Today, Sainsbury’s is announcing the introduction of an innovative recycling system which allows customers to recycle Polypropylene (PP) film found in several household plastic products, in selected Sainsbury’s stores. The launch of this new recycling system comes as part of
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Hoxton Bakehouse, a successful collection of cafes across the South East of England is opening not only two new cafes, but also an additional bakery where coffee roasting production will take place, plus more bread and pastries.
Social enterprise Ahead Partnership is launching a focused, year-round initiative set to support the career aspirations and opportunities of 8,000 secondary school students across Birmingham over the next 18 months.
Homebase and Hearst UK venture outside as they launch an exclusive range of sheds, summerhouses and greenhouses
Homebase is launching an exclusive range of Country Living sheds, summerhouses, and greenhouses at a time when customers are continuing to search for new ways to create extra room in their homes and gardens.
Southern Co-op has won Large Employer of the Year award as part of an annual celebration of apprentices and employers.
Hermes UK, which has roots in Yorkshire that can be traced back to the 1970s, is trialling a new service designed to enable independent traders at Leeds Kirkgate Market to offer a home delivery service to the local community. Deliveries
Barclays donates £100,000 to retail charity retailTRUST as demand for its services hit record levels
The UK’s retail industry charity retailTRUST has received a £100,000 donation from Barclays to help retail workers hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) company Peak has raised a $21 million Series B funding round led by venture capital firm Oxx, with participation from existing investors MMC Ventures and Praetura Ventures, and new investor Arete. This brings Peak’s total funding raised
As one of the world’s most famous chefs, with one of the UK’s largest, privately-owned restaurant groups including 18 restaurants in London and an additional 17 restaurants internationally including USA, France, Dubai and Singapore (with further openings planned for the UK
Aptos, a recognised market leader in retail technology solutions, today announced that Crocs, Inc., a world leader in innovative casual footwear, has deployed Aptos’ customer engagement and merchandise management solutions across its global retail enterprise. With Aptos’ cloud-based retail platform,
Secret Sales has seen month on month revenue grow by 4,000% during the global pandemic, following the transition of the former flash sales outlet to a premium e-commerce marketplace.
Central England Co-op colleagues said a big ‘thank you’ to NHS staff and volunteers who are working hard to vaccinate people against Covid-19 with a special donation.
Aldi is making Easter greener this year by removing two million pieces of throwaway plastic from its seasonal confectionery range.
Ozon Holdings, a leading Russian e-commerce platform, has announced its preliminary operating results for the fourth quarter and the full-year ending December 31, 2020.
Sales of pet birds including parakeets, budgerigars and canaries have surged during lockdown as people have craved the companionship of a feathered friend, says pet store Jollyes.
Supermarket Income REIT, the real estate investment trust providing secure, inflation-protected, long income from grocery property in the UK, announces the acquisition of a Sainsbury’s supermarket in Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland, from John Morgan Estates Limited.
Central England Co-op is urging customers to ‘do good at home and overseas’ this Fairtrade Fortnight by supporting farmers abroad while helping those in their own communities struggling during these uncertain times.
For the first time the Brand Finance's retail ranking has been expanded to include 100 brands to give a fuller picture of the diverse sector. Unsurprisingly, various types of retailers have been impacted by the pandemic differently, with e-commerce brands
Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, a paradigm shift towards digitization was already underway across the sectors. However, the pandemic has further accelerated the transformation, which is evident by the marked growth in spending towards digitization by businesses. Against this backdrop,
Skinnydip London boosts average visit value by 16% since shifting entire operation online due to pandemic
Skinnydip London, which sells mobile phone accessories, clothing and lifestyle products online, as well as through its network of UK shops and retail concessions, is using automated merchandising and A/B testing technology to deliver a 16% increase in average visit
PB is pleased to announce the re-sign of a new multi-site fuel supply agreement with MOTO Hospitality, the UKs leading motorway service operator.
NET-A-PORTER and MR PORTER launch widgets for iPhone and iPad users, enabling customers to preview “What’s New” pages from device’s home screen
NET-A-PORTER and MR PORTER announce that they have launched new widgets for iPhone and iPad users, enabling customers across the world to preview and directly access the What’s New pages for both stores from their iOS device’s home screen.
Retail Marketing Group, the award-winning UK-based marketing agency, has today revealed its support of LG.COM to provide customers with a live, virtual demo tool, allowing the brand to meaningfully engage with customers who visit the website.
EVOKE London is set to open its first UK showroom in The Howard de Walden Estate’s Marylebone Village.
Vitabiotics, the UK’s number one vitamin brand, has today signed a strategic partnership with global technology company, Alibaba Group, and Southeast Asia ecommerce platform, Lazada Group. The partnership is expected to accelerate Vitabiotics’ already impressive growth across China, where Vitabiotics’