Eagle Eye, a leading SaaS technology company that validates and redeems digital promotions in real-time and Buyapowa, the referral marketing software platform, have forged a new partnership to help retailers drive traffic instore through social media referrals online and on
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Supermarkets have plenty to play for as a third remain undecided where to do their Christmas food shopping, says Bridgethorne
New research suggests the retail multiples have a lot to play for in the run up to Christmas with a third of shoppers saying they remain undecided as to where they will do their main Christmas food shopping. The Bridgethorne Shopper
As a result of Black Friday, 22m parcels (worth over £1bn) will be home delivered over the next week. A staggering 2.2m of these potential Christmas presents will not arrive when the retailer promises. During the Christmas period, 17m parcels
A new Julian Charles home store opened in Fleetwood last week. The former Rectella store has undergone a massive makeover and reopened its doors to customers last Friday 20 November.
Personally, I doubt whether retailers will have either the time or inclination to read the advice about Black Friday that's being heaped upon them from every quarter. Surely, there's a more productive way to channel these insights and analytics into
Chartman Group introduces drinks can recycling facilities at award-winning flagship petrol forecourt
The Chartman Group, with the support of recycling programme provider Every Can Counts, has introduced drinks can recycling facilities at its award-winning flagship petrol forecourt as part of a pilot scheme for the forecourt sector.
Leading Welsh brewer and hospitality retailer S.A. Brain & Co has agreed an £85m funding package, jointly provided by Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking and HSBC Corporate Banking. The funding constitutes a re-financing of the company’s existing debt and provides the necessary
Spar staff from the North West of England came together to support Operation Christmas Child. On Tuesday 24 November, over 30 staff from 13 Blakemore Retail Spar stores a division of AF Blakemore donated over 300 hours in one day to
River Island, the high street fashion retailer, is pioneering a new instore collection service from Shutl, the platform that gives people control over their deliveries. Click and Don’t Collect is the first service of its kind designed to solve the
TCC’s new range of cookware, developed in partnership with the team behind MasterChef, makes a great addition to the kitchen.
A Polish company, Intenson, a leader in superfoods distribution in Poland, is expanding in the UK. Intenson products have been available for some time in TK Maxx stores in the UK but now the company is planning a further offensive
BRC welcomes extension of business rates review and continues pressure for process to deliver fundamental reform
Yesterday’s Autumn Statement will only have a minimum positive impact on the retail industry, which is still expected to find approximately £14bn over five years to meet new government policy announcements. Although retailers have committed to achieving the National Living
Award-winning e-commerce agency PushON has been appointed by leading furniture retailer Sofaworks to deliver a fully optimised SEO strategy, in order to drive more traffic to the website and increase footfall to the physical stores.
Electronics retailer, Media Markt, debuts in-store interactive ‘buy and win’ promotion with Luckycycle
Media Markt has debuted a new type of multi-channel promotional campaign, offering instore customers the chance to win their purchases for free.
UK is world’s third most popular shopping destination for international online shoppers, PayPal reveals
New research from PayPal reveals the UK is the world’s third most popular shopping destination for international online shoppers. The research found an estimated 86.4 million of them from 29 countries surveyed bought from the UK in the last 12
London’s West End prepares for the £100m Friday – with £200m expected to be spent across ‘Black Friday’ weekend
Retailers across London’s West End are preparing for a Black Friday rush which is set to see nearly £100m spent in the area in just 24 hours. The day is expected to be the biggest trading day so far in
MetaPack, a global leader in e-commerce delivery technology, has today announced that Bleckmann, a leading provider of fashion & lifestyle logistics specialising in retail and e-commerce, will use MetaPack Delivery Management solutions across all of its European operations to support
Fast growing UK convenience store chain, Central Convenience Stores, has appointed Lee Peck Media as its PR and marketing agency. Ringwood based Central was founded in 2012 and already has more than 60 stores in its target territory, the south
BigDL, a consumer promotion platform, has announced the impressive initial results of its partnership with brands to drive sales in the convenience sector. The partnership saw bigDL and brands work together to create exclusive mobile coupons which could be exclusively
Dutch retailer HEMA has opened its fifth store in the UK, based at Stansted Airport, London. The highly regarded retail brand, synonymous with high quality, expert design and affordable prices for daily essentials, is now fully operational.
Home furnishing retailer IKEA today announced total sales of £1.57bn in the UK for the financial year ending 31 August 2015, an increase of 11.3% on the previous year.
Woking Shopping has added Côte, the French brasserie group, to its selection of leading dining brands. Situated on Commercial Way, the 3,300sq ft Côte Brasserie joins Carluccio’s, Bill’s, Las Iguanas and the Tante Marie Culinary Academy in transforming Woking’s dining
In a first for the UK’s largest independent online fashion and beauty retailer, ASOS has launched mobile apps for iPhone, iPad and Android to the Chinese market.
Action Fraud, the City of London Police and Get Safe Online tie to launch campaign warning shoppers about online crime
his Christmas, Action Fraud, the City of London Police and Get Safe Online are joining forces to launch a national campaign warning people that online crime is most definitely coming to town.
The Co-operative Food is making a step change in the way it views its customers and will be the first retailer in Europe to have EPOS, Member Data, Panel Data and EPOS Market data on the same platform.