The scale of change retail has undergone in the past decade is without precedent. Technology advancements in cloud, mobile, social networking, IoT and AI have transformed consumer behaviour and indeed, the whole industry. Better connected and informed than ever, new
Naturally Fast Food chain LEON has today launched Feed Britain, a new online delivery service that providescustomers fresh grocery essentials and restaurant quality ready meals, whilst also giving a helping hand to the catering industry.
Central England Co-op is today rolling out a 10% discount to all NHS workers to say thank you for their efforts working on the frontline to help tackle the Coronavirus.
Failure to adapt has left Clarks in a weak position to withstand the COVID-19 crisis, say researchers
Following the news that Clarks is seeking to close some stores permanently: Patrick O’Brien, UK retail research director at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on this news: “Clarks is in a typical midmarket squeeze: like
McColl’s Covid-driven partnership with Deliveroo is expedition of necessary collaboration, says GlobalData
Following the news that McColl’s is partnering with Deliveroo to launch a new 30-minute delivery scheme: Thomas Brereton, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on the situation: “McColl’s revamped partnership with Deliveroo to
As we adjust to life in lockdown due to the worldwide coronavirus pandemic, people are finding more time and motivation than ever before to clear out their cupboards and get creative with their findings. And, with restrictions on shopping habits
Gen Z: a generation who value experience over product. They live in a world where gaming rules and the boundaries are blurred between real and digital lives. Gen Z are the tribe succeeding the Millennials and preceding Generation Alpha; the
Following the news from the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) that six in ten UK firms have no more than three months of cash left; Luke Gowland, thematic analyst atGlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view:
Consumers all across the world are comfort buying more luxury goods online to help them get them through the Covid-19 crisis, tech firm Emarsys can confirm.
British professionals are just as likely to wish for a high-stakes career in the armed forces as they are to desire a job in the retail sector, a new survey has shown.
Debenhams has confirmed it intends to appoint administrators and said that the process would protect it from the threat of legal action that could have the effect of pushing the business into liquidation while its 142 UK stores remain closed.
Whether it’s coronavirus, the flu or a cold, we could all use a boost to our body’s natural immune systems. Vitamins and minerals are vital and that’s why London-based CBD product pioneers, Love Hemp have launched Love Hemp Immune.
PayPoint today announced a deal with Yodel to take full ownership of Collect+, the UK’s largest parcel network.
CGF board of directors and WHO COVID-19 Special Envoy emphasise need for global co-ordination in securing consumer product supply chains
The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) board of directors today issued a statement emphasising the need for global coordination in securing food, beverage, hygiene and personal care product supply chains. The full statement is below: Food, beverage, hygiene and personal care
Retail247, a forward-thinking retail focused IT consultancy, extends a warm welcome to Alan Morris who will be joining the team in his role as non-executive director, from April.
A Scottish homecare brand famed for its luxurious shower gels, body lotions and home fragrances has launched a new range of anti-bacterial hand cleansing gels to fill the gap in the supply chain during the COVID-19 outbreak.
PXP Financial, the global expert in acquiring and payment processing services, has launched research into the payment habits of different generations of players in the online gaming and betting space.
The Worldwide Supply Chain Federation partners with JOOR to produce and distribute medical supplies to healthcare professionals
Two weeks in to the coronavirus crisis, Lisa Morales-Hellebo and Brian Aoaeh, founders of The Worldwide Supply Chain Federation (#TWSCF), knew they had to help. “The shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) and ventilators was staggering; not to mention the
New research has shown that the UK’s social media conversations during the coronavirus pandemic have focused on ‘community’: the number of posts on social platforms using that word has jumped 82% over the past month.
Weetabix Food Company has sent a message of thanks to its partners following increased demand. A spokesperson for the company said: "We’re extremely proud and grateful to our extraordinary Weetabix Food Company employees, suppliers and retail partners who are working
Online retailers speed delivery times to keep up with demand during Covid-19 lockdown, parcelLab shows
Online retailers and their carriers are delivering parcels almost 20% faster than usual, with the average delivery time reducing from 2.1 days to 1.7 days in the last two weeks, according to new internal data released today from post-purchase experts parcelLab.
To help retailers navigate through these unprecedented times and continue to trade, international online marketplace Fruugo has developed a new courier dashboard – tracking the status of couriers across the globe – and summarised the variety of schemes launched by
US COVID-19 cases projected to increase 65% as risk of transmission likely to surpass Italy and Spain, says GlobalData
In the key markets most heavily affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19), case trends are expected to follow a low-risk forecast, with the exception of the US, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.
New research from Mapp, the cloud-based digital marketing provider, has revealed the extent to which consumers are delaying major purchasing decisions due to the effects of the Coronavirus lockdown.
Experts at FarawayFurniture.com decided to give a helping hand by matching a houseplant to the personality traits of each zodiac sign.