This week, golf fans at The 148th Open will be the first in the UK to hear the Mastercard sonic brand when they pay.
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Following today’s release of ASOS figures for the four months ending 30 June 2019, Sofie Willmott, lead analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Online fashion giant ASOS has reduced its FY sales and profit expectations, spooking
Central England Co-op throws support behind local producers with launch of new ‘Carefully Crafted’ range
Central England Co-op is celebrating the best of local produce with the launch of a new range in one its supermarkets located in the heart of the Peak District.
LEGO brick fans are in for a treat this Christmas as The LEGO Group is bringing two new stores to Birmingham’s Bull Ring and Southampton West Quay Shopping Centre, opening in time for the Christmas season.
Spar International announces the brand’s entry into the Kosovan retail market. Spar Kosovo is a new entity set up by a consortium of experienced partners in FMCG wholesale, retail, food safety and international franchising, who will work in partnership with
Mission to turn UK food and drink industry transparent launches with country’s first national provenance centre
The foundations have been laid to stamp out food fraud and give power back to the consumer with the unveiling of plans to build the country’s first national centre dedicated to food and drink transparency.
One of the UK’s largest parcel delivery firms, Hermes UK, has taken a major step towards achieving its digital transformation goal by implementing mobile barcode scanning and augmented reality (AR) technology from Scandit, the mobile computer vision experts.
Robert Dyas announces its partnership with Narvar, the intelligent customer experience platform that helps consumer-oriented commerce companies deliver better post-purchase experiences. The collaboration will see the homeware retailer further improve its customer experience after the buy button by providing consistent
Customers of Chi Chi London are set to experience a noticeably upgraded digital experience following the fast fashion retailer’s launch of its new e-commerce platform with help from digital commerce consultancy Tryzens.
Divido, the multinational white-label platform for point-of-purchase lending, has announced that it has been chosen by Brompton Bicycle, Britain’s largest manufacturer of bicycles, to provide point-of-purchase finance to online customers. With increasing emphasis and importance placed on e-commerce, Brompton
ccelerating steps to curb its Green House Gas (GHG) emissions and backs global goals to limit warming to the most stringent of targets.
Connect Distribution, the home appliance service and spare parts distributor, has launched an online LiveChat functionality while celebrating its 50th anniversary. Providing instant access to experienced customer service personnel, the messaging tool helps solve customer queries in real-time.
Hobbycraft, the largest arts and crafts retailer in the UK, has continued to develop its relationship with Retail Assist through a further extension of its IT Help Desk support.
Spar brand is introducing a range of on-trend additions to its adults and kids confectionery offerings, to keep the line-up feeling fresh and relevant for shoppers.
Bagboard, a new alternative to the single use plastic bag for independent retailers in Central London
Bagboard, a new advertising platform bridging the worlds of digital and OOH all whilst engaging consumers with an opportunity to make a positive environmental impact, will launch late July 2019 in Central London.
Marks & Spencer renewed and extended its partnership with leading cross-border e-commerce solutions provider, Global-e, to help support its online international sales growth ambitions.
UK and Ireland based DIY retailer Homebase has appointed Atomic London as its lead creative agency after running a two-month pitch process to find a new creative partner.
The flagship Jack Barclay showroom, Bentley’s oldest retailer, today announces a limited edition Bentayga with renowned Savile Row tailor, Huntsman. It’s a creative partnership between two brands this year both celebrating a Centenary – Bentley Motors was founded in 1919,
intu has become the UK’s first shopping centre owner to be certified as having child-friendly wifi at its national portfolio of popular shopping destinations.
The world’s largest diners’ club, tastecard, has partnered with Japanese street food and sushi restaurant YO! to offer members 2-for-1 on dishes throughout the week, with a continuous effort and mindset to support the high street.
Independents’ Day UK - a grass-roots campaign is calling on shoppers across the UK to spend £5 with an independent retailer this Thursday, 4 July.
Following today’s release of Sainsbury's figures for the 16 weeks ending 29 June 2019, Thomas Brereton, retail Aanalyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘The myriad of negative growth figures covering Sainsbury’s eagerly awaited Q1 results appeared
The media that brands are currently investing in is changing rapidly, creating uncertainty in the advertising space and making it harder to prove the impact of media on brand sales. TV still represents a much larger proportion of media spend
Decathlon, the world’s biggest sports retailer, has announced plans for further UK investment that will see it open its 50th UK store and create 200 jobs by 2021, after total annual sales grew 14.4% and online sales increased 19.6%.
The regeneration of high streets in England has received a boost with the creation of a new government task force led by experts at Manchester Metropolitan University.