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Following the release of Morrisons’ figures for Q2, FY2021/22; Amira Freyer-Elgendy, consumer analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “An underwhelming set of results from the grocer and its delay in pushing value for shoppers
Following today’s release of Boots’ figures for Q3 2021/22; Juliet Cuell, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “Despite rising inflation resulting in consumers cutting back spend in recent months, Boots has been somewhat
Women’s activewear brand, AYBL, has launched a new performance-focused activewear collection, Velocity, designed to elevate high intensity workouts.
Following the news that Kraft Heinz has stopped supplying products to Tesco in the UK; Nidhi Chauhan, senior consumer analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “Kraft Heinz has stopped supplying products to Tesco in
Berry Bros. & Rudd is launching two new sustainability initiatives with the first capsule-free Provence Rosé, along with a new cork recycling scheme as the fine wine and spirits merchant continues its ambitious but essential journey to become net zero
Iceland came top for the second year in a row in the 2022 edition of the Good Housekeeping Food Awards for ‘Favourite Online Grocery Service’ voted by Good Housekeeping readers.
Sloane Stanley has today announced the opening of the British furniture retail company, Heals’ third London store, located at 324-326 King’s Road, Chelsea.
UK footwear retailer Shoe Zone is set to reopen its Blackpool store on 8th July. Located on Adelaide Street West, it has been closed for a month while undergoing a modern refit to improve customers’ shopping experience.
An exciting and unique initiative is set to be launched on the International Day of the Co-operatives this Saturday (July 2) which will make positive changes to communities around the world.
Customers in Middleton St George, County Durham can now enjoy the convenience of a brand-new Sainsbury’s Local on their doorstep with the opening of the retailer’s newest store. Members of the local community, including Middleton Cricket Club players and Marion
Google Cloud today announced a new partnership with global fashion retailer, H&M Group. The alliance will see the Swedish multinational leverage Google Cloud’s extensive data analytics capabilities and secure, sustainable global infrastructure to further enhance its customer experience and supply
Unbound Group plc today announces the launch of its curated multi-brand platform to offer a broader range of new partner brands and complementary own-brand products for its core 55+ customer demographic. The Group is initially launching its partner brand offering
The Covid-19 pandemic changed the world of work fundamentally, forcing many businesses to try working from home for the first time.
British jeweller Kirstie Le Marque is delighted to announce its launch in Liberty, London’s iconic emporium for eclectic design. A curated edit of 9ct gold, silver and pave diamond signature pieces, including the bestselling Chunky Star pendant and Angel Wing
Following today’s release of Moonpig’s figures for FY2021/22; Kate Patrick, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “Up against exceptional comparatives in FY2020/21, Moonpig has faced minor turbulence with the current cost-of-living crisis encouraging
YOOBIC, the digital workplace leader, today announced the publication of the 2022 State of the Frontline Employee Experience survey — a major global report offering unique insights into the challenges facing retail and hospitality workers and their employers in an
Local community retailer, The Original Factory Shop, is provisionally set to open its brand-new New Ollerton store on the 30th of June, expanding its store portfolio to 182 and has created 10 jobs in the local community.
Iconic home and lifestyle brand, Laura Ashley is thrilled to confirm its new global partnership with much-loved baby brand Mamas & Papas.
Following today’s release of B&M’s figures for Q1 2022/23; Matt Walton, senior retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view: “There are positives in B&M’s Q1 results this morning, despite the retailer recording its fifth
Today (29 June) Poundland confirmed it was resetting its 850-plus stores to ensure it would best meet the needs of customers – new and old – as the country begins seeing rates of inflation not experienced since 2007-8.
The UK’s largest independent invoice finance provider, Bibby Financial Services (BFS) has provided a £7m funding package to historic Yorkshire-based clothing wholesaler and retailer, Baird Group, to support the business’s international growth ambition.
New research released today by McDonald’s UK&I reveals that the majority (60%) of young people aren’t considering a career in agriculture due to a lack of relatable role models and negative perceptions about careers in the industry.
Important news for families caring for a seriously ill child and children’s hospices today as supermarket giant Morrisons announced they have reached £1 million in their fundraising efforts for charity partner Together for Short Lives.
Following today’s release of H&M’s figures for H1, FY2021/22; Emily Salter, senior apparel analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “Despite H&M’s strong sales growth in its H1 FY2021/22 of SEK17.1bn to SEK103.7bn, H&M has
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