Today (29 June) Poundland confirmed it was resetting its 850-plus stores to ensure it would best meet the needs of customers – new and old – as the country begins seeing rates of inflation not experienced since 2007-8.
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The UK’s largest independent invoice finance provider, Bibby Financial Services (BFS) has provided a £7m funding package to historic Yorkshire-based clothing wholesaler and retailer, Baird Group, to support the business’s international growth ambition.
New research released today by McDonald’s UK&I reveals that the majority (60%) of young people aren’t considering a career in agriculture due to a lack of relatable role models and negative perceptions about careers in the industry.
Important news for families caring for a seriously ill child and children’s hospices today as supermarket giant Morrisons announced they have reached £1 million in their fundraising efforts for charity partner Together for Short Lives.
Following today’s release of H&M’s figures for H1, FY2021/22; Emily Salter, senior apparel analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “Despite H&M’s strong sales growth in its H1 FY2021/22 of SEK17.1bn to SEK103.7bn, H&M has
Cryptocurrency, commonly referred to as crypto, is a digital or virtual asset designed to work as a medium of exchange. Cryptocurrencies are decentralized, meaning they are not subject to government or financial institution control. Bitcoin, the first and most well-known
Leicestershire-headquartered discount chain Poundstretcher claims it is managing to keep price rises to a minimum as consumers cut spending to deal with soaring inflation and the cost-of-living crisis.
Pricer AB has received an order of approximately 90 MSEK from the Dutch co-operative supermarket chain PLUS to equip 128 additional stores, previously under the Coop banner, with electronic shelf labels. The rollout is planned to start during Q1 2023
There’s no stopping the nation’s favourite coffee shop, Costa Coffee, this summer as two additional exciting offers have just been announced and both are perfect for sipping in the sunshine while cheering on your favourite player at Wimbledon. Game, set,
Goldsmiths, one of the UK’s leading luxury watch and jewellery retailers and part of the Watches of Switzerland Group, opened its latest new luxury concept showroom at Bluewater Shopping Centre in Kent, on Friday 24th June. Bluewater is one of the
As one of the world’s premium brands for casual wear, Marc O’Polo is always thinking ahead and on top of trends. While many companies viewed the shift to remote work as a pandemic-inspired fad, the Stockholm-based fashion label knew better
Central England Co-op (CEC) can today reveal that it has shared out over £537,000 among its members as a reward for their loyalty.
If you’re a fan of online casino gaming, one casino you might wish to try is Monopoly Casino. The name is likely to ring a bell and yes, you’d be right. The casino is based on the classic board game.
With Brits spending less on their grocery bills as inflation hits a 40-year high*, the cost of a weekend takeaway treat is something many cannot afford. Iceland’s extensive list of exclusive brands are here to save the day, as shoppers
Team work is secret to success for Pets at Home Rochdale as it’s named Proud of My Store monthly winner
Fun, family spirit and amazing teamwork has given Pets at Home, Rochdale a win in the UK’s biggest nationwide competition celebrating frontline retail teams: Proud of My Store.
Landsec, part of The St David’s Partnership, has today announced the signing of two premium fashion retailers for regional debuts. Carvela, the women’s footwear and accessories specialist, and international women’s fashion label Mint Velvet, are both set to open at
Following today’s release of Hobbycraft’s figures for FY2021/22; Kunaal Shah, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view: “Against softer comparatives in FY2020/21 driven by lockdown-enforced store closures, Hobbycraft’s numbers look all the more impressive
Leading retailers Robert Dyas and DFS have commercialised their approach to ESG with Robert Dyas achieving a 30 per cent reduction in electricity consumption and DFS realising a 28 per cent reduction as well as DFS benefiting from enhanced employee
Delivery Solutions expands same-day and last-mile delivery capabilities in UK with Gophr partnership
Delivery Solutions, the leading provider of third-party aggregation and experience-driven orchestration software for last-mile delivery and fulfillment, has announced a partnership with Gophr, a UK-based delivery tech company, to advance the last-mile delivery ecosystem in the UK. With this
NIKE’s loyal shoppers will ensure its resilience in the face of inflationary pressures, says GlobalData
Following yesterday’s release of NIKE’s figures for Q4 & FY2021/22; Emily Salter, senior apparel analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “Outperforming throughout the pandemic, sportswear specialist NIKE has released another good set of results,
Nedap, the global leader in RFID solutions, has today announced that Hugo Boss, one of the leading companies in the premium segment of the global apparel market, has selected Nedap’s iD Cloud platform for its retail business. The objective of
Wayfair, one of the world’s largest destinations for the home, today announced that it has launched in Ireland. Irish shoppers will now be able to explore and shop Wayfair’s unparalleled online selection of more than 1 million home goods enabling
The latest figures from Kantar show that take-home grocery sales for Ireland fell by 4.9% in the 12 weeks to 12 June 2022. While decline is softer than last month, grocery price inflation continues to climb and hit 6.5% this
Community retailer, Scotmid, is launching a Menopause Café for colleagues to drive more open conversations around menopause. The first online Café will be held tomorrow (28th June) during Coop Fortnight, an annual celebration of cooperation.
RNLI supports Spar Lancashire School Games baton relay with boat handover between Morecambe and Fleetwood
Hundreds of schoolchildren in Morecambe and Fleetwood saw the RNLI support the Lancashire School Games baton relay handover.