Spring Fair, the UK’s number one home and gift show for the retail industry, united with the Department for International Trade’s retail export team to help connect UK home and gift exhibitors with international export opportunities.
This summer, Volvic, the UK’s no 1 bottled water drinks brand will re-launch its entire Juiced range, re-naming it Volvic Juicy. The new name, comes with a new look – including redesigned packaging which dials up the product cues such
What does the store of the future look like? ECOVACS ROBOTICS, the specialist for innovative household robots, will implement loadbee technology at IFA 2018 (Booth 103, Hall 5.1) to demonstrate how online and offline platforms seamlessly combine to create a
The Entertainer, the fastest-growing high street toy retailer in the UK, is pleased to announce opening of its first store in Dostyk Plaza in Almaty, Kazakhstan in partnership with Zeta Retail which operates three other reputable international retail brands.
Following today’s (Thursday 2 August) increase in UK interest rates, Patrick O’Brien, retail research director at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view: “While the Bank of England believes that the UK economy is in strong enough shape
Starbucks and Alibaba Group form strategic partnership to transform customer experience in coffee industry in China
Starbucks and Alibaba today announced a deep, strategic new retail partnership that will enable a seamless Starbucks experience and transform the coffee industry in China. Collaborating across key businesses within the Alibaba ecosystem, including Ele.me, Hema, Tmall, Taobao and Alipay,
JDA Software today announced a strategic partnership with Microsoft to enable JDA to build cognitive SaaS solutions on the market-leading Microsoft Azure cloud platform. This will, in turn, accelerate JDA’s vision to deliver an Autonomous Supply ChainTM through an infusion
As the leading credit rating agency Moody’s declares House of Fraser to be in technical default on its loans, and fellow rating agency S&P says House of Fraser’s new debt arrangements are ‘tantamount to a default’, the parcel delivery comparison
Emarsys, the largest independent marketing platform company in the world, today announces that fashion jewellery retailer, Astley Clarke is using its artificial intelligence (AI) enabled cloud marketing platform to increase revenues through enhanced audience segmentation, allowing it to engage more
There’s a new HOUSE on the block in Norwich. Homewares and kitchen specialists, HOUSE, are opening their fifth UK store in Norwich’s intu Chapelfield centre at the beginning of August. Having launched in the UK in April in Oxford, Bracknell, Sheffield
HP Inc. today unveiled a new portfolio of devices and service offerings designed to enhance the retail shopping experience. The HP Engage portfolio provides sleek, versatile, and secure technology that meets the evolving needs of retail and hospitality customers. HP’s
Shoppers spending more on average online than ever in 2018, Capgemini IMRG eRetail Sales Index shows
Online retail has enjoyed a +16.8% (YoY) growth during the first half of 2018, defying extreme weather events like the Beast of the East and various heatwaves to record strong sales results every month so far, according to the Capgemini
The team behind popular London food truck The Roadery are shaking up the condiment market with their latest product, that is fast becoming a cult condiment, already hitting the menus of some of London's most loved restaurants including the likes
St Martin’s Courtyard has announced that the first ever searchable and shoppable fashion store, WhereWolf, will debut its first pop-up shop in the UK at St Martin’s Courtyard, Covent Garden this summer. Located at number 6 Slingsby Place, WhereWolf is set
Scarborough International Properties Limited (SIPL), the UK and international real estate developer and its joint venture partner Legal & General, have unveiled a new brand identity for their 350,000sq ft retail and leisure destination at Thorpe Park Leeds, which is
Morpher, the multi award winning flat folding helmet is now available at Velorution stores across London and from the Velorution website.
Looker, a leading data platform company, today announced that Five Guys JV - premium burger chain - has implemented Looker to deliver an enhanced customer experience, increase operational efficiency and drive improved sustainability across the business. Looker has opened up
A research report commissioned by centre:mk’s joint owners, Hermes Investment Management and AustralianSuper, has identified a series of key consumer trends that will have a significant impact on the future of retail and leisure destinations. The Future Shopper report, researched and
Lendlease and Invesco Real Estate, the global real estate investment manager, have announced that Westgate Arcade in Queensgate Shopping Centre, Peterborough, has been celebrating its 90th anniversary this month. In collaboration with National Independent Retailer month, the arcade is celebrating
Halifax-based Heritage Cashmere is celebrating Yorkshire Day with a thriving design-led, luxury fashion business in the county and the appointment of a new Group CEO for its parent company Prodesse, headquartered in Hong Kong.
Shropshire-based entrepreneurial couple Philip and Helen Gutteridge have launched Englana- a distinctively British, luxury lifestyle brand which caters for those ‘discerning customers who yearn for something special that will last a lifetime’. Inspired by the beautiful surrounding landscapes, Philip and Helen’s vision
British American Tobacco’s e-cigarette brand Vype today announces the latest evolution in its range of vaping products – the Vype ePen 3.
Today Disney EMEA launched shopDisney, a new ‘one-stop-shop’ e-commerce destination offering the best assortment of Disney, Pixar, Star Wars and Marvel products for fans of all ages across fashion, accessories, toys, homeware and more. Launching in the UK (shopDisney.co.uk), France (shopDisney.fr),
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has published the second of its new quarterly business confidence surveys revealing that more than three quarters of manufacturers expect input prices to rise in the remainder of 2018.
Yours Clothing, the UK’s fastest growing plus-size fashion retailer, is pleased to announce it has purchased a new 142,000sq ft UK headquarters in Peterborough. Yours Clothing employs more than 1,100 staff and, as one of the largest employers in Peterborough, this