Many French products available on Ozon are currently available via Russian sellers on the platform. Ozon hopes to see more French brands join its online marketplace directly.
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SOCKSHOP announces donation to UK homelessness charity, Emmaus, thanks to proceeds raised through its 2020 Advent Calendars
Leading sock and hosiery retailer SOCKSHOP is delighted to announce its annual donation to UK homelessness charity Emmaus, thanks to proceeds raised from sales of their 2020 Advent Calendar. Through 2020 sales, the brand raised an incredible £17,839.49 for the charity.
Following today’s release of Pets at Home figures for Q3 FY2020/21; Jonathan Rock, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: “Pets at Home shone in its third quarter, achieving an impressive 18.0% growth in group revenue
Of all the many seismic changes that 2020 has precipitated, one that may have gone under the radar of most people is the impact of the pandemic on perceptions of the UK supermarket sector.
Retail software vendor, Cegid, announced today that the French upmarket tea brand, Kusmi Tea, tripled online sales on its e-commerce site during lockdown and used the period to accelerate plans for introducing more omnichannel and digital services across Europe.
Property investment and development company, Augur Group, report full occupancy at the newly refurbished transport retail hub, which immediately adjoins Liverpool Central Station. Four new tenants have been secured, the majority of which signing lease lengths of up to 10
Co-op serves-up a new convenience store in Nunhead this week (Friday, 22, January) following a £1.5m investment, creating 17 new jobs in the local area.
The Heart of England Co-operative Society has smashed its own festive food sales record, celebrating its strongest performance to date.
The largest Danish retailer operating globally, JYSK, is set to open five new stores by the end of its financial year in August 2021, creating 100 jobs and taking the total number of UK stores to 26. Following the much-anticipated
REVOLVE, the next-generation fashion retailer for Millennial and Generation Z consumers, has released a record breaking third-quarter gross margin of 55.3%.
Central England Co-op is today asking people to ‘be kind’ to shop colleagues after new statistics showed a rise in shocking incidents including knife attacks, verbal abuse, criminal damage, and staff being hospitalised.
Nectar and British Airways have today announced a new partnership, giving customers the opportunity to convert Nectar points into Avios and plan for some truly incredible travel memories.
Jollyes, the UK pet people, today (21 January) reminded customers of its lockdown store shopping guidelines on National Hugging Day.
VoCoVo, the retail communications specialists, is today announcing it has begun working with Selco Builders Warehouse, the UK's fastest growing builders’ merchant. The partnership follows successful trials carried out in Reading, Kingston, Walthamstow, Orpington, Tyseley and Croydon last year and
By Ian McGarrigle, chairman, World Retail Congress, using data from the World Retail Congress: The Retail World 2020: End of Year Report
Peyton & Tyler, a brand-new premium homewares outlet, has now launched online. Founded by Bernard Yu, Peyton & Tyler is tackling the extortionate amount of waste that’s needlessly generated by high-end retailers when it comes to their unsold stock; these
Situ Live, a new to market experiential retail concept, will launch at Westfield London in spring 2021, showcasing some of the world’s best products.
Following today’s release of Burberry figures for Q3 FY2020/21; Gemma Boothroyd, associate retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: “Burberry’s increased digital sales and impressive performance in APAC softened the damage from store closures and decreased
There was an overall 57% year-on-year (YoY) increase in outbound ecommerce sales from the UK in 2020, with the peak holiday trading period in November experiencing a 42% YoY like-for-like surge in international cross-border online sales compared to the same
Pandemic-hit students push demand for fast track course up 135% as hunger for quick career entry soars
Demand for short vocational courses is soaring thanks to the pandemic according to the Fashion Retail Academy which has witnessed a 135% rise in students signing up for a fast track career entry.
Following today’s release of Dixons Carphone figures for the 10 weeks ending 9 January 2021; Zoe Mills, senior retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: “Dixons Carphone has produced a stellar set of results over the
FreshDirect, the leading pure-play online fresh food grocer serving the Northeast, today announced its top food trends for 2021. This year’s predictions were curated by FreshDirect’s in-house team of food experts. As food retailers at the forefront of the industry,
Following today’s release of WH Smith figures for the 20 weeks ending 16 January 2021; Mahya Agorlou, associate retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: “WH Smith continues to suffer at the hands of COVID-19, with
A determined 10-year-old with mobility issues is tackling a challenging five mile walk to raise funds for a disabled children’s charity so other children in desperate need of equipment can be helped – and retail brands River Island and the
Central England Co-op can today announce a 9.2% increase in like-for-like sales (excluding fuel) over the Christmas and New Year period.