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ASDA’s price-lock strategy to win favour with half of cash strapped Brits as financial worries hit a new high in 2022, says GlobalData
Following the news that ASDA will invest £73 million to tackle the cost of living crisis by increasing pay and price-locking products until the end of the year, Amira Freyer-Elgendy, food & grocery analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and
Uber Eats launches ‘Sundown Spots’ to provide complimentary iftar meals to food delivery drivers and couriers fasting during Ramadan
As members of the Muslim community continue to fast during the final days of Ramadan, Uber Eats is today launching ‘Sundown Spots’ - a series of pop-up restaurants offering free iftar meals after sundown - to support the hardworking
Back Market, the renewed electronics marketplace, has announced that musicMagpie’s products will become available in the UK by the end of this month, and on the Back Market US in mid-May 2022.
The Watches of Switzerland Group advances on its mono-brand boutique expansion strategy with the opening of its sixth OMEGA boutique, in Sheffield.
In a first for Waitrose, the retailer is showcasing itsr new Essential Waitrose value campaign, ‘Quality you'd expect at prices you wouldn't', at the iconic Piccadilly Lights in London, running from 25 April to 1 May.
Centre:mk Milton Keynes, one of the top 10 retail destinations in the UK, has been recognised for its sustainability achievements over the last 24 months with a Green World Award, the top tier of the Green Apple Awards – enabling
Health drink brand The Turmeric Co. has announced that it is now certified as carbon neutral, as the organisation strives to support sustainable operations and its commitment to the planet.
Costa Coffee, the Nation’s Favourite Coffee Shop, has today announced the launch of new trial of 100% fibre lids. Made from renewable plant-based material, the lids are 100% recyclable and will be available at 150 Costa Coffee stores across the
Leading online book-seller and circular economy pioneers World of Books Group (Wob) has been honoured with two Queen’s Awards for Enterprise at this year’s awards - winning both the Sustainable Development Award and the International Trade Award. Wob is one
Joules, the premium British lifestyle brand, is pleased to announce the launch of its new partnership with clothing platform Reskinned, in a takeback and resale programme named ‘Joules ReWear’.
Central England Co-op emphasises how its purpose-led business model helps members and communities in annual results
Central England Co-op have spoken about its continued investment for the good of its members and communities following the announcement of the Society’s annual results.
Following yesterday’s release of Kering’s figures for Q1, FY2022; Darcey Jupp, apparel analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “Continuing its momentum from last year, Kering has started FY2022 strong, with group sales up a
Bristol, UK, and Austin, Texas-based tech firm, Brightpearl, is launching its first podcast, the ‘Lightning 50 E-Commerce Growth Hacking’ show, on Thursday, 21st April 2022.
Retail sales volumes fell by 1.4% in March 2022 following a fall of 0.5% (revised from a fall of 0.3%) in February 2022 but sales volumes were 2.2% above their pre-coronavirus (COVID-19) February 2020 levels, the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows.
The yacht chartering industry has changed a lot in the past 10 years. One of the biggest changes has been the emergence of peer-to-peer boat hire sites like Borrow A Boat.
Online casino gaming is becoming increasingly popular as the choice, availability and quality of games continues to improve. The global online casino and betting market is now estimated to be worth $227 billion US dollars, a figure that is growing
As a business with deep connections within its local communities, Iceland has partnered with The Big Jubilee Lunch, the official community celebration for The Queen's Platinum. And with the four-day weekend in sight, Iceland has a huge range that’ll cater
PayPoint has announced the launch of further marketing support for its retailer partners to promote the growing digital voucher category, with six big brands, including Amazon, Xbox, PlayStation, Paysafecard, Neosurf and Love2Shop with more major brands to follow later this
GRIDSERVE, the tech-enabled sustainable business that runs the GRIDSERVE Electric Highway - one of the UK’s leading electric charging networks, today opens a new state-of-the-art Compact Electric Forecourt in Norwich. The first-of-its-kind EV experience facility delivers the latest charging technology,
Key facts Lightning 50 Overall Winner, plus Regional Winner in Wales and Winner in the Luxury Sector 10,000% YoY growth £5 million expected revenue in 2021 “We’re thrilled to have won not one but three titles in the Lightning 50”
Workday, Inc., a leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, today announced that in the company's fiscal 2022 fourth quarter, Asda, one of the largest supermarket chains in the UK, selected Workday to support its global
Builders’ merchant, Bradfords Building Supplies, has transformed the way it merchandises its products online using a solution from Akeneo, the global leader in product experience management (PXM) and product information management (PIM). With better, enriched product data, Bradfords has
Today 20 April, Sproutl, the new curated online gardening marketplace with a mission to make gardening easy, announced that it will form a strategic partnership with the world-famous plant science institution, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Kew).
The Co-op’s new regional distribution depot in Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, is gearing-up to serve communities with the first deliveries now underway to stores across the South East.