Ramsdens growing company-owned convenience store group of Today’s symbol stores operating across the North of England along the M62 corridor, has chosen Riverside Greetings, the UK’s number one supplier of greetings cards to the convenience and forecourt sector, as its
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Find out which retailers are innovating in the on and offline retail space and what they are doing to keep ahead of the curve in this dynamic and highly competitive sector. Read the financials and analysis of the large multiples, the smaller chains to independent retailers, wholesalers and suppliers
The developers relaunching Bobby & Co in Bournemouth town centre - just shy of 50 years after it was replaced by Debenhams – are delighted to announced that the first phase of the grand reopening of the iconic building in
Following an exceptionally strong year in both the motoring services and cycling parts of its business Halfords is set to recruit more than 700 people to fill roles across the country.
Proud of My Store, the competition from Critizr that celebrates stories of pride from frontline retail workers is being extended until the end of July, to give more stores a chance to gain recognition and reward for their outstanding
Historic reform to food system needed to protect the NHS, improve the health of the nation and save our environment
The National Food Strategy today calls on the Government to commit to a historic package of reforms in order to build a better food system for a healthier nation.
Blakemore Retail has launched its first Spar Market store in Gwynedd, Wales.
Holland & Barrett, one of Europe’s largest health and wellness retailers, has today opened the doors to an impressive new store opposite Harrods in the heart of London’s Knightsbridge. The new 900sq ft store features Holland & Barrett’s extensive range
Lidl GB has today announced an ambitious new healthy food commitment, which will see the discounter increase sales of healthy and healthier products to at least 85% of total sales, based on tonnage volume, by 2025.
Central England Co-op has reaffirmed its campaign calling for better protection for colleagues after a security guard was punched in the head during a violent shoplifting incident in the Black Country.
Halfords, the UK’s leading provider of motoring and cycling products and services, has entered the B2B software market with the launch of Avayler: a new business, offering Halfords’ proprietary software to streamline service delivery for companies that operate in multiple
Online electricals retailer AO announces today that it has opened a new ‘rework’ facility to give returned appliances a new lease of life. Operating out of its ‘Latchford’ warehouse in Crewe, appliances returned by customers will be thoroughly tested with
Superdrug’s 2020 profits severely impacted by decline in high street footfall and closure of non-essential shops during pandemic
Superdrug’s 2020 annual results reflect a challenging year for the UK’s second largest health and beauty retailer, as the Covid-19 pandemic caused significant disruption to the country’s retail industry.
Recipe box Gousto has partnered with Spotify to leverage both brands’ industry leading technology by bringing personalisation to the next level, with a new platform that will provide recipe recommendations based on the listening preferences of Spotify users.
Majestic, the UK’s largest specialist wine retailer, has opened its first new store in the North of England for almost a decade, in the historic market town of Knutsford. The new outlet (which opens its doors over the weekend) became
UPS selects tax consultant PwC to help businesses outside the European Union fulfil new VAT requirements on EU imports
The European Union has introduced new rules governing the value-added tax (VAT) applied to cross-border e-commerce sales. These changes, effective July 1, 2021, include the removal of the VAT exemption on imported goods into the EU with a value up
RPMI Railpen (Railpen), has announced the launch of the first pop-up outlet store for luxury label Johnstons of Elgin at Caledonia Park, Scotland’s premier designer village.
Lidl GB has today announced that, as part of wider commitments made by the Schwarz Group, it has set ambitious climate targets, and will become carbon neutral by 2022.
Westfield London is teaming up with leading short-form video and entertainment platform, TikTok, to bring the UK’s biggest creators to the centre for a unique IRL experience in the UK’s first TikTok “For You” House. Uniting the UK’s best
In support of the England team and to get customers excited for the big game, Deliveroo has changed notifications in the app when customers are alerted their order is on its way. Instead of seeing “your riders on the way”,
Global real estate advisor, CBRE, along with joint agent BC retail, has leased a prime retail unit in Borough Market to steak restaurant Flat Iron, on behalf of Nuveen.
Dunelm and the retail industry charity Retail Trust are calling on retail employers to join forces in tackling a shocking rise in domestic abuse.
JYSK, the Danish retailer operating globally, has opened its 23rd store in the UK today, with doors opening to the public for the first time at its brand new 1200m2 site in Stockport, Greater Manchester. Situated in Manchester Road Retail
Following the pilot of its first Autonomous Store (“Blackbox” project developed with Casino group), Monop has again leveraged Shekel Brainweigh Retail Innovation Division’s Capsule, an autonomous micro market framework, to power its second store. The new store, opening today
Co-op launches Europe’s most extensive collection scheme for plastic bags, crisp packets and food wrappings
Co-op has today (Friday, 9 July) announced the launch of Europe’s most extensive in-store recycling scheme for plastic bags and product wrapping. The rollout of the scheme is set to see the convenience retailer become first UK supermarket to have
Start-up loyalty app Swapi has smashed its £300k equity crowdfunding target on Crowdcube just hours after going live - however there is still time for the public to get on board with its mission to change the game in loyalty.