Central England Co-op is trialling the use of colleague body cameras as part of its ongoing effort to keep staff safe and help drive down crime in stores.
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Smeg, the Italian manufacturer of domestic appliances known for its retro style fridge’s and stylish electrical appliances, has launched its new online store with the support of global e-commerce platform specialist Kooomo and managed by its sister company, Zerogrey. The
Online design brand, MADE.COM, has opened a pop-up showroom apartment in the heart of Leeds for six weeks, until 31 October 2020.
Retail, leisure and tourism leaders across Britain have written to the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, to urge him to reinstate tax-free shopping for international visitors to secure an immediate £5.6 billion boost to the UK and avoid up to a £10
The first of Harrod’s brand new stand-alone beauty stores, H Beauty, opened its doors to shoppers at intu Lakeside on 17 September 2020.
The chief executive of Central England Co-op has co-signed a letter with fellow retail bosses asking Prime Minister Boris Johnson to afford greater protection to shop workers who face violence and aggression from customers.
Capital & Regional, the UK’s leading owner and manager of community shopping centres, opened a major new 23,000sq ft Matalan store at The Mall Maidstone this weekend. This is confirmed as the only new store to be added to Matalan’s
The GroceryAid School Essentials Grant was launched in July to reduce the financial shock for parents working in our industry as they prepared for children to go back to school this month.
Applegreen, the roadside convenience retailer, has reported a "resilient performance" for the six months to 30 June in an unprecedented environment where COVID-19 impacted all of its markets.
In August 2020, retail sales volumes increased by 0.8% when compared with July; this is the fourth consecutive month of growth, resulting in an increase of 4.0% when compared with February’s pre-pandemic level, the latest figures from the Office for
It goes without saying that the retail sector has been hit hard by the Coronavirus pandemic, and the recently introduced government guidelines place even more pressure on already strained retailers. Using years of expertise and its advanced Deep Learning technology,
Westfield London and Timberland announce three-year sustainable partnership with new Nature Reserve at West London site
Today, Westfield London and Timberland have announced a three-year sustainable partnership with the launch of an accessible and biodiverse Nature Reserve at the West London shopping destination.
Motor Fuel Group (MFG), the UK’s largest independent forecourt operator, has just opened a new-to-industry station on Jersey. Operated under MFG’s Roberts Garages brand, Roberts West is MFG’s fourth station on the island.
St Pancras International becomes world’s first train station to introduce state-of-the-art cleaning robots
Following on from the successful reopening of the iconic London destination’s popular stores and cafés in June, which saw the implementation of a number of heightened hygiene measures, the station has now revealed plans to provide an even safer environment
M&S Food is extending its initiative to turn unsold fresh bakery loaves into frozen garlic bread to 200 stores as part of its 2030 goal to halve food waste.
This autumn sees the launch of the new ‘Majestic Diversity In Wine Scholarship’, a new initiative set up by Majestic Wine, the UK’s largest specialist retailer.
The Co-op has reported total revenues up 7.6% to £5.8bn in the 26 weeks to 4 July and said sales were driven by exceptional performances from its Food and Wholesale operations.
Lifestyle Outlets has announced another new tenant signing to its Gloucester Quays scheme with discount beauty store Beauty Outlet opening Thursday 17 September. The outlet store is the latest brand to join the centre scheme set in the stunning waterside
The manager of a Co-op food store in Yorkshire which was struck by ATM thieves on its first day of trading has thanked the local community for their support after receiving a warm welcome to the village in his first
Following today’s release of Next H1 figures for 2020/21, Emily Salter, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Though a sobering set of results that illustrate the decimated demand for clothing & footwear due to COVID-19,
Southern Co-op which operates over 200 convenience stores and 50 funeral homes across south England, has extended its partnership with PayPoint.
There’s a year to go until one of the only shopping and leisure destinations under construction in the country opens its doors to the public.
Following today’s release of John Lewis & Partners H1 figures for 2020/21, Sofie Willmott, content head of apparel at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Dame Sharon White has confirmed that John Lewis’ partners will not be paid
From Thursday 24 September, guests will be able to explore and shop the influential label, with savings of up to 60% off RRP. Known for its exceptional quality and great attention to detail, guests will find a carefully curated collection
X5 Retail Group, a leading Russian food retailer that operates the Pyaterochka, Perekrestok, and Karusel retail chains, has launched a contactless shopping system that is accessible via mobile devices. The Express Scan technology was developed in-house by X5 to boost