In recent years there has been a growing trend towards ‘conscious consumerism’ and a call for brands to act in more inclusive and ethical ways. We only need to visit social media to see that this has accelerated in 2020.
Top new product: join millions of businesses taking advantage of selling online with Speed-E-Commerce
With the start of another national lockdown bearing down on the retail sector, many businesses are fearful of the impact that will have on revenue, turnover and sales for what should be their busiest period of the year.
Eight months have passed since the UK began its first COVID-19 lockdown, closing all but the most essential of retailers and imposing limits to in-store operations for those business that were able to keep their physical locations open.
Quadient a leader in helping businesses create meaningful customer connections through digital and physical channels, today announces the results of a consumer survey examining shopping intentions and parcel delivery challenges as we approach Black Friday and Christmas. The survey of
Central England Co-op is urging customers and members to donate festive treats and everyday items as part of its 2020 Christmas Food Bank Appeal to help people in need.
NATRL Drinks, one of the UK's first alcoholic sparkling water brands, has relaunched and is pitching 'Berczy' for market domination both at home and abroad.
Appleton Estate Jamaica rum has its sights set on becoming the global leader in premium+ aged rum, introducing a complete brand relaunch alongside the release of a new minimum-age blend, the Appleton Estate 8 Year Old Reserve.
Isle of Wight Distillery’s flagship brand, Mermaid, is certified Net Zero – one year after going plastic-free
After a year of being plastic-free, Mermaid has achieved another goal - becoming a Net Zero brand, joining a growing, progressive, community of organisations in the UK.
Footfall across all retail destinations throughout the UK was -55.4% last week in comparison to year before, Springboard reports
Latest data from retail experts Springboard reveals that footfall across all UK retail destinations was -55.4% in comparison to last year. However, this disguises a huge variance between the UK nations; -59.8% in England with the other three nations improving
Aldi’s hand selected Nordman Fir Christmas trees, renowned for their big, bushy branches and fresh pine aroma, will return to stores across the UK later this week, with prices starting at only £14.99 for a medium tree (5-6ft) and £24.99
Organix Brands, a leading purpose-driven children’s food brand, has announced the appointment of Mark Golder as managing director.
Canvin & Catchpole, a family butchers specialising in high quality, sustainable produce, has launchde a selection of Christmas hampers to support the Felix Project. Each order will provide up to 12 hot meals to help tackle child hunger this Christmas.
The online comparison platform, Cosmetify, is expanding its offering with the launch of a new app offering shoppers beauty savings at their fingertips.
Henderson Group implements GLORY CASHINFINITYTM back-office cash recycling solutions across stores in Northern Ireland
Glory announces the implementation of their CASHINFINITY back-office cash recycling solution across 26 Henderson owned stores in Northern Ireland.
Superdrug is recognised in Social Mobility Employer Index and Financial Times Diversity Leaders Report
Superdrug is proud to announce that it is recognised as a top 75 employer in the 2020 Social Mobility Employer Index and been placed within the top 10% of the Financial Times Diversity Leaders report. In addition, Superdrug is the
Despite the end of the Brexit transition period being less than six weeks away, little more than half (54%) of UK retailers believe they are either fully prepared, or will be for Brexit by the end of 2020. These are
Organisers of the City Food Lecture have announced that the 2021 lecture will be given by Mel Smith, CEO of Ocado Retail, the world’s largest dedicated online supermarket.
Committed to create food that not only tastes good, does good but is kind to the planet, Naturally Fast Food restaurant LEON has partnered with Ecotricity.
Nearly half of UK shoppers won’t miss any UK retail brands that closed down during COVID, research shows
According to research released today, almost half (43%) of UK shoppers will not miss any of the retail brands that have gone into administration since the pandemic began.
This Christmas, Mindful Chef is serving up its first festive menu, bringing a joy-filled, healthy, stress-free Christmas to customers nationwide. Adorned as the UK’s favourite healthy recipe box service, (Source: Trustpilot), the Christmas offering is suitable for one-person, two-person or
Have you had to create a makeshift home office over this year? Business experts had been anticipating the rise of remote working long before the pandemic hit. When it did, almost half of all those employed in the UK were
Weetabix and The FA encourage nation to ‘Eat Well, Live Well, Play Well’ in new football partnership
Weetabix Food Company and The Football Association [The FA] have partnered to encourage the nation to embrace healthy choices through their new ‘Eat Well, Live Well, Play Well’ initiative. The partnership will see the nation’s favourite cereal become the Official
Fintech Miconex launches Great Town and City Christmas Quiz to support places around the UK and Ireland
Scottish fintech Miconex has launched its Great Town and City Christmas Quiz to support places around the UK and Ireland, and encourage people to shop local. The Christmas quiz offers players the chance to win a £1500 gift card for
North42 Gin has exclusive offers ahead of the festive period for its Miniature Gift Set and Gin Home Kit
Christmas is just around the corner, and shoppers can now grab themselves a limited time special offer bottle of naturally pink, delicious and refreshing gin - North42.
Independent media agency The Kite Factory and London based advertising agency Red Brick Road today unveiled their debut campaign for Majestic after both were appointed in September, following a competitive pitch.
With the pandemic driving people to spend more time at home, change their spending habits and avoid air travel, U.K. businesses can expect to see a shift of £134 billion in economic value by 2022, according to Accenture.
Food and drink brands, ranging from household names to scale-ups, are increasingly turning to a flexible workforce.