Volkswagen’s inaugural new store concept, designed by Dalziel & Pow, uses “the joy of Volkswagen life” as its inspiration. Located in Bullring, this pioneering vision for automotive retailing connects consumers with the pleasures of car ownership. The Bullring concept motivates a
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Hammerson announces that fast fashion retailer, QUIZ, has signed up to take space at Highcross, marking the brand’s debut in Leicester. Set to open a 279sq m store on the upper east mall of Highcross, QUIZ will be offering shoppers its
Shaftesbury has announced that Shake Shack, the New York based fast casual restaurant group, has taken a prime 4,500sq ft site at Cambridge Circus, on the junction of Shaftesbury Avenue and Charing Cross Road in the heart of London’s West
IKEA UK has announced that all of its 10,400 retail co-workers are now eligible for at least one weekend off in every four. As one of the first retailers in the UK to introduce this initiative, IKEA strives to provide an
Morrisons is today introducing weekly localised barbecue forecasts in all UK stores to help customers plan their BBQ shopping this summer and keep them up to date with the latest weekend weather predictions in their area. From the 28 July, weekend
The EVEC, designed by motor industry retail specialists TRO, will be managed by Chargemaster, the UK’s biggest name in electric vehicle charging. Situated at 26 and 28 Crown Walk, the centre officially opened on July 22 and displays new electric vehicle technology from a
Cestrians and visitors heading into Chester city centre this summer will be able to shop, dine and play for longer after CH1ChesterBID announced the return of its popular ‘Head Out Not Home’ campaign. Following the success of last year’s scheme, which
Within 18 months from partnering with Global-e, the cross-border ecommerce solution provider, Astley Clarke’s international revenue has increased exponentially by 367% and pushed the share of international sales from 15-20% before launch to 25-40% of the mix each week.
Ahold USA businesses recently selected Revionics Price Suite for price optimization, embodying their commitment to adopting leading technology to drive bottom-line business results and better serve their customers. In selecting Revionics, Peapod and Ahold USA’s retail brands, including Stop &
Online action sports retailer, Freestyle Xtreme, implements Snapfulfil cloud warehouse management system
Online action sports retailer, Freestyle Xtreme, has implemented the Snapfulfil cloud warehouse management system to drive efficiencies in its global fulfilment operation. Freestyle Xtreme sells the biggest brands in action sports and operates 20 multi-country, multi-lingual websites, regularly shipping to 60+
Shoeaholics, part of the Kurt Geiger Shoe Group, is driving customer acquisition with shoppable social content on and off its website. The online designer outlet for shoes and accessories is working with marketing technology company Curalate to increase brand engagement and
Grosvenor Europe has announced that Superdry has opened a 10,000sq ft store on Liverpool ONE’s South John Street. The brand, famed for combing American design with Japanese inspired graphics, relocated from a store on Paradise Street, which will accommodate the JD
Silverburn has today announced that leading luxury retailer, Flannels, has opened a 756sq m store at the leading regional shopping centre in Glasgow. The recent opening marks the brand’s debut in Scotland.
Pets at Home's VIP Club won the Best Loyalty Programme of the Year and the Best Long Term Loyalty Initiative at The Loyalty Magazine Awards 2017. The award winning VIP Club was powered by digital marketing agency, GI Insight and Havas Helia who
ChargeApp, the UK’s largest mobile charging network, has today announced a partnership with leading charging station provider, Charge Point. The new partnership has seen the addition of 95 charging stations to ChargeApp’s European network of over 3,500 charging points listed
British lifestyle brand Joules is excited to announce the opening of a stylish new store in Rushden Lakes on Friday 28 July 2017 at Unit A12, Rushden Lakes, Northamptonshire from 9.30am.
SAS, the leader in analytics, has helped the UK’s leading chain of builders’ merchants optimise decision-making as to what products to stock in each branch, without cumbersome number-crunching. Travis Perkins is now able to manage its extensive product range, often available on
Landsec, the UK’s largest commercial property company, announced that two major retailers have opened new and enhanced stores at White Rose, with another retailer signing up to upsize. Next opened its new and improved 55,000sq ft flagship store, River Island
Landsec has announced Coach, the leading New York design house of modern luxury accessories for women and men, will be launching its first store in the South East at Bluewater this September. The new 1,750 sq ft Coach store will
Overseas exporting is estimated to be worth £43.7 billion to British businesses by 2020. However, for small businesses who are looking to establish an international presence, getting started can seem daunting – with overseas customs and excise, online payments, shipping costs,
The St David’s Partnership, owners of St David’s in Cardiff, one of the UK’s premier retail and leisure destinations, has announced enhancements by two of its food operators, YO! Sushi and TGI Friday’s. Following the brand’s success within St David’s,
British Land, joint owner of Meadowhall, Yorkshire’s premier shopping destination, has announced that mail order and e-commerce retailer, Joe Browns, will open its first physical store at the centre in the autumn. The 4,000sq ft store in the centre’s High Street
More than 58,000 visitors attended Spring Fair earlier this year and as the second key buying cycle nears, the industry is preparing for the next edition – Autumn Fair – to capitalise on the forthcoming sales periods. Taking place from 3-6
The UK’s insatiable appetite for pure Canadian maple syrup is setting new records for imports of the delicious natural sweetener. Increased awareness of the syrup, its versatility for cooking and its health benefits have led to booming demand for the 100%
Queensberry has signed Cath Kidston, the quintessentially British lifestyle brand, to its impressive 80,000sq ft Tunsgate Quarter retail and restaurant development in the heart of Guildford. The news coincides with a topping out event by Paul Sargent, chief executive and co-founder