Westfield Stratford City has attracted 50 million visitors in the last year, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield revealed today.
The popular East London destination has now welcomed more than 323 million visitors since its opening in 2011, generating retail sales of more than £7.4 billion.
A commissioned study by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Collinson, a global leader in customer benefits and loyalty, has found that the majority of retailers do not know who their most loyal customers are and cannot therefore know if their
Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc, today announces that global lifestyle brand Vorwerk will open its first UK store on Friday 23 November at The Bentall Centre in Kingston-upon-Thames, strengthening an existing line-up of premium home
£1.49bn was spent with UK online retailers on Black Friday 2018, which was up +7.3% on the same day last year.
Andy Mulcahy, strategy and insight director, IMRG: “While the amount spent on UK online retail sites on Black Friday was
Mamas & Papas, the leading nursery brand has opened its first concession in Next Home, at Bristol’s Cribbs Causeway Retail Park.
The Next Home concession is the first of its kind for Mamas & Papas, offering a carefully curated range of
Emarsys, the largest independent marketing platform company in the world, announces that AllSaints, one of the world’s foremost fashion brands, has chosen the Emarsys artificial intelligence (AI) optimized personalisation platform to drive worldwide customer engagement through highly personalised and automated
Customers heading to many of intu’s popular retail and leisure destinations over the festive period can add a new car to their Christmas shopping list as five global brands sign up to open their latest pop-up stores.
Mini, Land Rover, Tesla,
Data from leading retail management platform Vend shows that in-store retail spending over the Black Friday shopping period this year dropped by 7% compared to 2017, while spending over the entire week was down 10% on last year.
This is despite
Carrefour and Jumia, are announcing the signing of a new partnership to introduce Carrefour products on Jumia.com. Through this collaboration, Jumia.com will increase the diversity and quality of products offered on its e-commerce platform, and Carrefour will offer a safe
British dog owners now spend a total of £12 billion on their pets every year, according to research by American Express.
What’s more, there has been a marked increase in recent years as a result of both average spend per hound
The UK’s largest packaging compliance scheme, Valpak, says innovation and collaboration will be key for companies meeting challenging targets under the UK’s voluntary Plastic Pact agreement.
Valpak is a data partner for the pact, which came into force in April. The
Mini Babybel, the No. 1 cheese snack format will be extending its market-leading range with the launch of Mini Babybel Spirolls in January. Delivering the same great taste and convenience but in an exciting new fun format, new Mini Babybel Spirolls
Dixons Carphone has rolled out interactive gaming zones at several Currys PC World stores across the UK.
Completed this year, the immersive custom-built zones allow customers to experience the latest games, monitors and consoles through a 6.5m x 1.2m video gaming
With consumers becoming increasingly health conscious, they’re looking for alternative products to help reduce their sugar consumption. This presents a fantastic opportunity for the growth of Better for You (BFY) confectionery, which is currently worth £44m and growing at +11.9%
Big speaker announcements are coming in fast for next February’s Casual Dining show, as it adds industry leaders and influencers from Mowgli Street Food, Pizza Hut Restaurants UK, The Alchemist Bars & Restaurants, Bill’s Restaurant, and the Soil Association to
One of the UK’s most successful outdoor clothing retailers, Trespass, has opened a new store in The Broadway, Bradford.
On Friday 23 November, award-winning Trespass opened its doors with a 1,800sq ft unit in the centre.
A recent survey by Savile Row Company, a London-based suits and shirts tailor, has revealed that 40% of UK dog owners spend more on their beloved pooches than family at Christmas.
Of the same group, a quarter admitted to spending more
PayPoint’s ‘refer a retailer’ promotion, launched on 1 November, has now been extended until 31 January 2019. This gives even more of its retail partners the opportunity to benefit from the enhanced experience and insight that PayPoint One offers.
Sainsbury’s and Argos have today launched a new ‘Help to Brighten a Million Christmases’ campaign to encourage one million food and toy donations in stores across the UK. The initiative expands on Sainsbury’s year-round food bank scheme and will be
Meadowhall has launched an immersive unicorn themed pop-up store for shoppers to experience this Christmas. Located on lower Park Lane, the 861sq ft store has opened for the Christmas shopping season and will offer a wide range of unicorn-themed gifting
Innovative advances in technology, coupled with seamless in-store shopping experiences, are among the IGD’s top predictions for 2019’s global retail trends:
Data, and particularly customer data, will offer more personalised shopping
Sustainability concerns will change the way retailers do business
Stores will offer
This year’s Black Friday was a huge hit for online retailers, but did little to help the struggling bricks and mortar stores throughout the UK. Overall footfall declined by 5.4% from Black Friday 2017 with declines of similar magnitudes throughout
Today LabTech announces the launch of its new ‘Camden Eats’ app. Camden Eats will allow users to order from over 100 central London food retailers from their mobile device. Group ordering, rewards and a benefit scheme makes the app a
A pilot project aimed at reducing the number of commercial vehicles and improving air quality on one of the world’s most exclusive streets has seen a 94% decrease in the number of waste vehicle movements and a 76% reduction in
In-store spending drove a moderate 2.6 point increase in GlobalData’s total retail spend index as many consumers in the UK began their Christmas shopping, persuaded by retailers starting to promote gifts and partywear. However, online spending decreased as shoppers held