One Stop’s leadership team is celebrating its new skills after completing a range of qualifications and training from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). Twenty seven senior managers have completed the Level 7 Qualification in Strategic Management & Leadership, delivered by One Stop
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Blakemore Trade Partners has announced a plan to roll out contactless payment technology across its independent Spar estate following a successful trial. The business will introduce contactless payment kit to all EPOS stores over the coming months, with the rollout
Global online fashion retailer boohoo has selected Visual IQ, a leading cross channel marketing attribution software company, to provide marketing attribution management solutions across TV and digital channels in support of its 2015 growth initiatives. As one of the fastest growing international e-tailers, boohoo leverages
Megatrends that are re-shaping the Retailing landscape is the theme for the next in the University of Gloucestershire’s Inaugural Lecture series. Neil Towers, Professor in Retail Management/Marketing, will be taking to the lectern on Wednesday 10 June to discuss the shifting focus
Ultra Mobile, the mobile operator known for keeping people connected with families and friends overseas, said it has reached a key distribution agreement to supply over 6,000 7-Eleven Inc. convenience stores nationwide with its prepaid service plans starting this month.
Marks & Spencer has reported a 6.1% rise in pre-tax profits to £661.2m for the year to 28 March 2015 with a strong performance in food, despite a deflationary environment. Sales of general merchandise, including clothing, were below expectations but
Jack Wills, a leading British clothing brand, has teamed up with retail technology specialists Red Ant to deliver a mobile app for iPhone, iPad and Android. Developed to reflect the brand’s dedication to providing its customers with seamless, superior service, the
Tesco has launched an own label Bottled Conditioned Golden Ale with support from CAMRA (the Campaign for Real Ale). The Tesco Bottled Conditioned Golden Ale is arriving in stores this week and has been brewed exclusively for Tesco by Marston’s.
With summer nearly here, Spar retailers are helping shoppers celebrate the season, whatever the weather, with this year’s Spar brand Summertime range. Outdoor entertaining is more popular than ever, making this a profitable time of year for Spar’s retailers, and
Asda aims to be number one destination for in-store entertainment with new POS and promotional programme
Leading food and grocery retailer Asda claims it has taken a further step in becoming the UK’s number one destination for in-store entertainment purchases thanks to the roll out of a new POS and promotional programme implemented by expert retail
Sainsbury’s Bank, the UK’s first supermarket bank, today announced a new relationship with the Western Union Company, a leader in global payment services. Western Union will provide Western Union Money Transfer services in around 170 Sainsbury’s Bank Travel Money bureaux in
Boots and Netmums, the UK parenting site, have announcd a six-figure annual partnership. The partnership, which begins this week, will see Netmums and Boots combine their content and expertise to launch a fully integrated partnership across the Netmums brand online, on social,
Proxama, the international mobile proximity marketing, loyalty and NFC payments company, today announces it will work with Eye Airports, the UK’s Airport Advertising Experts, to initially deploy 200 Bluetooth low-energy beacons across eight UK airports including London Gatwick. Using Proxama’s proximity technology,
Retail Times’s readers can win insights on growing their international sales in our latest exclusive ChannelAdvisor download – A Globetrotter’s E-Commerce Guide to Selling Internationally. The Guide lifts the lid on the e-commerce opportunity in both established and emerging markets
Customers of eBay.co.uk have raised in excess of £260,000 for the DEC Nepal Earthquake Appeal. The online marketplace launched its Nepal disaster appeal on eBay within 24 hours of the earthquake hitting. So far, more than 12,000 items have been listed
Dyson has opened an in-mall experiential pop-up on the Lower Guildhall at Bluewater, Europe’s leading retail and leisure destination. Launched on 8 May and at Bluewater until 21 May, the pop-up showcases Dyson’s new V6 cordless vacuum cleaner range, the first range
Simons Group is delighted to announce that a final letting to B&M Stores has been concluded. It is immediately starting its fit out and will open the store on Saturday 13 June 2015. Graeme Cosgrove, group director of developments, Simons Group said: “We are
Denmark is moving one step closer to becoming the world’s first cashless society, as its government proposes scrapping the obligation for retailers to accept cash as payment. Payments processor Worldpay suggest it won’t be long until other countries such as the UK begin to follow suit
The National Guild of Spar has generously donated £10,000 to Oxfam for its Nepal Earthquake emergency appeal. On Saturday 25 April, a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake destroyed towns and villages throughout central Nepal and killed 5,000 people. It is estimated that
Online electricals retailer, AO.com, is set to launch a new multi-channel ‘Loved by Millions’ marketing campaign that sees the brand putting its customer satisfaction ratings and Facebook following of over 1.6m fans at the heart of its marketing communications strategy.
One Stop Franchise is rolling out remote access to its arsenal of systems, aimed at making retail simpler for franchisees. This new facility will allow retailers to access their store’s back office PC and even place orders from anywhere in
Cloudera, a leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by ApacheHadoop, has announced Marks & Spencer (M&S) has adopted Cloudera Enterprise, Data Hub Edition to help with its data analytics. The Cloudera platform is aiding M&S in analysing all kinds of data
CoreMedia, a leading digital experience (DX) company, has announced that leading UK retailer Homebase has deployed CoreMedia LiveContext 2.0 – a next-generation digital engagement application – to help provide a more visually engaging and immersive customer experience for its online store.
SuperGroup selects Wincor Nixdorf to provide a managed service and enhance store IT in seven countries
Wincor Nixdorf, a leading retail and banking IT solutions provider, has been selected by SuperGroup, the UK fashion retailer, to provide an IT managed service to support its existing stores in the UK and six other European countries, as well
Spar International, the world’s largest voluntary retail chain, has today announced global retail sales for the year ending December 31, 2014 of €31.9bn, with sales driven by entry into 10 new territories. This includes five new countries in Asia, Africa