Hortons’ Estate has received planning approval to deliver a new 65,000sq ft retail park development in Oldbury that will include a new B&M store and a Tim Hortons drive-thru restaurant.
UK fragrance personal care and skincare brand owners Three Pears Brands continues to develop its consumer goods portfolio with the acquisition of five legacy brands. The company has acquired the global rights and brand ownership of Harmony Haircare, Stergene and
Family seed specialist, Munchy Seeds, is set to bring a new world of seed excitement with the launch of its new plant-based Breakfast Boosters and Savoury Sprinkles.
kevin., the Lithuanian payments startup, has launched a first-of-its-kind product that seamlessly switches customers from card payments to account-to-account (A2A) payments during the payment flow via a PSD2-based open API. Customers who start making a payment using their card can
Leading global packaging and paper group Mondi and Tesco Central Europe have launched a new partnership, in which Mondi will purchase the retailer’s warehouse corrugated waste to create recycled paper for the retailers' shopping bags. Tesco is working towards a
BGF, the UK’s most active growth capital investor, has invested £7.5 million in Lancashire e-commerce logistics and tech company, Fulfilmentcrowd.
fiid, the plant-based food company, is on a roll this year with not one but two new product launches. This latest addition, the sixth product in the range, is the delicious Tangy Chickpea & Coconut Curry. The meal
An ongoing partnership between Central England Co-op and FareShare Midlands has resulted in the creation of over two million meals for those in need during the pandemic.
In response to the possible announcement of taxes on online sales and deliveries in Wednesday’s budget, Justin Opie, managing director, and Andy Mulcahy, strategy and insight director, IMRG, make the following comment. IMRG is the UK association for online retail.
As vaccination centres nationwide continue providing the Covid vaccine day and night, Nursem – a caring skincare brand developed with nurses to counter the harsh effects of constant hand washing, has pledged to donate hand care to support vaccination centres
Award-winning British brand Cru8 (www.8foods.co.uk), which produces a range of nutrient-dense, superfood-rich, low carb and low sugar keto breads and bakes, is launching sub-brand Keto8, to tap into growing demand for Keto foods as part of its 2021 strategy to
Insignia Technologies is helping UK supermarkets encourage consumers to reduce food waste with the launch of its new automatic ‘After Opening Timer’ which provides a clear visual indicator as to how long a packet of food has been opened for.
Chewable supplement brand, Yumi, is launching its products in WHSmith after securing a distribution deal with the British retailer.
Panasonic has partnered with the UK’s leading provider of appliance care, Domestic & General (D&G), as its exclusive after care warranty provider for both Panasonic TV & Imaging products. The exclusive partnership will last for six years and will be
Chelmsford Star Co-operative Society, an independent Co-operative Society based in Chelmsford, Essex, is starting a home delivery trial with Snappy Shopper, the cutting-edge home delivery app and web platform.
Traditional promotional practices not sustainable for building long-term customer loyalty, says Symphony RetailAI
Symphony RetailAI, a leading global provider of integrated AI-enabled marketing, merchandising and supply chain solutions for FMCG retailers and manufacturers, today announced the release of “Personalised Promotions: The Key to Bigger Baskets and More Frequent Trips,” in partnership with Retail
The global grocery retail market is on track to generate an additional $440bn in sales between 2020 and 2022, yielding a 3.1% CAGR (compound annual growth rate), according to the latest forecast from global insight provider IGD.
COVID-19 has posed the biggest challenge to the UK hospitality and retail industries since WW2 – however, one food business is emerging in “good shape” with plans for a £35m expansion in London, Europe and the US.
With the global pandemic still keeping the world stuck in one corner, nearly all aspects of our lives have moved to digital platforms. Although the rapid growth of e-commerce had already transformed the retail industry, the pandemic made this transition
Last year people encountered strict, last-minute Covid-19 restrictions and high-street closures across Britain led to one of the most disruptive retail periods. Yet for many consumers, shopping online helped save the day with UK internet sales making up 46% of
Holy Grass Vodka and Rock Rose Gin Navy Strength named category winners in the World Vodka Awards & World Gin Awards
Two spirits from Dunnet Bay Distillers in Scotland have won international awards - one in the World Gin Awards and one in the World Vodka Awards for 2021.
There has been a huge interest in how British make tea after an American woman shared her questionable ‘tea brewing method’ on TikTok. British tea consumption has also increased by 65% comparing figures from 2019 to 2020.
Fast-growing handmade jewellery and accessories company Pineapple Island has selected Brightpearl to support rapid scale and introduce more customers to ethical accessories that won't cost the Earth.
Lemon Pepper Holdings, a master franchisee and brand partner of Wingstop, the award-winning concept with more than 1,500 locations worldwide, today announced that it has agreed a ‘trilogy’ deal with Hammerson to open three new regional locations at its flagship
Leading sock and hosiery retailer SOCKSHOP is delighted to announce The College of Podiatry’s endorsement of the IOMI footnurseR Gentle Grip and Cushion Foot Diabetic socks. Launching on the 1 March 2021, the endorsement is a huge milestone for SOCKSHOP