Wincanton, the largest British third-party logistics company, today announces the extension of its relationship with Asda, for the management of its transport and warehousing operations.
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wilko, one of the UK’s largest family owned DIY, homeware and garden retailers, has confirmed it will start rolling out a nationwide upgrade programme for all the electric motors that drive HVAC air conditioning systems in its stores.
Quiz, the omni-channel fashion brand, has grown its email channel and reduced online cart abandonment, thanks to a solution from Wunderkind (formerly BounceX), the leading behavioural marketing technology provider.
X5 Retail Group, a leading Russian food retailer that operates the Pyaterochka, Perekrestok and Karusel chains, announces its new express delivery service Okolo and a unified technology platform for hyperlocal express deliveries from X5 stores.
Leading healthy grains and pulses brand Merchant Gourmet has secured a new permanent listing in all Lidl stores from August. Having previously done spot deals on a range of limited-edition pouches exclusively for Lidl, the brand’s core range of 250g
The Home Secretary has today (Tuesday 7 July) set out plans to crack down on abuse and violence against shopworkers.
Enactor OMS lets retailers ‘shapeshift’ in response to changing events, markets and consumer behaviour
UK-based software provider Enactor Ltd, today launches its Enactor Order Management System (OMS) for retailers. Enactor OMS is a responsive ordering engine that combines omni-channel order management capabilities with global inventory visibility, enabling any order to be connected to any
Aldi UK’s CEO Giles Hurley has vowed that the supermarket will only ever sell fresh chicken and beef from British farmers. Aldi has also ruled out selling chlorinated chicken or hormone treated beef, regardless of any future trade deals.
PayPoint and RingGo have today announced the launch of RingGo Retail, a new offering that enables drivers to pay for parking at over 27,000 retailers across the UK.
Salesfloor, the industry-leading mobile application designed for store associates, announced the launch of a new product bundle to help retailers following the COVID-19 pandemic. With retailers in need of innovative solutions to help their stores navigate changes including consumers’ new
alfords, the UK's leading provider of motoring and cycling products and services, has secured £25m of additional funding from its existing lending syndicate, in which HSBC UK participates, as part of the Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CLBILS).
An innovative food retailer is throwing London’s publicans and restaurant owners a lifeline as the UK begins to come back to life following the coronavirus pandemic.
Following today’s release of JD Sports FY figures for 2019/20, Emily Salter, retail analyst at GlobalData, comments: ‘‘Following another strong year in FY2019/20 delivering results that other clothing players would envy, JD Sports now has plenty of problems on its
Following its reopening this weekend, Hard Rock Cafe London is saying a big thank-you to the city’s frontline health workers with a free Legendary Steak Burger.
Retail heroes worked around the clock to ensure a brand new Central England Co-op store in Doncaster was reopened for the local community after being targeted by criminals just hours after opening its doors the first time.
AiFi, the technology company creating the world's most advanced store automation system, is on track to deploy 330 new and retrofitted autonomous stores by the end of 2021. Today, AiFi’s OASIS, the Orchestrated Autonomous Store Infrastructure and Services, is already
Menzies Distribution named one of UK’s top-performing private companies in The Sunday Times Top Track 100
Menzies Distribution, the UK’s leading national, time-critical logistics partner, has been named as one of the UK’s top-performing private companies in The Sunday Times Top Track 100 for the second year in a row.
Marcolin Group, a worldwide leading company in the eyewear industry and Moncler, an iconic brand that has always combined heritage, creativity and evolution, announce the early renewal of their worldwide exclusive licensing agreement for the design, production and distribution of
Panther Warehousing, the two-man, white glove delivery specialist, is perfectly placed to support business and consumers as UK shopping habits are forever changed by COVID-19.
UK fin-tech company For Good Causes - which already enables consumers to donate their loyalty points, cash back and air miles to over 20,000 charities via brands like Vodafone, BP, Quidco and Rakuten - has announced it has expanded beyond
Henderson Technology is proud to announce the successful pilot stage of BP’s new payment and loyalty terminal in a range of BP sites throughout the EDGEPoS estate.
Pret a Manger is to close 30 stores and is expected to cut 1,000 jobs, due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
With the UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson announcing his plan this week to fund £96 million investment in town centres and high streets through the accelerated Towns Fund, Colliers International is calling on the Government to dig deeper into their
Leading value footwear retailer, Shoe Zone, will be opening their 50th out of town store in Cardiff (Unit 3B, City Link Retail Park, Cardiff CF24 1PQ) on Thursday 2 July.
Lakeland is delighted to announce its flagship Windermere store has re-opened as well as 28 others across the UK with comprehensive safety measures and social distancing in place to protect customers and colleagues.