Christmas trading results from Springfields Outlet in Lincolnshire once again demonstrate its resilience as the leading shopping and leisure destination in the East of England having achieved 15 years of consecutive turnover growth.
RSPH is today (8 January 2020) calling for the Football Association (FA) to urgently U-turn its decision to sell FA Cup broadcast rights to betting firm, Bet365.
Magnum, the world’s authority on ice cream and chocolate, is launching a brand new, unique addition to the range, Magnum Ruby. Giving pleasure seekers the opportunity to indulge in a completely new taste experience, Magnum has released the much-anticipated ice
2019 was the year when the wine industry collectively noted the decline in consumption and started to set the wheels in motion to counteract this negative trend.
Savvy bargain hunters boosted revenues over the Christmas holiday period at London Designer Outlet in Wembley Park, the capital’s leading fashion and lifestyle outlet centre.The results show the ongoing appeal of aspirational and desirable brands at up to 70% off
Following today’s release of Sainsbury's Q3 figures for FY2019/20, Thomas Brereton, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Much as expected, Sainsbury’s Christmas results today revealed a mixed bag for a retailer in a state of
Building on its leadership position in the Nordic convenience market, Reitan Convenience Norway has implemented Revionics Promotion Optimization across its three Norway retail banners: Narvesen, 7-Eleven and YX 7-Eleven. With these new capabilities, Reitan Convenience Norway, a Reitan Group company,
This month, shoppers across the UK will be looking for healthier dinner options to counteract the festive feasting, with scores of people ditching meat and joining the Veganuary movement – a record quarter of a million signed up in 2019.
Starbucks’ charity campaign to push for reusable cups has ambitions to save 150 million paper cups a year
Today, environmental charity Hubbub is announcing their ambition to double the uptake of reusable cups for hot drinks. The initiative has been built using funds collected from Starbucks 5p charge on drinks purchased in a paper cup across its stores
Gressingham Duck has announced that it is teaming up with online florist, Bloom & Wild, for a special on-pack promotion this January.
Mountain Warehouse achieves record breaking Black Friday sales amidst international expansion, says GlobalData
Following today’s release of Mountain Warehouse Christmas trading figures for 2019, James Yacoub, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Mountain Warehouse far outperformed in the final few months of 2019, achieving sales growth of 16.2%
Cegid launches distributed order management solution to help retailers speed up deliveries to consumers
Cegid, a retail software vendor with clients including Paul Smith, Lacoste and Quiksilver, is launching a new distributed order management solution aimed at helping retailers find the best stock location to ship from while optimising the logistics costs and limiting
Wren Kitchens launches a ground-breaking mobile app so customers can easily manage the process of purchasing a kitchen every step of the way.
YAZOO, the UK’s number one flavoured milk brand, is now available in two major grocery retailers. The milk drink will be available in over 2,000 Co-op stores and in 180 Sainsbury’s stores from January.
Mentos Gum is extending its popular Pure Fresh line this month with the addition of two new fruity variants to its bottled gum range. Now available in Tropical and Cherry, the sugar free liquid centred gum promises long lasting flavour.
A renewed focus on in-store experience and a revamped product range has seen growth of 4.3% like for like at Majestic Wine for the final quarter of 2019, the specialist retailer has revealed.
Marks & Spencer is a leading retailer with a strong and unique heritage of brand values. As the retailer transforms, it is focused on using industry-leading technology to create efficient, insight-driven stores led by empowered colleagues. With more than 80,000
JYSK, the Scandinavian-owned multi-billion Euro furniture brand, has announced it will open in Oldham in spring 2020. The group has been breaking sales records in the UK and early last year unveiled expansion plans to match. UK store numbers reached
A disappointing Christmas for Morrisons as falling sales hinder previously good progress, says GlobalData
Following today’s release of Morrisons Q3 and Christmas trading figures for FY2019/20, Thomas Brereton, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Morrisons, the first of the Big Four supermarkets to report Christmas trading, today announced a
Coneys, a Lincolnshire-based designer and retailer of high-quality menswear, has opened a new store adjacent to its existing Lincoln site, after securing a business loan from HSBC UK.
centre:mk, one of the top 10 shopping centres in the UK (released by GlobalData), is bucking the nationwide trend of declining footfall, and has reported that the centre’s footfall is up +2.5% YOY.
When leading outdoor clothing retailer Trespass were looking for a lighting partner to help develop the lighting in their new stores, Zumtobel Group, with its lighting brands Thorn and Zumtobel Lighting, provided the perfect solution for the project. The brief
The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar show year-on-year supermarket sales grew marginally by 0.2% in the 12 weeks to 29 December. While retailers still took a record £29.3 billion through tills in the so-called golden quarter – up
Forever 21 focuses on cross-border e-commerce by launching a renewed localised online store for consumers in Canada, Asia, APAC and LATAM
Forever 21 is launching its renewed international online store to drive growth from consumers in Canada, Asia, APAC and LATAM as part of a shift in focus away from physical retail in light of upcoming store closures. The renowned US