The next generation in brand licensing, The Point.1888, has doubled the number of licensees signed up to make products for its client Barratt.
River Island has opened a new flagship store at intu Lakeside following owner intu’s multi-million-pound investment to transform the popular shopping destination.
People’s growing affinity with their pets is driving demand for premium pet care products, with Asia-Pacific as the fastest growing market for consumer spending in household and pet care. The region is forecast to achieve the highest added sales globally
The Merrion Centre in Leeds Arena Quarter is celebrating the arrival of another international brand to its growing portfolio with American coffee giant Starbucks confirmed as opening in summer 2019.
The loyalty landscape is gearing up for major change as Esso joins forces with Nectar, the UK’s largest loyalty scheme. From 1 June 2019 customers filling up at participating Esso-branded service stations will now be able to earn Nectar points
Marketing to men, retailers? Research shows the risks of sticking with old-fashioned male stereotypes
New research has shown that British retailers need to rethink how they market to men: many old-fashioned, dated and perhaps toxic views of masculinity are still prevalent among UK males, thanks in part to the stereotypes seen in advertising, particularly
Retailers launching a new range or collection are being encouraged to focus on experiential marketing activations, as new research reveals that nearly three out of four (73%) of people in the UK and US are more likely to purchase a
Customer experience has become the focus of in-store point of sale, with brands and retailers having to adapt their spaces to align with the changing expectations of buyers and the increasingly tech-centric shopping environment.
Gift cards are playing a growing role in driving customer loyalty and engagement, according to the latest research published by the UK Gift Card & Voucher Association (UKGCVA).
GREY GOOSE Vodka and Parisian fashion label Maison Labiche have collaborated to create this year’s limited-edition GREY GOOSE Riviera bottle, and reveal a hand-designed capsule collection comprised of fashion and travel items , designed as an invitation for people to
Premium milkshake brand, Shaken Udder, has confirmed that its Uber Udder share-size milkshakes will go on sale in selected Sainsbury's stores at the end of May.
Beloved toymaker and entertainment brand, PLAYMOBIL, is continuing to support its retail distribution network via its latest advertising partnership with the number one entertainment brand for children, Nick Jr. The strategic campaign will run until the end of October 2019,
Retailers providing free delivery for online purchases do not seem to experience an increase in the number of items returned according to a UK wide study of online shopping behaviour by Whistl, the leading delivery management company.
Polymer Logistics will once again be an award sponsor at FPC Fresh Awards. To be held on the 6 June in London, FPC Fresh Awards 2019 celebrates the successes of individuals and companies in the produce supply chain through its
In a first for Chelsea in Bloom, Edinburgh Gin and John Lewis & Partners have unveiled a mesmerising gin-inspired flower display using a staggering 3,000 live blooms.
Franchisees at One Stop are benefiting so much with the way the franchise model works for their business that it is enabling them to open multiple stores and still have more downtime for themselves.
73% of UK shoppers would spend more time and money in stores that offer up experiences, research from RetailEXPO reveals
Mixed use retail, which offers up a blend of experience-led leisure activities and transactional shopping, is key to enhancing customer experience and driving business performance in the era of new retail, the latest report from RetailEXPO reveals.
The St David’s Partnership, owners of St David’s in Cardiff, one of the UK’s premier retail and leisure destinations, has announced the signing of luxury chocolatier and cocoa grower, Hotel Chocolat.
Wyke Farms, the UK’s largest independent cheese producer and producer of renewable energy, today announces details of its extensive above the line campaign running from May through to the end of this year.
Two fifths of UK adults say that eating healthily is of high importance to them and 47% of consumers claim they are trying to reduce their fat intake therefore it is important that caterers think about introducing healthier ingredients into
Dishing up dessert success in Chinatown London, Shaftesbury has announced three exciting new dessert signings to add to the line-up, expected to open this summer. The additions will continue to bolster dessert demand within the destination whilst complementing the current
Global B2C marketing automation company, Selligent Marketing Cloud, has announced PUMA, one of the world’s leading sports brands, as a client. PUMA will leverage Selligent Marketing Cloud’s technology to automate its digital marketing campaigns, delivering personalised content to consumers in
Himalayan nomads have been wearing yak wool for centuries, but kora is the first company to develop this astonishing fiber into high-performance technical fabrics for outdoor adventurers. Kora's founder, Michael Kleinwort, was trekking through the
Kerry Foods, the expert in chilled, is launching new Richmond Thin Chicken Sausages to complement its existing chicken sausages range. Richmond, the nation’s favourite sausage brand, expanded into chicken two years ago with Thick Chicken, before launching a Frozen option
Following last year’s success, Yoplait Kids will be welcoming back its Frubes ‘Try Me Frozen’ campaign this summer.