It goes without saying that the retail sector has been hit hard by the Coronavirus pandemic, and the recently introduced government guidelines place even more pressure on already strained retailers. Using years of expertise and its advanced Deep Learning technology,
If you take the time to look up in any retail space, you’ll more than likely see similar ventilation systems wherever you go. This will usually consist of some spiral ductwork and industrial diffusers. There’s nothing wrong with this, it
If the decline of physical retail was a hot topic before Covid-19, what are we to make of the headlines now? For every story of resilience and optimism, there are countless more of closures, redundancies and disappearing brands. Retail’s transformation
Online shopping continues to rise – accelerated in part by the ongoing pandemic – placing increasing strain on physical stores. This acceleration in migration from in-store to online shopping presents retailers with numerous challenges, not least the business model and strategy
Following today’s release of Superdry FY figures for 2019/20, Chloe Collins, Senior Retail Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Superdry’s woes were amplified in its final quarter of FY2019/20, with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic
Stockpiling mindset must be nipped in bud as demand for supermarket online delivery surges, says logistics expert
Logistics expert Dr Jonathan Owens, of the University of Salford Business School, comments on the increased demand for supermarket online deliveries as the number of Covid-19 cases rise. Dr Owens said: “The second wave of increased Covid-19 infections appears to
Vimto, the UK’s fastest-growing squash brand, has launched a limited-edition cordial in time for the colder months: Winter Warmer. Available nationwide from October in 725ml bottles.
Jelly Belly Candy Company, in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, announced today an expansion of its line of Harry Potter-inspired confections, adding the sought-after Golden Snitch to the line-up. Quidditch fans can enjoy the wonderfully crafted solid milk
Pladis, the global snacking company behind some of the UK’s most loved and iconic brands, has announced its 2020 savoury seasonal ranges for Jacob’s and Carr’s – comprising a variety of festive products which retailers should stock to drive seasonal
UF International is launching PeaPops in the UK and targeting the healthy snacking market.
The Pollen estate are delighted to announce The Deck London’s move of its atelier to Number 19 Savile Row this month, the first shopfront on Savile Row exclusively for women.
Central England Co-op is trialling the use of colleague body cameras as part of its ongoing effort to keep staff safe and help drive down crime in stores.
Tunsgate Quarter Guildford, the 80,000sq ft retail, leisure and dining destination located in the heart of Surrey’s county town, is delighted to announce that the popular national artisan bakery chain, GAIL’s, will be joining the scheme, opening its doors on
If choosing your perfect canned short sees you descend into an indecisive meltdown, then Niche Cocktails has the perfect answer.
An incredible 165 million cups of tea are consumed by the British public per day - despite being the UK’s favourite drink, the by-product of a cup of tea usually ends up on a landfill. Therefore it is important that
Saputo Dairy UK, a producer of leading British food brands and value-added ingredients, is pleased to announce the launch of the Cathedral City brand in the United States. The US launch follows the brand’s successful launch in Canada earlier this
Smeg, the Italian manufacturer of domestic appliances known for its retro style fridge’s and stylish electrical appliances, has launched its new online store with the support of global e-commerce platform specialist Kooomo and managed by its sister company, Zerogrey. The
Richmond, a proud part of Kerry Foods, has today announced the launch of Richmond Meat-Free Burgers. The announcement is a significant development for the brand, renowned for its sausage expertise, as it expands further into the meat-free category. The new
Six months of lockdown have changed how we shop – and 81% of us are going to stay that way, study shows
Research has revealed how the UK’s shopping habits have transformed over the past six months of coronavirus. In fact, the number of Brits who think their shopping habits have changed permanently has gone up from 60% in April to 81%
Online design brand, MADE.COM, has opened a pop-up showroom apartment in the heart of Leeds for six weeks, until 31 October 2020.
Retail, leisure and tourism leaders across Britain have written to the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, to urge him to reinstate tax-free shopping for international visitors to secure an immediate £5.6 billion boost to the UK and avoid up to a £10
The first of Harrod’s brand new stand-alone beauty stores, H Beauty, opened its doors to shoppers at intu Lakeside on 17 September 2020.
The chief executive of Central England Co-op has co-signed a letter with fellow retail bosses asking Prime Minister Boris Johnson to afford greater protection to shop workers who face violence and aggression from customers.
Take-home grocery sales growth in Ireland slowed to 13.7% year on year during the 12 weeks to 6 September 2020, the latest figures from Kantar reveal. Slowing growth suggests shoppers are starting to return to more normal habits following the
Latest data from retail experts Springboard reveals that footfall across UK retail destinations rose by +2.4% last week from the week before. This week marked the first full week of the "rule of six" being in force, but appeared not
Capital & Regional, the UK’s leading owner and manager of community shopping centres, opened a major new 23,000sq ft Matalan store at The Mall Maidstone this weekend. This is confirmed as the only new store to be added to Matalan’s
Nation ditches open plan layouts, eats outside all year round and grooms while working, new John Lewis report reveals
Today, John Lewis & Partners has published a report entitled “The Flexible Living Report: Redefining The UK’s Homes For a New Chapter in Twenty-First Century Living”, which reveals how our homes have been carved up, redrawn and modified over the
General Mills, the leading global food company, announces its latest move to #endfoodpoverty by signing up to support Marcus Rashford’s Child Poverty Task Force. By joining the Task Force, General Mills stands shoulder to shoulder with its industry peers in
The GroceryAid School Essentials Grant was launched in July to reduce the financial shock for parents working in our industry as they prepared for children to go back to school this month.