Hermes, one of the UK’s leading consumer delivery companies, has announced its plans to open a new, purpose-built depot In Bolton in Autumn 2021. It forms part of the company’s ongoing investment into its infrastructure, designed to support its significant
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XPO Logistics, a leading global provider of transport and logistics solutions, has renewed its contract with frozen food retail leader Iceland Foods for warehousing and distribution services. XPO will implement a phased strategy to increase growth capacity for the British
Following today’s release of Hotel Chocolat figures for the 13 weeks ending 27 December 2020; Alex Hardy, associate retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: “A strong online offer has helped Hotel Chocolat to prosper over
The Midcounties Co-operative is marking its 100,000th home delivery just ten months after launching a new service to supply essentials to the most vulnerable in the community during the coronavirus crisis.
Following today’s release of AO World figures for Q3 FY2020/21; Zoe Mills, senior retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: “AO World’s performance in the UK continues to go from strength to strength with sales accelerating
Ten British and international brands have joined together this Christmas to raise vital funds in recognition of the commitment of NHS staff during the COVID-19 crisis.
Following the announcement by Cards Holdco on 12 January 2021, regarding the publication of a Registration Document, Moonpig Group today confirms its intention to proceed with an initial public offering and certain details of the Offer. The company intends to
Aldi has recognised the contribution of its store colleagues by giving them a New Year’s pay rise and increasing its minimum hourly rates from 1 February 2021.
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A consistent rise in overall global sales and strong performance from its award winning online platform secured Wolf & Badger another year of growing full-year revenues and record sales figures in 2020. Despite its Kings Cross flagship in London and
Co-op’s managing director for Scotland, Derek Furnival, has written to members of the Scottish Parliament to ask them to support a new bill which will provide greater protection for shopworkers in the face of ever increasing levels of abuse and
The need for technology throughout the COVID crisis has become overwhelmingly clear, with retail technology having to become ubiquitous during the last six months. As consumer and supermarkets alike have expressed their need for quick and easy to use technology
Seasalt, the fast-growing Cornish fashion brand, provides an update on its recent trading, including the Christmas period.
Locker delivery brand InPost has announced the roll out of digital receipts across its UK locker network, to make dropping off parcels at lockers even easier for its customers.
IBM is helping major retailers pivot to new digital experiences in an effort to attract new customers, build loyalty with existing ones, and support a safe shopping experience amid the pandemic.
PowWowNow, a leading conference call provider for smaller to medium sized businesses has announced a strategic partnership with coffee delivery service Pact Coffee.
UK based homewares retailer Dunelm has deployed curbside and Deliver to Car functionality to its customer offering at its 170 superstores across England, Scotland and Wales.
Clearpay, a leader in “Buy Now, Pay Later” payments known as Afterpay outside of the U.K., has announced new partnerships with top fashion, beauty and lifestyle brands for 2021, offering consumers more places to shop for the latest trends
Top 50 Indies forecourt operator, Motor Fuel Group (MFG) announces that it has signed an agreement to purchase seven operational stations and nine new to industry (NTI) sites from BP. This is part of a wider agreement including fuel supply
GroceryAid is proud to recognise the backing it receives from organisations across the industry with its annual Awards. Announced today, a total of 271 companies have received a GroceryAid Award for their support to the charity throughout 2020. This is
It is true, that almost a year of the pandemic has reduced consumers appetite for high heels and dressier styles in favour of flats and trainers. However, the vaccine is providing a light at the end of the tunnel and
Distec, the specialist provider of industrial, medical, and digital signage technology solutions, has entered into a new partnership with Swedish start-up Starbit to bring its hi-tech retail solutions to the UK.
With more than 300 food parcels being delivered each week in Brighton, a local family support service has swapped single use carrier bags for bags for life thanks to a donation from a local co-operative.
2021 will be the ‘Year of the E-scooter’, with an uplift in popularity nationwide as one in ten Brits (10%) were gifted one this Christmas. Additionally, Currys PC World, the UK’s largest electrical retailer reports a 230% increase in e-scooter
Marcus Rashford and top chefs send letter calling for urgent review of Free School Meals to PM Boris Johnson
In light of recent developments on current food provision for Free School Meal pupils during Covid-19 school closure, a letter signed by Marcus Rashford MBE, Jamie Oliver, Dame Emma Thompson, Tom Kerridge, Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall and over 40 NGOs, Charities