Following today’s release of Tesco’s figures for H1 FY2021/22; Kunaal Shah, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view: “Up against a tough comparative period that included a significant rise in demand for food &
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Food and Drink Greenhouse Gas emissions must be a key priority for COP26, says leading UK environmental charity
The most comprehensive analysis of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) linked to UK food & drink production and consumption ever undertaken shows the urgent need to slash the carbon footprint of food if we are to achieve the UK’s Net Zero
London-based design studio Kitesgrove has brought its passion for original design and authentic lifestyle to its first retail / hospitality project, a new farm shop and coffee bar from the founder of The Cotswold Guy, chef Christopher Davey. As well
Zalando invests in new business models and innovations to accelerate circularity in the fashion industry
Zalando, Europe’s leading online platform for fashion and lifestyle, introduces new business models and practices for circularity along the full product life cycle. The effort supports the goal to apply the principles of circularity and extend the life of at
In its’ submission to the Autumn Budget, the Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has called on the Government to introduce tax reform measures that will help convenience retailers invest in the future of their business, including the extension of 100%
Braehead, one of the UK’s most popular retail and leisure destinations, owned by property company SGS, is pleased to havehmv re-open its store following relocation at the shopping centre, offering more than 17,000 different products to customers, including 3,500 vinyl
Snacking continues to win the day for PepsiCo, but its supply chain strategy must improve to meet high demand levels, says GlobalData
Following news that PepsiCo announced a rise in earnings in Q3 2021; Ramsey Baghdadi, consumer analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view:
The Fragrance Shop, in partnership with children’s charity Rays of Sunshine, hosts two-week happiness takeover across stores
The Fragrance Shop, in partnership with children’s charity Rays of Sunshine, is holding a two- week happiness takeover across its 200+ stores so that shoppers can ‘Spray A Little Happiness’. The two weeks of happiness kicked off at The Fragrance
Qlik® today announces that leading fast food chain Burger King has turned to Qlik to support its data and analytics business needs by consolidating data from different systems and improving the decision-making process at all levels within the business across
Recruitment software business, Occupop has weighed in on the discussion around how the retail sector is faring in the wake of the pandemic, while it still suffers the consequences of Brexit. Occupop have compiled a report that highlights the numerous
Social Supermarket launches Team Gifting Platform, an efficient new portal for corporate gift-buying
A leading UK social enterprise marketplace, Social Supermarket has developed a unique technology solution to soothe the pain of sending team gifts – the Team Gifting Platform. The new platform responds to specific difficulties that Social Supermarket understands its corporate
TV presenter and model, Lisa Snowdon, to fronting Freemans’ boutique brand, Kaleidoscope.co.uk, AW21 fashion offering
Freemans (FGH) today (5 October 2021) announced that TV presenter and model, Lisa Snowdon, would be ‘fronting’ its ‘boutique brand’ Kaleidoscope.co.uk AW21 fashion offering.
Dreams, the UK’s number one specialist bed retailer, has joined forces with Netcall, a leading provider of low-code and customer engagement solutions, to elevate its customer service offering by delivering a seamless experience across all its service channels.
Fashion Retail Giant, PrettyLittleThing has written to Manchester City Council to ask for Unicorn Street located in Eccles to be renamed to ‘PrettyLittleUnicorn Street’ in order to make them a ‘physical and permanent presence’ in the city in which they
Piglet in bed, the digital-first, eco-friendly bedwear and linen retailer, has partnered with Wunderkind, the leading consumer engagement platform that scales one-to-one messages for retailers and brands, to power its personalisation capabilities.
Aldi is hiring more than 1,500 people to work in its UK stores on a temporary basis over the Christmas period as it gears up for its biggest-ever Christmas.
Sales for frozen turkey have gone up by 409% compared to this time last year and the word ‘Christmas’ reached over 17,000 searches across Iceland’s website in the past week alone.
Seasalt, the fast-growing Cornish lifestyle brand, today launches its first-ever TV advertising campaign with a 30-second ad that showcases its beautifully designed products against a backdrop of Cornwall’s stunning coastline.
McDonald’s Corporation has announced its global commitment to achieving net zero emissions by 2050. The move will include science-based emissions reduction targets and will see it join the SBTi Business Ambition for 1.5°C campaign and the United Nations Race to
Currys, the UK’s largest omnichannel technology retailer, has today launched its first customer loyalty scheme to support customer retention, engagement and connection and drive longer, more meaningful relationships with tech lovers for life.
Mirakl, the industry’s first and most advanced enterprise marketplace SaaS platform, and the boohoo group, leading online fashion retailer, today announced the launch of the Debenhams online marketplace. The marketplace allows Debenhams, leading UK fashion and beauty retailer, to evolve
Desigual powers digital transformation of operations and customer experience in partnership with YOOBIC
Spanish fashion retailer, Desigual, has increased employee engagement and streamlined operational efficiencies in partnership with YOOBIC, the digital workplace solution for frontline teams.
The UK retail market is one of the most dynamic markets in the world, where consumers demand great products and an excellent customer experience, through any channel at any time. That is why Asda, one of Britain’s leading retailers with
Nedap Retail, the global leader in RFID solutions, today reveals the important role it played in generating a completely transparent supply chain and a seamless customer experience with G-Star RAW. The denim brand has selected the Nedap iD Cloud platform
Landsec has announced the entrance of two new retailers at Westgate, the 800,000sq ft retail and leisure destination in Oxford City Centre. Japanese-inspired brand, MINISO, and world-renowned British toy emporium, Hamleys, have both launched at the destination. Spanning 2,600sq ft, MINISO Westgate is located