Nisa Retail, the delivered wholesaler and convenience retail specialist, is pleased to announce that its members have voted significantly in favour of the Co-op Group’s offer to buy 100 pct of the business for up to £137.5m. At the Court Meeting
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Lidl UK has officially started operations from its new Regional Distribution Centre in Exeter. This £55 million investment has created approximately 500 jobs and will service 40 stores across the region during the busy Christmas period, rising to 51 from
Hammerson announces that it has attracted The Ivy Collection to open its first restaurant/brasserie in Leeds at Victoria. The restaurateur is renowned as a British institution with its iconic Covent Garden restaurant celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. The Ivy Collection
Today’s customer expects to engage with retailers in an engaging and digitally interactive way in-store and retailers are focusing on this customer journey to develop the relationship and increase sales. Moving Tactics, South Africa’s leading digital signage solutions company, has
Soil Association Certification is supporting all organic businesses this Christmas with their online Organic Collective Christmas marketplace: www.soilassociation.org/christmas. Featuring organic products ranging from turkeys, veg boxes, gifts, spirits and chocolates, together with a range of Christmas essentials, the Soil Association
Landsec has announced a new retail portfolio innovation with the launch of an online shopping portal trial for Bluewater, Europe’s leading retail and leisure destination. Featuring over one million items from Bluewater’s retailers, the new portal (www.bluewater.co.uk/shopping) provides guests with the
HARIBO, the world’s leading manufacturer of fruit gums and liquorice products, is opening its first outlet store in the UK and has chosen London Designer Outlet (LDO), the capital’s only fashion & lifestyle outlet centre, located in Wembley Park, as
In a tightly contested market, Sainsbury's is working hard in 2017/18 to earn the title of most creative mass market retailer of the year, according to Ray Gaul, vice president, Kantar Retail. In just the first six months reported through to 23
Lyons Consulting Group, now part of the Capgemini Group, today announced its partnership with Build-A-Bear Workshop, a one-of-a-kind global brand kids love and parents trust. Build-A-Bear charged LYONSCG with helping the company completely re-imagine its digital experience, including eCommerce strategy,
Marks & Spencer Group’s interim results are a story of 'two out of three', according to Ray Gaul, vice president at Kantar Retail. Across the group’s three reporting divisions, two divisions are growing top line revenue. These are Food, growing at
Independent online furniture retailer, Furniture Choice, has launched its brand new website, creating a better online experience for its customers. As well as being cleaner and easier to navigate, the new website has seen the addition of a press centre, allowing
Bolt Learning, provider of bespoke online training solutions, has joined forces with epoints Trade to create a new, innovative way to train and share knowledge with retailers and retail staff. Bolt and epoints Trade will be working with retail groups
The Food Warehouse has relaunched its entire fresh produce offering and expanded the category with 100 new lines, including 70 that are unique to the brand. The relaunch delivers improved quality and freshness in a range that now includes genuine
Hammerson is pleased to announce that premium fashion retailer HUGO BOSS has chosen Westquay to open its first store in Southampton, significantly boosting the centre’s aspirational retail offer. Founded in 1924 and renowned for epitomising authentic, understated luxury, German brand HUGO
UK retailers can finally satisfy the overlooked needs of one of their most valuable demographics, according to ClearPay. ClearPay, a new digital payment solution with interest-free credit has been designed to meet the needs of UK millennials, and is now being launched following extensive consumer research.
tastecard has launched its first retail proposition in major retailers across the UK, offering six month digital memberships in Costco, Tesco and Morrisons. The new offering will allow consumers to sign up to a six month membership for the UK’s largest
A huge crowd gathered on Northumberland Street on Friday 3 November to watch the unveiling of the 2017 Fenwick Newcastle Christmas windows. As children excitedly waved flags and snow gently fell on those gathered, this year’s theme was revealed as ‘Love
Lidl UK has announced that it will be increasing the wages of more than 16,000 of its employees in the new year, making them the highest paid supermarket employees in the UK. As part of the supermarket’s ongoing commitment to its
With mobile now the fastest growing retail channel, are you eager to get an insight into how Europe’s most progressive retailers are unlocking its full potential? Ask yourself, are you serious about… Building a world-class mobile offering Learning how to successfully engage customers
Visa has announced the European launch of Visa Direct – a real-time payments platform that allows companies to leverage Visa’s global reach and scale to transform domestic and cross-border payments for businesses and consumers. Visa is working with payment service
Currys PC World has unveiled its latest Christmas advertising campaign, rolling out across TV, video on demand, social and online (YouTube) in the UK. The new ATL creative showcases how the UK’s leading electrical retailer helps customers ‘get it right,’
International outdoor leisure brand Regatta has overhauled the visual merchandising strategy at its Manchester headquarters, with the help of Huddersfield-based display specialist Leach Impact.
Morrisons has launched a range of wonky British apples to help growers sell apples superficially damaged by unusual frosts which occurred earlier this year.
Tis the season for festive adverts and this Sunday evening (5 November), Asda is set to unveil its offer for 2017 with a journey into the magical world of Asda’s very own Christmas workshop – the Imaginarium.
Spar International, the world’s largest voluntary food retail chain, has today announced a new partnership with Burque Group to open its first stores in Pakistan. The partnership commences with a focus on the development of stores in Pakistan’s biggest city,