Swiss luxury chocolatier Lindt has chosen Trinity Leeds to open a landmark store that supports the brand’s growing portfolio objectives. This will be Lindt’s second UK Lindt Boutique. Land Securities, the UK’s largest commercial property company, has introduced over 65
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Jon Copestake, chief retail and consumer goods analyst, lead analyst - data and research at the Economist Intelligence Unit, considers the impact of the Brexit votie on retail “Brexit has already caused a significant shock in retail markets with the
Marks & Spencer is rolling out RedBlack Software’s Cybake Instore sales-based predictive ordering solution to all of its 534 in-store bakeries in the UK. Cybake Instore cuts waste and increases revenue by telling in-store bakery staff the best combination of products
Tesco makes progress at home and overseas but Brexit could impact prices and exchange rates, analysts warn
Tesco has reported its second consecutive quarter of growth. Like--for-like sales in the UK were up 0.3% and by 0.9% for the group as a whole in the 13 weeks to 28 May. Analysts said they were encouraged by the performance
Costa, the nation’s favourite coffee shop, has flown world-class barista and Instagram star, Mason Salisbury 5,000 miles across the world to train their baristas to make Rainbow Flat Whites in selected stores in time for this summer’s Pride celebrations. Five Costa
Boots, the UK’s leading pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer, and IBM have announced that Boots has launched Sales Assist, an IBM MobileFirst for iOS app, across its UK stores to make it easier and simpler for customers to get hold
Despite huge differences in the size and scale of their organisations, business heads from Asda, Laundrapp and the MS Society, and advisers PwC, Intilery and Code Computerlove, are all in agreement regarding key ‘must haves’ when it comes to digital
Trace One, the global leader in private label management (PLM) software, today warned that UK food retailers and manufacturers will have to plan for potential regulatory upheaval in the event of a Leave vote in the EU referendum. With the
Bricks and mortar grocery retail is going through huge change as the e-commerce behemoths move to centre stage with their innovative infrastructures and distribution networks attracting customers away from stores. To meet the evolving needs of the customer and their
Women’s fashion retailer, Coast, has partnered with Doddle to offer customers free returns at more than 50 Doddle locations nationwide. Customers opting to return via Doddle will have their refund processed within three business days. Offering customers a fast-track option to
Majestic Wine has reported a 4.8% increase in like-for-like retail sales for the 52 weeks ended 28 March 2016 - the first positive performance in four years. Record sales were also delivered by Naked Wines - up 27% to £104m and
Nespresso is introducing a new self-service concept to the UK for the first time in Selfridges London. Launching on 15 June in the redesigned Nespresso boutique, ‘Self-Selection’ will allow customers to choose and pay for sleeves of Nespresso capsules in
Montblanc selects Mood Media to support new in-store concept with audio visual solution across five continents
Montblanc, the German-based luxury brand, has transformed its new concept stores across five continents with the support of Mood Media, a leader in elevating customer experiences. As part of the large-scale deployment, Mood was responsible for installing a new innovative video
Misfit, the wearable technology brand specialising in design-forward wearables, announced today that it will be dramatically scaling up its retail presence across Europe and the Middle East over the coming months. Misfit merged with Fossil Group at the end of
Pawnbroking has historically been a traditional business with the core of its revenue coming from loans and cash advances. As digital devices and technology have become central to everything consumers do today, pawnbrokers have evolved their business model and the
FreestyleXtreme, the action sports retailer, has replaced its existing carrier management platform with Route Genie as it looks to drive further efficiencies across its online fulfilment. The retailer has deployed the innovative software from iForce, the fastest growing fulfilment and
International firm Leonard Design Architects (LDA) has worked with artisan ice-cream maker Ruby Violet to open a bespoke second site in fashionable Granary Square at King’s Cross. LDA, the award-winning architects and interior designers with offices in Nottingham, London and Mauritius,
All Bar One has launched a new loyalty app, offering guests rewards, exclusive offers and an opportunity to build their wine and cocktail knowledge. The city bar brand, owned and operated by Mitchells & Butlers (M&B), has developed a digital loyalty
Rakuten Display, the display and retargeting arm of digital marketing company, Rakuten Marketing, is working with global beauty brand, The Body Shop, to implement a full-funnel display solution with programmatic capabilities as the backbone. The Body Shop is using Rakuten Display’s
Pinterest, the online catalogue of ideas that 100m people use to plan their everyday lives, claims companies can use it to grow their businesses and has six top tips for successful Pinning.
WHSmith in partnership with Cranswick Food On The Go and Fresh to Store will this week bring to market an innovative food-to-go brand and product offer as part of a new deal between the three companies. ‘Munch’, the new brand under
Qlik, a leader in visual analytics, has announced Arc’teryx, a technical high-performance outerwear and equipment company, is using the Qlik visual analytics platform to transform its operational efficiencies and expand its global footprint. By leveraging Qlik Sense and Qlik DataMarket,
Spar brand is introducing two new cheesecake pots, to meet the consumer demand for an everyday treat. Spar Strawberry Cheesecake and Spar Lemon Cheesecake (both RRP 60p for a 100g pot) are launching to retailers in June 2016.
Today, Thursday 16 June 2016, the UK’s leading toy retailer, Argos, reveals its predictions for the toys destined for stardom on children’s wish lists this Christmas.
In a move designed to continue to offer its customers unrivalled levels of choice and convenience, Hermes, the consumer delivery specialist, has expanded the number of myHermes ParcelShop locations nationwide through a new partnership with Doddle, the UK network of