Gap Inc. has announced it has appointed global licensing leader IMG as its first ever multi-brand, exclusive licensing representative. Through this partnership, IMG will deliver cross-category product extensions that increase existing consumer touchpoints while engaging with and introducing new
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Carers on standby to work on the frontline at the NHS Nightingale Hospital in Birmingham have been supported with a special donation from Central England Co-op.
Royal Mail, Post Office and eBay have today shared 10 tips to support small businesses and budding marketplace sellers as they sell and ship more goods online.
A family-run food service business which originated as a milk round has returned to its roots, transforming into a food-to-door delivery service to in just two weeks, to put food in North West families’ mouths during lockdown.
Central England Co-op is rolling out special face visors for all colleagues to help keep them safe and healthy while they ensure communities continue to have access to vital food and essentials. The retailer, which has over 260 food stores and
The Covid-19 outbreak has forced the retail industry to adapt to different ways of operating, as physical stores and highstreets close for business, while countries around the world are in lockdown. During the pandemic, we’ve seen certain retailers prosper and
Online toy discount retailer Bargain Max is pleased to announce a new partnership with payments giant Klarna to help securely handle online transactions.
Following today’s release of Wilko FY figures for 2019/20, Matt Walton, senior retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘New chief executive Jerome Saint-Marc has his work cut out for him as sales fell again for
Gallery Direct, the leading British based designer, manufacturer and worldwide distributor of furniture, home décor and accessories has chosen leading two-person delivery company, ArrowXL to support its in house delivery teams in the next phase of its growth.
AO.com, the online electricals store, tonight launches a new TV advert reassuring customers that it continues to deliver essential electricals safely to every UK postcode, every day.
At the beginning of 2020, SMEs accounted for 60 per cent of employment and half of private-sector turnover in the UK. By April, 3.9bn people in 90 countries were in an advised or enforced state of lockdown, and the world
Bi3 creates business intelligence division to help retailers respond to coronavirus security and distancing challenges
Preston-based security technology firm Business Insight 3 (Bi3) has put in place a restructured management team and created a new division, headed up by head of business intelligence Richard Eaves, as it seeks to bring its specialist expertise from the
Following staggered closures across March and April (Japan), fresh handmade cosmetics brand Lush currently have 793 of their 935 shops worldwide shut. But as lockdowns start to slowly lift, business is gradually beginning to open its doors once again.
Generous PayPal customers have given Comic Relief and BBC Children in Need’s ‘The Big Night In’ fundraising appeal an enormous boost with PayPal processing over £3 million since the campaign went live on the 23rd April 2020.
Lidl GB has today opened a new store on Tottenham Court Road, London. In response to the need to provide access to food supplies and essentials at this time, Lidl is delivering on its commitment to serve local communities, despite
As the ONS reports that a quarter (24%) of businesses have temporarily stopped trading as a result of the crisis, recipe box company Gousto has launched a new platform designed to connect food businesses with customers in their area.
New generational game research has revealed that common stereotypes around age are not a barometer of what someone may do in their spare time.
Aldi will be providing the option of face masks to all its store-based colleagues to further support their safety as they continue to feed the nation.
Convenience retailer, Co-op and its wholesale subsidiary, Nisa, have joined forces with leading customer loyalty specialist, IRI and its wholesale arm, SalesOut, to launch Hive – a cutting-edge new insights portal which will enable even closer collaboration between buyers and suppliers.
Wickes, the home improvement retailer, announces plans for a trial that will see it re-open six stores with strict new social distancing measures in place to protect colleagues and customers. Stores in Pudsey, Cheltenham, Preston, Sevenoaks, Cricklewood and Hailsham will
Go Instore partners with Currys PC World to deliver in-store shopping experience to online customers
Go Instore is powering the Currys PC World ShopLive experience to enable staff to work from home, serve customers remotely and support the transition of store re-openings as lockdown restrictions are lifted.
Metapack, a global leader in trusted eCommerce delivery technology, today announces that over 10 retailers have now deployed its Ship-from-Store solution, enabling them to transform physical stores into mini distribution centres and keep trading during the disruption caused by the
Following today’s release of Next Q1 figures for 2020/21, Sofie Willmott, lead retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Since it initially updated on its full year outlook in mid-March, Next’s worst case scenario has gone
Award-winning fuel-nozzle mounted hand-protection dispenser manufacturer, Devon-based GripHero, is working around the clock to produce free protective face shields for frontline NHS staff during the coronavirus pandemic. These will be dispatched to a central collection centre in Sheffield before being
Following the news that Ocado has launched its first fulfilment centre in North America with Canadian supermarket Sobeys: Thomas Brereton, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on the situation: “As COVID-19 continues to