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Burberry’s partnership with China's Tencent on a new social retail concept is the next step in connecting the mobile into the physical retail world, according to Elliott Jacobs, EMEA commerce consulting director at LiveArea.
The Co-op has opened new community-based stores at Barking Riverside and in Chester.
Online physiotherapist provider PhysioFast Online will now be offering its services through Boots, the UK’s leading pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer.
Customers at a Central England Co-op store can now make use of its first-ever self-scan tills as part of an exciting new trial.
VIA Outlets – Europe's fastest growing owner-operator of premium fashion outlet destinations – has partnered with leading testing and certification expert Bureau Veritas in the light of Covid-19 to create a ‘Safer Shopping’ certificate, which has now been granted to
Online electricals retailer AO has today announced it is to recruit 250 new roles at its logistics hub in Crewe.
Lidl GB started operations at its new £70m Regional Distribution Centre (RDC) in Peterborough on 1 August, employing 400 people with plans to recruit a further 50 this year. The new RDC forms part of Lidl’s commitment to invest £1.45bn
With a growing customer base, placing millions of orders per week, and a growing number of partnerships with restaurants and retailers alike (including Co-op, Morrisons, Marks & Spencer and Lloyds Pharmacy), Deliveroo’s platform now offers a unique opportunity for brands
IronmongeryDirect has reported its most successful month in history, with June seeing record figures for both order numbers and revenue.
RDI, the income-focused UK REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust), announces that it has signed a 10 year lease with H&M for a new 9,500sq ft unit at St. George’s shopping centre in Harrow, north west London.
Co-op has served up its newest food store in Highgate, North London, following a £640,000 investment creating up to 20 local jobs.
unearthed is helping customers discover Middle Eastern flavours with a range of new mezze dishes available from Waitrose. Ideal for sharing around the table, at picnics or as part of a barbecue, the range comprises three authentic dishes:
Lidl GB unveils initiative to prevent household food waste as stats show over 1.8 million Scots are shopping without a list, contributing to a sobering 60 million meals being wasted every month.
AO, the UK’s largest online electricals retailer, has today announced a new partnership with Peak, a fast-growing artificial intelligence (AI) company. AO will initially be utilising Peak’s pioneering AI System to generate insight-led data for its mobile business, AO Mobile,
Vype, a global e-cigarette brand, recently introduced extensive hygiene measures as the brand reopens stores to consumers.
Hollywood actor Michael Sheen has backed Central England Co-op’s campaign to try and ensure that children do not go hungry this summer.
Deichmann – Europe’s largest footwear retailer – has taken a store in The Glass Works, the ongoing regeneration of Barnsley town centre.
Peter Ballard, co-founder of global product and service design company Foolproof, claims Amazon's Fresh delivery roll out in the UK could be risky if it doesn't create a seamless experience that links back to the historic ‘Amazon way’ that customers
Auchan Retail Portugal, one of Europe’s largest grocery retailers, and Trax, a leading provider of computer vision and analytics solutions for retail, today unveiled an agreement to deploy Trax’s suite of autonomous shelf monitoring solutions, including robots, across Auchan Retail’s
Two of Northern Ireland’s largest out-of-town retail schemes are bucking the nationwide trend of a steep decline in shopper footfall and spend, with big brand retailer sales at these locations outperforming those at other outlets across the UK and Europe.
Aldi is set to create nearly 4,000 new jobs across the UK this year as it pushes ahead with plans to open an average of one new store a week between now and Christmas.
In the same week the UK government unveiled its new obesity strategy, designed to get the nation fit and healthy, Holland & Barrett has opened a new concept store which aims to make wellness more accessible.
Amazon.co.uk has announced members will get fast grocery delivery – free with their Prime membership – starting today in London and expanding to millions of members across the UK before the end of the year. The product selection includes meat,
Scotmid, which incorporates 188 convenience stores and 87 Semichem health & beauty stores across Scotland, Northern Ireland and the North of England and has over 4,000 staff, has announced an extension to its partnership with PayPoint.
London-based bike subscription platform Buzzbike, has raised £1.7m as Londoners seek alternatives to trains, the Tube and busses to mitigate potential COVID-19 infection risk. This latest fundraising round brings Buzzbike’s total funding to £3m.