Future Stores is coming back to central London with more content packed sessions, more in-store innovators and retailers and more valuable takeaways to guarantee the success of your new in-store transformation projects.
Black Friday has been a focal point of the UK sales calendar since 2010, when we adopted the US tradition of discounted deals over the last weekend in November. Ever since, popularity has grown year on year and in 2018,
Why it works: green credentials become table stakes for retailers’ graphic display solutions, says Leach
Over the past few years – as the general population has increased its awareness of the environmental issues at large in society – retailers have had to adopt a greater ‘eco stance’ in the quest to attract customers and protect
Eurotorg, the largest grocery retailer in Belarus, has won the prestigious Debut of the Year award at the Cbonds Awards 2019 for its RUB 10 billion five-year bond offering.
Online security company, Infoblox, have outlined five steps for retailers to protect themselves and keep their customers safe online this shopping season
As a result of its constant research into innovative solutions with a low environmental impact, Moncler introduces a BIO-based and carbon neutral down jacket made with plant-based fabrics and accessories.
The UK is planning to spend £26.9 billion on Christmas gifts this year, according to new research from personal finance comparison website finder.com.
The countdown to Christmas is on; the trade is filing last orders, while consumers turn their thoughts to the festive food and drink shop. As retailers and the on-premise gear up and stock up, Kingsland Drinks’ Jo Taylorson, comments on
Family-owned dairy company, Lancashire Farm Dairies is finishing the year on a high after seeing growth in sales to £37.9m, leaving it on target to surpass its 2020 projected growth of £40m.
FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., the world’s largest express transportation company, announces a new partnership with PayPoint. Through the partnership with PayPoint, FedEx will join Collect+, the UK’s largest independent store-based delivery and returns service. The association
Effectiveness Agency System1 has released its annual Christmas Ad Top 10, from the industry’s most comprehensive testing program. The company tested over 70 different campaigns over the last month to find out which brand – big or small – made
On an inquisitive island where world cuisine is having an increasingly positive impact of empowering UK taste buds and fuelling gastronomic innovation, it was only a matter of time before someone took a close look at improving upon timeless ‘pig-on-pig’
With a record quarter of a million people signing up to Veganuary in 2019, January 2020 is set to see even more shoppers joining the movement and looking for plant-based products in store.
ITG has been crowned winner in the ‘Innovation in Ways of Working’ category at the Oystercatchers Awards 2019, after delivering a tech-centric creative production model for its new client Co-op. The award coincides with the announcement that the Co-operative Group
The Merrion Centre in Leeds Arena Quarter is celebrating its expanding independent portfolio with the opening of the new Konga Coffee and Takeaway on Monday 9 December.
Every couple of months, there’s another story proclaiming that the time is nigh for physical stores - a recent report actually revealed that Britain’s high street lost more than 2,400 shops last year. Yet, new store openings are seen to
Vape Dinner Lady is proud to announce the launch of two new premium e-liquids.
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has published a report today showing that Q3 food and drink exports have increased by 8.3% (y-o-y) to £6.2bn, largely driven by export value growth to non-EU countries (+13.1%), which was over twice that
From developing students and industry employees, to tackling issues such as food waste, healthy eating and digital capability, IGD’s charitable initiatives are helping the industry face into some of the biggest challenges we face as a society, to deliver public
Just in time to warm hearts and delight taste buds, Pumpkin Pie, Cranberry Sauce, Hot Chocolate, Egg Nog and Candy Cane Jelly Belly® jelly beans return for a limited time in the Holiday Favourites Collection from Jelly Belly Candy Company.
Tesco and Sainsbury’s are best supermarkets for vegans…and Aldi and Lidl worst, The Big Vegan Survey 2019 finds
In October, Vegan Food & Living magazine launched a survey of British vegans to find out who they are, how long they’ve been vegan, and which are their favourite foods, retailers and restaurants. More than 8,300 people responded, giving the
Baukjen is introducing social commerce onto its website with the launch of a gallery of shoppable customer generated content. The premium womenswear brand is working with Curalate to harness social media posts, curating them on its home page and
A record number of Britons came out in force to show their support for small independent businesses on the UK’s seventh annual Small Business Saturday this weekend (7 December 2019). 17.6 million shoppers across the UK hit their local
Silverburn has recently welcomed a new BOSS store, further expanding the brand’s UK store portfolio. The 3,200sq ft unit showcases BOSS tailoring, alongside casual and athleisure styles. The brand’s products are available in 129 countries, and it has over 424
Pret a Manger has launched its online Christmas campaign in partnership with LiveArea, a leading global commerce services provider and business unit of PFSweb. The implementation, part of a wider digital transformation relationship, included the rollout of Christmas campaigns on
Sustainable retail brands ride wave of social consciousness to raise finance from a crowd of ‘woke’ consumers on Koodoo
Koodoo, the new equity crowdfunding platform that connects sustainable businesses with the increasing number of people who want to invest in the future of the planet, is now live with four businesses seeking finance including an end-to-end sustainable fashion brand,
Following today’s release of Ted Baker Q3 figures for FY2019/20 and news that executive chairman, David Bernstein, has stepped down and Lindsay Page has resigned as chief executive officer, Emily Salter, retail analyst at GlobalData, comments: ‘‘In response to the
The Co-op un-wraps 30 new stores in the run-up to Christmas as the retailer continues its growth and gets closer to more communities.