Evian, the UK’s No.1 plain still water brand from Danone, is celebrating the 10th year of its partnership with Wimbledon with a heavyweight campaign. To build the excitement and anticipation before the tournament, the brand will launch its
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Research finds opportunity for retailers to enhance customer experience for mobile-savvy consumers Retailers are failing to take advantage of widespread mobile phone use to enhance the customer experience, revealed new research from Eagle Eye, the leading SaaS technology company. While consumers
Blakemore Wholesale has increased its presence in South Wales by opening a further Bmorelocal… store in Ammanford, Carmathenshire. The 1,600sq ft store opened its doors in May as a Bmorelocal… store following a £12,000 investment.
The trends, technologies and products that will shape the worldwide dairy category in the future will be created hand-in-hand with chefs, scientists, consumers and customers at Arla Foods’ new state-of-the-art global innovation centre. Arla has put innovation at the centre of
Majestic Wine plc, the UK’s largest specialist wine retailer, has selected RELEX Solutions, provider of integrated retail and supply chain planning solutions, to automate and optimize its supply chain. RELEX helps Majestic increase efficiency and improve product availability while supporting
Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, has announced that it is collaborating with BSH Hausgeräte GmbH, a leading global manufacturer of home appliances, to enhance the company’s IT architecture, maintenance and development services. The project will
Prestige beauty product sales grow by 15% in Liverpool as regional cities trade up, NPD Group reports
The market for the sale of prestige beauty in the UK reported an increase of 4% to £2.55 billion in 2016 according to The NPD Group, a global information company. Sales of prestige beauty reported the most impressive growth in
Morrisons has stepped in to offer the cheapest avocado on the British market, as global demand and prices rocket. In a UK first, Morrisons will sell wonky Avocados for just 39p each in the majority of its stores throughout
Product and pricing strategies of luxury brands, revealed in new report from Contactlab and Exane BNP Paribas
Luxury brands are converging in their online product and pricing strategy, according to a report from Contactlab and Exane BNP Paribas. The battle to retain exclusivity and personal relationships with customers buying online is seeing luxury brands increase their online
Asda has today announced it is massively extending its craft beer offering, reducing duplication of its existing beers and lagers range and adding over 100 new craft beers to its offering, including several exclusive products. The introduction of the new lines
Adonis Smart Foods, the new low sugar snack startup, has introduced two crunchy nut bars to appeal to the health-conscious snack consumer. The snack bars aim to satisfy consumers’ sweet cravings and help minimise sugar spikes caused by refined and natural
Jack Wills, the British fashion and lifestyle brand, today announces the launch of its first sportswear collection for men, following the success of its women’s range, launched in January.
Jimmy’s Iced Coffee, the family-owned range of ready-to-drink iced coffees, is launching a brand-new Dairy Free flavour in selected Waitrose, Sainsbury’s and Whole Foods stores in the spring. Made with oat milk, this is the first time the Bournemouth based brand
To maximise this year’s Easter opportunity and to take advantage of trading on Easter Sunday, One Stop went all out to ensure franchisees benefited from a strong trade plan, coupled with fun in-store activities for both colleagues and customers. One Stop
Pampers is continuing its commitment to the happy, healthy development of every baby in the UK, including those born prematurely, by donating 3 million of its Pampers Preemie Protection Size P3 – the brand’s smallest ever nappy – to UK
McDonald’s and Soundtrack Your Brand, the world’s leading music streaming service for brands, have been working for the past year to develop a new way for guests to interact with music when they’re having a meal. BeatQuiz is an AR quiz
Global fashion brand Missguided has entered into a strategic partnership with Intercity Technology to deliver and support the IT infrastructure of its first ever physical shops. The enterprise mobility and IT specialist worked closely with Missguided to plan and execute the
Tyrrells, the premium English snack brand is taking on the summer snacking season as it extends its Poshcorn range with a new ‘glamping’ inspired flavour: Toasted Marshmallow. Launching from mid-April, into COOP stores nationwide, the new variant is available in
Multi-national clothing retail company, H&M, and US-based LED lighting manufacturer, Cree, have become the latest companies to join EP100, pledging to double their energy productivity. The announcement was made today at the 2017 Energy Efficiency Global Forum (EE Global) in Washington
SkinnyPop, the US popcorn sensation, is exploding into the UK market with its first listing in 1500 Costa Coffee stores. Having wowed the US and become a snack-lovers staple now worth $350 million at retail, Skinny Pop launches this month
OneView Commerce, the retail industry’s leading provider of digital point of sale (POS), announced today that Travis Perkins, is piloting its POS transformation at Wickes, the Group’s home improvement retailer. The ‘go live’ of the OneView digital POS pilot took
My healthy kitchen, a new brand from Samworth Brothers, has just been listed in Ocado - and will soon launch in Waitrose stores nationwide.
H&M has opened the doors to its largest UK & IE store at Westfield Stratford City. With a floor-space exceeding 5,070sq m, the multi-storey shopping destination will also qualify as one of the largest stores in H&M’s global portfolio. Westfield
As the warmer weather inches closer, Costa, the nation’s favourite coffee shop, has unveiled its exciting new summer drinks range, landing in stores nationwide. The offering is Costa’s biggest and boldest summer selection yet. With the return of cool
Rant & Rave, the real-time customer engagement specialist, showcased the importance of people-to-people interactions in customer experience at its “Putting The Soul Back Into CX” event in Central London last week ( 27 April 2017). The event included headline presentations from