illycaffè celebrates International Coffee Day on 1 October, a worldwide event promoted by the International Coffee Organization,
Twenty one years on from the rebirth of Borough Market as a retail market and important international food destination, the Market is celebrating its coming of age with a brand new look. Launching during w/c 11th November, the next stage
Following today’s release of Tesco H1 figures for FY2019/20, Thomas Brereton, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Amid a set of reasonable H1 results, which saw UK & ROI sales rise marginally to £22.4bn and
How Sainsbury’s is generating new insights into how the world eats
Danish homewares store, Søstrene Grene, is set to open its forth British store in the heart of Manchester on Friday 11 October. To celebrate the unveiling, the new flagship store will hold an exclusive launch party on Thursday 10 October,
Waitrose and John Lewis integration must be delicately implemented to avoid disruption, says GlobalData
Following the news that the John Lewis Partnership (JLP) plans to streamline operations by consolidating its food and non-food divisions and narrowing its senior management team, Thomas Brereton, retail analyst for GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his
Online design brand MADE.com has launched a new campaign integrating user generated content (UGC), featuring existing customers and genuine fans of the brand from all across Europe. The new campaign is called ‘Design your happy place’ and includes the
Mobile technology company Apadmi has teamed up with the Co-op to digitalise their membership offering for mobile customers.
Top Scottish retail and leisure destination intu Braehead is set to welcome lifestyle retailer Joules, making it the brand’s second standalone store in Scotland.
Centre:mk, jointly owned by Hermes Investment Management, the £36 billion investment manager, and AustralianSuper, has signed trendy creative stationery and lifestyle brand, Neon Sheep, for its latest store outside of London. The 1,723sq ft unit located at 4/6 Sunset Walk will
UK organisations risk falling behind global competitors unless they act now to accelerate their use of AI technology, according to a new report unveiled today by Microsoft UK. The report reveals that organisations currently using AI are now outperforming those that are
As Chocolate Week fast approaches, two brands committed to the Fairtrade mission have joined forces to offer a mouth-wateringly tasty treat. FAIR. Drinks and Divine Chocolate have partnered up to create unique cocktails with a chocolate twist which combine FAIR’s
Taiwanese fried chicken vendor, Mr Ji, is set to launch its UK debut site in Soho this November, at 72 Old Compton Street. Shelley Sandzer, leading specialist UK leisure property agency, have secured the 1,000 sq ft unit on behalf
Beaverbrooks the Jewellers is proving that retailers can be a success on the high street with an increase in turnover, and operating profits remaining steady, announced in its annual results today.
The UK’s leading drinkable yogurt brand, YOP, is set to make a splash instore this autumn as it launches a brand-new look, format and tasty new flavours.
McKinsey & Company, in collaboration with Mall of America, today announced the launch of its first-ever retail concept — Modern Retail Collective, a live retail space in Mall of America. The space offers retailers the opportunity to work with McKinsey
Ingenico Group, the global leader in seamless payments, is proud to announce its new partnership with high-street retail icon, M&S. Both companies will work together to implement a new payment service that will encompass all M&S customer touchpoints and digital
Nutricare, a Certified B Corp, has been recognised as Best For The World honouree in recognition of its sustainability movement and environmental achievements in business.
Leading gluten free flour and food brand FREEE has improved its naturally Gluten Free Brown Bread Flour (£2.35/1Kg). The new premium blend now includes gram flour, as well as buckwheat flour, to give freshly-baked bread an even better rise and
The golden sales quarter (October - December) for retailers is fast approaching, but many retail businesses are not fully prepared for the accompanying onset of increased website traffic this usually brings, according to new research.
Food and Drink Federation: continued access to EU preferential trade agreements vital to avoid significant drop in export
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has published a report today showing that food and drink exports have increased by 5.1% to £11.3bn in H1 2019 compared to the same period in 2018. Yet the rate of growth is lower
Introducing the “House of Klarna”. Hot on the heels of the news this week that 50,000 new Klarna customers a week are choosing ‘Pay later’ at retailer checkouts, and with over 12 million transactions in the past year alone,
As 2019 comes to a close, we've got our eye on the marketing trends to watch for in the new year. New technology, new uses of social media, and new ways that people communicate and connect will all define marketing
Expanding their market share is the ultimate goal of retail businesses all around the world. There are plenty of marketing tactics that companies can employ in order to do this, including reaching out to new audiences in other languages through
Leading sports and nutrition brand, Grenade, has expanded its Go Nuts range, with a flavour that will leave consumers’ mouths watering. Introducing its brand new vegan snacking saviour, Go Nuts Peri Peri.