recovered some ground and is proving increasingly popular with investors. The latest Colliers International and MSCI UK Supermarket
Agromousquetaires, the number one private label manufacturer in France (45% of the private label brands sold at sister grocery business Intermarché are produced by the Group’s factories), is setting its sights on Europe’s largest private label market - the UK. The
PrettyLittleThing sees 8% increase in order value across global e-commerce operation with new merchandising technology
PrettyLittleThing has seen an 8% increase in average order value over a four month period, following the introduction of new technology from on-site search and merchandising specialist Fredhopper.
Weight Watchers partners with fresh food delivery company Bearfaced Groceries to launch WW Smart Kitchen food box
Weight Watchers has partnered with fresh food delivery company Bearfaced Groceries to launch the WW Smart Kitchen food box. The latest offering has been designed to simplify healthy eating and guide people to make healthier food choices. With over five
The Benetton Group board of directors, which met today under the chairmanship of Francesco Gori, has appointed James McArthur to the board. McArthur brings to the Board extensive international experience in the field of fashion, luxury and retail.
New transaction data from PayPal reveals how small and medium-sized businesses benefitted most from the record lows of the pound last year. While SMEs in the UK saw their international PayPal sales rise 10% year-on-year from January to June 2016,
From the big apple in NYC, to the glistening towers of Canary Wharf, Coach has made its way across the pond to complement an extensive host of fresh tenants on the Canary Wharf Estate.
Preparations are underway at the Yorkshire headquarters of Leach Impact, as the world-renowned graphic display expert prepares for its biggest Retail Design Expo ever. There’ll be a new-look stand for Leach when the team heads to Olympia on 8 May, but the
Dreams, the UK’s number one specialist bed retailer, has reported a 136% rise in pre-tax profits to £32m for the 52 weeks to 24 December 2016. Sales rose 20% to £280m and by 14.1% on a like-for-like basis. E-commerce sales
Iconic global fashion brand Kurt Geiger has selected Manhattan Associates, Inc.’s Omni-Channel Solutions platform as the foundation for a systems transformation that will advance its global retailing capabilities and support the company’s growth objectives into the future. With Manhattan’s industry-leading
Belfry Redhill Unit Trust has today announced a series of new additions including a 21,000sq ft H&M coming to the Belfry shopping centre, located in the heart of Redhill town centre, Surrey. Set to open on 30 March, the new H&M
Metcalfe’s skinny popcorn is excited to announce the launch of a new television advertising campaign. The “pop it like it’s Metcalfe’s” ad is part of a fully integrated, £2m marketing programme which also incorporates digital and consumer PR activity. Metcalfe’s skinny,