Crisp ‘n Dry, the UK’s number one cooking oil brand is celebrating its 50th year anniversary by bringing a new look and feel to the design of the brand to dial up its long standing British heritage.
Jobs boost for bar and restaurant workers as leading on-trade figure joins visionary food marketplace venture Bonnie & Wild
Amid the continuing gloomy outlook for much of the country’s on-trade, Edinburgh’s first food and drink marketplace has begun recruitment for its new site at the St James Quarter, due to open in spring 2021.
Amazon’s online alcohol sales up 121% YOY and online giant beats supermarkets on price, finds Profitero
Profitero today announced the findings of its UK Pandemic Price Price Wars study, which compares item-level price competition across the UK online retail landscape. Amazon UK is heading into the “pandemic” 2020 festive holiday season with the strongest price position
Subway has today unveiled its festive menu for 2020 – including the tastiest Christmas sandwich on the high street.
Traditionally a bricks and mortar only business, The Original Factory Shop has launched its first ever brand new transactional website, serving bargain hunters across the UK. The site complements its 166 stores which operate in the heart of local communities nationwide.
Hunter is pleased to announce the appointment of Claudia Plant as its chief marketing officer. Plant joins Hunter with immediate effect, reporting into interim CEO Paolo Porta, where she will be responsible for delivering the business’s global marketing and communication
Introducing Blacksticks Blue: Mature your own cheese… the perfect gift this Christmas (or treat for yourself)!
The St David’s Partnership, owner of St David’s Cardiff, has announced the launch of a new 2,637sq ft store for Japanese-inspired lifestyle product retailer, MINISO, the first in the UK for the brand outside of London.
RPMI Railpen (Railpen) has officially welcomed one of the UK’s top fragrance retailers, The Fragrance Shop, to Gretna Gateway Outlet Village, Scotland’s premier designer village. Opening its doors on the 20 November, the launch of the store marks the
Joint initiative that transformed the tackling of food poverty in Scotland has taken a top national award
The Scottish Government has replaced the old UK Government voucher scheme in Scotland with prepaid cards in tackling food poverty and has been saluted as Social Inclusion Project of the Year at the 2020 Payments Awards.
Spending more time at home during lockdown has resulted in a huge upswing in the amount of engagement customers are giving to physical mail, according to new Royal Mail research.
A community food store in Leicestershire has been given a fresh new look following an investment of £110,000, including a special new feature designed by local schoolchildren.
Lifestyle product retailer MINISO opened its 100th post-IPO physical store this November, signaling a market expansion streak amidst industry-wide scale back and closings. The opening in Madrid is the fourth in Spain this month alone, and it is bolstered by
Philip Morris Limited (PML) has announced the launch of the HEETS Teak selection, a new variant added to its range of heated tobacco sticks designed exclusively for the IQOS heated tobacco system.
LINK and PayPoint pilot enabling free cash withdrawals from retailers’ tills goes live with good demand
LINK, the UK’s main ATM cash machine network, and PayPoint, the in-store payment services and ATM provider, have successfully begun a trial to allow consumers to withdraw cash in smaller shops without paying a fee with positive early indicators.
Ella’s Kitchen to donate all profits from online sales from Black Friday to Cyber Monday to Trees for Life
This year, Ella's Kitchen, the UK's number one baby food brand, is joining the ‘Green Friday’ movement to promote sustainability over spending.
Christmas is a time of celebration. Usually, big families all get together to exchange gifts, tuck into a hearty dinner, play games and reminisce, as well as share what we’re most looking forward to in the coming year. However, due
Unilever today announced a new annual global sales target of €1 billion from plant-based meat and dairy alternatives, within the next five to seven years. The growth will be driven by the roll-out of The Vegetarian Butcher as well as
Following today’s release of Pets at Home H1 figures for 2020/21, Jonathan Rock, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘A remarkable second-quarter performance from Pets at Home supported the retailer’s first-half result as the pet-care
Online book retailer World of Books has given its people real-time access to pay alongside a suite of financial resilience tools to help them through the current pandemic and promote longer term financial wellbeing support.
Food delivery could hit £7.1bn in 2020 – but consumers will be ready to eat out when lockdown lifts, The NPD Group reports
Global information company The NPD Group says amid the severe and unprecedented COVID-19 business pressures affecting Britain’s out-of-home (OOH) foodservice industry, the delivery channel has been a welcome success story. Comparing the January-to-October period this year with the same period
86% of retailers think COVID-19 will affect peaks such as Black Friday and Christmas, with two thirds (66%) of these thinking that changes will be negative. This is according to new research from global logistics company Advanced Supply Chain Group,
Building supply chain resilience is a priority for two-thirds of organizations after COVID-19 disruption, says Capgemini
More than 72% of organizations have reported their supply chains being negatively impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, with a vast majority struggling across all aspects of their operations. This is according to new research from the Capgemini Research Institute, “Fast
Aldi is introducing 100% recyclable packaging for its own-brand boxed cereal.
Packaging giant DS Smith is warning brands and retailers that the Covid-19 pandemic does not mean they can overlook their environmental efforts after European research shows that shoppers continue to prioritise sustainable packaging.