This autumn sees the launch of Miniso, as the first ever UK store opens its doors in London’s Ealing Broadway Shopping Centre on the 8 November 2019.
Alibaba Group Holding today kicked off the 2019 11.11 Global Shopping Festival at midnight in China. In the first minute and eight seconds, GMV settled through Alipay reached US$1.0 billion (RMB7.0 billion). In the first hour, GMV settled through Alipay
Just when you thought you had it nailed, your media strategy was out of date the next day…or was it?
So you spent your money on the “best” media money could buy, to reach the audience that you “learned” was the target audience for your brand, yet the return on investment (ROI) isn’t what you expected?
Weekend Read: X5 targets new supermarkets and proximity stores and drives sales densities via big data
X5 Retail Group, the largest food retailer is Russia, is targeting new supermarkets and proximity stores and is leveraging the power of big data to optimise assortments, pricing and promotions in order to drive sales densities in-store.
Positioned to help shoppers navigate the crowded snacking market, TREK has announced a range-wide rebrand utilising clean, fresh designs to deliver strong stand out on-shelf. Having successfully launched its new Protein Nut Bar range with the new look earlier this
The UK’s fastest growing, family-owned high street toy retailer, The Entertainer, has announced its latest store opening in the Cheshire town of Macclesfield. Taking a 3,608sq ft store in The Grosvenor Centre, this will be the 9th opening of 2019,
YAAR, the award-winning British brand behind the UK’s first range of chilled quark bars is undergoing a significant expansion by extending its range with the launch of a Double Choc SKU and securing new retail partnerships with Morrisons and Spinneys,
Following today’s release of Sainsbury's H1 figures for FY2019/20, Thomas Brereton, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Taking a quick glance at Sainsbury’s half-year results, it is understandable why its tumbling profits will hog the
RPMI Railpen (Railpen) has announced a £7m investment programme for Gretna Gateway Outlet Village, transforming the destination into Caledonia Park, Scotland’s premier designer village.
Petits Filous, the no. 1 brand in kids’ yogurt, is teaming up with Muddy Puddles, a children’s outdoor clothing brand, for an on-pack promotion that aims to encourage families to learn new ways to play outdoors.
Hunter & Gather expands Holland & Barrett reach and secures mentoring prize with Pip & Nut’s Pippa Murray
It might well be a little wet & windy outside, but nothing the English Winter can throw up is likely to dampen the high spirits being felt at Hunter & Gather Foods HQ; after Amy & Jeff discovered that they’ve
Following a recent launch event in London, Asia’s leading independent vape brand, RELX, is now available to adult smokers in the UK. Founded in January 2018, RELX Technology is an independently-funded e-cigarette startup currently serving millions of customers around the
Dutch supermarkets have joined forces to ensure a living wage for banana workers in the international production chain. The partnering retailers aim is to reduce the gap between the currently paid wages and the living wage for their entire banana
Jack Link’s, the world’s largest meat snacks company, and one of the fastest growing jerky & biltong brands in the UK, has announced the launch of its brand new beef bar. Made with 100% beef, the new Jack Link’s Beef
Blenheim Palace is launching two new Christmas Gift Boxes filled with locally-sourced products.
Sustainability is a hot topic on the news agenda, with over half of consumers willing to change their daily habits in order to have a more positive effect on the environment. This is leading consumers to seek alternatives from their
Cuzena - ‘kitchen’ in Moroccan - is challenging houmous’ 20-year stranglehold on the UK’s savoury spreads and dip market with a unique range of ‘madamous’ dips.
Shop Direct, the UK’s largest integrated pureplay online retailer and financial services provider, has appointed former European president of Clarks Shoes, Ben Fletcher, as group CFO. He will join on 6 January 2020 and report to group CEO, Henry Birch,
The Co-op has donated £125,000 to a children’s charity dedicated to brightening the lives of seriously ill children by granting their wishes and providing support within hospitals.
Dunelm has today launched its Christmas advert – taking a different approach from the star-studded campaigns often seen at this time of year and instead celebrating real Dunelm customers, with the Fuller family from Derbyshire taking centre stage and sharing
Tonight, Lidl GB reveals the first creative from its highly anticipated 2019 Christmas advertising campaign.
The winners of the 2019 Barclaycard everywoman in Retail Awards were announced at a ceremony in London attended by hundreds of business leaders from UK’s leading retail brands.
Whether they’re shopping for themselves or for others, 48 percent of today's shoppers say they're open to buying from new retailers during the holiday season. And increasingly, they’re leaning into videos and inspirational imagery to help them decide. Video has
Realm, the specialist asset manager, has signed four premium lifestyle brands at Livingston Designer Outlet, Scotland’s largest and most high profile outlet scheme.
Consumer spending grows by just 1.5% in October as Brits stay in amidst bleak autumn weather, Barclaycard finds
Data from Barclaycard, which sees nearly half of the nation’s credit and debit card transactions, shows that essential spending grew slightly by 0.2%, bolstered by a 1.5% increase in supermarket expenditure.