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 COVID-19 pandemic has given a big boost to the online food and grocery delivery services in India. Companies like Dunzo, Swiggy and Grofers are using the ‘dark store’ concept to capitalize on the growing online food and grocery market,
British Airways and bp are proud to announce a new collaboration initiative that will allow customers to transform their everyday spending at BP retail sites into exciting travel experiences. From 15 September 2021, bp customers can convert their BPme Rewards
With so many of us wanting to make this Christmas that little bit more special, Hobbycraft reveals sales of its ‘Ceramic Decorations’ range have soared over the past four weeks (+820% compared to last year), as Brit’s plan to put
Following today’s release of John Lewis & Partners’ figures for H1 FY2021/22; Zoe Mills, senior retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “John Lewis & Partners’ H1 FY2021/22 reflects its recovery after a year
Following today’s release of Waitrose’s figures for H1 FY2021/22; Kunaal Shah, associate retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “Waitrose has reported a robust set of H1 results, with revenue increasing 2.2% on last
Buyk, a new real-time grocery service promising delivery in 15 minutes or faster, is launching in New York City on September 14th. Buyk will feature no minimum spend and no delivery fee, making ultrafast grocery delivery more affordable than ever,
Central England Co-operative has revealed that kind-hearted shoppers have donated enough food to feed 50,000 children at risk of going hungry this summer.
Lidl GB has today announced a series of new initiatives, as part of its REset Plastic strategy, to eliminate plastic waste and support the continued reduction and recyclability of plastics in its stores.
The John Lewis Partnership is recruiting more than 7,000 temporary roles across the country this Christmas - 2,000 more than last year - to meet increased demand over the busy festive period and to help customers get what they need to celebrate.
Today, at its Christmas conference in Manchester, Poundland told its 18,000 colleagues it would again give everyone a well-deserved break on Boxing Day and New Year’s Day and keep its stores closed.
Following today’s release of Made’s figures for the six months ending 30 June 2021; Matt Walton, senior retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view: “On a topline level, Made has had a successful first
Dylan’s, the acclaimed waterfront restaurants in North Wales, situated in the beautiful towns of Menai Bridge, Criccieth and Llandudno, eyes up expansion into major UK retailers with the launch and extension of its Dine At Home range.
With hundreds of locally produced food and drink products available in its stores, Southern Co-op is celebrating this year’s British Food Fortnight. Now in its 20th year, the campaign kicks off on Saturday [18 September] and encourages people to seek
MySize, Inc., the developer and creator of innovative measurement solutions, has announced that MYSizeID is available to Wix e-commerce stores and can now easily be deployed by downloading the MySize API. In addition to this integration with Wix, MySizeID is
Poundland today announces two landmarks for its charity fund-raising and donations efforts.
Cornish fashion brand Seasalt today announces the launch of an innovative Supplier Hub designed to support communication and align Seasalt suppliers with its commitment to ethical business and sustainability.
In this day and age card payments have become common knowledge and general practice when making a purchase. This makes ‘cash only’ situations particularly challenging for those selling a product or service, but this can now be a thing of
Hydrow, the immersive at-home rower has just launched into John Lewis stores regionally across England from the beginning of September. This follows the launch into Selfridges, Oxford Street last month as the brand’s retail expansion continues across the UK.
Following today’s release of JD Sports’ figures for H1, FY2021/22; Darcey Jupp, associate retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “JD Sports continues to prove resilient despite lingering uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, producing an impressive
Convenience retailer, Co-op launches first food to go offer with its new ‘micro-supermarket’ proposition, in response to a change in shopping behaviours.
Following today’s release of Ocado’s figures for Q3 FY2021/22; Juliet Cuell, associate retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “Ocado’s Q3 results indicate that it is beginning to falter as COVID-19 restrictions eased and
Spar’s partnership with Jet Retail UK service stations is continuing to motor on with the opening of two new stores.
As businesses race to adapt to the post-pandemic world, retailers in China are pushing ahead with innovative new business models to grow revenue online as seen in the increasing adoption of WeChat ecosystem products such as Mini Programs and WeCom.
Petrol forecourt retailer EG Group has opened a brand new Spar convenience store and forecourt site at Coxton Park, Elgin, a town in Moray, Scotland.
Footwear retailer, Shoe Zone, has donated an incredible £75,000 to the National Emergency Trust Coronavirus Appeal, through a number of fundraising efforts.