John Lewis and River Island have been recognised as two of the UK’s best high street brands by the Investing in Ethnicity Awards.
“The retailers have demonstrated a commitment to black and ethnic minority employees and customers over a number of
Leading Mexican brand Old El Paso is expanding its Meal Kit portfolio with three premium variants to tap into growing consumer demand for convenient, restaurant-quality meals at home. Smoky Chipotle Taco Meal Kit with a Cool Mango Drizzle, Habanero &
In its mission to continue innovating within the printing industry, Epson has formed a new partnership with Network Group to offer the UK’s first pay-as-you-go print service, which launches this week.
Powered by Epson’s ReadyInk technology, 360ink is a hassle-free service
The chance to realise retail dreams with four weeks of free pop-up space in the soon-to-be -launched next phase of Manchester’s new shopping and dining destination, Hatch is up for grabs in a unique competition.
The winner of the contest will
Autumn Fair, the season’s number one marketplace for the retail industry, has announced the winners of a competition giving away 12 free exhibitor spaces at its #SBS Pavilion.
The Pavilion showcase, hosted by entrepreneur and small business champion Theo Paphitis, is
Sweaty Betty, the British brand renowned for their bum-sculpting leggings and beautiful activewear is excited to launch a faster, more responsive website that offers the full brand experience on multi-channel devices.
Launching this week with a firm eye on international growth,
Confidence in delivery security and offering secure delivery options are key drivers of online conversions, a new report by Sorted, the delivery experience company, reveals.
Original research of 2,000 UK shoppers, overlaid with a survey of 50 retail leaders, in Sorted’s
Multi-award winning fine food store and restaurant chain Eat17 has opened a new store in Hammersmith, complete with an indoor street food market and yoga classes.
Eat17 combines elements of a convenience store with a dining scene and opened its new
A new study by Nielsen, the data and measurement company, has identified seven consumer snacking profiles as a way to better understand the shopping behaviours driving the snacking category, and has also uncovered insight into weekday versus weekend snacking.
Marks & Spencer (M&S) has partnered with True, Europe’s only retail and consumer investment and innovation firm, to gain pre-emptive access to its deep-rooted retail and consumer expertise, emerging technologies, proprietary research and sector-specific international network. The partnership with True
Consumers have voiced their biggest frustrations when it comes to supermarket shopping while in-store, with nearly half (48%) ranking slow check-outs a major irritation, research by operational improvement experts Newton has found. The survey of 4,000 consumers on shopping experiences
intu Lakeside adds Jack Wills to its impressive retail offering, after the retailer – which is in high demand within intu Lakeside’s affluent catchment area – announces it will open a brand new standalone store in the centre.
Jack Wills, the
Aurum Holdings, the UK’s largest multi-channel retailer of luxury watches and jewellery with businesses in the US, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dennis Millard as chairman. Millard will take up his role on 1 October 2018.
Aurum Holdings trades
QUIZ, the omni-channel fast-fashion brand specializing in occasion wear and dressy casual wear is delighted to announce the launch of the Honeymoon Edit from Love Island alumni, and soon to be newlyweds, Olivia Buckland and Alex Bowen.
Made up of 40
Shoppers at The Mall Walthamstow will soon be able to enjoy playing some free table tennis as the centre opened a FREE pop up Ping Pong Parlour on Monday 30 July for 6 weeks. The parlour can be found at the
Webloyalty, provider of customer loyalty solutions that enable e-commerce companies to drive secondary revenue, has bolstered its senior leadership team with the appointment of Ben Stirling as managing director, Northern Europe.
Given that there has been a fivefold increase in the number of data breaches reported since GDPR came into effect, it is clear that businesses have still not adapted their processes to fall in line with this new regulation.
ScrewfixMore than 3,000 people entered the annual contest, first launched in 2009, but it was Stuart, who trades under the name Abington Home Maintenance who triumphed, impressing judges with his passion, his commitment to customer service and his desire to
M&G Real Estate and intu have secured a new deal with Gap, the iconic American fashion brand, on a 10-year lease to occupy a large 10,000sq ft store.
Through a modern interpretation of its denim roots, Gap embraces a youthful, infectious
What do scarves, chutney, chocolate, ear phones and lingerie have in common? They’re all products that have been included as gifts in bespoke Christmas crackers for brands and retailers across the UK and Europe by Simply Crackers.
The jumbo crackers, measuring
Glitter season is in full swing with sales of glitter cosmetics worth more than £300,000 to retailers during the four week period 25June 2018 to 21 July 2018 [IRI Retail Advantage] and up an impressive 321% compared to the same period
Celebrated photo-artist Darryll Jones has brought Disney action figures to life in a series of diorama scenes to mark the launch of shopDisney – including Minnie Mouse packing for a trip to fashion capital Paris, Edna Mode briefing The Incredibles
Alipay again tops YouGov BrandIndex’s annual brand health rankings for China. In a list featuring a large number of domestic brands, the payments firm reigns supreme for the second year in a row.
It is firmly ahead of multi-purpose messaging, social
The USA, the largest economy in the world*, is the UK’s top exporting hotspot for business parcels, according to Royal Mail data for the financial year 2017/18. France and Germany take the second and third spots, respectively. Australia takes fourth
Today, Lidl UK announces that it will become the first supermarket to introduce ‘Too Good to Waste’ fruit and vegetable boxes*, containing items that are no longer considered at their perfect best, but are still perfectly good to eat.