How one of the world’s leading bottled water companies faced up to the challenges of supplying the insatiable thirst of China in the face of the deadly coronavirus outbreak
Commenting on the temporary relaxation of elements of competition law to allow supermarkets to work together during the COVID-19 crisis, Linda Ellett, UK head of consumer markets at KPMG, said: “The need for business collaboration and consumer consideration appears to
London’s iconic Borough Market is extending its online delivery service to all customers within the M25 amid the Covid-19 outbreak. The Market is also remaining open for shoppers, with new public health and hygiene measures in place in accordance
The International Food & Beverage Alliance (IFBA), representing the largest international companies in food and non-alcoholic beverage manufacturing, is committed to supporting consumers, their families and communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. While all measures should be taken to contain the
The John Lewis Partnership has taken the difficult decision to temporarily close all of its 50 John Lewis shops at close of business on Monday 23 March as a result of the impact of Coronavirus. Johnlewis.com will continue to operate
Jack Wills has announced the immediate closure of five stores. The British brand, which was rescued out of administration by Frasers Group plc in August 2019, will close stores in Dublin, Exeter, Cambridge, Bath and Manchester Trafford Centre.
Mother’s Day spend in the UK in 2020 will be significantly down on last year as consumers avoid physical stores in fear of coronavirus (COVID-19), and the spend via the online channel will be unable to compensate for the lack
Shoppers in Ireland spent €316m on groceries in the week ending 8th March 2020, an increase of 2.4% on grocery spend compared to the previous week, and 7.6% versus the same week in 2019, reveals new data released today by Nielsen.
M&S, Lidl, Aldi, Danone and Coca-Cola European Partners have partnered with Neighbourly to create the Neighbourly Community Fund, funnelling vital funds directly to community causes across the UK to ensure they can deliver essential services to those most at risk
Uber Eats has announced a range of initiatives in the UK to support independent restaurant owners and operators facing unprecedented challenges amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The team at www.awin.com found that online grocery orders last weekend were not as high as the Christmas 2019 peak. It also tracked the reactive peaks in online shopping in response to world news, with the US travel ban and
According to global information company The NPD Group, there was a +20% increase in food deliveries in China during the last 10 days of January when Chinese government restrictions began to be implemented. January data from China – where restrictions
Lidl is hiring to help with an extremely busy time for stores – a move that will lead to around 2,500 jobs being created, helping those currently seeking employment.
Aldi has launched a recruitment drive to hire 9,000 new workers, including roles in every one of its stores and distribution centres, to help keep the nation going in uncertain times.
Greggs is offering free hot drinks to all emergency service personnel and health and social care workers on presentation of their work pass.
Central England Co-op has issued a plea to customers to show ‘care, compassion and respect’ to its colleagues as they work around the clock to serve their communities.
Acas has today published guidance on home working to support those who are following the government's public health advice to work from home where possible.
Lidl has today announced it will help put food on the table of those most affected by Covid-19, such as the elderly and families who need help during the newly announced school closures, as the retailer looks to extend its
As the global number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 continues to rise, ResearchGate is opening up its scientific job board and allowing teams actively working to combat the pandemic to post job advertisements for free.
At a time when many retailers' sales are taking a knock, online marketplace Fruugo is providing retailers with opportunities to reach global customers to help in these difficult times.
KellyDeli, owner of the well-known Sushi Daily brand, is offering free Netflix and Deliveroo Plus subscriptions to its employees to support them as they work from home during the coronavirus pandemic.
There are uncertain times ahead. Since we can’t come together physically to support our local businesses, optimisation agency User Conversion has set up a fund to ‘pay it forward’ as a way of helping local businesses during these challenging times.
IKEA UK & Ireland today announced that, as a precautionary measure against the ongoing risk of COVID-19, it will temporarily close its stores to customers at 6pm on Friday 20 March.
Billy Ruffian, the iconic, British, luxury footwear brand has appointed The Fourth Angel to handle PR plus its corporate, consumer and trade comms. The Fourth Angel will be working exclusively to drive brand awareness and engagement and to amplify its
London-based CBD product pioneer, Love Hemp is pleased to announce their successful launch across 79 Boots stores nationwide and on boots.com.