Majestic, the UK’s largest specialist wine retailer, has opened its first new store in the North of England for almost a decade, in the historic market town of Knutsford. The new outlet (which opens its doors over the weekend) became
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UPS selects tax consultant PwC to help businesses outside the European Union fulfil new VAT requirements on EU imports
The European Union has introduced new rules governing the value-added tax (VAT) applied to cross-border e-commerce sales. These changes, effective July 1, 2021, include the removal of the VAT exemption on imported goods into the EU with a value up
RPMI Railpen (Railpen), has announced the launch of the first pop-up outlet store for luxury label Johnstons of Elgin at Caledonia Park, Scotland’s premier designer village.
Lidl GB has today announced that, as part of wider commitments made by the Schwarz Group, it has set ambitious climate targets, and will become carbon neutral by 2022.
Westfield London is teaming up with leading short-form video and entertainment platform, TikTok, to bring the UK’s biggest creators to the centre for a unique IRL experience in the UK’s first TikTok “For You” House. Uniting the UK’s best
In support of the England team and to get customers excited for the big game, Deliveroo has changed notifications in the app when customers are alerted their order is on its way. Instead of seeing “your riders on the way”,
Scottish design studio, Tangent, partners with Eden Mill to launch gin range with a focus on sustainability and storytelling
Scottish design studio, Tangent, designed Eden Mill’s iconic stoneware bottle, inspired by the natural materials and textures found in and around its St Andrews Distillery six years ago. It refined their logo, defined the brand typefaces and created a super-premium
Global real estate advisor, CBRE, along with joint agent BC retail, has leased a prime retail unit in Borough Market to steak restaurant Flat Iron, on behalf of Nuveen.
Dunelm and the retail industry charity Retail Trust are calling on retail employers to join forces in tackling a shocking rise in domestic abuse.
JYSK, the Danish retailer operating globally, has opened its 23rd store in the UK today, with doors opening to the public for the first time at its brand new 1200m2 site in Stockport, Greater Manchester. Situated in Manchester Road Retail
Following the pilot of its first Autonomous Store (“Blackbox” project developed with Casino group), Monop has again leveraged Shekel Brainweigh Retail Innovation Division’s Capsule, an autonomous micro market framework, to power its second store. The new store, opening today
Co-op launches Europe’s most extensive collection scheme for plastic bags, crisp packets and food wrappings
Co-op has today (Friday, 9 July) announced the launch of Europe’s most extensive in-store recycling scheme for plastic bags and product wrapping. The rollout of the scheme is set to see the convenience retailer become first UK supermarket to have
Start-up loyalty app Swapi has smashed its £300k equity crowdfunding target on Crowdcube just hours after going live - however there is still time for the public to get on board with its mission to change the game in loyalty.
Gressingham Duck has announced a new listing with Sainsbury’s for the summer with a brand new aisle end promotion.
Karen Betts - currently chief executive of the Scotch Whisky Association - is to be the new chief executive of the Food & Drink Federation, the FDF has announced. Betts has led the SWA since 2017. A lawyer by background,
Come Sunday, all eyes will be glued to the telly as sports fans across the country sit down to watch the nail-biting football and tennis finals - and thanks to Deliveroo, it won’t be with an empty stomach. From beer
Promos, the Spanish startup combining machine learning and crowdsourced market research data to deliver unique insights to the FMCG industry, has closed a $1 million financing round led by Change Ventures. Joining the round were a number of international angel
InPost today announces that is has deployed its 13,000th automated parcel machine (APM) in Poland. The milestone was reached in the city of Sopot, where the company also delivered its first renewable energy solution for APMs, utilizing photovoltaic panels.
The parcel industry sustainability leader DPD is joining forces with the electric vehicle (EV) tyre innovator ENSO to conduct full road trials of an innovative new tyre for commercial EVs, that are designed to reduce air and microplastic pollution.
The UK’s leading used car retailer, CarShop, has chosen to make a multi-million-pound investment in Wolverhampton as it acquires the 4.6 acre site in Kenway Retail Park, Willenhall, which currently belongs to Autoworld. This would mark CarShop’s thirteenth store in
PayPoint has today announced a £6.6m investment in the Snappy Group home delivery business. The deal will see PayPoint acquire a stake in the Dundee-based firm with PayPoint Group’s CEO, Nick Wiles, taking a seat on the Snappy Group board.
Canada Life Asset Management, represented by Colliers, has secured Decathlon as the latest tenant at Cheltenham’s Regent Arcade. The sports retailer has agreed a new lease on 20,538sq ft of the former BHS store.
St Johns Liverpool, located in the heart of the city centre and a stone’s throw from Liverpool Lime Street Station, is welcoming a brand-new HMV store to the centre in July 2021.
Co-op has opened a new-look convenience store in the heart of West London this week (7th July) following a £2.1m investment which will support up to 50 jobs in the local community.
The U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol welcomes new members Levi Strauss & Co, one of the most recognizable denim companies worldwide, and their legacy brands Levi’s®, Dockers®, Denizen® by Levi’s®, and Signature by Levi Strauss & Co.™