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
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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,
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