Waitrose is today opening a new Customer Fulfilment Centre in Greenford, West London. When fully running later this year the centre will deliver 25,000 Waitrose.com orders each week, helping to offer five times more online slots each week in London
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After what the Chancellor has labelled a fundamental alteration to our way of lives, the Budget announcement has signalled for the retail industry that reduced business rates will be extended until the end of June, with a staggered recovery beyond
Chancellor Rishi Sunak MP has delivered the 2021 Budget, announcing a three part plan as part series of measures to continue support for businesses as the UK recovers from the Coronavirus pandemic.
Aldi is to invest more than £22m in new and upgraded stores across London and within the M25 this year.
Hortons’ Estate has received planning approval to deliver a new 65,000sq ft retail park development in Oldbury that will include a new B&M store and a Tim Hortons drive-thru restaurant.
kevin., the Lithuanian payments startup, has launched a first-of-its-kind product that seamlessly switches customers from card payments to account-to-account (A2A) payments during the payment flow via a PSD2-based open API. Customers who start making a payment using their card can
BGF, the UK’s most active growth capital investor, has invested £7.5 million in Lancashire e-commerce logistics and tech company, Fulfilmentcrowd.
An ongoing partnership between Central England Co-op and FareShare Midlands has resulted in the creation of over two million meals for those in need during the pandemic.
Panasonic has partnered with the UK’s leading provider of appliance care, Domestic & General (D&G), as its exclusive after care warranty provider for both Panasonic TV & Imaging products. The exclusive partnership will last for six years and will be
Chelmsford Star Co-operative Society, an independent Co-operative Society based in Chelmsford, Essex, is starting a home delivery trial with Snappy Shopper, the cutting-edge home delivery app and web platform.
COVID-19 has posed the biggest challenge to the UK hospitality and retail industries since WW2 – however, one food business is emerging in “good shape” with plans for a £35m expansion in London, Europe and the US.
With the global pandemic still keeping the world stuck in one corner, nearly all aspects of our lives have moved to digital platforms. Although the rapid growth of e-commerce had already transformed the retail industry, the pandemic made this transition
Fast-growing handmade jewellery and accessories company Pineapple Island has selected Brightpearl to support rapid scale and introduce more customers to ethical accessories that won't cost the Earth.
Leading sock and hosiery retailer SOCKSHOP is delighted to announce The College of Podiatry’s endorsement of the IOMI footnurseR Gentle Grip and Cushion Foot Diabetic socks. Launching on the 1 March 2021, the endorsement is a huge milestone for SOCKSHOP
Waitrose is boosting its efforts to help customers tackle food waste at home and in its supply chain and on farm through a number of initiatives.
The opening of the first Amazon Go cashierless grocery store in the UK is perfectly timed to reduce physical contact during the pandemic, says ParcelHero
Supermarket Aldi has today published the UK’s sweetest opportunity, as it launches a nationwide search for the most chocolate obsessed group of people to join Aldi as ‘Chief Easter Egg Tasting Officers’.
Ozon, a leading multi-category online marketplace, announces the opening of a new IT lab in St. Petersburg.
Hotter Shoes, the UK’s biggest footwear manufacturer, is celebrating raising more than £120,000 for Marie Curie with the launch of its latest limited edition charity partnership design.
International Women’s Day is to be marked with a special virtual event open to the public featuring three inspiring female leaders from retailer Central England Co-op as well as an array of diverse presentations.
Mindful Chef, the UK’s highest rated recipe box service, is proud to be one of the 175 small to medium sized businesses in the UK that is certified as a B-Crop. Determined to use its business as a force for
Following today’s release of Halfords figures for the seven weeks ending 19 February 2021; Jonathan Rock, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view: “Halfords announced it expects its full-year profit before tax to be
Today, Dettol announces the launch of a new program to help businesses raise hygiene standards when they reopen in partnership with CleanedUp (a brand of theUp.co) who supply simple and easy to install sanitising solutions. The new partnership will offer
LeadingBuy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) provider Zip today announces its UK arrival with Homebase one of its first major brand partners – the first and only omnichannel BNPL provider for the home and garden experts.
Loop Cashmere, the direct-to-consumer luxury cashmere brand with sustainability at its core, has launched with financial backing from one of the UK’s leading retail experts.