Aldi has supported charities, community groups and food banks throughout the UK by donating 550,000 meals to people in need this Christmas.
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Lidl is giving customers the chance to win big prizes this month with the launch of its Stamp Card in-app feature. The news means savvy shoppers who visit the store between 6th January and 2nd February could be in with
Following today’s release of Next’s figures for the 8 weeks to 25 December 2021; Emily Salter, senior rretail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “Next has been an outperformer in retail throughout the pandemic,
Poundland is starting 2022 in style by accelerating its transformation plans with the vigorous rollout of its chilled and frozen food and an opening programme that includes some of the largest stores in the portfolio.
Central England Co-op shoppers showed ‘goodwill to all’ this Christmas by enjoying the retailer’s Irresistible product range and helping create 500,000 additional meals to feed people at risk of going hungry.
Grocery sales hit £11.7bn in December as shoppers splash out on Christmas celebrations, Kantar reports
Take-home grocery sales reached £31.7 billion over the 12 weeks to 26 December 2021 as shoppers made the most of Christmas festivities, according to the latest figures from Kantar. Although down by 3.0% compared with 2020, spending remains higher than
Bsurance extends partnership with Kika/Leiner to create omnichannel embedded insurance experience for customers
bsurance, a leading B2B2C embedded insurance platform, and Kika/Leiner Group, one of Europe’s largest furniture retailers, have come together to create the retail industry’s first joined up in store and online embedded insurance experience.
theUp.co nets £7m cash injection and unveils plans for “ChargedUp super app” for hospitality industry
Two London entrepreneurs who pivoted their mobile phone charging business into a successful mobile order and pay app and hand sanitiser network as the pandemic hit, generating turnover of £1m in a month, today scored a new win, securing £7m
Plant-based food brand, Gosh!, has secured a nationwide listing to stock its chilled, ready-to-eat, healthy Snack Bites in more than 1,000 Aldi stores across the UK and Republic of Ireland.
Frugi, the leading ethical and sustainable children’s clothing company, has hit the £1 million mark for its Little Clothes Big Change charity project. Little Clothes Big Change is an initiative that was born in 2016 where Frugi commits 1% of
Millwall FC is the latest name giving fans a look at life behind the scenes at their football club by joining sports video platform Recast.
M&S launches Sparking Change National Challenge with tips on cooking from scratch, plant-based protein and cutting food waste
Today (Monday 3rd January), M&S is launching its Sparking Change National Challenge, inviting its 14 million Sparks customers to try a lower carbon diet, feel healthier and potentially save money – all whilst benefiting the planet.
Perfume continues to be a popular gifting option this Christmas, as The Perfume Shop reports it sold 1.9m bottles between 28 November and 24 December and announces its biggest-selling scents of 2021.
Central England Co-op has revealed it has invested over £8 million and created dozens of new jobs as part of major expansion plans during 2021 – despite the ongoing challenges created by the Covid-19 pandemic and supply chain disruption.
GoodBox, the fintech revolutionising how we give, has partnered with Mulberry to offer their award-winning contactless devices in stores around the UK to raise funds for The Felix Project. A number of the luxury fashion brand stores have been fitted
Consumer spending increased 5.9% in 2021 compared to 2019, fuelled by demand for convenience, online shopping and home improvements. While Covid-19 continued to hamper the hospitality and leisure sector, social distancing restrictions spurred the rising popularity of ‘insperiences’ and outdoor
Zero. Zilch. Zip. Three words, and the name of the newest online retailer of alcohol-free beverages, dedicated to demystifying the no alcohol drinks space and offering an expert-curated list of soft drinks for grown-ups.
A resident in Kirkcaldy (Scotland) became the first person in the UK to return a potentially unwanted Christmas present, data from PayPoint reveals today. It hadn’t even got light when the first parcel was returned to a Collect+ store at
Generous Tesco shoppers have been thanked after donating more than 1.5million meals-worth of food to help charities feed people during Christmas and the winter months.
Enjoy a feel-good start to the New Year with Costa Coffee’s new limited-edition food menu for January 2022 - available across stores nationwide from Thursday 30th December 2021.
Aldi has announced plans to recruit over 100 additional British suppliers in 2022, in a bid to accelerate its commitment to increase its spend with British suppliers by £3.5bn a year by the end of 2025.
Central England Co-op can today gives a first look at the progress of its brand new community store opening in Ashby and have revealed when it is set to open its doors.
Authentic Greek restaurant brand The Real Greek has chosen Trafford Centre as a key location in its expansion into Northern England, set to open in February 2021. Taking a 4,700sq ft unit in the centre’s food court, The Real Greek
Joe Browns, the fashion and homes retailer, announced today (29 December 2021) that it had been awarded The Investors in People Standard.
Tesco will power into the new year by launching the UK’s first commercially used fully electric heavy freight articulated trucks. Two new 37 tonne DAF electric vehicles will transport food and other products from Wentloog rail terminal outside Cardiff to