From today until 10 April, Starbucks will be offering visitors nine Teavana beverages at the London Coffee Festival – a first in Europe. Teavana brings the highest-quality pure teas and botanicals in the world, chosen with great care and blended
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SaladPride, the new healthy dining café concept, opened its first stand-alone café at 2 Neal’s Yard, Seven Dials on 21 March. The new 333sq ft café serves fresh salads, soups, sides and smoothies that reflect the founder David Bez’s interest
FatFace, the lifestyle clothing and accessories retailer, has opened its new upsized store at Bluewater, Europe’s leading retail and leisure destination. The multi-channel brand has doubled its presence to create a 7,753sq ft statement store on the upper Rose Gallery. The
The virtual reality-kitchen, IKEA VR Experience, was today released on Valve’s world leading game platform Steam. The app is a pilot test exploring new ways to empower customers without increasing the impact on the environment. In the future it could
One Stop’s ninth store to start trading in Scotland, Alva, opened on Friday 1 April. A monumental project for franchisees Wasim and Farrah taking an old, empty, run down Royal Bank of Scotland building and transforming it into an amazing,
StreetAd, the digital out of home screen provider, has gone live with its WHSmith deal to deliver and manage exterior facing digital display screens in the principle windows of 100 prime WHSmith stores across the UK. The digital displays are delivered
Native Unearthed is about to enter two of the UK’s biggest health retailers. From mid-April, Native Unearthed will be available online from Holland & Barrett, the UK's leading vitamins, minerals and herbal supplements chain. As Nature Intended, the retailer of organic,
Mobile, privacy and customer experience were top themes at Experian’s 2016 Global Fraud & ID Conference
Experian’s global fraud and Identity business, the leader in customer-centric identity and fraud solutions, attracted many of the leading security professionals from around the globe at Fusion Summit 2016, its annual client event.
IKEA Centres Russia, part of IKEA Centres Group, has signed four significant international brands as part of a raft of new deals for two of its Moscow centres. Armani Exchange, L’Oreal’s NYX, Hunkemöller and Undiz are all international brands that
Following a recent assessment Blakemore Retail is celebrating after achieving Investors in People Silver status. Investors in People is a nationally recognised quality standard that Blakemore Retail has held since 2002. The Silver status comes just three years after Blakemore Retail
Work on the first stage of the Prince’s Gate at Oldham Mumps development – a replacement Park and Ride facility – is set to begin in April. This ‘gamechanger’ regeneration scheme aims to transform the town centre’s eastern gateway with new
Checkpoint Systems, a leading global supplier of merchandise availability solutions for the retail industry, has announced that more than 3,000 retail stores are now protecting P&G Gillette razor blades with its innovative iS AutoPeg Tag. The iS AutoPeg Tag was designed
Millions of MasterCard cardholders and Android device owners in the UK will soon have additional safe and secure ways to make mobile payments and purchases, as Google announced it will launch Android Pay in this market. HSBC, Lloyds, MBNA and
Yorkshire-based homewares retailer, Baytree Interiors, to open store at Flemingate, Beverley, development
Wykeland Group has today announced that Baytree Interiors, the Yorkshire-based homewares retailer, is to open its 13th store at Flemingate, the 162,561sq ft retail and leisure development in Beverley that opened in November last year. Established in 2009, Baytree Interiors is
Hobbs, the women’s fashion retailer, is pleased to announce its entry into the German market. Building on its customer base from its German language e-commerce site, Hobbs’ entry aligns with its international expansion strategy. The company will initially offer its designs
A new app, which is intent on shaking up the archaic alcohol industry, is launching in the UK. Bevy is a new on-demand service that puts a local convenience shop in the palm of the shopper's hand using disruptive mobile technology.
Commercial landlords have voted for a deal that will save BHS from administration, and with it thousands of jobs, but which will leave over half of landlords and their investors receiving reduced rent. The British Property Federation (BPF), which represents
Galeries Lafayette picks British architecture studio AL_A to transform Boulevard Haussmann store in Paris
Following a competition involving three of the world’s leading international architecture firms, Galeries Lafayette has announced it has selected the architecture studio AL_A to transform the “Cupola” building of its historical flagship located on Boulevard Haussmann in Paris. AL_A’s appointment
Leading Dutch shoe retailer, Wolkyshop, is set to step into the UK with the launch of its Wolkyshop.co.uk online store. This will be swiftly followed by the opening of its first bricks and mortar shop on British soil, in Brighton this
Jack Wills, the premium British lifestyle brand, is pleased to announce it has agreed the terms of an enhanced funding package with HSBC, its principal lender, to support its continued growth and planned store openings in 2016.
Land Securities has announced that FatFace is to upsize its store at Bluewater, Europe’s leading retail and leisure destination. FatFace, the multi- channel lifestyle and fashion retailer, is doubling its existing presence to create a 7,753sq ft statement store on
Starting from a shop in Derbyshire in 1911, Thorntons has been making chocolates, toffee and fudge for over 100 years. In 1998, the British company opened its online store and today, the website sells a wide range of products including
Fourth-generation Australian winemakers and one of the world’s most awarded wineries, McGuigan Wines have launched new Family Release range exclusively into Waitrose.
OneView Commerce, the retail industry’s leader of digital transformation in the store, has announced that following the merger with UK company Armour Group, its shares are now trading on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange under the name
Feel Free For Gluten Free’s mini donuts are to become more widely available in Tesco stores, as the supermarket extends the listing to 646 stores from this month. The Yorkshire-based free from food brand launched its gluten free mini donuts