Lidl GB, which this year celebrates its 25th Anniversary, has today announced that it will be investing a record £15 billion in British suppliers over the next five years.
Iconic Greater Manchester retail and leisure destination intu Trafford Centre has welcomed high-end accessories brand Coach, with the luxury retailer’s first standalone store in the north west.
Weetabix, the UK’s number one breakfast cereal, is hitting the airwaves for the first time since 2014 in a bid to reach new audiences and remain front of mind in the dynamic breakfast sector.
Seeing your product in action helps convert customers eager to try before they buy. This is especially true for beauty brands. Now with the help of augmented reality, trying on lipstick, once only possible in-store, can be done virtually on
Millie Bobby Brown attracted hundreds of fans at the official launch of her beauty brand, florence by mills, in Boots UK’s new beauty hall in Covent Garden at the end of September.
Unicoop Tirreno renews Revionics price optimisation to support coherent pricing across multiple formats
A Revionics customer since 2014, Unicoop Tirreno traces its roots to 1945 post-war Italy. Its focus goes beyond the supermarkets and convenience stores that serve its members to embrace the ethics of social responsibility and the cooperative spirit. Building
The Nation’s Favourite Coffee Shop, Costa Coffee, is granting all our wishes this Christmas, with the launch of its sumptuous Limited Edition Christmas menu, in stores nationwide on Friday 1 November. With its iconic Christmas cups marking the official start
Online wine retailer Laithwaites wanted to improve the protection performance of its packaging while also eradicating plastic from its portfolio. The company turned to packaging experts DS Smith to ensure these ambitious targets were realised.
Premium potted fruit brand, Nature’s Finest has announced that this week it will start to move its range of fruit pots into new shelf coloured trays. Rolling out nationwide, the trays have been designed to colour coordinate with the fruit
itsu launches first ever integrated marketing campaign to support sales of gyoza in both restaurants and grocery
itsu, the innovative, Asian-inspired food brand, is launching its first and largest ever integrated marketing campaign, uniting both branches of the business – restaurants and [grocery] – for the first time with one, all-encompassing message: GO GYOZA!
Just for Pets had plenty to celebrate this month, riding high on strong sales performance after the culmination of a two year recovery plan and scooping a coveted Pet Retailer of the Year 2019 Award.
Homeowners and renters are chucking good quality furniture or homewares, says British Heart Foundation
Thousands of UK adults are choosing to bin household items or furniture that could be otherwise recycled, reused or donated, according to a new British Heart Foundation shops survey.
Click and regret: Brits wasting over half a billion pounds every year online on unwanted goods, Gekko finds
A new report – Click and Regret- from marketing agency Gekko has today revealed the shocking waste now involved with online shopping. According to the survey, £641m is the astonishing figure consumers are wasting online every year buying goods they
Wincanton, the largest British third-party logistics (3PL) company, has won a 12-month contract to provide warehouse space and fulfilment-operations for Stuffstr, the social enterprise dedicated to reducing waste by allowing consumers to sell back no longer used items of clothing
Brockmans, the fast-growing super-premium gin business, has appointed former Diageo chief executive Paul Walsh to its Advisory Board, as it finalises a new five-year growth plan designed to double sales.
Global floorcare market leader Vax is enjoying huge growth in its ‘direct to consumer’ e-commerce channel, because of very low overheads and bigger margins
Central England Co-op has officially opened its new store in Leicestershire – creating 20 new jobs and investing £1.8 million in the area.
Innovative dressing brand Tigg’s has launched its three-strong range into 400 Tesco prepared salad chillers. The Bold Beetroot & Honey, Subtle Pepper & Mustard, and Smokin’ Tomato & Chilli variants are set to revolutionise the dressings industry when they hit
The Barbie Store Fashion Pop up has landed in Liverpool ONE. Opened on 11 October, the six-week pop-up will debut limited edition clothing for kids aged three+, adults’ apparel, and fun Barbie accessories for kids and adults that includes tote
With so much of the UK’s time spent scrolling social media or glued to a TV screen, Nature Valley is on a mission to get people outdoors connecting with nature and feeling revitalised as a result.
Helping retailers to improve store planning and the flow of footfall, Checkpoint Systems – a global leader in source to shopper solutions – has launched an innovative solution: the One Way Surveillance Sensor.
Top 50 Indies forecourt operator, Motor Fuel Group (MFG) announces that it has signed an agreement to purchase the south-west of England forecourt operator, Symonds Retail Limited.
Research conducted with over 2,000 consumers by Qudini, a London-based retail software company, reveals that some of the UK's best known High Street brands are considered irrelevant by youth demographics.
Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I, a proud part of Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), announces that its global brand, Budweiser, has launched a new partnership with Sergio Ramos, football champion and current captain of Real Madrid and the Spanish national team, as
Retail footfall has declined by 10% over the last seven years, the latest figures from the BRC-Springboard show.