Wren Kitchens opens its 98th showroom at Altrincham Retail Park creating 21 jobs in the local community.
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Dunhill, the iconic British luxury brand, specialising in ready-to-wear and bespoke menswear, leather goods and accessories, and part of the Richemont group, today announced the launch of a digital flagship store in China on Tmall Luxury Pavilion, Alibaba’s dedicated platform
So & Mo, the lawn care subscription service, has launched in the UK to provide fertiliser products used at major sporting venues directly to consumers.
X5 Retail Group, a leading Russian food retailer that operates the Pyaterochka, Perekrestok and Karusel retail chains, has begun to implement a robotic telephone platform. The system, which uses speech technology to carry out various business functions, is a proprietary
Aldi, Britain’s fifth largest supermarket, is to save more than 100 tonnes of plastic a year by scrapping single-use bags for loose fruit and veg across all stores.
With over 180 stores across the UK and Ireland, strategic alliances with brands such as Iceland, the roll-out of its own luxury Kitchen Showrooms, and a trading history that stretches back over 30 years; The Range is now set to
Brothers Mohsin and Zuber Issa, founders and co-CEOs of EG Group, and TDR Capital have together agreed to acquire Asda, Walmart’s wholly-owned UK business, for an enterprise value of £6.8 billion, on a debt-free and cash-free basis.
Today, Bally, the heritage Swiss luxury brand established in 1851, confirms its latest commitment to digital-led operations, in conjunction with digital transformation leaders, Hyphen-Group. Following the success of its digital showroom, designed and built by Hyphen-Group in the wake of
Footwear retailer, Shoe Zone, has donated an incredible £40,000 to the National Emergency Trust Coronavirus Appeal, through a number of fundraising efforts.
Lifestyle Outlets has announced a new tenant signing to its Quayside MediaCityUK scheme with fashion retailer, Crew Clothing Company opening Tuesday 29 September. The outlet store is the latest brand to join the centre scheme set in the stunning waterside
A robotic self-service kiosk pilot in Estonia tries to sustainably increase regional service availability
Cleveron will pilot its first self-service screen and parcel robot integration together with telecom company Telia in Estonia. Telia will set up a “self-service pod” in a small town, where the company’s clients can connect with customer service through a
Marketplace-as-a-service pioneer Mirakl plans to invest at least £23.5 million in the UK market and create 40 new jobs within the next two years, the company has today announced. Despite Brexit, the French-headquartered business considers the UK to be of
Aldi’s popular in-store Scottish Beer Festival is back, featuring a line-up of 31 craft beers from 15 local breweries across Scotland.
Leading Russian retailer launches country’s first electric truck as part of pioneering sustainability strategy
Magnit, one of Russia’s leading grocery retailers, has launched the country’s first electric heavy-duty truck. Developed in collaboration with Drive Electro, the company behind Moscow’s electric bus system, the new truck will be integrated into Magnit’s logistics network along with
McArthurGlen, Europe’s leading designer outlet group, is continuing to enhance the guest experience in today’s evolving retail landscape by piloting two new digital shopping services that form a key part of the company’s expanding digital journey.
Today, the Co-op is relaunching its membership offering and introducing more great value personalised offers to new and existing members alike in its food stores, while doubling funds being given to community groups.
Co-op expands partnership with Diebold Nixdorf to enhance customer shopping journeys through self-service and traditional PoS
Co-op Group, one of the world’s largest consumer cooperatives, has expanded its relationship with Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD) to include managed services and remote monitoring of self-service and point-of-sale (POS) systems throughout the UK. This comprehensive offering optimizes members’ shopping
Martin George, head of customer at Waitrose, has spoken in depth about the impact of COVID-19 on the business and how it has changed the future of retail at Advertising Week 2020. George covered the challenges Waitrose faced dealing with panic buying back in
Jumbo Supermarkets automates identity and access management with One Identity and The Identity Managers
One Identity partners help Jumbo Supermarkets maximise its investment in One Identity Manager.
Forrester’s new touchless customer experience solution tracks real-time consumer feedback during pandemic
Forrester today unveiled the touchless version of FeedbackNow, a real-time customer experience (CX) data collection solution at the point of experience to ensure the safety of customers and employees. As businesses reopen and travel becomes normal again, consumers expect safety,
Databricks, the data and AI company, today announced that it is helping Gousto deliver its ambitious 2022 growth plans as the data-driven recipe box prepares to triple capacity, creating over 1,000 new jobs in the process.
The EIT Digital-supported innovation activity Last Mile Autonomous Delivery (LMAD) has developed a software platform to operate multiple types of autonomous delivery robots (ADRs).
Etam, the largest lingerie brand in France and the seventh largest worldwide, has partnered with interactive live video streaming provider Bambuser to enable live shopping during the company’s Live Show, which will stream at etam.co.uk/liveshow today, Tuesday, 29 September
For autumn/winter 2020, Dune London is thrilled to announce a second season with their brand ambassador, actor Gillian Anderson. Shot by renowned photographer RANKIN, the elegant shoot showcases Dune London’s new collection of timeless styles.
Ideal Shopping Direct (ISD), the leading UK multi-channel home shopping retailer and owner of the Create and Craft and Ideal World TV channel has achieved a significant turnaround of the company in the past 12 months; £6.5m profit, 30% ahead