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Clearpay, the leading 'buy now pay later' service, and the British Fashion Council have joined forces to launch 'Clearpay Quarter', a unique and stylish event to celebrate London Fashion Week and get Brits shopping again.
Aldi stores will open half an hour early this Sunday, ahead of England’s Euro 2020 match against Croatia.
Iceland and American restaurant chain TGI Fridays have teamed up to release their most exciting product yet, the TGI Fridays Ice Cream Cake (£3.00).
Aldi has announced the launch of two brand new Specialbuy tipples as part of its multi award winning gin range, Haysmiths. The deliciously celestial Elements by Haymith’s Eclipse Gin and Solar Gin (£14.99 each for 70cl) are available in store
Inspired by Dragon’s Den, Hobbycraft set up a panel of its senior management team for its ‘Artisan’ colleagues to pitch their product ideas with the chance to have their own ranges sold at Hobbycraft.
As the plans to re-open the iconic Bobby’s of Bournemouth begin to take shape, Verve Properties, the developers who also recently transformed the nearby Avenue Centre, are delighted to announce plans that will see the around 260 job opportunities created,
Dimensions has been working with Greggs PLC since July 2014, supplying their workforce with branded uniform. As part of Dimensions’ ongoing relationship with Greggs PLC Dimensions became a Supporter of the Greggs Breakfast Club programme in 2016 and with
Homewares retailer Dunelm has launched its first own-label paint range in-store, online and for Click & Collect. The new Decorate & Co-ordinate offering comprises a paint range of over 40 colour shades and 150 coordinating wallpaper designs.
Majestic Wine, the UK’s largest specialist wine retailer, today revealed details of a record breaking trading period over the last 18 months, with some key trends predicted to continue as the world reopens.
The new UK and Ireland Domino’s Pizza app has launched to Android and Apple users, with a revitalised, customer-centric user experience.
Retail technology company, Go Instore, today releases its user data for the period since lockdown restrictions eased in the UK, revealing that its live video solution has remained popular despite the option to return to stores. In the first 4
This summer, Westfield London is partnering with the world's first fashion rental app, By Rotation, to host the brand’s first ever physical pop-up store. The platform will welcome its online community in person at the store located in Europe’s largest
PayPoint today announces a new partnership with McCurrach, a leading multi-service sales and marketing agency, to deliver rewards and incentives to retailers on the company’s convenience engagement app MyStore+.
With many businesses reassessing risks to their supply chains following a tumultuous year of disruptions, Bureau Veritas has launched a new solution to help firms improve their supply chain resilience and reliability as the pandemic continues to impact supplier networks.
A dozen programmes across the south are helping to reduce reoffending rates and support people identified as at risk of crime, after receiving a share of £100,000 from a local co-operative.
Hitachi Capital Consumer Finance (HCCF), one of the UK’s leading retail point of sale provider today announces impressive profits of £60.2m and growth in market share, illustrating resilience despite volatility in the lending landscape in FY20/21. The results and continued
Following the release of Inditex figures for Q1 FY2021/22; Chloe Collins, Head of Apparel at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “COVID-19 continued to severely impact Inditex in Q1 FY2021/22, as its key market Europe was
idl is helping shoppers up their BBQ game this summer with the return of its Barbecue Pizza Oven. Perfect for food aficionados looking to whip up their own artisan creations, the fan-favourite item costs just £34.99 and will be available
The John Lewis Partnership will become the first UK retailer to launch six months’ equal parenthood paid leave and two weeks’ paid leave for any Partner who experiences the loss of a pregnancy.
Following today’s release of Card Factory figures for FY2020/21; Zoe Mills, senior retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “With a proposition reliant on its extensive store network, it comes as no surprise that
To celebrate 95 years of the world's most famous bear - Winnie the Pooh - Disney has released a special animation entitled Winnie the Pooh and the Royal Adventure featuring Pooh and Friends.
Shopflix, a video streaming network where brands can tell their stories, launched today and is available on their app and website. For shoppers, the network offers entertaining, shoppable video content 24 hours a day, demonstrated by expert hosts and category
Medallia, the global leader in customer and employee experience, and KPMG in the UK, today announced that they have been selected to deliver Marks & Spencer’s new Voice of the Customer programme across its UK and International business.
imageHOLDERS, the leading company in self-service kiosk B2B IOT innovations, and Orchadia Systems Ltd have today announced integrated hardware and software applications to automate the first completely unmanned retail betting shop BetXS.
This month marks the beginning of annual Pride celebrations around the world. It’s a time to recognize the progress and ongoing fight for visibility, acceptance, and legal protections of the LGBTQIA+ community. And a reminder to all that everyone should