Nisa Retail, the specialist wholesaler and convenience symbol group, today announces strong retailer recruitment growth for the nine months to 31 December 2015, as the company’s turnaround gains further momentum. 374 new stores recruited in 9 months to 31 December 2015 199
Following the success of its London Cool Beans Coffee Tour, Percol Coffee Co. is heading to Yorkshire in partnership with Capital Radio. Percol’s Cool Beans Yorkshire Tour is an integrated marketing campaign that will run across radio advertising, social
Christmas 2015 was a digital one for UK retailers, according to the BRC-Google Online Retail Monitor for Q4 2015. Helen Dickinson, chief executive, British Retail Consortium, said: “The final quarter of the year was very much a digital one. The internet
Trace One today announced that Irish retail leader Musgrave Group has renewed its agreement for Trace One’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution. Musgrave leverages Trace One PLM to effectively manage its private label ranges from ideation and specification management through
Hermes, the consumer delivery specialist, has confirmed it is to build a state-of-the-art automated parcel distribution hub located in Rugby, Warwickshire. The £31m development will be the largest single investment ever made by Hermes and illustrates the company’s ongoing commitment
iForce, a fast-growing supply chain management business in the UK, enjoyed a record-breaking 2015 as it witnessed a 57.8% growth in the number of items it picked for customers of its retail clients compared to the previous year. The company,
Hungryhouse.co.uk has appointed Alice Mrongovius as its new CEO to lead operations for the UK-based online takeaway ordering platform, taking over from Scott Fletcher who held the position since September 2013. This comes at a time when the company's
Launched earlier last year in response to the ever increasing consumer macro trend for health and nutrition, greater convenience, quality and taste, and the adage of functionality (protein), the ambient soup brand IAMSOUPER, available in highly differentiated Tetra Recart, will
Baxters has hired Hometown to develop a marketing strategy and creative work to reinvigorate its Fray Bentos brand. Hometown, which has won the advertising account without a pitch, will work with the iconic British meat pie brand to reposition it in
North Yorkshire based, Malton Foods, part of the Zwanenberg Food Group UK, has relaunched its iconic Chesswood Creamed Mushrooms in a new and convenient microwaveable pot. After ceasing production of the canned creamy mushrooms product nearly 12 months ago, following a
UK retail and leisure developer, Sovereign Centros, signs five new lettings at St Enoch Centre, Glasgow
Sovereign Centros, the UK retail and leisure developer and asset manager, has signed an impressive string of five new lettings with retail and food and beverage operators at the St Enoch Centre, Glasgow’s largest shopping centre.
Spar claims it is heating up sales for the rest of this winter, with the launch of great quality new hot drinks from Spar brand.
Mood Media’s Technomedia Solutions team delivers audio-visual installations for Primark’s Madrid flagship store
International retailer Primark recently selected Mood Media and its creative innovation brand,Technomedia Solutions, to partner with Dalziel & Pow (D&P) to design and build an engaging atmospheric experience for their new flagship store in Madrid, Spain. A stunning multimedia masterpiece
Stephen Springham, partner in commercial research, suggests Christmas was a non-event for UK retailers The expected has now been officially confirmed – the UK retail sector did not have a good Christmas. Recent reporting and general newsflow from many (but not
OneView Commerce, a retail industry’s leader in digital transformation in the store, has announced the launch of two new ground-breaking, cloud-based solutions in support of omni-channel retailers – the OneView Inventory Management module and the OneView Promotions Engine for
High street fashion retailers ignore £9bn opportunity from shoppers’ research habits, Pragma reports
Research by Pragma Consulting, uncovering the shopping habits of women across the UK, has revealed retailers are missing out on an annual spend worth £9bn through not engaging with shoppers who are increasingly researching fashion choices before purchasing. Pragma surveyed 2,000
Today, Oracle announced that ASOS, a global fashion destination for 20-somethings, will implement Oracle Retail to accelerate the next phase of its global growth. ASOS launched as an online-only retailer in 2000 and quickly became one of the UK’s leading fashion
Poundland, Europe’s largest single price value general merchandise retailer, has extended Helistrat’s £4 million waste and recycling services contract to include an additional 250 stores, gained throughits acquisition of the 99p Stores.
Milligan, the innovative retail developer, has announced a new strategic partnership with real estate investor ActivumSG Capital, following the purchase of the Zubiarte shopping centre in Bilbao, Spain from Sonae Sierra and CBRE Global Investors.
The number of ‘touch and go’ contactless transactions made by Barclaycard’s UK customers more than trebled in 2015*, thanks in part to the raising of the spending cap to £30, new data shows. The news comes as industry body, UKCA,
The Co-operative, one of the UK’s best known brands, has deployed a new telematics and transport management solution from Microlise to support its ambitious store development plan to open 120 new shops in 2016. The mutual, which is the UK’s
Natural Balance Foods is kicking off the new year with a cross-platform and multi-channel campaign for Nākd – the wholefood brand with a range of bars and nibbles products made with 100% Natural Ingredients with no additives, preservatives or added
In light of recent slow sales in clothing results over the last quarter of 2015 and the Christmas period experienced by many UK retailers, new research from garment fit specialist Fits.me highlights the tremendous potential the ‘grey market’ (traditionally defined
Average business property prices in all sectors once again increased in 2015 according to Business Outlook 2016 – the annual state of the markets report from property specialists Christie & Co. The increase in average prices across the convenience retail sector
Virgin Wines reports it has proved consumer confidence in buying wine online is stronger than ever – the wine retailer reaped the rewards of the exponential rise in online shopping with its strongest Christmas on record. Virgin Wines saw strong performances