Birmingham can boast that it’s home to the world’s largest Primark store but from next week it will have another claim to fame as LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Birmingham opens the doors to the world’s smallest Primark.
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Tesco has today (Tuesday 19 October) opened its first checkout-free store in central London, giving customers the opportunity to shop and pay without scanning a product or using a checkout. This new store trial, GetGo, offers customers the same Tesco
Healthy snacks and salad toppers’ brand, Good4U, is delighted to be the first Irish brand partnering with Tesco in the supermarket’s ground-breaking Loop recycling initiative.
Online fashion orders were boosted by ‘back to the office’ outfitting prompted by the steady return of workers to the office in September, the latest data from True Fit, the leading consumer experience platform leveraged by apparel and footwear retailers
Online fancy dress and party products retailer Party Delights reports on best Halloween sales in 20 years
Online fancy dress and party products retailer Party Delights has revealed record Halloween sales for the first two weeks of October since the company was founded 20 years ago.
While Britain’s high streets may have plenty of available retail space of virtually every size and kind, filling it effectively may still present some problems. Yes, there are vacated stores in prime locations thanks to the sad demise of some
Hobbycraft, the UK’s leading arts and crafts retailer, launches its 2021 Christmas advert, which tells the story of Moments we make.
Klarna, the leading global retail bank, payments and shopping service, today announces a package of changes to expand and strengthen it’s UK offering to give consumers more choice, clarity and control over how they pay. ‘Pay Now’ ensures UK consumers
Frugi, the leading ethical and sustainable children’s clothing company, announces its first-ever TV commercial, which has been created in partnership with independent creative company, Friendly Giants.
Quantum Metric, a SaaS platform that helps organisations build better digital products faster, today announced a new partnership with iconic luxury fashion brand La Perla. Quantum Metric will help the global luxury fashion business elevate its digital shopping experience to
Caribbean cuisine entrepreneur Levi Roots and beauty and wellness megabrand founder Liz Earle are leading a new campaign to encourage UK small businesses to unlock the benefits of digital skills training to help drive their post-pandemic growth and prosperity.
Whole Foods Market global buyers and experts unveiled their top 10 anticipated food trends for 2022 in the retailer’s seventh-annual Trends predictions. Ingredients such as moringa, turmeric and yuzu are expected to gain popularity whilst movements such as ultraurban farming
Bensons for Beds is recruiting around 180 people nationwide to fill key roles and support growth as it steps up its transformation of the business.
AliExpress, part of Alibaba Group and one of the world’s largest online retail marketplaces, has introduced innovative logistics solutions in partnership with Cainiao, Alibaba’s logistics arm. Ahead of the world renowned 11.11 Global Shopping Festival, this enables the Company to
The Howard de Walden Estate is pleased to announce that it has signed a partnership with Lina Stores, the Italian delicatessen and restaurant, to add to the already acclaimed food and beverage offering across Marylebone Village.
LK Bennett, the luxury women’s clothing and fashion brand has received a £4 million inventory facility from Secure Trust Bank Commercial Finance to support it as it looks to invest in future performance.
Following today’s release of Boots’ figures for Q4 FY2020/21; Juliet Cuell, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “Boots’ Q4 performance highlights its continued steps toward recovery from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic
Laings The Jewellers has unveiled its new-look showroom at Cardiff’s St David’s.
Cox & Cox’s first ever TV advert centres on the warmth of a magical Christmas and heroes two of Cox & Cox’s nine trends. A laid-back fireside ‘Campervan’ scene and a more traditional picture-book Christmas set in the heart of
Magnit and largest FMCG companies sign code of commitments under “United for a Healthier Future” initiative
Magnit PJSC, one of Russia’s leading retailers, and eight international FMCG producers, has signed the Code of Voluntary Commitments under the “United for a Healthier Future” Initiative. For the first time, major FMCG producers and health product manufacturers, along with
CBRE Investment Management has announced the signing of sports fashion retailer JD Sports in a new flagship store at Colchester’s premier shopping destination, Lion Walk, set to open this October.
The digital gift card and voucher market is reported to have grown in the UK by almost £1 billion, now estimated to be worth £6.9 billion. Recognising accelerating demand by consumers to shop digitally as well as physically, digital payments
Halloween doesn’t have to be scary for the planet this year, as Sainsbury’s is encouraging customers to get the party started with a range of products containing less plastic than ever before.
Following today’s release of Pepco (Poundland)’s figures for FY2020/21; Georgina Sreeves, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “The low-cost products and diversified offering of Poundland’s owner, Pepco Group, resonated well with shoppers in
Dreams, the UK’s no. 1 bed retailer, has revealed a bold brand campaign created by Uncommon, fronted by a new inanimate spokesperson, Log, the ultimate sleep expert, to help the nation sleep better.