Roadchef, one of the country’s leading motorway service area providers, has been voted one of the top 25 best big companies to work for in the UK in the best companies awards. The organisation was placed 22nd on the overall
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Alibaba has partnered with Hugo Boss, Balenciaga, Alexander McQueen, Net-A-Porter and Michael Kors to give consumers the opportunity to virtually dress the ‘Taobao Avatar’ in designs from the brands in celebration of Valentine's Day - the 20th May in China
Foot Locker Europe has announced the opening of its new store in Plaza Catalunya, Barcelona. The new 550 square metre space offers an elevated retail experience, including technology-driven experiences for its customers, a focus on sustainability, with recycled materials such
With just over two months until the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Aldi is running a nationwide competition with Team GB, calling on budding child artists to submit a design for its latest lorry.
Holland & Barrett launches Forest of Hope – eco-egg that protects endangered animals and gives children sustainable options
Today, Forest of Hope – the new eco-friendly, Fairtrade-accredited chocolate brand – is launching with Holland & Barrett.
Do you know someone who works in retail and deserves recognition for their tireless effort during Covid? Do you work for a store and want to shout about how proud you are of your team?
Over the next 48 hours, Poundland will open the first two stores in the pilot of its new Poundland Local format – with no convenience price premium.
Wickes sees benefit of social proof messaging by Taggstar, giving customers the confidence to make informed buying decisions
DIY retailer Wickes has improved its customer experience online by partnering with Taggstar to help customers make better buying decisions with customised messaging. Having opened its first store in 1972, Wickes now operates from over 233 sites across the UK.
The UK’s retailers commit to #BeatTheReceipt’s Paperless Pledge, to reduce the amount of paper wasted in retail. The campaign is being supported by the British Retail Consortium, British Independent Retailers Association and the Association of Convenience Stores, who are encouraging
A total of £37,951 was split between Fareshare - a UK charity network aimed at relieving food poverty and reducing food waste and the Neighbourly Community Fund - providing micro-grants of up to £400 to good causes supporting people affected
Footwear retailer, Shoe Zone, will be expanding its branded offering by transforming its Oldbury store (Unit 5 Oldbury Green Retail Park, Oldbury Ringway, Oldbury, West Midlands, B69 3DD) with a revamp to boost its branded offering to customers.
Pricer’s Norwegian partner StrongPoint AS has today signed a new agreement with a Norwegian specialty chain to supply and install Pricer Electronic Shelf Labels (ESL) in 50 to 90 of the chain’s stores.
Puzzel, the leading innovator of cloud-based contact centre solutions, has today announced the launch of two key new features of its contact centre solution; Live Share and Screen Share.
Central England Co-op is continuing its support for cyclists with a five-figure investment to install public bicycle repair stations at 21 sites following a successful trial.
TK Maxx has today launched its new brand campaign - ‘Big Wins, Small Prices’ - with three new TV ads, celebrating the feeling of pride you get when you find great quality products and big brands at amazing prices. The
Amazon is opening an Amazon Fresh store in Wood Wharf, the fourth convenience grocery store to offer Just Walk Out Shopping in the UK.
Fast-growing Danish fashion brand GANNI has selected the Nedap iD Cloud platform to achieve full inventory visibility. The first step of this deployment is to achieve full stock visibility in store, which leads to optimized item availability and efficiency gains.
Dreams announces two new ParalympicGB ambassadors, Ali Jawad and Jordanne Whiley, as part of a wider brand partnership with team ParalympicGB
Today, the UK’s number one specialist bed retailer announces two new ParalympicGB ambassadors, Ali Jawad and Jordanne Whiley, as part of a wider brand partnership with team ParalympicGB.
Global business collective, The Valuable 500, announces it has reached its goal of 500 international organisations committing to put disability inclusion on their board agenda, making it the world’s biggest CEO collective for disability inclusion.
Cegid, a leading European software vendor has now opened a new cloud point of delivery (POD) in Shanghai to help retailers with stores locally to adhere to strict data privacy laws introduced across mainland China. The Chinese authorities are constantly
Central England Co-op has revealed that it has reduced its food waste by 40% during the past three years.
Following today’s release of Topps Tiles figures for H1 FY2020/21; Jonathan Rock, associate retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view: “Topps Tiles’ retail l-f-l sales grew 16.8% in the five weeks since stores reopened
WalkOut, developer of an autonomous end-to-end checkout platform, bolsters retail chains with a frictionless alternative checkout system that mounts on top of existing carts and baskets, transforming them into smart points of sale. By utilizing machine vision to identify each
The world’s largest food retail voluntary chain, Spar International, has reported sales of €39.8 billion for the year ending December 31st 2020, representing a 7.4% increase in revenue at constant currency values.
Planteria Group, the UK’s leading experts in corporate planting for over 45 years, has announced its business expansion with the launch of its consumer arm, foli8, a new online shopping destination that offers houseplants to create living interiors. foli8 is