Central England Co-op shoppers are being encouraged to celebrate spring by helping tackle food poverty in their communities as figures reveal over one million children are at risk of going hungry across the area.
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GANT, the branded apparel retailer with over 750 stores in 80 countries, is close to completing a rollout of Cegid Retail’s Unified Commerce Platform across Europe in a bid to improve stock management and customer service across multiple channels and
One year since the first lockdown, Argos has identified three major shopper tribes fuelling orders on its website, snapping up home entertainment, domestic appliances and fitness equipment at record rates.
Following today’s release of Kingfisher FY2020/21 figures; Amy Higginbotham, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “FY2020/21 has been a year of positive change for Kingfisher. It has undoubtedly benefited from high demand for
the heart of Leeds, has announced the signing of a new flagship store for sports
Water fountains that save plastic and provide clean drinking water to developing nations to hit UK ahead of World Water Day
Consumers keen to do their bit to tackle single-use plastic by refilling their water bottles will now also have the opportunity to provide clean drinking water to some of the world’s poorest communities at the click of a button, thanks
Co-op has launched its first franchise store at a service station, with the opening of Co-op Cornwall Services.
Neighbourly connects businesses with thousands of vetted local charities and good causes across the UK and Ireland through a technology platform that facilitates the donation of volunteer time, redistribution of surplus products and grant funding to make the maximum positive
Following the news of Halfords’ acquisition of Universal Tyres and Autocentres; Jonathan Rock, associate retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view: “Halford’s acquisition of Universal Tyres and Autocentres will significantly expand both its mobile
Icon Industrial has announced that the final unit in the first phase of its £100 million speculative logistics development in Harlow has been let.
Fix Price, one of the leading variety value retailers globally and the largest in Russia, announces the opening of its 4,300th store.
Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham will be the guest speaker at a special virtual event hosted by Central England Co-op designed to raise awareness of the challenges facing men in the modern world.
Spar International aims to further tackle food waste through scaling up its successful collaboration with digital platform Gander. The partnership initially launched in Northern Ireland and has grown to become a global collaboration.
The Covid-19 pandemic has undoubtedly had an influence on people’s shopping habits. Even though it has dramatically disrupted the retail sector, the effects have varied massively between brick-and-mortar versus online shops, essential versus nonessential stores, and small versus large retailers
Specialist music business Bonners has swapped out ineffective on-premise solutions for a combination of Brightpearl and Shopify Plus as the company seeks to tune up its multichannel customer service offering.
IRI acquires retail consumer insights provider Intelligent Shopper Solutions (ISS) from Kognitiv Corporation
IRI, a global leader in innovative solutions and services for consumer, retail and media companies, today announced that it has acquired Intelligent Shopper Solutions (ISS), a leading retail consumer insight provider that enables collaboration between retailers and suppliers, from Kognitiv
Shoppers in East Anglia can now order groceries online from 92 local East of England Co-Op stores and have them delivered straight to their homes in as little as 30 minutes.
Joules, the premium British lifestyle brand, is delighted to announce the launch of a partnership with short break favourite Center Parcs.
InPost, a leading out-of-home e-commerce delivery company today announces the next phase of its partnership with Transport for London (TfL) which will see the rollout of more than sixty new parcel lockers across the TfL network over the next three
Following today’s release of Ocado figures for Q1 FY2020/21; Thomas Brereton, senior retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view: “Ocado Retail’s Q1 results display the same trend it showed throughout 2020 – strong growth
Iceland has launched a new convenience supermarket format under the Swift brand, with a comprehensive refit. The trial store opened today (Thursday, 18 March 2021) at the former Iceland Four Lane Ends site in Benton, Newcastle upon Tyne.
The UK’s leading multi-store gift card, One4all Gift Cards, has announced a new online retail partnership with the onboarding of leading sports nutrition brand, Bio-Synergy.
Today, Superdrug launches the Missguided Beauty range onto the high street as the exclusive bricks and mortar stockist.
From earthquakes to multi-climate simulations: AutoStore unveils Innovation Hub to test and replicate supply chain environments
AutoStore, the leading robotic technology company, can today unveil its new Innovation Hub located in Karmøy, Norway, a pioneering new center for testing and replicating diverse in-store and warehouse environments.
England International footballer Marcus Rashford MBE has been named as this year’s Postcode Hero by People’s Postcode Lottery.