Descartes Systems Group, the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, has announced that UK-headquartered Halfords, a leading automotive products and services retailer, is using Descartes’ last mile delivery solution to enable dynamic delivery pricing in its customer-facing mobile
A fifth of Brits believe they have a food allergy – yet one in six are unable to identify any allergens within common food groups according to a recent study. Only 43% of those surveyed correctly identified tree nuts as
Grocers need to find smarter ways to make on line orders pay, says Jacob Tveraabak, CEO of grocery retail technology firm StrongPoint
On the back of explosive growth in online shopping since March 2020, consumers are more worried than ever that their data will be hacked and used for purposes of which they are unaware, leading to a negative impact on purchasing,
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has today warned that consumers will inevitably face higher food and drink prices if manufacturers are forced to absorb the cost of proposed Government policies during the next few years.
The iconic entertainment retailer hmv celebrates its 100th birthday today, revealing its plans for the year ahead and the future of its business.
New analysis from Experian has charted the changing shape of the business population since 2016. The data offers a unique snapshot into the current health of British business by sector and identifies growth areas which could flourish in the future.
A good Google review rating from customers is more important for restaurants, and more likely to draw in more customers, than a good health and safety rating, according to new research from Durham University Business School.
Fast growing, sustainable bamboo hygiene brand, The Cheeky Panda is set to become the first crowdfunded business to pursue an IPO on the London Stock Exchange. Already 120% over its £2m crowdfund target with just five days left to invest,
To celebrate the upcoming Olympic and Paralympic Games, bed retailer and Official Sleep Partner of Team GB and ParalympicsGB, Dreams, has announced the launch of a new series of bedtime stories, created in partnership with four of the brand’s Team
The latest figures from Kantar show take-home grocery sales fell by 5.1% during the 12 weeks to 11 July 2021. Despite this year-on-year decline, sales are still strong compared with pre-pandemic times and shoppers spent £3 billion more on groceries
Leading independent drinks firm Kingsland Drinks Group, including Kingsland Drinks, and newly established Ten Locks, has made a move to being partially employee owned.
Taste & Glory, Kerry Foods’ 100% meat-free brand, has today launched its £1 million ‘Notoriously Glorious’ marketing campaign to showcase its outstanding taste credentials. The brand’s evolution to Taste & Glory was announced last month to better reflect its superior
Specialist asset manager, Realm, has exchanged with three new global brands opening at Scotland’s largest outlet centre, Livingston Designer Outlet. The deals, totalling 6,060sq ft, include PUMA, Samsonite and Police and reflect the centre’s strong trading period during Q2 2021
Schoeller Allibert, a leading UK manufacturer and supplier of returnable and recyclable plastic packaging solutions, has shared insight on how it believes the retail supply chain will adapt their product lifecycle approach towards circular economies with a focus on systems
Kantar figures for the 52-week period ending 13 June reveal frozen food sales have continued to outperform total grocery growth in both value (+7.8%) and volume (+5.2%). The overall grocery market in the same period has been +6.9% value and
Tennis is beloved by all sports fans. Millions of people enjoy watching Wimbledon games. Some even bet on winners with promos available via tonybet.co.uk/articles/promotions. But some athletes have the greatest number of fans. Here are the most successful tennis players,
By Darren Smith, head of marketing at Southgate Packaging, one of Europe’s leading packing supplier
As virtual environments come of age, a new report from Accenture, Business Futures, found that retailers and consumer goods companies are doubling down on immersive technologies, to build “real virtualities” — defined as digital environments that are increasingly realistic, engage
Latest data from Retail Experts Springboard reveals that footfall across UK retail destinations rose by +0.9% last week from the week before. The uplift varied across the three destination types with all of the increase coming from high streets where
OneBanks, the shared branch banking innovator, is expanding its successful trial with the launch of its second pilot in-store kiosk. Once fully operational later this month, the new kiosk - only recently installed at the Co-op convenience store in Kilwinning,
A multi-million pound programme of investment announced today by Ellandi, the UK’s leading privately-owned shopping centre operator, is set to transform Merry Hill shopping centre near Birmingham into a best-in-class regional retail destination and the most vibrant family lifestyle destination
Given the disappointment of Christmas 2020, it is important to make up for lost time and make Christmas 2021 better than ever. However, The Entertainer, the UK’s largest family-owned retailer has urged shoppers to shop earlier this year to avoid
Britain's fourth largest grocer, Morrisons, is to trial a store outside of its Bradford headquarters that has no tills, allowing customers to collect their groceries and leave immediately.
LloydsPharmacy is reporting a surge in demand for flu vaccines this winter as people register their interest up to three weeks earlier than usual. Total registrations for flu the vaccine increased by over 1,100% in the launch week on the