Sainsbury’s is unveiling its new city convenience store format, delivering big innovation in small spaces for local shoppers. Sainsbury’s Mansion House store in London’s Square Mile is the retailer’s first On The Go store, combining freshly made and prepared in-store
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Tommy Hilfiger, one of the world’s leading designer lifestyle brands, has chosen London Designer Outlet in Wembley Park, the capital’s original outlet centre, as the place to be for its first dedicated childrenswear outlet in the UK.
Lidl GB has confirmed the purchase of land adjacent to its warehouse in Bridgend.
After a bumper year in 2019 landing national listings with Aldi and Wetherspoons, plus the launch of three new flavour infusions, Didsbury Gin is now hitting the shelves of 60 North West Co-op stores with its Original Citrus London Dry
RR Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD), a leading global provider of multichannel solutions for marketing and business communications, is partnering with Microsoft Store to provide technology-supported, end-to-end creative and print collateral services, helping the retail brand enhance in-store engagement and
Startle, the specialist in creating unique music and technology experiences for hospitality and retail brands, is reporting 61% like-for-like revenue growth in 2019, hitting £2.3m.
Lincolnshire Co-op’s £70m redevelopment of The Cornhill Quarter has attracted three major fashion retailers, Phase 8, Whistles and Hobbs, to its mixed used scheme in the centre of Lincoln.
WED2B, Britain’s largest and fastest-growing bridal retailer, will be launching a new store on Friday 7 February in the city of Geleen, not far from Maastricht in the Netherlands. It is WED2B’s 44th store with more stores expected to open
Following the rollout of the new system at a eurotrade retail unit, Munich Airport will be the first location in Europe to offer this mobile, cashless payment process. Eurotrade is the wholly owned retail subsidiary of Munich Airport. With this
Sloane Stanley has announced Colette, the brand new gourmet traiteur and delicatessen, has opened its doors at 315 Fulham Road within an elegant 861sq ft venue.
Poundland has this week begun piloting a wider range of kids clothing in 50 of its 300-plus PEP&CO ‘shop-in-shops’.
intu has signed up a new concept from the owner of Hobbs, Whistles, Phase 8 and Damsel in a Dress which together brings together the aspirational brands into one store for the first time.
Launching this month, the Easy Peasy Baking Campaign has been created to encourage non-bakers to stick the oven on and get baking in 2020!
Delivery is the new discount: retailers must wake up to the demand for wider and greener delivery options, says ParcelHero
Delivery options can be more valuable than cheaper prices or ultra-fast same-day deliveries to many shoppers, claims ParcelHero. Retailers should work closer with their deliveries partners to ensure they aren’t missing out on £1,000s of orders
JET Retail UK – a wholly-owned subsidiary company of Phillips 66 – has further strengthened its presence in the North of England with the acquisition of Linden Service Station from owner Yunus Asmal.
Spar stores the length and breadth of the UK are selling bunches of fresh daffodils in support of Marie Curie and its 2020 Great Daffodil Appeal.
Kooomo, a leading enterprise cloud commerce platform, is set to expand its market footprint in the UK following the signing of a partnership agreement with PureNet, a leading e-commerce and portal solutions agency.
EBI.AI, one of the most advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) labs in the UK, has been chosen by Coop Sweden, one of the largest grocery retailers in the country, to build the world’s most advanced grocery retail AI assistant, available to
Kim Kardashian is no stranger to CBD, the latest craze taking the health and wellness industry by storm. In recent months she has had a CBD-themed baby shower and has even claimed it’s responsible for saving her life.
Barclaycard, which processes almost 40% of card transactions in the UK, has announced a new partnership with e-commerce platform BigCommerce to introduce an integrated, cutting-edge payments solution for online retailers across the UK and Europe.
Boris Johnson has brought forward his plans to ban the sale of new petrol, diesel and hybrid car sales in the UK to 2035. Leading electrical training company, based in Kent, Redford Charles, has responded with optimism given that people
Laybuy, an interest-free ‘buy now, pay later’ payment platform, is partnering with WHSmith in the UK to bring a ‘buy now, pay later’ solution. The option to pay by Laybuy is available on WHSmith.co.uk from today.
Mountain Warehouse, a major UK outdoor apparel and equipment retailer, has selected !D Cloud, Nedap’s leading inventory management solution for a global deployment to 400 stores. The deployment started in January 2020 in the United Kingdom, continuing with Europe, North
Fabi Boutique posts 150% sales increase in second half of 2019 after switching to Kooomo’s e-commerce platform
Online artisan Italian shoe retailer, Fabi Boutique, has reported a 150% sales increase in the second half of 2019 after switching to the Kooomo e-commerce platform. The retailer also benefited from Kooomo’s one-click integration partner network to complete entire migration
Global technology leader in QSR and retailer sectors to strengthen customer experience via investment
Acrelec, the global leader in customer experience technology for “quick service” restaurants and retailers, has announced plans for a $223 million investment by Glory Global Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of GLORY.