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Global beauty brand, Crabtree & Evelyn, has selected Global-e as its cross-border e-commerce partner to support its international growth plans and provide an enhanced and fully localised online shopping experience for customers in more than 200 markets worldwide.
Crew Clothing, the luxury British casualwear retailer, has implemented a store management solution from software as a service (SaaS) start-up, StorIQ, across its 78 UK stores. The system has allowed Crew Clothing to re-envisage visual merchandising to improve the
Colliers International’s Retail Agency team has secured a new store in Leeds for fashion retailer Oliver Bonas.
Oliver Bonas has signed a 10 year lease to occupy 50 Albion Street in Leeds City Centre, the premises totals 2,250sq ft in size.
ACI Worldwide, a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, today announced that it has expanded its longstanding partnership with John Lewis, one of the UK’s largest omni-channel retailers.
ACI provides John Lewis with a sophisticated e-commerce fraud
Frozen food massively overtrades online versus the total grocery category, Francis Nicholas, group head of e-commerce at Birds Eye parent, Nomad Foods, revealed at a roundtable hosted by performance marketing company HookLogic.
Nicholas told panelists Birds Eye’s online business accounted for
After some serious negotiations and a well-executed pilot, Welcome Break has signed a three-year contract to adopt the Fairbanks service.
Helen Rounce, the forecourt operations manager for Welcome Break, had previously been using an alternative wetstock management provider, however, having sampled
Specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co has sold two more petrol filling stations in the North East - Helmington Row filling Station, Crook, County Durham and Kip Hill Garage in Stanley, County Durham.
Helmington Row Filling Station was marketed
Coffee shop chain, Costa, has announced that it will be rolling out its offering with premium salad brand, Chop’d, to a further 12 London stores following a successful trial in 2015.
The trial, which launched in six London stores last summer,
MyHermes, the consumer delivery specialist, is trialling a new in-store printing solution that provides added convenience to customers wishing to send parcels. The delivery firm is testing the innovative technology across a number of myHermes ParcelShops to help those people
Students studying at Northumbria University have won the opportunity to spend a day on placement with the Greggs marketing team, after going head to head with three other North East universities in the annual Greggs Marketing Challenge.
Now in its
TSYS has announced an agreement with Ethoca, a global provider of collaboration-based technology that enables card issuers and e-commerce merchants to stop card-not-present fraud, recover lost revenue and eliminate chargebacks.
Launched through this agreement, the TSYS Transaction Recovery Network, powered by
Lexmark has announced that Holland & Barrett, Europe’s leading retailer of vitamins, minerals and herbal supplements, has chosen its Publishing Platform for Retail to provide consumers with an enhanced in-store shopping experience.
The Lexmark Publishing Platform for Retail will enable Holland
Booths and Holland's Pies are throwing their weight behind National Pie Week, 7-13 March.
Artisan pie-maker and head chef Tom Cull launches his range of gourmet pies into fine food Northern retailer Booths today (7 March), just in time to celebrate
Metro Shopping Fund, the retail joint venture between clients advised by Delancey and Land Securities, has secured Pret A Manger and Byron, as the South West London centre gains even greater prominence as an all-day retail and dining hotspot.
Spar UK has made some fantastic improvements to its soft drinks range in time for summer 2016 – including removing 51.6 tonnes of sugar from across the range.
This incredible reduction equates to 206m calories, thanks to Spar’s thorough review and
Carat North reports it has completed its most comprehensive UK digital campaign with Tapad, the leader in cross-device marketing technology. Coupled with location-based audience data from Statiq, this marks the first time a UK-company has measured the impact of unified,
Lidl, Britain’s fastest-growing supermarket, unveiled its 2016 Easter TV ad campaign last night during the first break of ITV’s brand new period drama Doctor Thorne. Designed to highlight its full range of delicious, great quality and low-priced products, the campaign
A new technology partnership is about to provide unprecedented insights into the relationship between shoppers, retailers and brands in supermarkets up and down the country.
IRI, a leading market insight provider, has partnered with Capture to roll-out a measurement method that
Costa, the coffee shop chain, has launched a new range of hot lunches and puddings exclusively at its London concept store, Costa Fresco.
In response to the growing public desire for choice and quality in the lunch category, Costa Fresco
The Bristol office of leading specialist business agents, Christie & Co has sold Farleigh Service Station in Bath on behalf of Anthony Ball and his sister Suzanne Rawlinson.
Ball’s grandfather, Gordon Ball originally bought the forecourt in 1927 and the family
Spar brand has refreshed its range of sharing snacks in time for summer.
A new Chicken Bites sharing tub has been introduced to the range, while all products have been redesigned with bright new packaging. The new Chicken Bites addition will
In the three months since the launch of Shutl’s Click and Don’t Collect service, eBay and River Island shoppers are embracing having an additional service for picking up their click-and-collect purchases in-store.
Indeed, after being reminded that their purchases have been
Poundland, Europe’s largest value general merchandise retailer, is upgrading its store network following the acquisition of 99p Stores with a managed network solution from Vodat International, the leading retail communications provider.
With ambitious roll-out plans, Vodat will update the existing network
Northern fine food retailer Booths will host a decadent Easter Chocolate Festival on the 18 and 19 of March to celebrate the artisan producers with which it collaborates and Booths’ indulgent selection of Easter treats.
Coeliac UK, the national Charity for people with coeliac disease, has boosted its aim to improve availability of gluten-free food in UK supermarkets with Morrisons signing up to the Charity’s Gluten-free Guarantee campaign.
The Coeliac UK Gluten-free Guarantee campaign, asks supermarkets