Whole Foods Market global buyers and experts unveiled their top 10 anticipated food trends for 2022 in the retailer’s seventh-annual Trends predictions. Ingredients such as moringa, turmeric and yuzu are expected to gain popularity whilst movements such as ultraurban farming
iPRO secures long-term global partnership with parkrun, as sports drink looks to promote new Hydrate brand
iPRO has secured a new six year global partnership with parkrun, the largest community fitness group in the world, on 6 October as its Global Hydration Partner. The partnership marks the launch of the new iPRO wellness drinks range, iPRO Hydrate.
Bensons for Beds is recruiting around 180 people nationwide to fill key roles and support growth as it steps up its transformation of the business.
AliExpress, part of Alibaba Group and one of the world’s largest online retail marketplaces, has introduced innovative logistics solutions in partnership with Cainiao, Alibaba’s logistics arm. Ahead of the world renowned 11.11 Global Shopping Festival, this enables the Company to
The latest grocery market figures from Kantar show sales fell by 2.2% year on year in the 12 weeks ending 3 October 2021. The decline reflects the fact sales are still being compared against the extraordinary levels of shopping seen
Private labels poised to increase sales as leading FMCG brands pass on inflationary price increases to consumers, IRI reports
Findings from IRI’s biannual ‘FMCG Demand Signals’ report published today reveals how demand for major supermarkets’ own private labels have dragged, preventing them from capitalising on potential growth in value sales, despite promotions and prominent positioning on grocery apps and
The latest data from the Office for National Statistics shows online sales, as a proportion of total retail sales, have reached 25.5% for two consecutive months (June and July 2021), which according to Colliers’ analysts marks a step-change in consumer
Premium British luggage brand, Rock, today revealed its new corporate brand identity, which includes new logo, brand collateral, unique social assets, and holistically redesigned website. As the British travel industry looks optimistically towards an easing of global restrictions, Rock is
The Howard de Walden Estate is pleased to announce that it has signed a partnership with Lina Stores, the Italian delicatessen and restaurant, to add to the already acclaimed food and beverage offering across Marylebone Village.
LK Bennett, the luxury women’s clothing and fashion brand has received a £4 million inventory facility from Secure Trust Bank Commercial Finance to support it as it looks to invest in future performance.
Supply chain pressures combined with the overarching volatility within commerce currently has created an almost desperate attitude toward preparing for peak. The unconventional Christmas of 2020 only compounds this. Hopes are high and businesses naturally want to meet the demand
Productsup, the leading e-commerce data integration company, today released the findings of its commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting, “The Future of Commerce Technology.” The study, which surveyed 375 business decision-makers and directors in Europe and North America, found commerce
Following today’s release of Boots’ figures for Q4 FY2020/21; Juliet Cuell, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “Boots’ Q4 performance highlights its continued steps toward recovery from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic
Rewired consumers take environment, packaging and health decisions into their own hands, Tetra Pak Index 2021 shows
Tetra Pak unveils how Covid-19 has made consumers rethink the way they live, and fundamentally shift how they act in the latest Tetra Pak Index report. The pandemic has reinforced the value consumers place on human connections, taking into account
Laings The Jewellers has unveiled its new-look showroom at Cardiff’s St David’s.
Supply chain issues and rising costs drive profit warnings of UK listed companies back to pre-pandemic levels, EY finds
Profit warnings issued by UK listed companies in consumer-facing sectors, including retail and grocery producers, accounted for 33% of all warnings in the third quarter of the year as rising energy prices, supply bottlenecks and labour shortages spread across the economy.
Cox & Cox’s first ever TV advert centres on the warmth of a magical Christmas and heroes two of Cox & Cox’s nine trends. A laid-back fireside ‘Campervan’ scene and a more traditional picture-book Christmas set in the heart of
UK households cut their carbon emissions by an estimated 33 million tonnes in 2020 as people spent less during the pandemic, according to new research by Accenture.
Today marks World Food Day, an opportunity to raise awareness of how precarious our food supply is and how climate change is affecting food production and distribution, and vice versa. More than three billion people, almost 40 per cent of
Magnit and largest FMCG companies sign code of commitments under “United for a Healthier Future” initiative
Magnit PJSC, one of Russia’s leading retailers, and eight international FMCG producers, has signed the Code of Voluntary Commitments under the “United for a Healthier Future” Initiative. For the first time, major FMCG producers and health product manufacturers, along with
Barclays finds 64% of young Brits more likely to buy from brands with a social goal since pandemic began
New research out today from Barclays has uncovered the changing shopping habits of Brits, with two thirds of those under the age of 35 (64%) suggesting they are more likely to buy from brands with a social goal since the
CBRE Investment Management has announced the signing of sports fashion retailer JD Sports in a new flagship store at Colchester’s premier shopping destination, Lion Walk, set to open this October.
Top three UK rice brand Laila is launching a brand new range of celebratory lines this month under the banner Laila Celebration.
The digital gift card and voucher market is reported to have grown in the UK by almost £1 billion, now estimated to be worth £6.9 billion. Recognising accelerating demand by consumers to shop digitally as well as physically, digital payments
Online retail results suggest consumers are browsing not buying as sales continue to be subdued in September, IMRG Capgemini Online Retail Index shows
Despite evidence of an upturn in growth last month, online retail sales took a turn for the worse in September, falling back to -12.5% Year-on-Year (YoY). That is according to the latest IMRG Capgemini Online Retail Index, which tracks the