Find out which retailers are innovating in the on and offline retail space and what they are doing to keep ahead of the curve in this dynamic and highly competitive sector. Read the financials and analysis of the large multiples, the smaller chains to independent retailers, wholesalers and suppliers
SML RFID has been working with Beaumanoir’s Cache Cache brand in China since March 2019. The retailer determined that it needed to improve efficiency around its stock-taking process by reducing the time and labour consumption in addition to improving transparency
The specialist for final deliveries to customers, Rhenus Home Delivery has been appointed sole carrier for all two-man home deliveries by the design-centric furniture company Swoon.
Walsallsports brand, SAFEJAWZ, is celebrating its £1 million revenue milestone, with the help of funding from HSBC UK.
The Prime Minister Boris Johnson today visited the UK's number 1 domestic parcels carrier, DPD UK in Middleton, Greater Manchester. The PM met CEO Dwain McDonald and discussed the firm's plans for an all-electric fleet of vehicles, new infrastructure investment
East Anglia's only gluten free bakery, Davina Steel, has just confirmed a deal to supply Co-op stores across the region.
ArrowXL, the UK’s leading two-person home delivery expert, has made a substantial £5 million investment to further strengthen its fleet and support the ongoing growth of the business. It is part of the company’s ongoing commitment to utilising cutting edge
Come and enjoy the opening of new LEGO Store at the Bullring and Grand Central, Birmingham with a variety of unique promotions and Grand Opening celebrations
Alteri Investors, the specialist European retail sector investor, has today reached agreement to acquire Blue Group Hold Co Ltd (“the Group”), owner of Bensons for Beds, Harveys Furniture and upholstery & bedding manufacturers Relyon, Steinhoff UK Beds and Formation Furniture,
British brand Temperley London will open its first standalone store outside the South East in Hammerson’s flagship destination Victoria Leeds today (Friday 15th November). The retail space will stock the Temperley London Autumn and Winter 2019 collections, along with a
It has been well documented that traditional sectors like retail and banking are under pressure in a changing world and where customer expectations are constantly evolving. For our high street there is a growing list of pressures, especially when it
Today, M&S is proud to announce it has begun “fitting out” its new store at the Rochdale Riverside development. The Riverside is a joint venture between Genr8 and Kajima, in partnership with Rochdale Borough Council, it will bring approximately 200,000sq
With retail violence and abuse incidents on the rise, retail business insurer NFU Mutual is warning employers to prepare staff for violence and abuse ahead of Black Friday sales this November, and advising consumers to act with respect.
Following today’s release of ASDA Q3 figures for FY2019, Thomas Brereton, Retail Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Despite ASDA’s Q3 results revealing negative l-f-l sales growth – blamed on consumers restricting spend as a result
Cult Beauty, one of the UK’s fastest growing online beauty retailers, has partnered with digital transparency platform, Provenance, to bring honest beauty product details – from origin and efficacy to social and environmental impact – to shoppers.
M&G Real Estate and intu, the joint owners of Manchester Arndale, have welcomed beauty brand Morphe as the latest addition to its beauty and cosmetics line-up.
Following today’s release of Burberry H1 figures for FY2019/20, Chloe Collins, senior retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Burberry continues its revival under new CEO Marco Gobbetti’s lead with total revenue for the first half
Herno, an Italian fashion retailer with stores across Europe, the US and Asia, has started to equip five of its flagship stores with cloud-based retail technology from Cegid as part of an ongoing expansion programme.
Following today’s release of Card Factory YTD figures for FY2019/20, Zoe Mills, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Card Factory is heading into the Christmas period in an enviable position, with growth in its YTD
Lifestyle Outlets has announced UK independent fragrance retailer The Fragrance Shop is opening a store at The Lowry Outlet, the waterfront outlet centre at the heart of Manchester’s MediaCityUK.
Upland Software, Inc., a leader in cloud-based Enterprise Work Management software, today announced Newcastle Strategic Solutions, the UK’s leading savings technology and service platform and subsidiary of Newcastle Building Society, has deployed the Upland Rant & Rave Voice of the
Supermarket Aldi has revealed a new limited-edition gin from Callander-based McQueen Gin that is the perfect tipple for the festive season.
Fresh handmade cosmetics brand Lush have opened the doors to two brand new concept shops - Fresh & Flowers in Paris and the Lush Perfume Library in Florence - and their second biggest shop in Europe in Munich.
Magway, the British start-up that has developed a ground-breaking, sustainable delivery utility designed to transport online customer orders through a network of pipes, today opens a new phase of funding. Magway aims to raise over £750,000 via the UK’s
CaixaBank, Nestlé Market and the Payment Innovation Hub have launched the first facial recognition payment system in a business in Spain. It is a system that enables customers to pay for purchases solely using their face, without the need to
With just 10shopping days left until Christmas, Boots has announced that they have removed 149 tonnes of plastic from their own-brand gift ranges this year, which is the equivalent to 11 double decker buses.