The Entertainer, the fastest-growing, family-owned high street toy retailer in the UK, has announced the return of its Big Toy Rehoming campaign, in partnership with The Salvation Army. Following its huge success after being launched in 2019, The Big
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Desigual teams up with MishiPay to test the mobile self-checkout shopping experience in physical stores
Desigual, the leading fashion retailer, has today announced it is deploying MishiPay in stores in Barcelona and Madrid. MishiPay is a mobile self- technology for shopping in physical shops and transferring the immediacy of the online experience to the real
Independents’ Day UK campaign to culminate in full weekend celebration of indie retail sector across 3 and 4 July
Independents’ Day UK, an initiative that emphasises driving footfall to independent shops on July 4th each year – has announced that for the first time, it will culminate in a full weekend of celebrations highlighting Britain’s indie retailers, across Saturday
St David’s Cardiff is celebrating the launch of a new 36,500sq ft regional flagship store for global fashion brand ZARA on 3 June.
Motor Fuel Group (MFG), the UK’s largest independent forecourt operator, has entrusted Wisenet cameras manufactured by Hanwha Techwin to help protect its major investment in electric vehicle (EV) charging hubs.
A five-figure project to install striking new exterior signage at two of Marks & Spencer’s stores has been completed.
Welcome Break is delighted to kick off the Great British Spring Clean this week, a two-week long campaign organised by Keep Britain Tidy that aims to clear the litter from the United Kingdom’s streets.
WW, Weight Watchers reimagined, has come together with Greencore and Morrisons to produce a ‘Meals in Minutes’ food box.
Following today’s release of B&M figures for FY2020/21; Amy Higginbotham, senior retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “B&M cemented its position as a clear winner amid the pandemic, reporting exceptionally strong sales growth
The North Face launches pride collection and partnerships to support LGBTQ+ community who love to explore
he North Face believe exploration has the power to shape lives, connect communities and create meaningful change. Yet for many communities and individuals, the path to exploration can be a challenging one. We know this needs to change.
As the first Caffè Carluccio’s opens in partnership with Sainsbury’s in St Albans today, brand owner, Boparan Restaurant Group, announces plans to take on Costa with the roll out of 500 sites of the new concept in the next five
Co-op has signed its next university franchise store, with a shop set to open at Keele University in September.
Hotter Shoes is to become the first UK-based footwear brand in its category to integrate Augmented Reality (AR) in its app, enabling customers to try products for fit, colour and design virtually; without needing to leave their own home.
Following its success last year, Sainsbury’s has announced that ‘The Great Big Fruit and Veg Challenge’ will return to the Nectar app this summer.
Italian gaming and entertainment expert Sisal has teamed up with Telecoms giant BT as part of its bid for the fourth UK National Lottery licence.
Aldi launches nationwide competition – ‘Aldi-Fresco’- in search of most impressive outdoor area upgrades
Aldi has launched ‘Aldi-Fresco’ - a nationwide search for the UK’s best alfresco area, and a couple whose amazing garden transformation became a social media sensation, have been asked to judge.
Today, the movement to save the world’s Ancient and Endangered Forests from ending up as take-out containers, shoe boxes, or other paper packaging just got kicked up a notch. Twenty-nine new brands ranging from footwear, to food and beverage, to
Something struck solutions architect Neill Randall in the first week he joined the iconic British fashion brand Mulberry. The company had access to an impressive amount of data, but it wasn’t being fully exploited.
As part of its ongoing commitment to Festival Place, H&M Hennes & Mauritz – the Swedish multinational clothing retail company - has undertaken a complete make-over of the store it first opened in 2003 within the centre.
Focus Brands has announced the official opening of the companies’ new headquarters in Huddersfield, housing 70 employees out of a total 220 strong Focus team. The new site, situated in West Paddock, opened officially in May 2021 and provides Focus
At the Spar virtual conference held on 27 May 2021, Spar UK managing director Louise Hoste told invited retailers, store, wholesaler and central office colleagues, trade, supplier and press guests how the symbol group is determined to maintain its lead
Harrods has unveiled its newest menswear space, a unique 4,000sq ft space dedicated to the athletic pursuits of Harrods menswear customers. This new space is the latest launch in an ambitious rejuvenation of its historic structure beginning in 2018, with
Amazon creates £2.5 million Apprenticeship Fund to help small businesses across England upskill their workforces
Amazon today announces the creation of an Amazon Apprenticeship Fund to help small businesses across England take on apprentices through the levy transfer scheme. The £2.5 million investment will help create more than 200 new apprenticeships in 2021, with roles
Sports Direct, the UK’s biggest sports and fitness retailer, has launched its summer football campaign entitled ‘Just A Game?!’. The multi-million pound TV, OOH, in-store, content, media and influencer programme takes fans on a light-hearted journey through the meaning of
Global leading sports fashion and lifestyle retailer JD Sports Group has today announced an exciting new partnership with ITV2 and ITV Hub's iconic Love Island, as its official activewear brand for the seventh series of the upcoming show.