Almost three million smokers in the UK are unaware that menthol flavoured cigarettes will be outlawed next week, according to a poll published today.
73% of UK consumers say current poor digital experiences from retailers will change post-lockdown spending
UK consumer behaviour is being reshaped by the current COVID crisis, with 27% of people saying they’ll do more activities digitally long-term. Yet, despite the opportunity for retailers and other brands to increase digital revenues, 59% of consumers are not
NORTH Notts BID is backing the national #RaiseTheBar campaign to gain financial support for retail, leisure and hospitality businesses across North Nottinghamshire amidst Covid-19.
COVID-19 shopping and delivery trends: a diversified supply chain is key to survival and future growth, CommerceHub survey shows
The world as we once knew it has transformed and consumers are experiencing rapid changes to the way they live, work and shop. To examine these changes, CommerceHub surveyed more than 1,500 consumers of various age groups to gauge consumer
Brands have an incredible opportunity to reinvent themselves, says Alibaba’s UK, Nordics and Netherlands general manager
Brands have an incredible opportunity to reinvent themselves and to dramatically accelerate their digital transformation, according to David Lloyd, general Manager, UK, Nordics and Netherlands at Alibaba Group. Commenting on the latest BRC-KMPG Retail Sales Monitor, which reported a record
In it Together Deli will open its doors to the public on Monday 18 May selling a selection of fresh and tasty produce from some of Yorkshire’s best restaurants, butchers and bakers. There will also be a selection of craft
Supermarket Aldi is joining forces with charity Mental Health UK to enhance the support provided for its 33,000 colleagues across the UK.
Naturally Fast Food chain LEON has announced the launch of its restaurant favourite Waffle Fries alongside three new vegan sauces, created to enjoy at home. The new additions include the popular LOVe Burger Sauce, iconic Korean Chilli Mayo and Harissa
Today, The London Restaurant Co-operative has announced it has delivered over 9,000 meals to the NHS. The not-for-profit social kitchen was launched by Maison Bab and Le Bab co-founders, Stephen Tozer and Ed Brunet at the end of March.
A new shopping ordering and delivery solution is being rolled out by UK-based microgifting platform, Huggg, along with the British Red Cross to support people who don’t have friends or family nearby to help them get the supplies they need.
The world’s largest sporting goods retailer, Decathlon, today announced it is rolling out MishiPay’s mobile self-checkout solution across its 81 German stores. The innovative technology is already live in Decathlon Deutschland stores in Berlin (Berlin Hauptbahnhof), Munich (Munich Connect), Cologne
Luxury ice cream brand Häagen-Dazs continues its weekly home entertainment series with Secret Cinema – Secret Sofa. Airing this Friday is one of the world’s most tragic love stories, Baz Luhrmann’s adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet starring Leonardo
Wickes is to begin a phased reopening of its stores to the public in the next two weeks, with strict new safety measures in place to protect customers and colleagues. Despite being an essential retailer, Wickes took the decision to
This week, Superdrug is proud to announce that it has removed all plastic applicators from own brand tampons, and launched it’s first own brand range of organic menstrual products. The health and beauty retailer has joined forces with environmental activist
T.M. Lewin, the Jermyn St based British menswear brand, established in 1898, has been acquired by Torque Brands, a special purpose acquisition vehicle setup by London-based consumer specialist, SCP Private Equity.
Two Magpies Bakery is celebrating serving the 2000th customers of a service that it established just four weeks ago.
Jude’s, the Hampshire based family business, is dedicated to crafting the world’s tastiest treats. With innovative, flavourful products with great taste and quality at its heart, Jude’s is excited to announce the latest result of its ongoing, pioneering product development:
A new initiative empowering members of the public to support much-loved local businesses and NHS staff has launched today. Local Support Vouchers aims to help independent cafes, restaurants & shops across the UK stay afloat during the pandemic by enabling
Retailers without online presence threatened as 26.0% of UK shoppers plan to spend more online after COVID-19, says GlobalData
With over a quarter of shoppers now planning to spend more online after the COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, retailers with a limited (or no) online proposition must consider investment in order to remain competitive, says GlobalData, a leading data and
Manchester-based Comfy Group to manufacture protective face masks to support nation’s transition from lockdown
Bedding manufacturer, Comfy Group is shifting its focus from pillows to protection by adding face masks to the roster of products it produces.
Ascom has completed a deal to supply a well-known Top 7 UK supermarket chain with worker mobile phones and supporting information management software.
ParcelLab, an innovator in post-purchase communications, has been named among the top 50 retail start-ups operating globally, according to a new report published by RWRC – home of Retail Week and World Retail Congress.
Sainsbury’s promotional levels returning to normal; frozen pastry and dough rises to most in-demand grocery product in UK supermarkets, new insights show
Frozen pastry and dough was the most in demand grocery product at UK supermarkets in the week ending 10 May 2020, with an 8.8% increase in out of stock products compared with the week before, reveals new insight from analysts
Central England Co-op has delivered 1,000 ‘thank you’ packages to care home staff across the country to show its appreciation for their efforts helping to tackle Coronavirus on the frontline.
Following today’s release of Kingfisher Q1 figures for 2020/21, Amy Higginbotham, retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘Kingfisher has benefited from elevated demand for home improvement since lockdown began as consumers continue to carry out