After becoming the first major tea brand to make the switch to biodegradable tea bags across its entire range, PG tips, the nation’s favourite cuppa, is investing in a substantial £3.8m ATL campaign to support the range and increase awareness
In the spotlight: Russia’s O’KEY Group CEO on the transformation of its hypermarket chain and channel
Armin Burger is CEO of O’KEY Group, one of Russia’s leading grocery retailers, which operates hypermarkets under the O`KEY brand and the fast-growing DA! chain of discounters. Launched in St Petersburg in 2002, today the Group has more than 180
Majestic, the UK’s largest specialist wine retailer, has cut the ribbon on a new store in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, as it prepares for the pivotal Christmas trading period. The move brings the total number of nationwide stores back up to the
John Lewis plans to reopen shops in England with new steps to deliver fuss-free shopping to customers this Christmas
John Lewis has announced measures to ensure customers can shop safely and conveniently both in-store and online in the final weeks before Christmas. These include the opportunity to book timed shopping slots in advance when it reopens its shops across
Aldi has revealed when its stores will be open over the festive period.
Barclaycard Payments reports a -16.7% decrease in the volume of payments compared to the same period on Black Friday last year
Barclaycard Payments, which processes nearly £1 in every £3 spent in the UK, has so far today (as at 16:00) seen a -16.7% decrease in the volume of payments compared to the same period on Black Friday last year.
Sofie Willmott, content head of apparel at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view on this news: “Arcadia’s stable of brands have lost relevance in recent years, with more appealing and innovative retailers that better target their
Pippa Wicks, executive director for John Lewis, said: "This Black Friday period has been like no other with just three of our shops open, but we've worked incredibly hard to meet the significant online demand we've seen this past week
Top new product: CleanAir Spaces and Biotech launch DuctFIT in UK to transform quality of indoor environments and help battle COVID-19
CleanAir Spaces has developed a state-of-the-art technology which helps make indoor spaces healthier and safer and can play an important role in the response to COVID-19, as well as creating healthier working and visiting environments in the longer term.
Sainsbury’s has decisively taken the top spot in Mediaocean’s fourth annual Top 10 Christmas Ad Rankings, while Amazon and LEGO broke into the top ten for the first time.
Studio.co.uk, one of the largest multi-channel retail businesses in the UK, has appointed data-powered integrated data agency, Jaywing, as its marketing measurement and effectiveness partner.
Danish furniture and home furnishings brand, JYSK has announced today record results in the UK & Ireland during the financial year 2019/2020, with total sales reaching €41M, an increase of 74% on 2018/2019. Despite a challenging year for the retail
KellyDeli, owners of international sushi franchise Sushi Daily, is set to launch a new hot food range at 22 of its counters in Waitrose stores.
Foodservice driving the future of convenience store retail growth for FreshStop at Caltex, South Africa
Over the last five years, fuel retail convenience stores have been developing and expanding their in-house food service offering as part of their growth strategy. This international trend took off during the COVID-19 pandemic, when consumers began to rely on
Kendamil, the pioneering and uniquely British brand that is leading the way in the baby formula industry, is thrilled to unveil yet another world-first for the category. Introducing Kendamil Goat, the only British made goat formula on the market and
Renee Semiz will assume the position of managing director, UK marketing, Phillips 66 Limited in January 2021. Renee relocates to the UK from Phillips 66’s Houston office in the USA and takes over from Mary Wolf who, following a smooth
Premium canned wine and cocktails brand Sipful Drinks is partnering with leading recycling communications programme Every Can Counts to inspire and encourage more people to recycle their empty drink cans. The partnership will see Sipful Drinks become the first
First digital-only Taco Bell restaurant outside of the US to open in London, as click and collect chimes with British customers
Taco Bell; the world-famous Mexican-inspired restaurant brand will open its first digital-only restaurant next Tuesday, 1 December, in Wembley, London.
Nectar360, part of the Sainsbury’s business, is working with market-leading retail media technology company, CitrusAd, to launch a retail media platform that enables brands and ad agencies to launch targeted sponsored product, banner advertising and return on investment (ROI) reporting
WW, Weight Watchers reimagined, continues to grow its high street presence through new listings in Asda.
Most people in the UK are looking forward to Christmas because it brings us closer to making a new start in the new year after the hardships of 2020, according to a poll for Poundland.
New research by independent media agency The Kite Factory and YouGov finds almost two in five (37%) UK consumers signed up to at least one new subscription service during lockdown (since 23 March 2020). And the prolonged lockdown measures are
Eighty five per cent of British consumers say they are open to choosing food and drink from Ireland, ahead of a range of other key markets outside of Britain.
New research from Klarna, the leading global shopping service, has revealed that the vast majority of people (89%) have not yet completed their shopping for Christmas 2020. The results are based on a survey of over 2,000 Klarna users, collected
Harry’s gives grassroots teams a taste of premier league treatment with Footballs Other Guys Campaign
On 29 February 2020, men’s care brand Harry’s launched Footballs Other Guys - a campaign supporting grassroots football communities and clubs, across the UK. Unlike professional football, most grassroots clubs depend on local funding, with run down facilities, Harry’s is