Find out which retailers are innovating in the on and offline retail space and what they are doing to keep ahead of the curve in this dynamic and highly competitive sector. Read the financials and analysis of the large multiples, the smaller chains to independent retailers, wholesalers and suppliers
EXASOL has announced that Atheon Analytics, the big data retail analytics consultancy that works with more than 400 FMCGs and all major supermarkets in the UK, has now completed the move of its entire SKUtrak platform’s analytical infrastructure onto EXASOL.
Arsenal Football Club has transformed its online retail site, ArsenalDirect.com, to meet the increasing demands and expectations of the club’s supporters globally.
These changes follow an extensive research project into the needs, motivations, shopping habits and engagement preferences of supporters when
Peoplevox, a leading expert Warehouse Management System (WMS) provider, has announced it has joined the Stitch Labs Partner Program.
A global inventory and order management solutions provider, Stitch Labs, like Peoplevox, is committed to the software as a service (SaaS) subscription
Move over craft gin, craft ale and Negroni: a new drink of choice for Britain’s ‘hipsters’ has started a turnaround in the fortunes of one of UK’s overlooked tipples of recent years: Sherry.
Sales of Sherry in the UK halved between
FARMA, the trade association for Farm Shops and Farmers’ Markets in the UK, with around 400 members, has welcomed the decision by Morrisons never to use ‘fake farm’ brands in its stores.
It follows the results of a survey where 70
Hammerson announces that Smiggle, the Australian stationery retailer, and Yankee Candle, the home fragrance specialists, are to join the line-up of brands at Westquay, the South Coast’s premier retail and leisure destination.
Smiggle will be moving into a 2,254sq ft store
Morrisons is offering parents facing the most difficult days of the long school holidays a combination of free meals for their kids and inspiration for mealtime conversations.
As parents around the country struggle to think of new ideas for meals and
Westfield Stratford City claimed a strong performance in August with the return of athletics to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Stadium, attracting 1.2m visitors over the past 7 days making it the highest footfall week since the London 2012 Olympics.
A new loyalty scheme has helped to boost a Windsor hotel’s customer retention and generate additional revenue.
Hammerson announces that luxury British cocoa grower and chocolatier, Hotel Chocolat, has chosen Dundrum town centre to open its first café store in Ireland.
Dubai Duty Free is the first customer to upgrade to Oracle Retail Release 16, Oracle announced today. One of the largest airport retailers in the world, Dubai Duty Free provides customers with first-class service, excellent value, a wide range of
Landsec, the UK’s largest listed commercial property company, has unveiled the installation of the biggest solar photovoltaic (PV) system at a retail site in the UK. The installation, situated on the roof of the White Rose shopping centre in Leeds,
Kiddimoto, the UK’s original balance bike company, has teamed up with local hospital charity Above & Beyond to support the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children and raise awareness about the importance
of wearing helmets.
On Tuesday 8 August, the Kiddimoto team visited the children’s hospital
heltenham-based clothing brand Weird Fish has just opened its 14th retail store, within Scarborough’s prime retail district of Westborough.
The town centre unit, previously occupied by Costa, covers a ground floor sales area of approximately 1,200sq ft. The new store features
Appear Here (https://www.appearhere.co.uk/), the leading marketplace for short-term retail space, announces the launch of its second Space for Ideas competition in partnership with Square to discover the next three big retail ideas. This year’s judges panel includes fashion and commerce
Home interiors specialist Thomas Sanderson has launched a new digital marketing strategy powered by Force24.
With a 25 year heritage manufacturing handcrafted window and conservatory blinds and shutters, the brand has invested in marketing automation technology to deliver a better quality
E-commerce analytics firm Profitero has expanded its presence further into the Asia-Pacific region, launching an operation in Shanghai to bring Chinese e-commerce data and analytics to more global and local brands.
This follows the firm’s launch into Japan earlier this
Morrisons is pledging to not sell fake farm brands as it hosts hundreds of real farmers in its stores who will be selling authentic British food to customers.
As the availability of British reaches its peak, many Morrisons stores will this
Intu has appointed McLaren Construction to build the 175,000sq ft leisure extension to intu Lakeside that will host Nickelodeon’s first UK shopping centre attraction.
The £73m scheme will open in 2018, anchored by a Nickelodeon-themed family entertainment centre and one of
Corks are popping at English vineyards with sales of English fizz in particular set to reach an all-time high in 2017. Sales have surged 16% at Naked Wines in the past year leading the company to commit £1m of investment into
Cath Kidston Group, the global lifestyle brand, has announced a 7.9% increase in sales to £129.2m for the year ended 26 March 2017.
International sales rose 19.5% to £42.3m, benefiting from the first full year of ownership of its Japanese subsidiary
Bullring has today announced that Russell & Bromley, the luxury British footwear and handbag retailer, has opened a new 260sq m store at the centre, the brand’s first in Birmingham.
Rapidly expanding discount supermarket chain Heron Foods has chosen a new LP 50 EH2 prepress baler for its main distribution centre in North Ferriby in the East Riding of Yorkshire.
Heron Foods, which has just become part of the B&M group,
Gumtree, the UK’s number one classifieds site, has teamed up with fellow sharing economy stalwart, AnyVan, to offer users a wealth of delivery options. The partnership gives users who are looking to buy or sell second hand goods the option
Rant & Rave, the UK leader in real-time customer engagement technology, has today announced double-digit business growth and team expansion, fueled by a growing customer base and strategic expansion plans. Rant & Rave, which works with half of the FTSE,