Gourmet dips brand, Holy Moly, is set to shake up the retail chilled dips category by introducing a brand new range of sin-free guacamoles, and the UK’s first 100% pure pre-smashed avocado. The healthy, vegan, gluten and dairy free dips are
The Range and DHL Supply Chain have opened a new £100 million state-of-the-art distribution centre in Avonmouth, Bristol, creating 1,000 new jobs in the region.
To celebrate this week’s release of Despicable Me 3, leading consumer technology manufacturer, VARTA, has launched an exciting range of Minions-inspired lighting products which will delight any young Minions fan.
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After 23 years, Amazon has finally made the inevitable move into physical retail with the purchase of Whole Foods Market. The implications for the future of retail can’t be understated. The world of e-commerce has thrived on the diversity of
By Gary Brooks, creative director at KHWS The surge of digital is our modern day industrial revolution. From the constantly updating streams of content broadcast on social media, to e-commerce chatbots, it has changed every aspect of our lives. From
Ian Tomlinson, CEO of RetailStore (powered by Cybertill) started his cloud solutions business 15 years ago and has seen first hand the positive impact festivals can have for brands. He said: “Retailers across the globe caught on to this phenomenon
Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, has announced a new £15 million agreement with House of Fraser, the UK and Ireland’s premium department store. The three-year deal will place Capgemini at the heart of the retailer’s
Lakeland, Britain’s leading kitchenware retailer, has completed a successful implementation of next generation VISION Commerce Suite solutions and services, from PCMS, a global retail technology and managed services provider. Transitioning away from an end-of-life product to the unified commerce solution will
The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks ending 18 June 2017, show a marked turnaround for the sector. Supermarket sales growth accelerated to 5.0% – the strongest increase since March 2012 and
Today Current, powered by GE announced it is partnering with Sainsbury’s to make it the first grocery retailer in the UK to power all its supermarkets entirely by LED lighting.
Premium milkshake brand, Shaken Udder, has just launched its biggest on-pack promotion to date, offering purchasers the chance to win £1000, and 10 runner-up prizes of £100 when they buy one of the 330ml bottles.
Union Hand-Roasted Coffee is launching its new seasonal Equinox Coffee, a blend changed two to three times a year to reflect the change in the seasons.
Belvoir Fruit Farms, makers of natural Cordials and Pressés have launched their own bespoke balloon to provide an impactful and innovative way to interact with consumers at the numerous festivals and shows they are attending around the country over the
Spar International, the world’s largest voluntary retail chain, has today announced the appointment of Wouter Lefevere as head of international buying. Based in the organization’s international head office in Amsterdam, Lefevere will take on key buying responsibilities including supplier relationships and
IKEA has announced refurbishment plans worth £25 million for IKEA Nottingham. The new and improved store will enhance the shopping experience for customers from the Nottingham and Derbyshire area. It will ALSO provide new facilities for the store’s 500 co-
Sweet home baking brand Betty Crocker is tapping into the adult snacking market with the launch of Delights, a premium range of ‘grown up’, indulgent cake mixes. The category is currently dominated by products aimed at baking with children but there
Retail display specialist Leach now has its own innovation department, following the appointment of a senior expert in industrial design. Mike Willshaw joins as head of innovation, after an extensive 20-year career designing consumer goods, packaging, FMCG, medical and promotional materials. Bringing
Jack Wills, the British fashion and lifestyle brand recognised around the world, today opens its new store at Gatwick Airport. Situated in Gatwick’s North Terminal, the 1,060sq ft branch will be fully stocked all-year round with travel-friendly products, including swimwear,
P&G has reaffirmed its commitment to the convenience and impulse channel by hosting its first ShelfHelp forum. The event brought together the company’s “ShelfHelpers” retailer ambassadors, all selected by P&G at the start of the year, to work in collaboration
Today, Microsoft is pleased to announce that home flooring specialist Carpetright, is to implement Dynamics 365 across its 420+ store estate and Store Support Office in the UK. The move comes as the retailer looks to transform its digital operations,
InPost UK has secured a partnership with global online fashion retailer, boohoo. The affiliation will see one of the fastest growing fashion e-tailers offer its customers convenient 24/7 collection with InPost lockers. The new service will cater to the demand from
The Subway brand is proud to announce a new two year partnership with Sports for Schools, as it continues its commitment to encourage families and children in the UK and Republic of Ireland to get fit and active. As the Official
Hammerson announces that Volkswagen has chosen Bullring, Birmingham, to open its first retail store in a UK shopping centre. Present in more than 150 markets throughout the world, Volkswagen Passenger Cars is known for its bestselling models including the Golf, Tiguan,
Eight future business leaders have collaborated on an innovative development programme that seeks to enhance their skills by supporting two West Midlands based start-up companies. The joint programme has been developed by AF Blakemore & Son Ltd alongside Barclays Corporate Banking,
Spar wins 2017 International Convenience Retailer of the Year Award for Spar Natural store in Gran Canaria
Spar has won the NACS Insight 2017 International Convenience Retailer of the Year Award for its Spar Natural convenience store in Gran Canaria, Spain. The award, sponsored by Accenture, was presented during the NACS Insight Convenience Summit – Europe in London