he international parcel delivery specialist ParcelHero says every year hundreds of British traders are going bust as they can’t compete with ultra-cheap Chinese imports, whose postal costs are subsidised by the UK and US postal services, thanks to secret rates
One very lucky SPAR customer is driving away with a brand new FIAT 500 Pop after taking part in a competition with PepsiCo Naked Smoothies.
Amplience, the global leader in Dynamic Content and Asset Management Software-as-a-Service, announced today that Brian K. Walker has been appointed chief strategy officer to support Amplience’s commitment to strategic innovation. As chief strategy officer, Walker will be responsible for product
Leading specialist UK leisure property agency, Shelley Sandzer, has secured the European debut site for authentic Taiwanese restaurant chain, Din Tai Fung, at 5-6 Henrietta Street in the heart of Covent Garden.
UK online shoppers make 87% of their retail purchases online, up from 80% last year, according to Royal Mail’s annual UK report. The proportion of money being spent online* has increased as shoppers look for good value for money. The ability
For the first time, customers can use just their voice to reserve technology, toys and home essentials for same-day pick up from more than 850 Argos stores by using the Google Assistant (available on most Android phones, iOS or smart
New research published by Textlocal, one of the UK’s leading SMS marketing platforms, highlights how a third of respondents feel that they are dependent on their smartphones and that 80% now use their mobiles for shopping, with one in five
Wunderman, the leading global digital agency and a WPP company, today announced that it has acquired 2Sales International S.A., an e-commerce consulting agency that supports global brands in building their business on Amazon and other online marketplaces. 2Sales will become
Sloane Stanley has today announced that British paint manufacturer, Little Greene, has signed for its second London showroom at 310 King’s Road, which will mark the brand’s largest showroom to date.
Abercrombie & Fitch has opened its second UK location at intu Trafford Centre in Greater Manchester. The 5,554 sq. ft. flagship site is one of eight new prototype stores that have been completed since the initial launch of the design
The Dolphin Shopping Centre, Poole, has been granted planning permission to convert existing space into a brand new, nine-screen cinema, plus four adjacent casual dining restaurants. Construction on the town’s first multiplex cinema, which will include a rooftop screen, will
Data from Barclaycard, which sees nearly half of the nation’s credit and debit card transactions, shows that essential spending performed well with 6.9% year-on-year growth, bolstered by a rise in supermarket expenditure of 5.0%. As fuel prices remained at their
Turkey’s leading mother and baby product retailer and Istanbul-based digital retail specialist Phygital Mind have selected Zytronic durable, high performance Projected Capacitive Technology (PCT and MPCT) touch sensors to form the in-store front end of a major ‘clicks-to-bricks’ project in
Microsoft has hired retail industry veteran Shelley Bransten as the new corporate vice president of retail & CPG.
Advanced Supply Chain Group (ASCG) is announcing the appointment of a new CFO. Claire Webb is joining from Go Outdoors where she has been managing director since June 2017.
Following the commercial success of Yakult’s 2016 TTL campaign, ‘Science not Magic’, the Japanese fermented milk drink brand is back with the next epic instalment.
Harvey Nichols, the global fashion retailer, has re-branded to Holly Nichols for the month of September to launch its newly refurbished First Floor and September campaign celebrating women: ‘Let’s hear it for the Girls’.
SPAR, the UK’s leading independent convenience store group and partner of British Athletics, today teamed up with Dina Asher-Smith to celebrate one of the amazing individuals supporting community sport in the UK, as part of its People’s Podium campaign.
Parcelforce Worldwide is trialling self-serve kiosks in London Central, Newcastle and Milton Keynes depots. Throughout the trial, customers at these depots can pay for a parcel shipment at the self-serve kiosk, or pay for a parcel shipment online and use a
Underwear apparel company Hanes rolls out FuturMaster demand planning software to boost global supply chain
HanesBrands, the $6.5bn global apparel company that manufactures and sells a number of leading underwear and activewear brands including Wonderbra, DKNY, Playtex and Champion, is deploying a standardised IT system to help with supply and demand forecasting in more than
Klarna’s Pay later service now available to all UK consumers shopping online with The Fragrance Shop
European payments provider Klarna has announced a new partnership with The Fragrance Shop, the UK’s largest independent fragrance retailer.
The season’s market leading home and gift show, Autumn Fair, is setting a vision for the future, as it reveals it will undergo a major re-edit and unveil a rebrand for 2019.
The One4all Spotlight Awards recognises the best employees across a number of different categories, including Employee of the Year awards specifically for different industries – with retail, health and social care, automotive and not for profit being just some of
Doddle and Debenhams today announce that following a successful trial, the Doddle Click & Collect service currently being offered across 50 Debenhams stores, will now be rolled out across Debenhams’ full estate of 165 UK stores, with the majority live by Spring 2019.
Millions of shoppers are being treated to a fragrant sensory experience when they interact with Ti Ora’s specially built oOh!media retail panels as part of an Out Of Home campaign to showcase three of its tea flavours.