This week, Superdrug advances in its commitment to reduce plastic waste and support the use of sustainable Palm Oil. Superdrug has taken a membership with the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) to help address the environmental impact of palm
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After observing the government guidelines and closing all stores from the 20 March 2020, John Smedley is delighted to now announce the re-opening of its Jermyn Street store as part of the national efforts to re-open our retail environments.
The online electricals retailer, AO.com today announces a partnership with omni-channel customer engagement company Emarsys, enabling it to personalize the experience for its customers on a truly one-to-one basis for the first time.
Following the reopening of food & beverage outlets for takeaway and click & collect services only in May, St Pancras International opened the doors to more of its stores including Chanel, Whistles and The White Company, on Monday 15 June.
Sanditize, a new UK brand of PPE from Dinner Lady, has announced its first distribution deal with leading homestores retailer Wilko, weeks from starting production.
Following the news that the UK’s most iconic luxury department store Harrods, is axing nearly 700 jobs in a bid to cut down on costs after being hit hard during the pandemic, Andy Barr, retail expert and co-founder of online
Following today’s release of Topps Tiles Q3 figures for 2019/20, Matt Walton, senior retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘While Topps’ average weekly sales in Q3 were less than half of last year, it will
HUGO BOSS has boosted its e-commerce activities, expanding its online store to an additional 22 countries – a new milestone on its digital journey. Over several years, the company has significantly stepped up investments in its own online business in
Forecourt retailer Applegreen reports the business has continued to trade ahead of its COVID19 projections for both May and June. It said performance has been aided by strong store sales in the local petrol filling station sites, good fuel
O2 is partnering with TerraCycle, a global leader in hard-to-recycle waste to roll out recycling boxes to O2 stores across the UK. With over a billion items of PPE distributed across the UK in the early months of the pandemic,
Superdrug partners with UK psychology clinic in response to people’s mental health concerns over lockdown easing
New research conducted among over 3,000 Superdrug customers reveals that 65% of people are concerned about the further impact on their mental health as social distancing measures and lockdown are eased.
Slerp, the leading direct-to-consumer online ordering solution, has announced the launch of its table ordering service across the UK – allowing on-premise customers to order direct to their table via their phone.
John Lewis has today announced plans to reopen a further ten shops, including shops in Scotland and Wales.
Royal Mail has launched new Inflight delivery options to offer greater convenience and flexibility for receiving customers. This has been the number one ask from our parcels customers.
Sainsbury's has turned itself into a digital first business during the COVID-19 pandemic in order to compete in the current market, according to Ray Gaul, SVP of Retail Insights, Kantar.
The Glass Works – the £180m retail and leisure scheme led by Barnsley Council alongside development manager Queensberry – has announced the signing of a major national retailer.
Enactor’s pilot with Frasers Group paves way for full systems deployment across global retail operations and brands
UK-based software provider Enactor announces today that it has completed a successful pilot with Frasers Group (formerly Sports Direct). The pilot to deploy Enactor’s Point-of-Sale software for Frasers’ clothing brand Jack Wills went live in only six weeks. This was
SoftBank Robotics Group Corp. today announced that, as of the end of June 2020, it recorded global cumulative sales of more than 10,000 units of ‘Whiz,’ the AI-enabled vacuum-cleaning robot developed and provided by SoftBank Robotics Corp. As a result,
Leading decision-making platform vendor Board International has announced that its unified planning and analytics platform has been selected by La Perla Global Management (UK) Ltd as part of the luxury lingerie company’s digital transformation strategy.
Spar wholesaler for the north of England, James Hall & Co., has decorated ten of its double decker Spar trucks with rainbows of hope, in support of Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and NHS staff up and down the country.
LloydsPharmacy and Deliveroo have announced a new partnership to deliver a selected range of more than 50 medical essentials from 16 LloydsPharmacy stores across the UK.
Swedish IT company Datema has developed an app that enables consumers to scan their items and pay all through their smartphone. The app named EasyShop, is a next generation mobile self-scanning solution that is aimed at retail stores. Quick, easy
Aptos, a recognised market leader in retail technology solutions, today announced that Pets At Home has selected the Aptos ONE platform to power its retail operations and customer engagement strategies. With the adoption of the microservices-based SaaS platform, Pets At
British heritage brand Belstaff is pleased to confirm it will re-open its Glasgow store from Monday, 29 June in line with the Scottish Government’s guidelines. Monday, 29 June in line with the Scottish government’s guidelines. This follows the reopening of
Central England Co-op has shared out £31,000 between 22 good causes to ensure they can continue their vital community work during the Coronavirus outbreak.