Experts are predicting that the COVID-19 pandemic and the various restrictions in place to mitigate its spread have accelerated consumers’ e-commerce habits by five years. As a result, businesses are rapidly discovering that going digital is the key to survival.
Euro Food Brands has acquired the The Food Doctor brand from William Jackson Food Group.
Oak Furnitureland, the UK’s largest retailer of quality solid hardwood furniture, has today announced that it is proposing to close 27 showrooms, putting some employees in the business at risk of redundancy.
Discovery is proud to be partnering with Bar-Be-Quick as they part-fund an exciting new series: Tom Kerridge Barbecues.
Motorway service station visits leapfrog pre lockdown figures as restrictions ease, new figures reveal
Leading management and technology specialist for parking and visitor insight, GroupNexus, has identified that during the first week in July, motorway service station visits have now surpassed pre lockdown figures from the same period four months ago, showing an increase
The recent lockdown sprees have compelled the brands to look at alternative ways to provide consumers the products they need. Therefore, many brands are offering direct-to-consumer (DTC) home delivery services for the first time amid the COVID-19 lockdown. Brands are
With International Wine and Cheese Day on the 25 July, Aldi’s Mistress of Wine, Sam Caporn MW gives her expert advice when it comes to picking wines to match with cheese. Contrary to popular opinion, Sam says white wine and
Barbour, the luxury and heritage fashion brand, has boosted onsite identification to grow e-commerce revenues—thanks to a solution from Wunderkind (formerly BounceX), the leading behavioural marketing technology provider.
Digital technologies are increasingly exerting pressure on incumbents across industries to fundamentally reconsider their business models while giving rise to smaller, agile players that are enabling innovation and disruption in many aspects of the business, says GlobalData, a leading data
The two monthly increases in the volume of retail sales in May and June 2020 have brought total sales to a similar level as before the coronavirus pandemic, the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reveal.
GoodData, a leader in end-to-end analytics solutions, announced today that Zalando, Europe’s leading online platform for fashion and lifestyle, is using GoodData technology to provide brands with detailed access to data to help them better target their customers and grow
Superstrata, a new Silicon Valley-based bicycle brand, known for creating unibody custom 3D printed carbon fibre bikes, is arriving in the UK with a special Edition. Their new Oxford edition will be displayed at Smartech's store in Selfridge’s on Oxford
Independent UK snack brand PROPER had its strongest year to date in 2019, according to annual results released today. PROPER, which is the UK’s largest independent snack brand, reported 25 percent Year on Year (YoY) growth for last year, as
While we may have had to do without many things during lockdown, new data from Google Trends shows one delivery the nation didn’t want to miss out on was our beloved wine. It has been revealed that searches for Aldi
Snappy Shopper, the fast-growing mobile app and web-based convenience store home delivery platform, has appointed ex-Spar and Nisa marketing veteran Philippe Rondepierre as marketing director.
From today, selected Subway stores will trial a new Tiger Bread to join the range of eight other bread variations available at Subway. The Tiger Bread brings a new taste experience by adding a brand new crunchy texture to
Pioneering mobile phone accessories manufacturer, juice, has vowed to support UK retailers and brands make more sustainable choices, following its own ongoing efforts towards helping create a waste-free world.
Naturally Fast Food brand LEON has announced the opening of four new restaurants at motorway service stations in the next few months.
As lockdown restrictions ease, and community sports teams, clubs and causes of all kinds start to look ahead to the future, Velocity Commerce is rebooting its #BackedByVelocity initiative to support those who have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
Poundland has today taken the latest step in its transformation by extending its ranges of entertainment and stationery products and launching a trial of free from foods.
Central England Co-op has reiterated its call that the Government ‘urgently needs to do more’ to protect its shop staff following three shocking and brutal incidents.
Companies less committed to customer service, despite customer expectations being higher than ever, HubSpot reports
HubSpot, a leading growth platform, today revealed that 31% of customer service professionals believe that their organisations view customer service as an expense rather than an opportunity for growth, up from 23% last year. With 86% of customers experience experts
Horticulture services company phs Greenleaf has launched a new range of products to support the retail and food industries to implement social distancing and hygiene measures. The new products include portable ‘freewall’ plant dividers, hand sanitising units, directional signage, bins and planting with
ARMANI and YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP announce a new strategic phase in their 20-year relationship.
The Spanish food company Importaco (www.importaco.com) has signed a deal with the Italian company Besana (www.besanaworld.com), to buy 51% of the company's share capital. The goal is to strengthen its specialisation in natural food products while consolidating its international presence.