Following the news that Ocado Retail revenue rose 40.4% in its Q2 to date (beginning of March to today), Thomas Brereton, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on the situation: “In a time
This Friday at 7.30pm, audiences can open their living room to one of the most successful British film franchises - James Bond - as Häagen-Dazs and Secret Cinema present the critically-acclaimed Casino Royale (2006) directed by Martin Campbell and starring
Alibaba has today launched Luxury Soho, a new platform aimed at young, value-conscious luxury shoppers.
“With the government due to announce its exit strategy to the current lockdown rules this week, retailers should be anticipating that they soon may be able to start reopening their doors. This means it’s essential they begin to put plans
With reduced public transport services and social distancing restrictions continuing during the Covid-19 pandemic, many people are choosing to take their essential journeys and daily exercise by bike. Brompton is experiencing increased customer demand via their online channels in the
Following Halfords’ update on trading: Amy Higginbotham, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view on the situation: “Halfords has proved resilient during the crisis; consumers’ appetite for cycling has increased during the nationwide lockdown
Snappy Shopper, the fast-growing mobile app and web-based convenience store home delivery platform, has secured its most significant deal to date after finalising a partnership with West Midlands-based Spar wholesaler AF Blakemore.
Manchester-based website optimisation agency, User Conversion, is celebrating yet another client win with BrewDog.
The new mypubshop initiative that enables pubs to trade as food shops and transform into ‘click and collect’ havens for their local communities has reported a flying start and gained further industry backing.
The Hut Group, the global, consumer brand & proprietary technology group pre-eminent in Beauty and Wellness, is today donating 3.5 million units of personal protective equipment (PPE) to the health and care system in Greater Manchester.
McColl's Retail Group announces that Robbie Bell has informed the Board of his decision to step down as chief financial officer and from the Board to take up the equivalent role at Holland & Barrett Retail Ltd.
For more than 50 years The North Face has dared to lead the world forward through exploration, and now more than ever, recognises the critical importance of helping and supporting the global outdoor community in this time of need.
Manchester based gin producer, Didsbury Gin, has been able to launch its first Out of Home campaign thanks to the generosity of Ocean Outdoor.
FIS, a global leader in financial services technology, today announced the addition of Google Pay to its Hosted Payment Page (HPP) product for online merchants. Because Worldpay from FIS has made the technical integration within its HPP offering, merchants can
Following the news that Morrisons is launching a £35 BBQ Food Box of pre-selected products for the VE Day bank holiday: Thomas Brereton, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on the situation: “Numerous
The ultimate guilt-free remedy of tipples has arrived as Aldi launches its first ever Non-Alcoholic Spirit, available in stores and online from 7 May. Retailing for just £9.99, the brand-new beverage costs £16.00 less than Seedlip’s Spice 94 Distilled Non-Alcoholic Spirit.
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF), Unite, Usdaw, BFAWU and GMB, have joined together for the first time to commend the efforts of all those working in food and drink manufacturing who are doing so much to keep the nation
Over the next few weeks, the UK will take its first steps towards emerging from lockdown. Like many other sectors, retail has been hit hard, with the majority of high street outlets forced to close for a significant period. For
Sales of well-being items such as toning belts, foot spas and massage products plummeted the week that the UK entered official lockdown. However, steady growth over the following five weeks saw both volume and value of sales reaching well above
Naturally Fast Food chain LEON is today expanding its Feed Britain menu, offering seven additional delicious boxes, including The Ginger Pig Meat Selection box and a BBQ box. The online delivery service provides customers a food market experience, with fresh
England international footballer Marcus Rashford has lent his support to Co-op, helping to boost urgently needed food bank donations as demand triples in some towns and cities across the UK during the coronavirus crisis, with many household incomes hit as
As the high street evolves in a bid to absorb and reflect how we shop in the modern world, Stellar set its focus on the specific needs of today’s consumer and how retail stores can best respond to them.
British people are spending 60% more on their food shop than before lockdown, analysis from money transfer service, TransferWise has revealed.
As policy shifts towards fighting the global pandemic, green concerns are in danger of being side-lined, Gilles Moëc, chief economist at AXA Investment Managers says.
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