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,
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UK retailer Argos launches its 2017 Christmas advertising campaign, breaking tonight with high profile spots during ITV’s Emmerdale and Channel 4’s Gogglebox.
For graph database pioneer Emil Eifrem, online retail recommendations ‘1.0’ won’t cut it any more. Amazon has taught brands the value of being able to predict what else customers might want to buy. And to be frank, it’s a lesson any
Hammerson announces that Rituals Cosmetics, the luxury bath, body and home brand, will open its first premium boutique outside London at Grand Central in Birmingham. Located close to Hobbs, Jo Malone and MAC, the 1,620sq ft boutique will launch late
The first annual ranking of the BrandZ Top 50 Most Valuable UK Brands has been announced by WPP and Kantar Millward Brown. The list includes some of the most famous brands in the world, and reflects the UK’s role as
ContentSquare today announces that Harvey Nichols has chosen its industry-leading user experience (UX) analytics platform to enhance its online performance. Harvey Nichols will use ContentSquare’s easy-to-understand visual tools to optimise web pages, visitor journeys and promotional collateral; ultimately enhancing the
The UK’s largest distributor of personalised chocolates has launched an innovative new product to the promotional confectionery market. Whitakers Chocolates unveiled the ‘Colourbar’ for the first time at the Independent Hotel Show at London’s Olympia in October. The Yorkshire-based chocolate supplier is
On World Sandwich Day the Subway brand in the UK is celebrating by giving all Subcard On World Sandwich Day the Subway brand in the UK is celebrating by giving all Subcard members 500 points to redeem for a free
Maplin, the UK’s number one specialist technology retailer, has selected Ensono to help bring its signature instore customer experience online; improving flexibility and consumer choice. Maplin’s new digital offering, built on Amazon Web Services (AWS), will be its first deployment
Increased volumes and a demand to continue offering varied, flexible delivery options is likely to put pressure on retailers, brands and carriers during Peak 2017, Metapack, the global leader in e-commerce delivery technology, predicts.
Fuel retailers worried about new rules forcing them to install electric vehicle charge points have been thrown a lifeline. Charging firm InstaVolt is offering to install rapid chargers on forecourts for free, saving operators from having to make significant capital expenditure,
Topps Tiles, the UK’s leading tile specialist, has recently appointed digital performance agency Croud to boost its paid and organic search activity. From this month, Croud will be providing PPC and SEO services to the retailer.
Shop Direct, the UK’s second largest pureplay online retailer, has selected Revionics Price Suite to drive dynamic pricing and respond to market, shopper and competitive trends. The company has also selected Revionics Promotion Suite and science-based analytics on its promotion performance,
Packaging solutions leader Smurfit Kappa has walked away with four awards for innovative and eye-catching displays at the 2017 POPAI Awards. A promotional display for Walkers Snacks was among the entries to dazzle the judges and win Smurfit Kappa a gold
J Rosenthal & Son looks accelerate sales of Racing Green range of bedding with three new collections
Designed in the north of England, British heritage remains core to the new Racing Green bedding collection. Within the new designs, classic colour combinations have been applied to the highest quality fabrics, with attention given to every detail. Design director behind
Zapper, the global insights and loyalty platform enabled by mobile payment, is delighted to announce it will be partnering with Spar, the UK’s leading convenience store group with 2,700 stores, to launch its mobile payments and loyalty app into multiple Spar
Infinity Nation, the online retail growth consultancy, has secured the online account for established homeware brand, Lombok. The win comes alongside two others as Infinity Nation announces it will also be working with fashion brand moloh and wedding gifting service,
Hammerson is pleased to announce that it has secured international jewellery brand, Lovisa, for its first store in Southampton at Westquay. Lovisa will be opening a 960sq ft store on level three of the mall where it will trade alongside brands
Lidl UK has announced it is expanding its award-winning* Oaklands Fun Size fruit and vegetable range for children in response to huge customer demand for its fresh, playful produce. This comes as Lidl UK commits to the Food Foundation’s Peas
Bink, the business removing the need for plastic loyalty cards through ‘Payment Linked Loyalty’, is delighted to announce a partnership with the world’s leading luxury retailer Harvey Nichols. The partnership, which launches later this year, will see Bink’s unique Payment Linked
Spar UK has launched a brand new range of own label wines. In this new move, Spar has developed a wine range to target specific customer missions and occasions.
Hunter will be taking over Vanderbilt Hall at New York’s Grand Central Terminal with a unique pop-up modelled on a traditional British glass-roofed greenhouse. Open for four days, from Sunday, October 22, and designed to celebrate Hunter’s heritage as a
Spar UK celebrated its 60th anniversary in style, with a fantastical funfair and celebratory festival at Manchester Central on the 14th October). More than 1,700 people including suppliers, retailers and their families attended this spectacular event, which recognised the incredible past,
Grand Central has today announced that Indian street food restaurant, Mowgli, has opened its debut Birmingham restaurant at the centre. The 364sq m unit with space for 128 covers is located alongside Pho and Tapas Revolution. Designed by Founder and CEO
Digital Supply Chain Software as a Service (SaaS) platform provider Virtualstock today announces Europe’s leading multi-channel specialist electrical and telecommunications retailer, Dixons Carphone, as its latest client win. The contract will see Dixons Carphone deploying Virtualstock’s industry leading software platform,