SoftOne Technologies S.A., a member of the €2.1bn Euros Olympia Group, has taken another key step in continuing its successful international expansion strategy by entering the UK tetail market with its award-winning integrated retail management system, Soft1 ERP.
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Findologic, the leading search and navigation platform, has today announced the launch of Lisa, an AI-based virtual shopping assistant, which uses intent signals and discovery to power improved on-site search to enhance customer experience and drive conversions.
The business to business arm of Majestic Wine has been named Great Value Merchant of the Year at this year’s Sommelier Wine Awards (SWA) - the first time the Majestic Commercial business has claimed this particular accolade.
The group behind well-known brands such as Watches of Switzerland and Mappin & Webb has donated emergency funding of £100,000 and $50,000 to support food banks in the UK and USA through the Covid-19 crisis.
GBG, global leader in identity data intelligence, today announces the launch of its partnership with Buymie; a mobile e-commerce app which enables a personal grocery delivery service to homes in as little as an hour.
Laybuy, the risk-free payments platform, has announced PrettyLittleThing and HYPE. as the two latest retailers to offer Laybuy as a payment option in the UK, allowing customers to spread the cost of purchases over six equal weekly payments.
Superdrug has launched a range of fabric face coverings online for £2.99. The face masks will also be available in-store from this week, in line with the reopening of the full Superdrug store estate, with the aim of providing customers
Oliver Bonas has secured £3.5m of additional funding from HSBC UK as part of the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS). The funding has been accessed to support the high street retailer after all its stores were closed during the
Tharsus, one of the UK’s most advanced robotics companies, today announces that its partnership with Ocado Group, the world’s leading online grocery platform provider, has been extended. The new agreement builds on an existing seven-year relationship and lasts until September
McDonald’s is today announcing plans to introduce electric vehicle (EV) rapid charging points as standard across new UK Drive-Thru restaurants, through a new partnership with InstaVolt. McDonald’s ambition is to create a new nationwide charging network to support increasing demand
After laying out plans in May to double the number of Waitrose.com slots in London with the opening of a second online fulfilment centre, Waitrose has announced a third such site. The new centre will significantly further increase the availability
Majestic, the UK’s largest wine specialist wine retailer, has announced that it will be reopening the majority of its 200 store estate this weekend, following a series of successful trials.
Jim Tucker, David Pike and Mike Pink from KPMG’s restructuring practice have been appointed joint administrators to intu properties, in addition to eight Topco subsidiaries.
Tesco outpaces rivals in wake of COVID-19 after doubling online capacity in five weeks, says GlobalData
Following today’s release of Tesco Q1 figures for 2020/21, Thomas Brereton, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘With non-retail food options cut off, consumers have shifted spend to supermarkets at an unprecedented level over the
Wolf & Gypsy is launching a new jewellery collection, Vintage by Wolf & Gypsy on 4 July.
David Pilbeam, head of technical innovation, at Sainsbury’s on the engineering and innovation behind Sainsbury’s refrigeration systems, and in particular the affect refrigeration has on overall energy usage
Co-op warns of store crime epidemic unless Government introduces legislation to provide staff with greater protection
Shop workers have been spat at and threatened with being ‘given coronavirus’ as violence spills over in supermarket aisles and today, retail giant, Co-op, is warning of a store crime epidemic unless the Government urgently introduces new legislation to provide
Whilst the UK has been under lockdown, one of the unexpected boosts has been to our homegrown wine scene - according to latest figures from the country’s largest wine specialist, Majestic Wine. Volumes of English wine have been up over
The Good Business Festival, today announces the first details of its Act 1, taking place on 8 October with partners, content and ambassadors unveiled for the first time.
QVC invests in tech innovation and broadcast techniques to enhance customer engagement during lockdown
In a rapidly changing retail environment, QVC UK has made some key updates to its strategy by investing in tech innovation, modernising its broadcast techniques and celebrating people, personality and storytelling to find the perfect balance between shopping and entertainment.
SGS, the world’s leading inspection, testing and certification company, has today launched Trusted. Tested. – a high impact, brand awareness campaign to engage consumers in the vital role of testing, inspection and certification on the everyday products they purchase.
Samsung Electronics Co., has today announced a new partnership between Samsung Pay, the digital banking platform Curve, one of Europe’s leading fintechs, and Mastercard to launch the Samsung Pay Card.
Gift cards have emerged as the most popular form of gifting during COVID-19, according to the latest research from the Gift Card & Voucher Association (GCVA) and GlobalData.
Following today’s release of Poundland H1 figures for 2019/20, Hannah Richards, retail analyst at GlobalData, said: ‘‘The COVID-19 outbreak has severely impacted trading and tarnished its performance in what could have been an excellent half for the Pepco Group. In
As PM confirms hospitality sector will reopen on 4 July, new app launches to help venues transition to post-Covid landscape
In today's Covid-19 update statement, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced today that Britain’s bars, pubs and restaurants can make their long awaited return on 4 July, as the two metre lockdown rules are relaxed.