Yarra Valley-based distillery Four Pillars has been declared the International Gin Producer of the Year for the second consecutive year at the 51st International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC) announced last night in London.
Shoppers enthusiasm for Black Friday weakens in lockdown 2, with expected spending decline of £1.6bn, PwC reports
Despite the bounceback for retail following the first nationwide lockdown, interest in Black Friday has fallen dramatically since the closure of non-essential shops in England and Wales, according to research from PwC. Just 38% of UK consumers are either interested
A new study from Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP) reveals the public’s expectations for hand sanitiser provisions in public spaces. Conducted during the summer of 2020 as businesses began to reopen after lockdown, the findings from the survey show how businesses
Stay-at-home consumers indulge in cooking, but cosmetics sales suffer from work from home trend, new IRI COVID-19 impact report reveals
The stay-at-home and work-from-home culture means more people are spending time indulging in cooking, and, for those who can afford it, are opting for premium products and ingredients. This is according to the latest (November) Markets Dashboard - FMCG in
Over a third (36%) of Brits will do all, or at the very least most, of their Christmas shopping during November’s lockdown period, new research by LiveArea has found. Only 10% said they wouldn't do any Christmas shopping during the
BOMBAY SAPPHIRE gin has partnered with iconic arts retailer, London Graphic Centre to launch a new twist on the typical advent calendar with the ’12 Days of Creativity’. The latest step in the gin brand’s longstanding commitment to supporting creativity,
The capital’s leading fashion and lifestyle outlet centre is set to re-open after the current lockdown with the addition of another brand, having signed iconic London-based accessories retailer Radley. London Designer Outlet will reinforce its reputation for quality and choice
The Very Group, the UK’s largest integrated online retailer and financial services provider, has hired Matt Grest as chief information officer (CIO). He will become part of the Group’s executive board and report to CEO, Henry Birch.
ForgeRock, the leading provider in digital identity, today announced the release of volume two of its global report, “The New Normal – Living Life Online.” The study polled 5,000 consumers throughout the U.S., U.K., Germany, Australia and Singapore to understand
Located within San Francisco’s Marina District is the newly renovated, 682-square-foot Indie Superette market at 3060 Fillmore Street. Designed by award-winning architecture and design firm MBH Architects, this health-focused market and cafe takes cues from its Honolulu, Hawaii, counterpart, yet
Amplience, a leading commerce experience platform for high scale, high growth brands and retailers, has announced that it is experiencing accelerating growth in its business during 2020. This rapid global growth in customers and revenue comes as the COVID-19
New research from Co-op today reveals that one in five customers admit to having been aggressive or abusive towards a shopworker over the course of the past eight months – despite the fact that 90% of Brits feel that
As part of its vision for a more sustainable world, EyeBuyDirect is proud to announce the launch of 5 TO SEE, a collection of eco-friendly eyewear made of upcycled plastic water bottles, helping consumers make a responsible choice without sacrificing
Data-powered enterprises vastly outperform their peers on multiple financial measures, realizing 70% more revenue per employee and driving 22% more profits, according to a new report by the Capgemini Research Institute entitled, “The data-powered enterprise: Why organizations must strengthen their
Award-winning gin maker Masons of Yorkshire has unveiled its new gifting range for Christmas 2020.
Pricer announces that the retail group Carrefour has chosen Pricer as preferred supplier for new ESL (Electronic Shelf Label) installations and upgrading of stores that are already equipped with Pricer’s ESL. Although the framework agreement contains no commitments with
British heritage brand Belstaff will donate 10% of all full-price sales over the Black Friday weekend, from the 27 to the 30 of November. Proceeds will go to The Big Issue Foundation in the UK. This follows an earlier Spring promotion
Colwith Farm Distillery has launched a range of premium RTD cocktails, using its award winning ‘plough to bottle' spirits and Cornish ingredients, including Vermouth from local winery, Knightor.
This week Superdrug reveals the launch of a brand new Youtube campaign, packed with exclusive content, Superdrug TV in a continued move towards more digital platforms. Superdrug TV will launch on Youtube and be freely available, keeping people connected and
Following today’s news (Wednesday 18 November) that Unilever has set a €1bn ($1.2bn) target in annual plant-based food sales; Ryan Whittaker, consumer analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view: “Unilever has chosen the right time
Zebra Technologies Corporation, an innovator at the front line of business with solutions and partners that deliver a performance edge, today revealed the results of its 13th annual Global Shopper Study. This is the industry’s only market tracker that analyses
For several years, there has been a very evident and well publicised demise of local high streets as they struggle to compete with the ease and efficiency of online shopping. This has led to what is commonly termed the ‘death
Independent, British, family-run brand, Jude’s is delighted to announce the expansion of its tasty treats range, with the addition of two custards and two vegan ice cream products. All new products will be available at Sainsbury’s stores nationwide.
Empathy, flexibility, and customer-first experiences hold key to success for retailers, says Selligent
Sam Counterman, director of marketing, Northern Europe & global digital lead at Selligent discusses what customers really want from brands in testing times
SodaStream, the leading sparkling water brand, has today revealed its new 2020 holiday campaign featuring hip-hop superstar Snoop Dogg, which encourages people to enjoy ‘the small, meaningful things’ this festive season.