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
Hermes UK, the leading consumer delivery company, has teamed up with vehicle manufacturing giant Ford, to pilot a more sustainable courier service in central London designed to support cleaner air and clearer roads through a unique set-up of delivery vans,
Following today’s release of Ted Baker figures for Q4 pre-close FY2020/21; Pippa Stephens, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: “Despite Ted Baker’s transformation programme being well underway, the retailer is yet to see a material
Poundland will quietly open its new store at Macclesfield Lyme Green Retail Park at 9am on Saturday 13 February, but is urging shoppers to visit only for essential supplies.
IW Capital today announces the completion of an oversubscribed £800k investment in the latest round of a £2.9m raise for Ubamarket, providing a boost to the company in its goal to evolve it's existent white label retail app, Ubamarket, and
The UK’s wine sector, and the hospitality businesses it supports, needs the Government’s help
Sleep expert Dr Sophie Bostock highlights importance of sleep in new film for Bensons
The Co-op today announces a nationwide initiative designed to improve employment opportunities for individuals from under-represented groups by channelling money from big businesses to smaller companies. The new Fund will create apprenticeships for candidates from BAME communities, as well as
Introducing FETCH My Order (FETCH) - the seamless and safe way to order food in quarantine. With new rules now in place across the globe, travellers at high risk from new coronavirus variants will be forced to quarantine in hotels,
Throughout National Apprenticeship Week, Dixons Carphone is celebrating apprentices by sharing their experiences of its award-winning apprenticeship programmes. Here, Daisy Driscoll, emerging talent adviser shares her case for apprenticeships
Ascona Group, one of the UK’s fastest-growing forecourt operators, has extended its partnership with Valero Energy to supply fuel at an additional ten sites this year, seven of which will start to be supplied this February.
Following today’s release of Under Armour figures for FY2020; Emily Salter, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: “Despite many markets experiencing a second wave of the pandemic towards the end of 2020, Under Armour only
The highly sought-after London Fashion Retail Academy is extending its reach to Scotland for the first time through FUSE, an exclusive partnership with St James Quarter and Edinburgh College. The new course hopes to bring a sizable jobs boost to
Aptos, a recognised market leader in retail technology solutions, today announced that leading Italian brand Yamamay, part of Pianoforte Group, has extended its use of Aptos PLM to support the brand’s sustainability initiatives. With Aptos’ advanced PLM functionality, Yamamay will
The British Fashion Council (BFC) announces today that Clearpay will become the Principal Partner of London Fashion Week, starting from February 2021. This new two-year partnership will champion British fashion, support the UK retail industry and give consumers more access
Adrian Grove, business development director of leading national recruitment and training solutions provider, Qube Learning, offers advice on what Apprenticeships are, how to apply, and their benefits ‘Being part of such an organisation, I regularly see individuals working passionately to
Following today’s release of Dunelm figures for H1 FY2020/21; Emily Stella, Lead Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: “Digital sales growth of 111% over H1 has fuelled Dunelm’s success so far this financial year as the
Leaders from food, farming, student activism, religion, business, democratic reform and academia have written to British supermarkets asking them to refuse to stock foods produced from unregulated and unlabelled gene-edited crops and animals.
As the most romantic day of the year for couples creeps closer, the UK’s third biggest online food ordering app, Foodhub, launches ‘The Love Hub’ to allow single people a chance to find love on Single Awareness Day (15 February).
P&O Ferries announces today the launch of a new initiative to support the wellbeing of freight drivers and raise awareness of their invaluable contribution to the economy. In recognition of the challenges freight drivers have experienced in recent months,
New data from London-based private hire and courier firm Addison Lee reveals that despite shops and restaurants being closed this year, romance fans in the UK are planning to make a special effort this Valentine’s Day.
It’s time for top trade apprentices from across the UK to down tools and enter the Screwfix Trade Apprentice 2021 competition for the chance to win the ultimate prize bundle.
After a successful trial, Gekko, the field and retail marketing agency, has launched a new Digital Merchandising E-Commerce Solution for brands to boost their visibility and effectiveness within third party sites. The new service sees the Gekko team take charge
Today, billion-pound fitness brand, Gymshark, announce 21-year-old CrossFit athlete, Aimee Cringle, as their newest ambassador, the brands first ever female CrossFit Athlete signing. The move signals Gymshark consolidating it’s place in the CrossFit community; and comes at a time
DCS Group, the UK’s leading distributor, has kicked off a campaign to help wholesalers and retailers stimulate sales within today’s challenging market.
A coalition of institutional and retail investors have filed the first health-based shareholder resolution at a FTSE100 company, calling on the UK’s largest food retailer to set targets to increase the proportion of healthy products in its sales.