The Very Group, operator of Very.co.uk, has won the community engagements and partnerships category at the India United Nations Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) Awards for its work in empowering young women in the country’s textile industry.
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Tesco and Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life are celebrating 20 years in partnership. Since 2002, over £60million has been contributed to Cancer Research UK.
Jeweller Beaverbrooks will be remaining closed on Boxing Day this, continuing a 102-year long tradition.
London-based financier 365 Business Finance, specialising in merchant cash advances, has had a 61% increase this October* in demand from retailers for fast and flexible finance, as preparations for the Christmas season are starting even earlier this year.
Retail sales volumes fell by 0.2% in September 2021, following an upwardly-revised 0.6% fall in August; accoridng to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Despite the fall in September, volumes were 4.2% higher than their pre-coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic February 2020 levels.
FETCH, an on-premises food and drink order-and-pay application for the hospitality industry, has been accepted onto the Mayor’s International Business Programme.
Modern spectacle maker Cubitts has announced the opening of its third store outside of London, in Leeds. Located in Victoria Arcade and opening on 1 November, the launch marks 11 stores nationwide, bringing Cubitts’ unique and timeless spectacles to the
Jollyes, the Pet People, is offering animal lovers a dream opportunity as it recruits 150 young people to work in its stores.
In an industry first, Tesco and Faerch have developed a closed loop recycling solution that ensures the secondary plastic packaging used to transport and hold products on Tesco shelves is retained by the food packaging industry and recycled back into
Landsec has announced the official opening of international fashion retailer, ZARA, at One New Change, the premier retail and leisure destination in the City of London.
No one does partnership like Blakemore Trade Partners. That was the key message at this year’s Spar Retail Show, themed Better Together.
Klarna, the leading global retail bank, payments and shopping service, has announced the winning 100 SMEs of its inaugural £3m Small Business Support Package. The package is part of Klarna’s commitment to supporting the SME sector to drive growth and
Audio communications pioneer Audiebant Media partners with EG Group to launch UK-first advertising platform featuring AOOH
Intelligent audio communication solutions company Audiebant Media today announces its partnership with EG Group, the leading international fuel and convenience retailer, creating a new multi-sensory platform for brands to reach millions of car users at roadside retail locations across the
Clearpay, a leader in “Buy Now, Pay Later” (BNPL) payments, known as Afterpay (ASX: APT) outside the UK and Europe, has announced new partnerships with top fashion and beauty brands - offering consumers more places to shop for the latest
Iceland is continuing its efforts to reduce food waste by launching a Free on Last Day of Life scheme in all its stores across the country.
Jade Snart, George at Asda’s sustainability and compliance expert, will discuss sustainability at Brand Licensing Europe next month. George at Asda will co-present a session in the event’s Retail Trends Lounge with Hasbro about its Peppa Pig tree-planting campaign.
This loveable bear from Peru – with his famous love of marmalade – is a classic character from British children's literature and, more recently, the star of two blockbuster films and a TV series. This year, he’s making his way
Alibaba Group Holding Limited today officially kicked off its 13th annual 11.11 Global Shopping Festival (“11.11” or “Festival”) with an emphasis on sustainability and inclusiveness.
By Gary Pipes, commercial manager at Sabio Group, the digital CX transformation specialist
A new organisation created to encourage brands to recognise and respond to the needs of perimenopausal and menopausal women has seen an impressive response to its opening membership drive.
PayPoint today announces the national roll-out of its Counter Cash service, which enables anyone to withdraw specific denominations of cash from £0.01 to £50, from participating PayPoint retailer partners. The service will initially be targeting specific areas of the UK
Central England Co-op has invested in refits at stores in Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire.
Critizr, Europe’s customer interaction management specialists, had today (20 October) announced the launch of WhatsApp within their leading Critizr Connection platform.
Following yesterday’s release of Kering’s figures for Q3, FY2021; Darcey Jupp, associate retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “Kering continues to thrive off the luxury resurgence, with revenue growing by €470.1m to €4,187.8m
HelloFresh, the UK’s number 1 recipe box company, has become the first business of its kind to become Red Tractor licensed as part of its commitment to animal welfare and sustainability.