Following the news that Japanese supermarket group Aeon Co. Ltd. partnered with British online grocer Ocado to develop its e-commerce capabilities; Shagun Sachdeva, consumer insights analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “With Japan emerging
The home delivery expert ParcelHero says some stores’ Christmas order deadlines are as early as the 16 December, so shoppers planning last-minute Christmas buys should not leave it too long to ensure there's a shiny new bike under the tree.
Sustainability, ethics and saving money are prominent themes for food and grocery shopping this Christmas, according to the latest research from research organisation IGD. Following the growing interest in sustainability and plant-based diets over the past year, the Christmas period
This week, Westfield London opens the doors to a one of a kind Christmas canine experience – The Merry Mutts Motel – a festive themed doggy drop off service, helping dog owners with busy social calendars to ensure their dogs
It’s now officially acceptable to eat pizza at Christmas thanks to Lidl, with the launch of its brand new Pigs in Blanket Festive Pizza.
Future Stores is coming back to central London with more content packed sessions, more in-store innovators and retailers and more valuable takeaways to guarantee the success of your new in-store transformation projects.
Retail intelligence expert Springboard today announced that Black Friday saw a rise in footfall of +3.3% in comparison to 2018. Shopper numbers increased in all three destination types with shopping centres faring the best with an increase in
Co-op today launched (Sunday 1 December) its Christmas TV campaign, which celebrates touching everyday Christmas moments that are shared with delicious food and features one of the 4,000 causes that the community retailer has supported with a £17 million hand
Central England Co-op has officially opened its new store in Tamworth – creating more than 20 new jobs and investing over £600,000 in the area. The Food Store, which is based in Brooklime Way, off Ashby Road offers shoppers an
Packaging compliance expert Valpak has welcomed two major additions to its executive team.
UK online retail sales in November and December are set to exceed £20 billion for the first time, double the amount recorded in 2014, according to global real estate advisor, Colliers International.
Homebase, one of the UK’s leading home improvement and garden retailers, announce its amazing price on all 5 – 7ft Nordman real Christmas trees, available for just £15 ahead of the festive period.
Barclaycard is today releasing real-time transaction data and commentary on Black Friday spending.
Milton Baby Bottle Cleaner scoops Gold at the Mother & Baby Awards 2020 on Tuesday 26 November 2019. Eco friendly and 100% biodegradable, the plant based cleaner is designed to ensure thorough cleaning of babies feeding equipment before sterilising.
This Black Friday, iForce, an Eddie Stobart company specialising in e-fulfilment, reveals that it will process 6.8 items every second and despatch over 2.4 million units throughout Cyber Week.
Shaftesbury has announced that Razer, the world’s leading lifestyle brand for gamers, will be opening its debut European store. RazerStore London will open on 14 December in Chinatown London at 51-53 Charing Cross Road.
With Black Friday officially occurring today (the UK market has stuck with the US date for the retail event, falling the day after Thanksgiving, which is the fourth Thursday in November), retailers will be hopeful of high order volumes on
Luxury British footwear and handbag retailer, Russell & Bromley, has officially opened its newly relocated store at 107 Long Acre, Covent Garden; taking a prime position opposite Covent Garden Tube station. The relocation of the store remains part of
Following today’s release of Fortnum & Mason FY figures for 2018/19, Emily Salter, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Fortnum & Mason has delivered another year of strong sales growth, with revenue rising to £138m
Boots UK is gearing up for its biggest ever Black Friday, expecting six times the average number of Boots dotcom orders per week.
UK retailers incorporating PayPal Credit into their online checkout have seen an average 15% incremental increase in sales, new data from PayPal reveals.
Iconic furniture retailer, Heal’s has announced the expansion of its London portfolio with a brand new outlet store, opening on Chiswick high street next week.
Black Friday has been a focal point of the UK sales calendar since 2010, when we adopted the US tradition of discounted deals over the last weekend in November. Ever since, popularity has grown year on year and in 2018,
Holland & Barrett, the UK’s leading natural health and wellness retailer, has announced that it will start selling products past their best before end date at a discounted cost to customers, in an attempt to reduce its contribution to land
New research investigating UK household shoppers’ plans for Black Friday and Christmas 2019 has been launched today by leading retail and shopper marketing agency, Savvy. The findings indicate that UK retailers should expect a record Black Friday this year and