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George at Asda launches its strongest AW collection to date with a striking short film championing the brand’s exclusive designs and sustainable credentials.
Most of us game in some shape or form these days. Gaming has become a popular go-to entertainment option for people. As such, a recent report by New Accenture finds that the industry value now exceeds a staggering $300 billion
Icon Outlet has revealed it experienced a record-setting August across three key metrics compared to the same month in 2019. Sales increased by 24%, average transaction value grew by 11%, and footfall rose by 10% versus the same benchmarks in August 2019.
Ginsters, the UK’s number one savoury pastry brand, is on a mission to reenergise the savoury pastry category. With food trends continually evolving, and consumers increasingly moving to flexitarian diets, new and exciting flavours are top of the agenda. Ginsters
Today marks the next stage in Pantys European retail expansion by joining the Zalando platform as the first menstrual underwear brand to be stocked on the site. The ecommerce platform will sell the Tanga, Bikini and Hot Pant styles in
Yoto, the audio platform for kids behind the critically acclaimed and award-winning Yoto Player, today announces its first major in-store launch with WHSmith. Available across 75 WHSmith High Street stores nationwide, the launch of Yoto Player and accessories in bricks
Is Tiddles the UK’s hardest working cat? Quite paws-ibly!
Blur bassist and cheesemaker, Alex James, has launched his Britpop cider in-stores for the first time.
Asda has introduced its first refill store in Scotland featuring an extensive range of branded and own-brand products sold in loose format as part of its drive to reduce plastic and help customers shop more sustainability.
Comfort footwear brand, Hotter Shoes, will next month (October) begin to sell its products via John Lewis online as part of its strategy to reach even more consumers within its core demographic of 55+.
The Lexicon, the joint venture partnership between Schroder UK Real Estate Fund and Legal & General Capital, has today announced that, Plush, Kokoro, GAIL’s Bakery, Yi Fang and Fone World will take a combined 26,354sq ft at the scheme on
A community food store in Norfolk where colleagues have been going above and beyond to support locals during these uncertain times has been given a fresh new look following an investment of £82,000.
Today, Albert Heijn ‘to go’ opens at bp Vliete on the A58 near Krabbendijke (Zeeland). It marks the start of the roll-out of Albert Heijn ‘to go’ at bp retail sites in the Netherlands following a successful pilot.
Aldi is trialling new checkout-free technology that will allow customers to scan a smartphone app to enter the store, pick up their shopping, and simply walk out without the need to pay at a till. Shortly after their visit, they
bercrombie & Fitch, a division of Abercrombie & Fitch Co., today announced it is opening a new store located at 150 Regent Street, in the heart of London’s busiest shopping district. The new store will open 17th September 20201 and
Amazon has announced that over one million people applied for a job at Amazon globally as part of Career Day 2021 – with around 30,000 people applying in the UK. The virtual event attracted job seekers from around 40 European
Central England Co-op has officially opened its new store in Houlton, Warwickshire creating 20 new jobs and investing £600,000 in the local community.
Following a 50-store trial, Boots will roll out the Recycle at Boots scheme to a further 650 stores up and down the country. The expansion of the scheme comes after Boots saw customers drop off over half a million products
Panasonic Corporation announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Blue Yonder, the leading end-to-end, digital fulfillment platform provider. Panasonic has now purchased the remaining 80% of shares of Blue Yonder, adding to the 20% which Panasonic acquired in
Moonpig, the UK’s leading online greeting card and gifting platform has announced the launch of its biggest ever wine collection in partnership with Virgin Wines, as part of their ever expanding gifting proposition The range consists of 32 products initially,
Leading recipe box provider Gousto has announced that it will create at least 250 full-time high-skilled technology jobs in London by the end of 2022.
Aldi is launching a brand new chocolate bar with Tony’s Chocolonely in a UK supermarket first.
Russian retailer Pyaterochka, part of X5 Group, and Coca-Cola in Russia announce that they have teamed up to create a streetwear collection made out of recycled Coca-Cola bottles and other recycled materials to promote an eco-friendly lifestyle.
Farmison & Co, the sustainable online meat retailer, today confirmed sales of its festive fare were running at twice the level of 2020 after the range was unveiled online.
Sunderland's Boots store has changed its style, with the unveiling of its brand new beauty hall.