The closure of non-essential retail during the second lockdown will see twice as many consumers surge on to the High Street in a ‘three-week festive shopping frenzy’ in December, the latest ShopperTrak data from Sensormatic Solutions, reveals.
Parcelforce Worldwide has revealed its Christmas advert for 2020. The ‘Delivering with Care’ advert highlights Parcelforce Worldwide’s role in delivering packages from businesses of all sizes to consumers across the UK and beyond. The importance of last posting dates is
URBN lifestyle brands Urban Outfitters and Anthropologie have today announced a partnership with shopping and payments provider Klarna, to offer customers across Europe a smooother online shopping experience. Through Klarna, Urban Outfitters and Anthropologie will now be able to offer
Today, single-use plastics account for 40% of the plastic produced every year, with some taking over 400 years to biodegrade. Around 70% of all litter in the sea is plastic and it is estimated that the amount of plastic in
International mattress brand Emma has selected Commerce Protection Platform provider Signifyd to help fuel its ongoing and dramatic growth as it continues on its mission to provide the world with a better night’s sleep.
pladis, the global snacking company behind some of the UK’s most loved and iconic brands, is broadening appeal for its £14.3 million Flipz brand over the winter months with new seasonal sharing packs.
Packaging leader Smurfit Kappa has joined forces with KHS, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of filling and packaging systems for the beverage and liquid food industries, to roll out its sustainable TopClip multipack product for bundling canned beverages. The
Sports Direct, the UK’s biggest sports and fitness retailer, has unveiled its first ever Christmas campaign, showcasing the brand’s fresh new positioning and rebrand for 2021 and beyond.
Somerset-based Sharpham Park, brainchild of Mulberry founder Roger Saul, have unveiled an exclusive new hamper collection just in time for the festive season.
The share of consumer packaged goods (CPG) sold on promotion in Europe reached its highest level so far in 2020, at 18.2% in the four weeks ending 4th October. This represents the highest value in 2020 and the second highest
The UK’s most effective brand activation agency, ZEAL Creative, supported Yeo Valley Organic to engage consumers, drive trial and deliver memorable brand experience inspired by nature.
Online marketplaces such as Amazon and Zalando may be set to be the big winners of the second UK-wide lockdown, according to new research.
This Black Friday, brands can cut through the crowded ecommerce environment by reaching their audiences in unexpected places. That’s according to new insights from eBay Ads UK, which reveal the unusual shopping behaviours that create opportunities for brands to engage
One of the country’s leading DJs who has been riding high in the charts in 2020 has urged shoppers to help give children a gift to open this festive season by backing a retailer’s special Christmas toy appeal.
Cocoa farmers in Cote D’Ivoire are set to earn higher prices for their beans, as Ben & Jerry’s ramps up its living income approach for farmers, in partnership with Fairtrade.
New approaches to drive-thru service have helped c-store and QSR chains adapt to the pandemic—and they stand to yield big benefits far into the future, said Joseph Bona, Principal & Founder of Bona Design Lab, in an online presentation for
Asda results are in line with the market trend of lower traffic and larger basket that we have been seeing since March, however like-for-like sales excluding fuel growth is 2.7% and net sales growth is -0.7%.
Will Broome, CEO of retail fintech app Ubamarket, discusses how nimble technologies are essential for recovery post-COVID
In recent years there has been a growing trend towards ‘conscious consumerism’ and a call for brands to act in more inclusive and ethical ways. We only need to visit social media to see that this has accelerated in 2020.
British marmalade manufacturer Duerr’s has teamed up with national food charity FareShare to help tackle food poverty across the UK.
Amelia Neate, senior manager at Influencer Matchmaker, has explained why brands should focus on building brand tribes and why engagement between influencers and consumers is so important.
The CBI’s chief economist has warned the UK faces a “bleak midwinter”, with the economy expected to contract as new coronavirus restrictions hit businesses hard in the final quarter. Government investment and support may help to prevent “economic scarring”, but
Co-op is set to re-open its Holmer Road, Hereford, petrol filling station and store this week (Friday, 20 November) following a £1.7Million programme of works to overhaul the fuel infrastructure and build a new, larger, food store.
Grosvenor’s Liverpool ONE has officially unveiled its iconic Christmas lights. This year the illuminations switch-on was also captured on film, in a bid to support the community and deliver festive cheer virtually to those who may be unable to visit
Tetra Pak today unveils findings from its global research study, in partnership with Ipsos, showing that food safety is a major issue for society. The same amount of respondents believe that COVID-19 is a “real threat.” At the same time,