Santander has appointed Colliers to oversee its property consolidation programme, following the bank’s announcement that the retail and commercial bank is to reduce the number of branches and offices across its UK portfolio.
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Shoppers are ready to hit thepavements after weeks of national lockdown, as new research from O2 has found that 62% missed going into physical shops during Covid-19 lockdown restrictions – a 12% increase since July, and 65% are planning to
John Lewis has today confirmed that it will reopen its shops in England and Wales on 12 April following the latest Government guidance. It will also reopen its newly refurbished Edinburgh shop on 14 May and plans to reopen its
Omnichannel Order Management System (OMS), Onestock, receives funding from Silverfleet as it accelerates its development
OneStock, the leading omnichannel OMS software solution provider, is entering a new phase in its development, as it announces investment from leading European private equity firm, Silverfleet.
Tesco has announced the trial launch of its Finest range premium restaurant meal boxes with packaging designed by branding agency Coley Porter Bell.
A community food store in Birmingham where colleagues have been going above and beyond to support locals during these uncertain times has been given a fresh new look following an investment of £175,000.
Restaurants are turning to retail as a new way to meet their patrons where they are—home. This trend also provides a new revenue stream for restaurateurs looking for ways to expand their business model and bottom-line. With the help of
In The Style, the fast-growing e-commerce womenswear fashion brand with an innovative influencer collaboration model, announces a new collaboration with influencer, singer and TV personality Stacey Solomon. The collaboration represents one of the largest announced by the brand during its
A community food store in Northamptonshire where colleagues have been going above and beyond to support locals during these uncertain times has been given a fresh new look following an investment of £156,000.
Nursem, the caring skincare brand developed by a nurse and for nurses to counter the harsh effects of constant hand washing, made a prime-time TV appearance on Dragons’ Den on 1 April at 8pm on BBC1 and won offers from
Broadgate, London hub for food, lifestyle and culture, announces re-opening of 100 Liverpool Street site on 12 April
Broadgate, the London hub for food, lifestyle and culture, is delighted to announce the re-opening of 100 Liverpool Street, a new premium retail space. Following the easing of lockdown restrictions from 12 April, shoppers will be able to enjoy the
Point of Sale (POS) displays are vital eyecatchers in fashion retail environments, where clothes need to be presented in a way that is both attractive as well as practical. However, there are some significant differences between traditional tables and bins
Moonpig, the UK’s leading online greeting card and gifting platform has announced the return of the pig to this iconic household brand. Say hello to our new snuffly little friends.
Yandex.Lavka, the on-demand e-grocery delivery service launched by Russia’s NASDAQ-listed tech giant Yandex, announces its expansion.
As the retail sector prepares to reopen after Easter, UK shops are pulling out all the stops to persuade Britons to venture out to their local high streets and favourite stores. People are understandably cautious about returning to public spaces
ProCook has announced this morning they are now paying the Real Living Wage to their employees.
Toolstation, Britain’s fastest growing suppliers of tools, accessories and building supplies, has launched a competition to locate the nation’s unsung heroes and give tradespeople back the ‘credit’ they deserve, both through recognition and up to £5,000 worth of prizes.
Following today’s release of Boots UK figures for Q2 FY2020/21; Mahya Agorlou, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “Boots’ performance over the period highlights its ongoing struggle against the pandemic – especially in
New data shows games consoles are the most searched for non-food retail items since the start of the pandemic in the UK, as gamers raced to bag the latest launches and families strived to stay entertained while at home, according
Following today’s release of Next figures for FY2020/21; Amy Higginbotham, Retail Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “Next has taken a logical and pragmatic approach to COVID-19, and has been much more transparent about
Rebuilding the ‘forgotten’ frontline: store associates say lack of communication creates biggest challenge at work
As non-essential retail prepares to reopen, retail staff risk becoming a ‘forgotten frontline’, with store associates reporting a lack recognition and empowerment in their roles, the latest report from digital workplace innovator, YOOBIC, warns.
Deliveroo fails to deliver on IPO but amassed data during pandemic to entice early investors, says analyst
Deliveroo went public this morning with a UK listing and a price target of 390 pence per share, the lower end of expectations. But this still valued the Amazon-backed company at around £7.6 billion, way above its estimated value of
From 1 April, the minimum price of a single-use carrier bag (SUCB) in Scotland will be increasing from 5p to 10p in an effort to help tackle plastic waste.
Shoppers are spending more than double the amount on Easter treats and decorations for the coming Bank Holiday weekend than they did last year (up by 104 per cent), data from Argos has shown.
Hermes, the consumer delivery specialist, has extended its remit with PostTag, the last mile delivery technology company, to cover its business fully end to end. It follows a successful initial six-month partnership which has seen PostTag support Hermes in maintaining