As one of the most repeatable, well-understood, and mature supply chains across all industries, the grocery supply chain has mastered predictable processes around every conceivable aspect of warehouse operations as grocers operate around unusually razor-thin profit margins. Not surprisingly, grocery
The Co-operative Group, known as the Co-op, a British consumer-owned co-operative with a diverse family of businesses, has embarked on a retail business transformation, working with JDA Software, Inc., to revitalize its category management processes as the first phase of
The independent small batch distillery based in the North East of England is evolving the name and presentation of their much loved ‘Fireside Gin’ to become ‘Spiced’.
All treats and no tricks as Halloween retail creeps up to almost half a billion pounds, says GlobalData
This year Halloween will be a treat for retailers, with the event forecast to be worth £491m in 2018 (up 2.1% on last year) as consumers invest in the spooky occasion, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.
UK retail coffee brand Percol today announces it is the first coffee brand to receive the official Plastic Free Trust Mark from A Plastic Planet (APP).
The Junction in Antrim, Northern Ireland’s largest retail and leisure destination, is delighted to announce the arrival of global restaurant chain Nando’s. The new store will open in 2019, joining the ever-growing portfolio of brands at The Junction, including the
Creative and strategic branding partnership Smith&+Village has unveiled its fearlessly stylish rebrand of the Harvey Nichols food collection.
Leading motoring and cycling retailer Halfords has completed a significant investment in bespoke retail displays at 401 stores, allowing the retailer to roll out the latest in car tech products to customers.
Muffin Break, the well-known café-bakery chain, has today announced that it will open its new store in Cramlington, Northumberland at 10am on Thursday 1 November 2018. The new venue will create 15 full and part-time jobs for the local community
Although Brexit anxiety has led to a slowdown in consumer spending, eCommerce specialist Tryzens sees a bright future for British retailers, after a report released by Paypal has placed UK retailers at the top of the list of countries that
Fields, Morris & Verdin has announced the addition of Israeli winery Recanati to its producer portfolio.
EAT.’s executive chef, French-born Arnaud Kaziewicz, a masterChef: The Professionals finalist, is bringing together the tastiest ingredients from the Christmas larder to create a fully festive menu to suit a wide spectrum of tastes. Using quality ingredients sourced from the
John Lewis Partnership’s innovation programme JLAB invites tomorrow’s retail entrepreneurs to shape the future of shopping in new challenge
Today, the John Lewis Partnership’s unique retail tech innovation programme - JLAB has launched a challenge to find leading start-ups and established businesses who are creating retail experiences which could shape how we shop in the future.
Global retail sector technology spending will grow 3.6% to reach almost $203.6 billion in 2019, with similar growth rates for the next two years, according to the latest forecast from Gartner, Inc. Customer expectations and competition are forcing retailers to
Jack Wills, one of the UK’s most aspirational fashion brands, is opening its latest store at intu Metrocentre following from its recent success at intu Watford’s 400,000 sq ft retail and leisure development.
Data released today by leading retail software provider Vend, shows that independent retail discounting levels have increased by 6% over the past two years, as market pressures continue to drive product markdowns.
New purchasing stats from Wowcher show that UK consumers are becoming much more comfortable shopping via a mobile device, with three quarters of all purchases on the e-commerce platform being made through a mobile device.
Ten leading global online grocery markets are predicted to experience combined growth of $227bn, at an annual rate of 20%, by 2023, according to new figures unveiled by IGD today.
Waterstones has unveiled its latest store design at Meadowhall this week, upsizing by a third to 4,900 sq ft to showcase the brand’s new concept.
New research investigating UK household shoppers’ plans for Halloween has been launched today byleading retail and shopper marketing agency, Savvy. The findings, which reveal that 46 percent of UK shoppers are set to get involved in the occasion, predicts spending
A top secret collective of Scotch whisky industry experts have come together to form an independent whisky bottling brand, known as the Whisky Illuminati.
GMB, the union for ASDA workers, has responded to news the supermarket chain could cut up to 2,500 jobs early from February 2019.
The Broadway, Bradford is celebrating another successful year of trading, with more than 1.5million visitors than the previous year, demonstrating that the centre continues to flourish and outperform the national trend.
The Nation’s Favourite Coffee Shop*, Costa Coffee, has launched Virtual Reality to train new staff ahead of the busy Christmas period. The content has been designed to enhance the on-boarding process, inspire new baristas and ensure education is consistent, all
Online food retailer Musclefood has announced a major rebranding to reflect the company’s evolution into a health and wellness retailer.