PayPal has moved into cryptocurrency—but that still doesn’t mean you should jump on the crypto bandwagon, says e-commerce expert Alexander Graf
Christmas is always an important time for consumer retail outlets and, this year, more than ever before, it is a crunch point for retail owners and shopping centres who will really be able to see whether consumers are venturing back
By Gary Pipes, commercial manager at Sabio Group, the digital CX transformation specialist
Supply chain pressures combined with the overarching volatility within commerce currently has created an almost desperate attitude toward preparing for peak. The unconventional Christmas of 2020 only compounds this. Hopes are high and businesses naturally want to meet the demand
The Russian food retail market – one of the largest in Europe with an estimated value of RUB 17.4 trillion (or about USD 240 billion) in the 12 months to the end of June 2021 – has undergone seismic changes
We can probably all name great leaders that we aspire to emulate, the people we read about, listen to, or – if we’re lucky – work alongside. But what is it that makes them great leaders? It might be their
Award-winning, independent snack brand Burts Snacks has boosted its offering in Costa Coffee, the Nation’s Favourite Coffee Shop. Limited-edition Maple Glazed Pigs in Blankets Potato Chips are now available to purchase across Costa Coffee stores nationwide and are set to
Spar, the leading symbol group in the UK, is launching a number of new frozen Spar own label products in line with the category’s year-on-year sales increase.
Beartown Brewery, based in Congleton, looks to 2022 as the year of expansion with the brewery set to undertake an upscale of the site after sales reach higher levels than pre-pandemic.
By Dan Graziano, director of media relations at Profitero Now’s the time of year when retailers begin heavily promoting their hottest toys for the holiday season. With global supply chain problems driving up toy manufacturing and shipping costs, however, consumers
Bazaarvoice, Inc., the leading provider of product reviews and user-generated content (UGC) solutions, today announced the results of its latest global study, exploring the holiday shopping habits of consumers in Europe, North America, and Australia during this years’ Golden Quarter. The
IKEA launches Sustainable Living Shops as over half of Brits aren’t taking action against climate change because it’s too expensive
More than half (55%) of Brits admit they’re put off doing anything to help tackle climate change over perceived fears that doing so is too expensive. That’s despite 70% saying they’d love to do more if they didn’t think taking
Today (Thursday 28 October), nationwide pet retailer Jollyes announced it was buying The Pet Store and its three Yorkshire stores for an undisclosed sum. Established by Barnsley entrepreneur Liz Bowers in 1991, The Pet Store has built up a loyal
Whether you are looking to invest, remortgage or purchase your first home, with changes in inflation and interest rates, many are considering the outlook for the property market in 2022 and if it is the right time to buy. With
Raging Bull Biltong have been selected by the British Army Force Atlantic and Expedition Antarctic Quest 21 teams to provide the biltong for 2 amazing challenges later this year. British Force Atlantic, comprising 2 male and 2 female soldiers will
Just like Marty McFly is treated to a Pepsi Perfect made fresh on the spot when he travels to the future, you can live out your futuristic fantasies this ‘Back to the Future Day’, as SodaStream is launching the iconic
Meatless Farm, one of the UK’s fastest growing plant-based meat brands, is launching something a little special this week – a deliciously crafted cookbook titled Make it Meatless, created to invigorate your tastebuds, delight your eyes, help your pocket and
This Halloween, Lily’s Kitchen – the award-winning producer of proper food for pets – is offering no tricks, just treats, with its delicious limited edition Halloween-inspired recipes for cats and dogs. Each one is spookily tasty, made with natural ingredients,
Premium cocktail delivery kit, Kocktail, is delighted to announce its first retail launch.
The 2021 Forecourt Report has highlighted the vital role that the UK’s 7,395 forecourt shops play in their local communities, providing over 88,000 secure local jobs, providing access to essential services and taking time out of the business to support local projects.
Continuing its commitment to reducing carbon emissions and ensuring a more sustainable business for the future, Munchy Seeds has announced it will be introducing recyclable pouches across its core range of sweet and savoury seed mixes.
One of the UK’s leading footwear brands, Hotter, has announced the launch of its autumn winter 2021 range, adding 34 new styles to its line up.
Leading charities and health organisations are urging defibrillator owners in the retail sector to register their devices on a new national database, called The Circuit, which could help save thousands of lives from cardiac arrests in the coming years.
Consumer confidence falls for first time this year as rising prices hits one in three consumers, Deloitte reports
Consumer confidence fell by one percentage point in the third quarter of 2021, according to the latest Deloitte Consumer Tracker. Overall confidence was dented by reduced optimism around personal finances, specifically in the level of debt (down two percentage points
Alpen, the UK’s number one muesli, is supporting the returning-to-growth cereal bar category with the launch of Alpen Oat Blends, a brand-new offering that delivers on taste without compromising health.
The homes and gardens expert Homebase is helping to show how easy it is to turn gardens into spaces for biodiversity to thrive after research revealed that despite 74% of people understanding the importance of getting gardens winter ready, 40%
JustWears raises £2.6m from Pembroke VCT to revolutionise men’s clothing using biodegradable materials and ergonomic designs
JustWears, the direct-to-consumer brand transforming menswear with ergonomic designs and biodegradable fabrics, has raised £2.6 million in seed funding from Pembroke VCT, Ignite XL and Sunshine Ventures. Angel investors including Hustle Fund general manager Elizabeth Yin and Pasta Evangelists co-founder
The Isle of Raasay Distillery, famously known for its unique and beautiful island location and tight-knit community off Scotland’s west coast, is launching a festive Sherry-Finished Whisky. The new tipple, which will be available to purchase on the Raasay Distillery
The Very Group, operator of Very.co.uk, has won the community engagements and partnerships category at the India United Nations Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) Awards for its work in empowering young women in the country’s textile industry.
Co-founder of Young Foodies Theadora Alexander and the founder and managing director of Distinctive, Avi Moor, join the supervisory board of GS1 UK, the independent, not for profit, membership organisation that supports a community of over 56,000 businesses. The appointments