xSellco, a leading e-commerce software provider, is making its eDesk solution completely free for new customers for the next six months, in order to help struggling store owners respond to an increase in customer support demands relating to supply chain,
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The British Safety Council has today backed a joint statement from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the CBI and the TUC calling for employers to ensure safe working conditions during the coronavirus outbreak.
Aldi is lifting purchase restrictions on all products from Monday next week (6 April), with the exception of the following three items:
Sofie Willmott, lead analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view on this news: “Placing Debenhams into administration for the second time within twelve months will tide it over for now, freeing it from debts but
Retail giant GO Outdoors has temporarily rebranded and launched a video urging consumers to stay at home and protect the NHS, with the Met office predicting warmer and drier weather this weekend and the Prime Minister urging
The staff at Page Personnel, a PageGroup Brand, have promptly responded to changing market demands to contribute towards meeting the urgent needs of the nation. Recognising the need to ensure a pipeline of staff for essential industries, such as retail,
To support its efforts to feed the nation and help meet unprecedented demand for home grocery deliveries, Sainsbury’s is expanding its capacity. This includes trialling its fast delivery service Chop Chop to deliver groceries to customers from closed convenience stores,
This week Superdrug has introduced a new same-day courier service to meet the urgent needs of customers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The retailer, which supplies customers with over one million healthcare products a week, is offering the service to customers
All supermarkets should implement new £45 contactless limit quickly to reduce customer safety concerns, says GlobalData
Following the news that the UK is raising the cash limit available via contactless payment from £30 to £45, Thomas Brereton, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on the situation: “This rise
Central England Co-op’s Membership community team has been swapping the day job and showing the true meaning of co-operation by volunteering to help on the shopfloor to support their communities.
Butlers Farmhouse Cheeses has brought together small artisan food and drink producers from across the North West to create “The Butlers Larder” – a service that will deliver delicious fresh produce to doorsteps in five counties in the North West
Home Depot’s digital-physical integration strategy stacking up on sentimental growth, says GlobalData
On the back of comparable sales growth driven by its strategy to unify digital and physical shopping, Home Depot witnessed double digit sentiment growth in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2019, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.
Leading adult cam site ImLive.com adds panic button amid quarantine to allow for safe experiences with others in close quarters
ImLive.com, a site that offers the largest variety of adult webcam experiences, announced today the launch of a Panic Button that allows users to override any stream on its site and switch screens to a site of each users’ personal
Borough Market, London’s world-renowned produce market, is today spearheading a national campaign to provide free fruit and vegetables to frontline workers battling COVID-19.
National charity Coeliac UK has launched an appeal so it can continue to support its vulnerable community during this time of crisis.
Building on the huge success of Rowntree’s the number one ice lolly brand[, Froneri is excited to launch the new Rowntree’s Fruit Stack offering refreshing strawberry, juicy orange and zingy apple flavours all in one lolly making it a fruity
Pantone has announced it will offer free access to its tool Pantone Connect through July of this year.
Office Depot, Inc., a leading B2B integrated distribution platform of business services, products and technology solutions, is now offering same-day delivery from approximately 1,100 Office Depot and OfficeMax stores to meet the increasing needs of today’s customers, especially those who
Aura Vision has launched an interactive Global COVID-19 Lockdown Tracker https://auravision.ai/covid19-lockdown-tracker/ looking at past and present lockdowns to give a view on when stores may be able to reopen and resume business.
Following today’s release of H&M's Q1 FY figures for 2019/20, Kate Ormrod, lead retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Present in 74 markets, H&M’s global operation makes the challenge of dealing with COVID-19 all the
IGD, has been working with the food and consumer goods industry, food surplus charity FareShare, and other charitable food redistributors, to safeguard a consistent supply of food to one of the most vulnerable sectors of society in the UK, in
Leading parcel delivery firm DPD says it expects food and NHS deliveries to increase rapidly in the coming weeks, following a new tie up with supermarket giant Morrisons and additional deliveries to hospitals and other health sector locations.
As the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on towns and cities across the UK intensifies, the need to link business support to community need in the right place, at the right time and at the right scale has never been
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) is pleased to announce a new 16-week partnership with job recruitment app, Syft.
Aldi is also reviewing the small number of remaining purchase restrictions on certain products, after removing its previous four-item limit earlier this week. From today, restrictions have been lifted on beers, wines and spirits as well as nappies.