Today, UK-leading recipe box company, Gousto, one of the country’s fastest-growing technology companies, launches a brand-new Alexa app. Helping to make cooking meals even more simple for families, by combining the Alexa voice interface with easy-to-follow recipe cards, customers will be
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rs than ever in 2017, thanks to the launch of new, innovative initiatives including a virtual scratch card game and a Facebook ‘Selfie’ competition. This summer, the campaign ran alongside SPAR’s new 60th anniversary in-store deals event, giving customers the chance
Berry Bros. & Rudd is delighted to announce the appointment of Davy Zyw to its buying team. A specialist in Italian wines, Zyw will be looking after the category with the support of buying assistant Chloe Dale-Harris.
Award-winning British brand, Freaks of Nature, is continuing to reinvent the free-from market following the success of its dairy-free desserts, launching the UK’s first plant-based chilled cheesecake range. A true ‘freak of nature’, the all-natural cheesecakes are free from dairy, gluten,
The Giving & Living trade show runs from Sunday 14 January to Wednesday 17 January 2018, at Westpoint, Exeter, and there's no better place for you to be if you're looking for exciting new products for your customers. As the first show
Eagle Eye, a leading SaaS technology company has today announced a partnership with Groupon UK, a leader in local commerce. Through the integration of both parties’ digital platforms, Groupon UK will look to provide customers with a range of offers
DHL Supply Chain has been reappointed by BP to manage its UK logistics operations for an additional three years, making in excess of 92,000 deliveries per annum to BP’s company owned forecourts across the country.
Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics has launched new in-store sustainable packaging as part of its commitment to using materials that can either be reused, recycled or composted. The company has collaborated with James Cropper 3D Products to create a bespoke piece of
Hermes Investment Management, the £30.1bn manager, has signed Yankee Candle and Cath Kidston to its Royal Victoria Place shopping centre (RVP) in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent. These new lettings further strengthen the retail line up at the 300,000sq ft RVP
Adyen, the payments platform of choice for the world’s leading companies, today expanded its partnership with the world’s largest third-party mobile and online payment platform, Alipay, to enable retailers worldwide to easily accept non-cash payments from Chinese customers in store.
MADE.COM, the furniture design brand, has recorded its maiden profit in the UK for the year ending 31 December 2016. Overall sales grew by 48% to £91m with UK sales ahead 38% and international business increasing by 69%. Made.com continued to expand overseas and
Camelot Group, the licensed operator of the UK National Lottery that raises an average of over £30m for good causes every week, has confirmed that Hughes Europe, part of Hughes Network Systems LLC, the world leader in broadband satellite networks
Britain’s largest tile specialist, Topps Tiles, is delighted to announce that TV’s property expert, Sarah Beeny, is the company’s new brand ambassador.
After an online overhaul, Majestic is launching a brand new website this October. The company’s customer-centric new site will offer a more interactive experience, with a primary focus on feedback and wine ratings, which will give customers a greater influence over
Tesco has reported a 3.3% increase in group sales, with sales in UK stores up 2.2% on a like-for-like basis at the interim stage. Group operating profit rose 27.3% to £759m and the profit margin increased to 2.7% from 2.2% in 2016/17.
Whatever It Takes Fitness, Molton Brown, Nespresso and The Body Shop sign as new tenants at One New Change
Landsec has signed four new brands to take space at One New Change (EC4M). The one-of-a-kind training facility, Whatever It Takes Fitness, coffee specialist retailer Nespresso, along with beauty favourites Molton Brown and The Body Shop, are all set to
Hammerson announces that Highcross has secured two new brands for the city of Leicester, with a new Whittard store and the first standalone Yankee Candle store in the city. Whittard, the renowned British tea, coffee and hot chocolate retailer, is opening
Prezzemolo & Vitale (P&V), the contemporary, family run, Italian grocery retailer, is delighted to announce the arrival of its second London store located on the affluent Kings Road, Chelsea. Founded 30 years ago by now husband and wife team Giuseppe Prezzemolo
IRI first to market with new analytics package for convenience retailers to help stores maximise sales and ROI
IRI, a leading provider of big data and predictive analytics for retailers and suppliers, has launched the first analytics solution for convenience retailers, enabling convenience stores to access the company’s market-leading analytics capabilities. Previously only available to the major multiples,
Colliers International has advised SEAT on the acquisition of its first London retail store, a 2,000sq ft unit at Westfield London, in Shepherd’s Bush. This recent acquisition follows the brand’s launch of its first ever global store at Intu Lakeside, Essex
Italian grocery retailer Esselunga selects Manhattan Associates to maximise product availability and service
Today’s supermarket shoppers don’t just demand convenience and value, they want a seamless, high-quality experience supported by fresh products, wide selection and high availability levels. To keep pace with the demands of its discerning customers and to retain its premium
Morrisons has extended its lunchtime meal deal making it the only £3 offer to include all sandwiches and snacks from across the world – no ifs, no buts.
Asda and the Co-op are pioneering a new way of supply chain collaboration, by enabling mutual suppliers to submit aggregated data on waste, water and energy to both retailers at the same time. The retailers are working with 2degrees to
Morrisons has launched seasonal veg boxes that are a fraction of the price of a typical delivered veg box. Morrisons is offering an all-British supermarket vegetable box that costs £5 – compared to delivered veg boxes costing upwards of £13.75. Morrisons.com
Fast-expanding Australian retailer Smiggle has unveiled plans to grow into continental Europe in 2018 – as it announced the UK has become its largest global market. Smiggle only arrived in the UK in February 2014, but it has already opened more