Superdrug has supported NHS staff and vulnerable people in the community, by donating upwards of 56,500 personal care products and foodstuffs to banks and hospitals nationwide.
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Moto, Britain’s biggest motorway service operator, is taking another big step on the road to recovery with the launch of a click-and-collect food ordering scheme at 48 of its sites. Powered by QikServe’s Preoday product, the service will include Moto’s
Aldi is trialling a home delivery service in partnership with Deliveroo, offering 150 Aldi products in as little as 30 minutes.
BrightSign unveils touchless engagement solutions to help retailers and restaurants safely open for business
BrightSign, LLC®, the global market leader in digital signage media players, today announced BrightLink and BrightMenu to help retailers, restaurants and other businesses safely operate in the face of new health regulations brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The ‘phenomenal effort’ of colleagues at Central England Co-op’s distribution hubs has been highlighted as a key part of ensuring local communities continue to have access to vital food and essentials during the Coronavirus pandemic.
Selecta, Europe’s leading route-based unattended self-service provider, has launched a range of convenient hygiene and safety solutions for public and private vending in response to the COVID-19 crisis, helping customers and consumers to feel safe as lockdown measures ease in
In the current climate, there has been more demand than ever for accessible home deliveries. Responding to this demand, Merchant Gourmet has partnered with the chefs at parent company Leathams to produce bespoke food boxes as well as pre-packed world-cuisine
Bytronic Automation has launched a new thermal imaging device to help businesses reopen and fight the spread of COVID-19.
NORTH Notts BID is backing the national #RaiseTheBar campaign to gain financial support for retail, leisure and hospitality businesses across North Nottinghamshire amidst Covid-19.
Naturally Fast Food chain LEON has announced the launch of its restaurant favourite Waffle Fries alongside three new vegan sauces, created to enjoy at home. The new additions include the popular LOVe Burger Sauce, iconic Korean Chilli Mayo and Harissa
A new shopping ordering and delivery solution is being rolled out by UK-based microgifting platform, Huggg, along with the British Red Cross to support people who don’t have friends or family nearby to help them get the supplies they need.
The world’s largest sporting goods retailer, Decathlon, today announced it is rolling out MishiPay’s mobile self-checkout solution across its 81 German stores. The innovative technology is already live in Decathlon Deutschland stores in Berlin (Berlin Hauptbahnhof), Munich (Munich Connect), Cologne
Wickes is to begin a phased reopening of its stores to the public in the next two weeks, with strict new safety measures in place to protect customers and colleagues. Despite being an essential retailer, Wickes took the decision to
This week, Superdrug is proud to announce that it has removed all plastic applicators from own brand tampons, and launched it’s first own brand range of organic menstrual products. The health and beauty retailer has joined forces with environmental activist
T.M. Lewin, the Jermyn St based British menswear brand, established in 1898, has been acquired by Torque Brands, a special purpose acquisition vehicle setup by London-based consumer specialist, SCP Private Equity.
Two Magpies Bakery is celebrating serving the 2000th customers of a service that it established just four weeks ago.
A new initiative empowering members of the public to support much-loved local businesses and NHS staff has launched today. Local Support Vouchers aims to help independent cafes, restaurants & shops across the UK stay afloat during the pandemic by enabling
Ascom has completed a deal to supply a well-known Top 7 UK supermarket chain with worker mobile phones and supporting information management software.
ParcelLab, an innovator in post-purchase communications, has been named among the top 50 retail start-ups operating globally, according to a new report published by RWRC – home of Retail Week and World Retail Congress.
Central England Co-op has delivered 1,000 ‘thank you’ packages to care home staff across the country to show its appreciation for their efforts helping to tackle Coronavirus on the frontline.
Following today’s release of Kingfisher Q1 figures for 2020/21, Amy Higginbotham, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Kingfisher has benefited from elevated demand for home improvement since lockdown began as consumers continue to carry out
Community retailer, Co-op, has launched a nationwide payment solution and volunteer matching support scheme to get groceries delivered to those that are self-isolating due to coronavirus.
Following today’s release of Morrisons Q1 figures for 2020/21, Thomas Brereton, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Morrisons’ results tell a mostly familiar story in line with the other major supermarkets; food sales rose quickly
A range of nutritious produce boxes directly from wholesalers will soon be available through the Uber Eats app, thanks to a partnership with New Covent Garden Market.
Beaverswood claims new Visusafe Personal Protection range provides improved levels of retail workplace protection
A new range from industrial visual communication solutions specialist Beaverswood provides improved levels of retail workplace protection during the COVID-19 pandemic.