This week Superdrug reveals the launch of a brand new Youtube campaign, packed with exclusive content, Superdrug TV in a continued move towards more digital platforms. Superdrug TV will launch on Youtube and be freely available, keeping people connected and
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Following today’s release of Halfords H1 figures for FY2020/21; Jonathan Rock, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: “Halfords has emerged as a clear beneficiary of the pandemic so far, supported by trends such as a
Parcelforce Worldwide has revealed its Christmas advert for 2020. The ‘Delivering with Care’ advert highlights Parcelforce Worldwide’s role in delivering packages from businesses of all sizes to consumers across the UK and beyond. The importance of last posting dates is
URBN lifestyle brands Urban Outfitters and Anthropologie have today announced a partnership with shopping and payments provider Klarna, to offer customers across Europe a smooother online shopping experience. Through Klarna, Urban Outfitters and Anthropologie will now be able to offer
Today, single-use plastics account for 40% of the plastic produced every year, with some taking over 400 years to biodegrade. Around 70% of all litter in the sea is plastic and it is estimated that the amount of plastic in
International mattress brand Emma has selected Commerce Protection Platform provider Signifyd to help fuel its ongoing and dramatic growth as it continues on its mission to provide the world with a better night’s sleep.
Sports Direct, the UK’s biggest sports and fitness retailer, has unveiled its first ever Christmas campaign, showcasing the brand’s fresh new positioning and rebrand for 2021 and beyond.
Somerset-based Sharpham Park, brainchild of Mulberry founder Roger Saul, have unveiled an exclusive new hamper collection just in time for the festive season.
One of the country’s leading DJs who has been riding high in the charts in 2020 has urged shoppers to help give children a gift to open this festive season by backing a retailer’s special Christmas toy appeal.
Asda results are in line with the market trend of lower traffic and larger basket that we have been seeing since March, however like-for-like sales excluding fuel growth is 2.7% and net sales growth is -0.7%.
Technology trends on the rise: aisle sat-nav, scan and go and facial recognition set to revolutionise the industry, says Ubamarket
Will Broome, CEO of retail fintech app Ubamarket, discusses how nimble technologies are essential for recovery post-COVID
Co-op is set to re-open its Holmer Road, Hereford, petrol filling station and store this week (Friday, 20 November) following a £1.7Million programme of works to overhaul the fuel infrastructure and build a new, larger, food store.
Grosvenor’s Liverpool ONE has officially unveiled its iconic Christmas lights. This year the illuminations switch-on was also captured on film, in a bid to support the community and deliver festive cheer virtually to those who may be unable to visit
Symatrix today announced that the Co-op Group has implemented Symatrix’ managed services to deliver a next generation HR model for its 60,000 employees. This has enabled Co-op to save time, reduce costs and respond effectively to HR issues which has
Revolut, the global financial superapp with over 13 million customers, has today announced the launch of Google Pay for customers in Austria, Bulgaria, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Portugal and Romania. Revolut will be amoung the first financial services
Royal Mail is introducing a weekend extension for over 15,000 existing priority postboxes from 21 November. Collections will now be made from these priority postboxes on a Sunday. Royal Mail has also increased its number of priority postboxes available for
Central England Co-op has once again teamed up with a popular independent cake producer to support a vital good cause by stocking packs of special fundraising cupcakes in its stores.
Mexgrocer - the UK’s largest online shop for Fairtrade, authentic Mexican produce and groceries – is expanding. To champion more independent Mexican producers and entrepreneurs, they are launching retail of some of the country’s best designs in fashion and craft.
For many, this Christmas isn’t going to be a festive celebration. With the impact of COVID-19, it’s left many relying on food banks and food charities for support through these difficult times.
Co-op ramps-up online home delivery in Wales and Welsh Border towns through partnership with Zoom Delivery
Co-op has partnered with home delivery specialists, Zoom 1Hr Delivery, to further expand the roll-out of its own online shop across Wales and Welsh/English border towns and, to increase the number of delivery slots available for shoppers.
Naked Wines sees flurry of early festive orders with 40,000 Christmas cases pre-ordered in first 24 hours
Naked Wines reported 76% sales growth earlier in the year. Despite having prepared for a record online Christmas, Naked’s Tech Staff rapidly increased site capacity yesterday evening when unprecedented demand for their “Deluxe Christmas Collection” case temporarily brought the site
Dematic announced today the completion of a significant project for Gousto, the UK’s leading recipe box provider, to create a new flagship automated fulfilment centre in Spalding, Lincolnshire. The new production hub, where Gousto’s recipe boxes are created and sent
Co-op has launched an ethically sourced, hot drinks brand, Ever Ground, to further strengthen its food to go offering.
Unsustainable shopping habits skyrocketed during lockdown as search engine queries for ‘cheap clothes’ increased by 46.3% between March and June, a new study shows.
AliExpress delivers record-breaking sales for international merchants during 2020 11.11 Global Shopping Festival
AliExpress, a global retail online marketplace under the Alibaba Group, delivered record-breaking sales for merchants during the annual 11.11 Global Shopping Festival that lasted for 48 hours. With a more than 3 times increase in participating sellers from outside of