This month Blacks Outdoors have teamed up with the UK’s biggest heart research charity to offer discounts to store customers who donate unwanted clothing and footwear to The British Heart Foundation.
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Shaftesbury has announced that innovative sock brand Stance has opened its flagship in London’s West End at 45 Carnaby Street.
The UK’s leading magazine and newspaper wholesaler, Smiths News, is helping its independent customers make the most of their cash flow with the launch of a new initiative that allows them to defer payments for collectable deliveries until four weeks
The retail industry is constantly evolving, with a fast-paced environment that requires retailers to quickly respond to changes in the market, while delivering a consistent service that inspires customer loyalty – all in a bid to maintain healthy margins and
Lidl GB has today announced plans to open ten new stores across Greater Manchester, including at City Tower in Piccadilly Gardens, over the next three years as the supermarket ramps up its ambitious expansion plans in the region.
Sorbon Estates is set to welcome Mintie, the children’s range by high street favourite Mint Velvet, to Marlow High Street. Mint Velvet has been a popular destination on Marlow High Street since it opened its store in 2011, the
Quarter & Last, a classic and contemporary website offering the finest selection of men’s footwear from Derby brogues to Chelsea boots, has officially launched online.
Leading Swedish grocery retailer to deploy JDA’s category management solutions to allocate space and localise planograms across 800+ grocery stores
With an eye towards sustainability, reducing waste is a key priority for grocers. Coop Sweden has earmarked sustainability as a key focus across its business. To support its sustainability goals, Coop Sweden has selected category management solutions from JDA Software,
Twenty one years on from the rebirth of Borough Market as a retail market and important international food destination, the Market is celebrating its coming of age with a brand new look. Launching during w/c 11th November, the next stage
Following today’s release of Tesco H1 figures for FY2019/20, Thomas Brereton, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Amid a set of reasonable H1 results, which saw UK & ROI sales rise marginally to £22.4bn and
How Sainsbury’s is generating new insights into how the world eats
Danish homewares store, Søstrene Grene, is set to open its forth British store in the heart of Manchester on Friday 11 October. To celebrate the unveiling, the new flagship store will hold an exclusive launch party on Thursday 10 October,
Waitrose and John Lewis integration must be delicately implemented to avoid disruption, says GlobalData
Following the news that the John Lewis Partnership (JLP) plans to streamline operations by consolidating its food and non-food divisions and narrowing its senior management team, Thomas Brereton, retail analyst for GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his
Online design brand MADE.com has launched a new campaign integrating user generated content (UGC), featuring existing customers and genuine fans of the brand from all across Europe. The new campaign is called ‘Design your happy place’ and includes the
Mobile technology company Apadmi has teamed up with the Co-op to digitalise their membership offering for mobile customers.
Top Scottish retail and leisure destination intu Braehead is set to welcome lifestyle retailer Joules, making it the brand’s second standalone store in Scotland.
Centre:mk, jointly owned by Hermes Investment Management, the £36 billion investment manager, and AustralianSuper, has signed trendy creative stationery and lifestyle brand, Neon Sheep, for its latest store outside of London. The 1,723sq ft unit located at 4/6 Sunset Walk will
UK organisations risk falling behind global competitors unless they act now to accelerate their use of AI technology, according to a new report unveiled today by Microsoft UK. The report reveals that organisations currently using AI are now outperforming those that are
As Chocolate Week fast approaches, two brands committed to the Fairtrade mission have joined forces to offer a mouth-wateringly tasty treat. FAIR. Drinks and Divine Chocolate have partnered up to create unique cocktails with a chocolate twist which combine FAIR’s
Taiwanese fried chicken vendor, Mr Ji, is set to launch its UK debut site in Soho this November, at 72 Old Compton Street. Shelley Sandzer, leading specialist UK leisure property agency, have secured the 1,000 sq ft unit on behalf
Beaverbrooks the Jewellers is proving that retailers can be a success on the high street with an increase in turnover, and operating profits remaining steady, announced in its annual results today.
McKinsey & Company, in collaboration with Mall of America, today announced the launch of its first-ever retail concept — Modern Retail Collective, a live retail space in Mall of America. The space offers retailers the opportunity to work with McKinsey
Ingenico Group, the global leader in seamless payments, is proud to announce its new partnership with high-street retail icon, M&S. Both companies will work together to implement a new payment service that will encompass all M&S customer touchpoints and digital
Introducing the “House of Klarna”. Hot on the heels of the news this week that 50,000 new Klarna customers a week are choosing ‘Pay later’ at retailer checkouts, and with over 12 million transactions in the past year alone,
Shop Direct, the UK’s largest integrated digital retailer and financial services provider, has added seven big name home and furniture brands to its portfolio of more than 150 over the last six weeks.