As competition in the grocery retail sector continues to intensify, grocery retailers are looking to create stores that exceed shopper expectations for freshness and convenience, value pricing, healthy eating choices and locally sourced products. For its part, Carrefour continues to
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The in house Partner dining facilities at the John Lewis head office in Victoria, London has reason to celebrate this week as they have been awarded a national food award from the Soil Association. The Bronze Food for Life Served Here
Under Armour, an American brand that manufactures performance footwear, sports and casual apparel, recently teamed up with Moving Tactics to create a dynamic and fun interactive activation event to create awareness for the opening of their new store at the
Cath Kidston Group Limited, the global lifestyle brand, today launched ‘Colour’ QR codes as a unique and first-ever collaboration with Pinterest enabling customers to discover the inspiration behind the new “Colour by Cath Kidston” collection. As the first UK brand to
Dune London, one of the most influential global players in fashion footwear and accessories, has seen a 64% increase in return on investment per customer after personalising its media to real people. This has also resulted in a 33% increase in
The White Company selects The Retail Cloud Team to support e-commerce platform and international growth plans
The Retail Cloud Team, a Piksel company, today announced that it has been selected by luxury lifestyle retailer The White Company to migrate, host and manage its e-commerce business.
Launching on 5 September 2017, the Organic Trade Board announces its EU-funded campaign, Organic. Feed Your Happy which connects with the emotional aspect of what makes consumers buy organic - whether that’s taste, the environment or animal welfare. The campaign, which
The St David’s Partnership, owners of St David’s in Cardiff, one of the UK’s premier retail and leisure destinations, has today announced that the independent British lifestyle store, Oliver Bonas, is to launch its first ever Welsh store in the
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
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