Spar, the world’s largest voluntary food retail chain, is delighted to launch the brand in Belarus, partnering with Almi Group, whose subsidiary Unifood CJSC will operate the Spar brand in the market. Almi Group employs 5,000 people, serves over 140,000
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Rushden Lakes has welcomed House of Fraser, the destination’s department store anchor, and Two Seasons, the board sports and snow wear retailer which was founded into Northamptonshire. House of Fraser Rushden Lakes is the brand’s first full bricks and mortar store
Hammerson is pleased to announce that luxury British perfume house, Penhaligon’s, is to open its first store in Leeds at Victoria this autumn. The new 115sq m store will be located in Victoria Quarter, the Grade II listed arcades which form
Total station retail sales at London Paddington have soared by 40% between April and June 2017 following a multimillion pound regeneration project delivered by Network Rail. The station’s £13m Paddington Lawn upgrade began in July 2015 and includes 16 new-and-improved retail
NewRiver REIT has announced Patisserie Valerie as the first letting for its restaurant quarter at its shopping centre in Worthing. The leading continental café brand will be taking a 1,850sq ft bespoke “pod” unit on a 15-year lease, with work due
Richard Pennycook, the former CEO of the Co-operative Group, has stepped up calls for industry leaders to focus on winning trust, speaking in a new British Retail Consortium podcast.
New restaurant concept, Flavour Bastard, has opened its debut restaurant in the former Arbutus site, which leading specialist UK leisure property agency, Shelley Sandzer, sold to the brand last yearFounded by restaurateur, Vic Singh, and executive chef, Pratap Chahal, the
Boots UK has partnered with IRI to develop and operate a range of world-class customer insight tools for its product brands.
A staggering £184 million worth of items were stolen from businesses across the UK in the space of three years, new research has revealed. The data, obtained under the Freedom of Information Act by self storage company Space Station, reveals there
Eastern European and Portuguese wines winning as Brits look to beat Brexit price-hikes, Majestic reports
The battle to beat creeping Brexit wine price hikes is seeing a rise in sales of great value wines from Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary and Slovenia with a 400% sales increase at Majestic - the UK’s largest wine retailer - since
As university students old and new prepare to get to grips with the start of the academic year, Amazon is making the journey to further education easier and more affordable by offering students a six-month trial of Prime Student. As part
EXASOL helps Atheon Analytics power faster, data-driven decisions for 400 FMCG brands and UK supermarkets
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. Footfall figures
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