PayPoint has today announced new measures to support the convenience retail community amid the COVID-19 outbreak. The initiatives include a campaign to celebrate Retail Heroes, a £25,000 contribution to the NFRN COVID-19 Hardship Fund, fee increase waivers, service fee changes,
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Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions’ premium retail technology is driving high customer satisfaction throughout Southwest grocer chain HAC. Inc, dba Homeland.
Partnership launched to help organisations safeguard against Coronavirus and restore public confidence
Market leading UK technology specialist, CoreTech Solutions, has joined forces with security surveillance specialist IndigoVision to unveil an innovative new temperature screening product, Agora Temperature Screening, to help reduce the risk of Coronavirus transmission in public spaces.
Luxury smart speaker company, Sonos, has improved audience targeting efforts and onsite revenue capture with a solution from BounceX, the leading behavioural marketing technology provider.
Your economy needs you. Coffee entrepreneur Emma Loisel is calling on the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, to summon the VE day spirit and allow furloughed workers to be able to return to work to support their struggling companies.
StarStock, the e-commerce business helping pubs convert to food shops, is now powering a new initiative from supermarket giant Asda to help vulnerable and shielded customers receive food and essential items.
Supermarkets across the country are bracing for a potential steep increase in demand later this week, as the British public will prepare to enjoy increased freedoms following the Prime Minister’s announcement of lockdown easing this past weekend.
Moderna’s mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine ready for Phase II as vaccine development picks up pace, say analysts
Following the news that Moderna’s mRNA COVID-19 vaccine candidate received FDA approval to start Phase II clinical studies; Philipp Rosenbaum, PhD, Infectious Diseases Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view: “With plans to start Phase
Dressed in vintage outfits and waving mini union jack flags it was a patriotic scene this morning at a Coop food store in Terrington St Clements as the store led a community sing-a-long to mark the 75th anniversary of VE
Central England Co-op can today reveal the launch date and a first look at its brand new community store in Nottingham.
Pricer has announced the Dutch co-operative supermarket chain PLUS Retail, with more than 265 supermarkets across The Netherlands, has signed a framework agreement for the deployment of Pricer’s electronic shelf label platform. There are no minimum commitments for volumes or
Rick Harrison and Neil Gostelow from KPMG’s Restructuring practice have been appointed joint administrators to Dawsons Music. Established in 1898 in Warrington and employing approximately 75 people, Dawsons is one of the oldest retailers of musical instruments in the UK.
Borough Market, London’s world-renowned historic food market, is launching a new ‘Click & Collect By Car’ service enabling customers to order groceries and store cupboard essentials online and collect their order from the Market without leaving their car.
This week, LloydsPharmacy launched a new Wellness Series, in partnership with two leading health influencers, in order to help people stay happy and healthy from the comfort of their own home during lockdown.
Parcelforce Worldwide is asking its customers to give their delivery driver a ‘thumbs up’ from two metres as part of an enhanced social distancing drive.
Shaftesbury brings Chinatown, Seven Dials and Carnaby to life with virtual programme of digital content
Shaftesbury has announced a village-wide programme of initiatives to provide support for consumers, residents and operators during coronavirus. Reflecting the unique nature of its West End portfolio, Shaftesbury is bringing-to-life virtually Chinatown, Seven Dials and Carnaby with a programme of
Following today’s release of Superdry FY figures for 2019/20, Pippa Stephens, retail analyst at GlobalData, comments: "Superdry’s woes were amplified in its final quarter of FY2019/20, with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic stifling demand for clothing and footwear. While
With summer fast approaching, there’s no doubt we’re looking at how we can pack a fruity punch and add a colourful twist to our beverages in the warmer season. Have no fear, as shoppers can keep their 'gins' up (literally)
X5 Retail Group, a leading Russian food retailer that operates the Pyaterochka, Perekrestok and Karusel chains, announces that in April 2020, online sales through Perekrestok.ru and Delivery.Pyaterochka amounted to RUB 1.7 billion (incl. VAT), which represents a year-on-year increase of
Some of the most successful names in business have banded together to offer free CEO to CEO mentoring, coaching and advice for companies in the UK and Ireland affected by the Covid-19 crisis. The All Together mentoring initiative has drawn
ITV Commercial is inviting ITV viewers to become the stars of the ad break as they launch The People’s Ad Break, a dedicated TV ad spot which will see familiar ad campaigns recreated by the public.
Hammerson has announced that NEXT is to launch its exciting new The Beauty Hall from NEXT premium beauty retail format in five of its flagship destinations. The aim is to create a premium retail environment for Beauty, to complement the
Blakemore Retail has launched an online ordering website to make it easier for customers to browse products from Spar stores offering home deliveries.
Ocado and M&S find a silver lining from the cloud of Covid-19 as revenue skyrockets, says GlobalData
Following the news that Ocado Retail revenue rose 40.4% in its Q2 to date (beginning of March to today), Thomas Brereton, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on the situation: “In a time
Alibaba has today launched Luxury Soho, a new platform aimed at young, value-conscious luxury shoppers.