Join Future Stores virtually this October to tackle the seemingly never-ending new challenges in the wake of the pandemic. We have gathered some of the best and brightest in retail to share with you how you can meet these challenges
Be present on as many platforms as possible. Although high street footfall is down, online traffic is up! Ensure that your business is active on as many platforms as possible whilst keeping a consistent look & feel to your content.
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
Sales of frozen food have continued to surge and increased by £221m in the last three months (w/e 6 Sept) according to the latest statistics from Kantar and the British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF).
Amcor, a global leader in packaging, in collaboration with Nestlé, today launched the world’s first recyclable flexible retort pouch. The new high barrier pouch, using Amcor’s AmLite HeatFlex Recyclable solution, will first appear in stores in the Netherlands in October
Aptamil launches a new range of organic formula milks as part of its powder baby milk range.
Strings & Things, a proud part of Kerry Foods, announces the launch of limited-edition Scareshapes (available now) and Wintershapes (02 November), an extension of the Cheeshapes Quirkies portfolio. The updated range will include an array of scary new shapes to
Today, Bally, the heritage Swiss luxury brand established in 1851, confirms its latest commitment to digital-led operations, in conjunction with digital transformation leaders, Hyphen-Group. Following the success of its digital showroom, designed and built by Hyphen-Group in the wake of
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has today published a report which shows that exports of food and drink in the first half of the year fell for the first time since 2015. The data shows that when compared to
Footwear retailer, Shoe Zone, has donated an incredible £40,000 to the National Emergency Trust Coronavirus Appeal, through a number of fundraising efforts.
Sustainability is a hot topic for the fashion industry and is now starting to enter the conscience of UK consumers, with high street brands such Zara and H&M bringing out successful sustainable collections.
Hardys, the most frequently purchased wine brand in the UK, is offering shoppers a money back guarantee this Christmas.
John West has been named the winner of the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) 2020 UK Canned Brand of the Year Award for the fourth year running. The annual MSC awards celebrate those safeguarding seafood supplies for current and future generations.
A licensing partnership between confectionery brand Barratt and Icefresh has surpassed sales expectations during lockdown, thanks to the launch of an ice cream range targeted at retro sweet fans.
Lifestyle Outlets has announced a new tenant signing to its Quayside MediaCityUK scheme with fashion retailer, Crew Clothing Company opening Tuesday 29 September. The outlet store is the latest brand to join the centre scheme set in the stunning waterside
Renowned Scottish craft distillery, Old Curiosity, home of the Secret Herb Garden, has released a new range of herbal teas, developed in partnership with Edinburgh-based Pekoe Tea, and inspired by its award-winning gin range.
Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I, a proud part of AB InBev, has announced it has achieved its goal of sourcing 100% of the barley used for its UK-produced beers from British farms. The milestone, which has been reached ahead of schedule,
Cleveron will pilot its first self-service screen and parcel robot integration together with telecom company Telia in Estonia. Telia will set up a “self-service pod” in a small town, where the company’s clients can connect with customer service through a
Fashion and lifestyle brand hush are pleased to announce the appointment of Susanne Given as their first non-executive chair.
Marketplace-as-a-service pioneer Mirakl plans to invest at least £23.5 million in the UK market and create 40 new jobs within the next two years, the company has today announced. Despite Brexit, the French-headquartered business considers the UK to be of
Aldi’s popular in-store Scottish Beer Festival is back, featuring a line-up of 31 craft beers from 15 local breweries across Scotland.
Magnit, one of Russia’s leading grocery retailers, has launched the country’s first electric heavy-duty truck. Developed in collaboration with Drive Electro, the company behind Moscow’s electric bus system, the new truck will be integrated into Magnit’s logistics network along with
The UK’s favourite sandwich brand, Urban Eat, will celebrate a decade of producing top food-to-go fare this month, with the milestone also marking an exciting new chapter for the brand following its acquisition by quality chilled and ambient food manufacturer
McArthurGlen, Europe’s leading designer outlet group, is continuing to enhance the guest experience in today’s evolving retail landscape by piloting two new digital shopping services that form a key part of the company’s expanding digital journey.
Estrella Damm, the beer of Barcelona, is launching a new, nationwide TV and social media campaign for the UK market as it reinforces its commitment to sustainable practices to protect our oceans and environment.
Today, the Co-op is relaunching its membership offering and introducing more great value personalised offers to new and existing members alike in its food stores, while doubling funds being given to community groups.
The G&T is a cult British classic. With 73% of the gin in the world consumed in the form of a G&T, it’s little wonder there’s a whole day dedicated to it. On 19th October let’s raise a glass to