Pernod Ricard is proud to announce that it will end the use of single-use plastic point-of-sale (POS) items by 2021. Alongside other strong commitments to be achieved this decade, this plastic ban is one of the milestones of the Group’s
Parcel locker provider InPost has rolled out its delivery and collection services to 24 Lidl stores to increase its UK footprint and allow consumers to maximise their shopping trips.
The UK’s number one craft cider, Friels, has unveiled new branding for its packaging with a complete redesign for its 330ml cans and 500ml bottles.
Women’s competitive swimwear brand Jolyn today announces a partnership with omnichannel customer engagement platform provider Emarsys to transform the way it does omnichannel digital marketing and personalization.
Master salt makers, Maldon, is experiencing rapid growth with its Perfectly Crushed Salt Mills (+45% YOY) as more and more convenience driven consumers choose this new convenient, re-usable and refillable format at home.
Leading independent drinks company, Kingsland Drinks, has launched a new brand, Vin Crowd, which is now available in Co-op, Costcutter and NISA stores.
The UK’s number one independent snack brand, PROPER, is set to accelerate its unrivalled growth in better-for-you snacking with the launch of a fifth PROPERCHIPS flavour: Salt & Vinegar.
Research released from Ensono, a leading hybrid IT service provider, reveals that the coronavirus lockdown is set to have a significant, long-term impact on the grocery shopping habits of UK consumers.
Having successfully completed a rollout of Cegid Retail POS software across its European and North American store estate, outdoor clothing specialist Regatta is migrating from on-premises infrastructure management to the cloud, with Cegid’s cloud SaaS application. The Manchester-based retailer aims
As businesses around the world respond to the growing need to protect employees and customers, technology that provides managers with actionable insights will enable brands to position themselves as highly responsible and give their customers peace of mind.
Rich’s, the UK’s leading supplier of premium bakery products, has outlined new projects to help retailers and out of home providers meet the changing demands of consumers during the coronavirus pandemic.
Deliveroo and Majestic Wine have today announced the major expansion of their delivery partnership to cover 80 UK sites across the UK, alongside an expanded range on offer.
Oversized packaging and congestion in the packing area was impeding peak performance at ASDA’s George Home e-fulfilment operation. That was until the opportunity arose to acquire a state-of-the-art automated packing system that could tailor-make parcels at high-velocity.
Nextdoor and Barclays launch ‘Get Local’ partnership to help UK local businesses and communities impacted by COVID-19
Nextdoor and Barclays have launched a new partnership helping to connect people all across the UK with local businesses in their communities, through a range of new features on Nextdoor.
Superdrug has supported NHS staff and vulnerable people in the community, by donating upwards of 56,500 personal care products and foodstuffs to banks and hospitals nationwide.
The coronavirus outbreak has highlighted how important essential supermarket workers are, but in reality, they are often amongst the most poorly paid and undervalued employees within our society.
Moto, Britain’s biggest motorway service operator, is taking another big step on the road to recovery with the launch of a click-and-collect food ordering scheme at 48 of its sites. Powered by QikServe’s Preoday product, the service will include Moto’s
Aldi is trialling a home delivery service in partnership with Deliveroo, offering 150 Aldi products in as little as 30 minutes.
British consumers have praised social distancing measures put in place by DIY retailers with over 80% saying that it was easy to follow protective guidelines inside stores, according to a study by Kantar.
Easing of lockdown measures presents new challenges for leaders – they must remain focused on their purpose, says ICS
The government’s announcement of an easing of lockdown measures marks a move into the next phase of the COVID-19 crisis for many businesses - and brings with it a new set of complex challenges. As I said at the start
A new white paper from logistics and warehousing specialists, Bis Henderson Consulting, ‘Preparing supply chains for a new retail landscape post Coronavirus (COVID-19)’, argues that many of the changes that we can expect to see in retail were already on
FrieslandCampina has been busy delivering its much-loved milk drinks to front-line workers across the UK. Over the past six weeks a team has safely delivered 5,368 cases of its Barista cold coffee drink and 409 cases of YAZOO KiDS chocolate
BrightSign unveils touchless engagement solutions to help retailers and restaurants safely open for business
BrightSign, LLC®, the global market leader in digital signage media players, today announced BrightLink and BrightMenu to help retailers, restaurants and other businesses safely operate in the face of new health regulations brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The ‘phenomenal effort’ of colleagues at Central England Co-op’s distribution hubs has been highlighted as a key part of ensuring local communities continue to have access to vital food and essentials during the Coronavirus pandemic.
In the current economic climate with a backdrop of Covid-19, lots of questions are being asked about the future of our high streets as we start to ease through the lockdown. Paul Latimer – the owner of Latimer Appleby –