Global sports brand PUMA has joined forces with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Entertainment to create a kids collection inspired by one of the world’s most iconic Super Heroes, Superman. Since first capturing the attention of kids and
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Dixons Travel, a leading UK technology store, is now offering a Reserve and Collect service at Manchester Airport, making the airport experience quicker and easier out of the Northern gateway. The service, which is available to all Manchester Airport passengers,
Manchester-headquartered TD4 Brands, the parent company of Boost Juice Bars and The Shake Lab, is planning to accelerate the roll-out of its national retail chains after enjoying consistent and significant sales growth and receiving further funding from its financial backer
Portaltech Reply awarded Global Service Delivery Partner of the Year by hybris for end-to-end service management
Portaltech Reply, the Reply Group company specializing in providing ecommerce implementation and multi-channel consulting services, has been recognized as Global Service Delivery Partner of the Year by hybris, a leading provider of omni-channel commerce software. The award was made during
Seventy eight per cent of businesses, retailers, hotels and restaurants from Marble Arch and northern Park Lane, throughout Connaught Village and Seymour Place and up Edgware Road to the Marylebone Flyover, have voted Marble Arch Business Improvement District to lead
Morrisons: canny tie up Morrisons and Amazon are today announcing a new supply agreement. In the coming months, hundreds of Morrisons products will be available to Amazon Prime Now and Amazon Pantry customers. Morrisons will provide a wholesale supply service to
Talend, a global leader in big data integration software, has provided a technological platform for standardised reporting and planning tasks at the Pernod Ricard Wine and Spirits group. TIMETOACT, an IT services provider, developed a comprehensive extraction, transformation and loading
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has reached an important milestone with the launch of the 20,000th MSC labelled product, Las Cuarenta Paella. The ready-made frozen meal is now available in Netto stores across Germany. The paella contains pollock from Alaska
Ribble Cycles, one of the longest established bicycle manufacturers and retailers, has appointed Jon Owen as chief executive officer (CEO) and Matthew Lawson as chief digital officer (CDO).
The UK’s independent parcel carrier, Yodel, is continuing its long standing partnership with the Tour of Britain, today announcing its sponsorship of the premier international cycling event for the sixth consecutive year.
Retailers not offering contactless payment options are in danger of being ‘left behind’ according to Worldpay, which has seen the popularity of ‘tap and go’ payments skyrocket over the past 12 months in the UK. Data from the payments processor,
Søstrene Grene, a pan-European retail chain that first started business in Denmark in 1973, is coming to the UK having chosen intu Victoria Centre as the location for its first store.
Travis Perkins is transforming its capability to plan and forecast what products it should stock across its 1,900 branches according to the very latest trading information. This will enable it to reduce unnecessary inventory and increase sales, by having the
Thirteen Store Managers from Booths have completed the Three Peaks Challenge to raise money for two local charities, The Magic of Matilda and Donna’s Dream House. The Magic of Matilda raises funds for a young local girl Matilda Moffatt, who suffers
Mirakl, a leading global marketplace solutions provider, has announced the launch of its Department Store and Mall Marketplace solution. This new solution enables department store and shopping mall retailers to extend their digital floor space with richer and deeper product
Global digital transformation specialist Striata has made its Secure Document Repository (SDR) available for general release. The SDR provides a secure, convenient, online location for organisations to store documents where they can be accessed by either customers or the representatives servicing
Warner Bros. Consumer Products EMEA renews deal with retail marketing company TCC for loyalty programmes
Warner Bros. Consumer Products EMEA (WBCP EMEA) has renewed its deal with retail marketing company TCC, which has created a number of new retail loyalty programmes featuring key characters from Warner Bros.’ beloved animation portfolio. Tom and Jerry, Looney Tunes and
Topshop loses out on new fans from London Fashion Week without the ‘Cara effect’ this year, Starcount shows
The Topshop Unique show for London Fashion Week did little to raise the profile of the high street brand, according to insight from Starcount. Topshop’s efforts to "democratise fashion" seem to be misfiring; the brand gained a minimal amount of new
Royal Mail has secured a one-year contract with Joules to handle its customer deliveries. Royal Mail will deliver to Joules’ customers across the UK using its Tracked 24 and Tracked 48 services. Royal Mail has recently extended late acceptance times at
Parfümerie Douglas, Europe’s perfume and cosmetics leader and one of Germany’s largest retailers, has chosen Worldpay to launch its flagship online store in Germany and help it roll out new e-commerce websites across Europe in 2016. Parfümerie Douglas had been selling
Leading Italian restaurant chain, Zizzi, is celebrating further expansion of its already well-established estate, adding four new sites to the UK in just one month and announcing its entry to Ireland in April. The new openings bring the total number of
Today at Mobile World Congress 2016, PayPal unveiled new partnerships and product updates, which it claims showcase the company's vision of using technology to reimagine financial services to be faster, simpler and more inclusive, whether online, in-app, in store or
Global parenting retailer Mothercare, in association with Select Licensing announced today an exclusive design collaboration with internationally renowned British fashion designer, Julien MacDonald OBE. Smile by Julien MacDonald, is a new born clothing collection aimed at babies and very young children
BT today announced that it has recently connected the first sites of the new IT network for Walgreens Boots Alliance’s European businesses. The achievement of this milestone follows the recent signing of a five-year IT partnership, under which BT is
Ambius Premium Scenting has revealed new research which reinforces the importance of scenting and the multi-sensory experience to consumers today. Carried out by independent market research agency ICM, the research found over half of consumers say they love their favourite