The shift towards ‘frictionless’ payments – i.e. invisible transactions that take place ‘behind the scenes’ in apps – is being held back by UK consumer concerns over security and data privacy, according to new research conducted by Paysafe. The report
NEVS, a leading Swedish electric vehicle manufacturer, takes another step towards autonomous drive, by using Phantom Auto’s teleoperation safety technology to ensure safe deployment of electric autonomous vehicles.
Men’s and women’s lifestyle brand Joe Browns has recorded over £1.25 million sales in its first 7 months of trading in its flagship retail store.
Independent craft soda brand Dalston’s has switched packaging for all its multipacks from plastic shrink wrap to cardboard.
LOFAssured initiative gains strength across the garden furniture industry with 17 members already certified
LOFA's (Leisure and Outdoor Furniture Association) "LOFAssured" initiative ensures that all cushions sold by members comply with current government fire safety regulations.
The Fair Tax Mark is delighted to announce that the Timpson Group (which includes high street businesses Timpson, Johnsons the Cleaners, Snappy Snaps and Max Spielmann), has been accredited with the Fair Tax Mark, demonstrating their commitment to paying the
The impact of music on consumer behaviour is well-known with research showing that consumers shop for longer, spend more money and have an enhanced shopping experience if they’re exposed to music. Many local and international retail and restaurant brands are
Almost nine in 10 (87%) of the UK’s top retailers are risking a significant drop in online visibility by neglecting their mobile site performance, according to new research.
Today Yazoo has launched a brand new mobile game, the Yazoo Choc Mint ‘Big Shake Off’, giving consumers the chance to win one of 8,750 prizes. The game, which launches on 6 June, is designed for Yazoo’s core audience of 18-24
The NPD Group, a global information company, today reveals how World Cup football fever is impacting UK toy market sales. With just under a fortnight to go before the national squad’s opening game on 18 June, £11 million has already
International beauty and skincare umbrella brand, Deciem, has unveiled their first store in the UK for its subsidiary brand, Niod, at 73-75 Monmouth Street in Seven Dials.
Grantham Designer Outlet has been granted full planning permission and is set to bring premium brands to an area of the east of England not currently served by any outlet retail offering. Set across 270,000sq ft of landscaped grounds, the
The Great British Cheese Awards – now in its third year - looks set to be bigger and better this year. As well as extending the judging panel with additional industry experts, the prestigious awards have been further boosted with
When we wash synthetic garments, tiny plastic fibres are released into the washing machine, which then find their way into the world’s oceans and waterways. It is estimated that trillions of these plastic fibres are released and will take centuries
OCS Asset Solutions: A leading provider of specialist retail solutions is today announcing a complete rebrand following an investment deal that sees it branch away from its current business structure.
The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks ending 20 May 2018, show Tesco reclaiming the top spot on its own for the first time in more than two years with an overall
Luxury British chocolatier and cocoa grower, Hotel Chocolat, is opening its 1,797 sq ft café store at intu Derby.
Divido, the retail finance platform, is today extending its proposition to provide a B2B finance solution at the point of sale across Europe. In partnership with its panel of specialist business lenders, Divido’s platform now allows retailers to offer B2B
Game, set and match to Knight Frank with the arrival of The All England Lawn Tennis Club’s Wimbledon Shop Pop-Up
The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) has opened its first pop-up retail shop at No.17 the High Street in Wimbledon Village, offering a range of official products to tennis fans between now and the end of The Championships.
Top talent held back: 70% of ‘smart talent’ retail employees unable to reach their full potential at work
A new CoreHR study, Smart Talent Expects, reveals the significant disconnect between the expectations of UK employees and their experiences at work. According to the study, which examines the beliefs and behaviours of 1000 smart talent workers - those who
Astound Commerce today announces that it has added Bata, Fenwick, Hobbycraft and WHSmith to its growing roster of 40 retail customers across the UK and Middle East. This rapid expansion forms part of the company’s ambitious growth plans, which have
Developer and Asset Manager, MEPC has announced a significant expansion of its retail offering by confirming today Sainsbury’s and Caffe Nero will be joining the Wellington Place community.
Nature’s Finest, the premium potted fruit brand is this week, launching additional on-pack messaging with new lid stickers.
Network Rail has today announced plans to tackle three significant environmental issues in the country’s biggest and busiest rail stations.
Commenting on the company voluntary arrangement (CVA) proposals filed with the Court of Session in Edinburgh on Wednesday 6 June and announced by House of Fraser today, Will Wright, restructuring partner at KPMG and a proposed supervisor of the CVAs,