This week, M&S is launching a bookable suit fitting service in 25* of its biggest UK stores, following a trial in five Scottish locations. This service allows men the convenience of booking a slot for suit styling and fitting (an
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Splitit, the company empowering shoppers to use their credit cards to pay in instalments, announced today it is bringing its instalment payments to in-store retail locations worldwide. Splitit InStore also includes Apple Pay and Google Pay to deliver an effortless
As England progress through the Euro’s tournament, blind manufacturer www.Hillarys.co.uk have designed a blind to mark the occasion if England win.
Snappy Shopper partners are enjoying a massive sales boost thanks to a succession of marketing incentives deployed from the end of May and which will continue throughout the summer.
Following England’s successful journey in the Euros so far, Superdrug has reported a spike in sales of hangover-related products such as painkillers to help treat headaches and energy tablets as England fans nursed celebratory hangovers after each game.
To celebrate England’s upcoming match on Wednesday, after successfully making it through to the semi-finals, Deliveroo is giving away over 2021 Lion bars to England fans in London and Manchester. The bars can be turned into makeshift #freelions shirt emblems,
IGD partners with climate solutions expert South Pole to help food and consumer goods industry take steps towards Net Zero
With its ambition to accelerate progress towards a sustainable food system, IGD is today launching its brand-new guide, Building Your Net Zero Roadmap – A Guide For Industry Leaders And Decision Makers.
Yandex Self-Driving Group, a leading autonomous vehicles developer, today announced a multi-year partnership with Grubhub, the leading online and mobile food-ordering and delivery platform on college campuses. The partnership between Grubhub and Yandex SDG will create faster and more cost-effective
Boots Hearingcare, the UK’s leading private hearing care provider, opened its new flagship World of Hearing store in Welwyn Garden City on Wednesday 30 June.
Online bathroom retailer Victoria Plum announces global eco initiative to plant thousands of trees in 12 months
Online bathroom retailer Victoria Plum has pledged to fund the planting of thousands of trees around the world over the next 12 months.
Up to 21 new jobs will be created in Farnborough when Travis Perkins, the UK’s largest supplier of building materials to the building and construction industry, opens its new site later in September.
Luxury homeware brand, Cox & Cox, has today (6th July) announced the appointment of Paul Strudwick to its senior leadership team as marketing director. Strudwick brings with him a wealth of knowledge and holds over 18 years’ experience managing multi-million-pound marketing campaigns
Buy it Direct Group, one of the UK’s largest online consumer goods retailers, has acquired hot tub and swim spa specialist, Outdoor Living, as part of its ongoing expansion strategy.
Online electricals retailer AO has teamed up with Tech Returners, a Manchester-based organisation, to welcome several skilled employees to their tech department, including data engineers and software developers.
Central England Co-op has today signed the European Union’s new Code of Conduct on Responsible Business and Marketing Practices in an effort to work closely with partners to help improve food sustainability.
ManoMano, the new European unicorn, raises 355M$ in fundraising and confirms UK as fastest growing market
ManoMano, the leading European marketplace specialising in online DIY, home improvement and gardening, today announces the successful completion of its $355 million Series F fundraising and that it has reached $2.6 billion in valuation. ManoMano has also confirmed that
PostTag launches OnTap to solve the problem of high rate of failed addresses returned by address lookup providers
PostTag, a cutting-edge address lookup and validation service, is launching a new “no contract” service called PostTag OnTap. PostTag OnTap provides real-time address validation for companies who may be mid-contract with another address lookup provider yet facing an unacceptably high
X5 Group, a leading Russian food retailer, has launched its own food.ru media platform. In addition to featuring entertaining and educational content that focuses on the most popular food-related activities, the platform will enable users to search for recipes, take
Casino Group, Google Cloud and Accenture announced today a strategic collaboration to accelerate the technological developments of Casino Group, digitally transforming the leading French mass-market retail brand and the retail market as a whole.
musicMagpie partners with Sorted to offer best in class delivery experience and reduce customer enquiries
Leading UK recommerce business, musicMagpie, has partnered with Manchester-based delivery experience platform, Sorted, as it targets significant online growth following its £208m IPO this year.
News around a bidding war looming for Morrisons could prompt Amazon to enter the fray, according to Chris Elliott, an analyst at retail insights firm Edge by Ascential.
Families could get an extra £100 to spend on food as more than 200 local convenience stores will be topping up Healthy Start vouchers by £1.
Today, Clearpay, a leader in “Buy Now, Pay Later” payments known as Afterpay (ASX: APT) outside the U.K. and Europe, has announced the launch of its new loyalty programme, Pulse Rewards. This unique programme encourages responsible spending, by offering benefits
Shelf gaps continue to pose customer experience (CX) issues for UK shoppers in-store, which risks losing retailers future sales and loyalty, the latest research from Pricer, the world’s most reliable provider of ESLs (Electronic Shelf Labels), reveals.
After an overwhelming success in the Netherlands, Parfumado, an experimental fragrance service has expanded its offerings to the UK.