Excited Star Wars fans queued outside Hamleys for a first look at the new Propel Star Wars Battle Drones. The London toy store opened its doors at midnight this weekend to preview the new toy.
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As snow gently fell on a crowd of thousands, the Fenwick Newcastle animated windows for 2016 were revealed.
Cramlington's leading shopping and leisure destination, Manor Walks has been awarded an international accolade for Bio Diversity, in the Green Apple Awards for Environmental Best Practice. Launched in 1994 by The Green Organisation, the Green Apple Environment Awards have become well
The UK’s largest garden centre retail group, Wyevale Garden Centres, predicts that this weekend will see a surge in sales of real trees, with tens of thousands of trees being sold in their centres at their annual Real Tree Weekend
Retailers could be facing a Black Friday hangover this week according to payments processor Worldpay, with analysis of the previous years UK card transactions showing a surge in returns following the post Thanks Giving flash sale. According to Worldpay’s analysis of
Craghoppers is delighted to welcome James McNamara to the company as global commercial director. McNamara joins Craghoppers from Salomon where he spent two and a half years as global commercial manager for Apparel and Gear.
Online sales on Cyber Monday soared 22% higher than last year, according to new figures from Worldpay. Global online sales peaked at 16.01 GMT and the company said it processed 133 payments per second.
Northern retailer Booths has launched Just Bee, a Spring Water infused with fruits and a single drop of honey, into 15 stores.
Cornish confectioner Buttermilk is proud to see its Christmas range now available to buy and sample at all 28 Booths stores located throughout the north of England. Selected by the independent retailer, and new for 2016, are two innovative fudge flavours:
Verifone , a global provider of payments and commerce solutions announced that Dagrofa, Denmark’s third largest retail company, and REMA 1000, the country’s fastest growing discount chain, have recently selected Verifone to enable more options for the way consumers shop
Continuing in its aim to dominate the UK's alcohol-free beer market, St Peter's Without will hit the shelves of Whole Foods Market stores across the UK from the start of December.
As in 2015, footfall and revenue increased significantly, year-on-year, at London Designer Outlet (LDO) over the four-day BlackFriday weekend. Compared to the same four days last year, total footfall at LDO in Wembley Park, London’s only fashion & lifestyle outlet
WorldStores and its two subsidiaries, WorldStores Kiddicare and Achica, online retailers specialising in furniture and homeware; products and accessories for babies; and discounted luxury home and lifestyle brands, have been sold to Dunelm Group.
The Sloane Stanley Estate has announced, that the new healthy dining concept, The Food Yard, has opened at 279 Fulham Road.
Dr. Martens signs two leases with Market Tech on new concept store and 23,000sq ft head office in Camden
Market Tech, which owns, manages and is developing a unique 16 acre estate of office, retail, leisure and living spaces in London, including the iconic Camden Markets, is pleased to announce that it has signed two leases with British footwear
Home furnishing retailer IKEA today announced total sales of £1.72bn in the UK for the financial year ending 31 August 2016 (FY16), the fifth consecutive year of sales growth and an increase of 8.9% on the previous year. IKEA’s position as
Victoria’s Secret dominated Instagram with nearly 50m followers over Black Friday weekend, Iconosquare reports
Victoria’s Secret, Topshop and VSPINK were among the most-followed global brands on Instagram in the run-up to and over the Black Friday weekend, according to Instagram analytics and management platform Iconosquare.
Premium jeweller and diamond specialist Chisholm Hunter is set to open its £8m jewellery store on Edinburgh’s Princes Street in early December. At the foot of Frederick Street, the new opening will become the largest luxury jewellery retail space in the
Today Costa Express, the UK’s largest and fastest growing on-the-go coffee brand, announces the renewal of its UK contract with Shell for a further five years. The signing of this contract marks five years since the partnership began in
Verifone, a world leader in payment and commerce solutions, has today announced a partnership extension with Worldpay, a leading payments company with global reach. The agreement will see continued delivery of Verifone’s payment and commerce innovation to Worldpay’s UK customers
According to Euromonitor International’s new research, sales of connected appliances will register triple digit growth in in the next five years - from 30 million units sold in 2016 to 178 million units in 2020. In 2016, half of these sales
Spar International and Bangchak Retail Company today announced a significant new partnership agreement which will see up to 300 new Spar stores opening in Thailand by the end of 2020, as part of a €102 million investment.
With Black Friday 2016 firmly underway, Carphone Warehouse is reporting its highest ever number of orders made via mobile phone, with the channel now making up nearly half of all online orders, signifying a shift in the way customers shop
B&M, which has more than 500 stores nationwide, revealed that it will be slashing all prices by 10% during Black Friday in a bid to save their customers money on the things they actually want to buy.
EAT17, the family run grocery store, has partnered with London-based Market Hub Technologies, global ESL leader SES-imagotag and German network solutions vendor LANCOM Systems, to introduce digital pricing and wireless LAN into their flagship stores. The new system gives EAT17’s