In a three-month Oystercatchers-led process, Team ITG and its strategic partner, Emerald Thinking, have been re-appointed by Wickes to deliver the retailer’s next generation of predictive, mission-led, omni-channel customer experience.
Forecourts facing an immediate economic headache over whether to invest in charging points, says Rapleys
At the start of 2021 the number of electric cars registered in the UK soared to almost half a million (435,000). With a record 175,000 (approx.) new electric vehicles registered in 2020, a 66% rise on 2019, along with the UK policy to ban
Aldi is reminding customers that they can help the homeless by donating unwanted and unused socks in store until the end of January.
Feelunique, the fast-growing beauty e-commerce platform offering the largest range of brands through its retail and marketplace channels, is pleased to announce a trading update for the 12 weeks ended 3 January 2021.
and will take the business and brand entirely online, leading to the closure of 118 stores.
Local Covid-19 restrictions and the closure of non-essential retail in November meant Christmas 2020 was like no other. The way we shopped online changed, with digital retailer Very.co.uk growing sales by 25% year-on-year and attracting 500,000 new customers during
Whisk, the Samsung Next food technology platform that takes inspiration from planning to plate, today announced the addition of one of the United Kingdom’s leading supermarkets, Sainsbury’s to the Whisk ecosystem. Now, consumers can turn any recipe from Whisk’s network
PostTag, the last-mile delivery technology company, today announces a new partnership with Domino’s Pizza Group plc, the nation’s best loved pizza, to enhance the efficiency of its pizza deliveries. All 1,200 Domino’s stores in the UK, will now use the
Following reports that ASOS is in talks to buy Topshop, Topman and Miss Selfridge out of administration: Chloe Collins, senior apparel analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view on this news: “ASOS would by far
British Retail Consortium and Association of Convenience Store support Please give me space – social distance awareness campaign
The British Retail Corporation and Association of Convenience Stores are supporting ‘Please give me space’. The visual awareness campaign was developed by Hidden Disabilities Sunflower and the RNIB in response to COVID-19 and the need to social distance.
UK start-up Milliways is a next generation confectionery business that provides healthy and natural alternatives to everyday snacks. The first product to be launched by the brand is its range of Super Natural Gum to rival conventional chewing gum brands
Specialist waste management firm, WasteCare, has opened the UK’s first full-scale household battery recycling facility following approval from the Environment Agency (EA).
Shoe Zone has seen a 253% increase YoY for online welly sales as the UK takes to the outdoors during the lockdown.
Sam Counterman, director of marketing, Northern Europe & global digital lead at Selligent Marketing Cloud, discusses his predictions for retailers in 2021
Reedy Pro and Greenman Garden Tools celebrate a year of trading under hardware heavyweight Eliza Tinsley
Eliza Tinsley, whose history in manufacturing and selling high-quality fencing and hardware products dates back more than 165 years, acquired horticulture and garden tool businesses Reedy Supplies and Greenman Garden Tools in February 2020. Following the acquisition, Eliza Tinsley unveiled
New expert insight reveals the retail design trends for 2021 from more welcoming designs to reflect real living spaces to focusing on experiences over sales.
Nomadic Dairy is introducing Yogurt+, a range of twenty yogurts and yogurt drinks across four formats that are boosted with 100% of an adult’s vitamin D.
Klarna launches new campaign to celebrate consumers, support regulation and challenge the status quo
Klarna UK has launched a campaign, championing consumers who are managing their spending responsibly, supporting regulation and challenging common stereotypes.
New data from Barclaycard reveals that contactless technology has emerged as one of the big winners of 2020, accounting for 88.6% of all eligible card transactions.
Retail sales fell 1.9% in 2020, compared with 2019, the largest year-on-year fall on record, according to the latest data from the Office for National Statistics.
Vegan ice cream brand Fravocado diversified its business after Covid hit and set up an online shop for frozen home deliveries, going on to win a global investment competition.
Many French products available on Ozon are currently available via Russian sellers on the platform. Ozon hopes to see more French brands join its online marketplace directly.
The newly launched Thai Dragon brand has expanded into noodles launching two new lines this week.
Commenting on the publication of the Skills for Jobs White Paper Mark Corbett, education and skills policy manager, the FDF, said: “We welcome the publication of the Skills for Jobs White Paper today, and the focus on employers taking a
Nakd is expanding its unique flavour variety with new Almond Macaroon available in both multipack and single from February. The new flavour ‘Almond Macaroon’ is made of just fruits & nuts smooshed together however with the Nakd flavour twist… tastes just