A new online store branded ‘Local Gems’ will be trialled in Margate on the 18th and 19th October through which residents of the seaside town will be able to purchase local produce and have it delivered to their door.
Articles in category: Online food retailing
Ten leading global online grocery markets are predicted to experience combined growth of $227bn, at an annual rate of 20%, by 2023, according to new figures unveiled by IGD today.
Online food retailer Musclefood has announced a major rebranding to reflect the company’s evolution into a health and wellness retailer.
Heritage value retailer, Fulton Foods has announced the launch of its online store trading as Star Bargains.
Ocado’s hunt for Britain’s Next Top Supplier returns for its fourth year this May, offering small British food and drink businesses the chance to secure a listing with the leading online supermarket and win a £20,000 marketing budget. The competition
Just Eat have reported revenues were up 49% to £177.4 million in the First Quarter (Q1 2017: £118.9 million), driven by strong order growth and a greater proportion of higher value delivery orders in the mix.
Online retail delivery order volumes were up +9.6% year-on-year in March, according to the latest data from the IMRG MetaPack UK Delivery Index.
InPost, the send, collect and return parcel locker service, has announced a new click and collect partnership with leading online wine retailer Virgin Wines. Ready in time for the season of Christmas cheer, shoppers can order cases of their favourite tipple to
Ocado is right on the edge of having its first profitable year, as the pure-play online retailer grew its full year retail sales 15.3% to £972.4m. Its agreement with Morrisions had a 510bp positive impact (worth £54m), pushing group revenue to just over
Online retailer of healthier snacks, graze.com, reports it has achieved a run rate of over £20m in its first year of US operations, causing it to add to its office portfolio. Launching in December 2013, graze.com said it adopted a pioneering ‘fail
Online supermarket ocado.com has launched a major recruitment drive to find 1,000 permanent new UK staff before Christmas this year. The retailer said its continuing expansion and the boom in online grocery shopping has fuelled the search for permanent new team members to start immediately across
Online discount food and drink retailer, Approved Food, expands into new 60,000sq ft warehouse facility
Online discount food and drink retailer Approved Food has expanded into a 60,000sq ft warehouse facility in Sheffield as the company anticipates year-on-year sales growth of 20%. The retailer was advised on the move by Yorkshire law firm Gordons, which
A new ratings system – RatingsPlus – has launched, offering a real time, on- and offline solution, which it claims is perfectly suited to today’s fast-paced, consumer market. According to the company, it is widely accepted that poor customer ratings directly affect a business reputation and
OrderDynamics claims to solve retailers’ online-to-offline disconnects with new omni-channel capabilities
As retailers enter the make-or-break holiday season, they’re haunted by a perpetual ‘Ghost Economy’ — a data and inventory disconnect that is costing the industry more than £4.8bn per year, according to IHL Group. This ‘Ghost Economy’ is present when commerce
Online healthier snacks retailer, graze.com, has launched its ‘Inspired Snacks’ advertising campaign. The campaign is reported to be graze.com’s largest ever, reflecting the six-year-old company’s continuing growth and expansion – graze.com is the fastest growing food business in the UK according to the
A new social shopping site is launching on 11 September 2014 and aims to change how people shop on online. Haveyouseen encourages people to recommend their favourite products and brands to others, earning a cash reward from the exchange. The
Asda Direct reports it has recorded bumper sales by developing a series of omni-channel business innovations with eCommera, the decision-intelligent commerce company, to improve its online customer e-commerce facilities including click and collect. Business teams from eCommera and Asda worked as
Morrisons’ online delivery service is moving further into its Northern heartland, and will be making its first drop-offs around Manchester and Hull as of today Its distinctive yellow vans will be delivering groceries to more than 807,000 homes across the
Following a successful regional trial, fetch.co.uk, the online pet store from Ocado, is now delivering to homes across Britain. Fetch is a standalone online pet store currently stocking more than 8,000 products, ranging from food and treats to specialist healthcare,
Tesco has reduced website load times by over 70% in Asia by deploying CDNetworks’ Content Acceleration as part of its strategy to bolster global online sales in key growth markets including China, Thailand and Malaysia. The move is also designed to
Online supermarket Ocado (ocado.com) has launched its biggest ever recruitment drive to find over 1,000 new UK staff. The retailer’s dramatic expansion has fuelled the search for new team members in all areas of the organisation including its Customer Fulfilment Centre (CFC)
Mobile is not as prevalent in online grocery ordering as non-food but does play a huge role in the customer’s online journey, according to Jon Rudoe, director of online, digital and cross-channel at Sainsbury’s. Speaking during a panel session at
National retailer Poundworld is launching its online pound store, www.poundshop.com, today (11 February 2014) at 2pm. Poundworld has beaten its competitors to become the first to take its operation online and will sell thousands of lines including branded goods such as
Turkey’s youthful population – a quarter was born in the 21st century – is set to drive the country’s online sales, according to Mehmet Nane, general manager, Carrefour Turkey. Speaking at The Delivery Conference, organised by MetaPack, Nane said there
Tesco, Morrisons and Marks & Spencer have all reported a decline in UK like-for-like sales over the key Christmas trading period. Tesco reported a 2.4% decline in like-for-like sales in the UK for the six weeks to 4 January 2014.