Online electricals retailer AO announces today that it has opened a new ‘rework’ facility to give returned appliances a new lease of life. Operating out of its ‘Latchford’ warehouse in Crewe, appliances returned by customers will be thoroughly tested with
Superdrug’s 2020 profits severely impacted by decline in high street footfall and closure of non-essential shops during pandemic
Superdrug’s 2020 annual results reflect a challenging year for the UK’s second largest health and beauty retailer, as the Covid-19 pandemic caused significant disruption to the country’s retail industry.
As the economy opens up, business is expected to boom. Subsequently, spending by UK businesses is set to surge as finance directors prepare for a sharp increase in hiring and investment, according to a new survey by Deloitte. Almost three-quarters
Coty Inc., one of the world’s largest beauty companies and the global leader in fragrances, today announced the introduction of a digitally-enabled touch-less fragrance testing device intended for use at beauty retailers within the next 12 months. Real world testing
Recipe box Gousto has partnered with Spotify to leverage both brands’ industry leading technology by bringing personalisation to the next level, with a new platform that will provide recipe recommendations based on the listening preferences of Spotify users.
Despite the Euros gripping the nation, the football failed to boost footfall last week, Springboard reports
Footfall in UK retail destinations rose by just +0.6% last week following a flat result the week before. There were marginal gains in retail parks and shopping centres of +1.4% and +1.3%, but in high streets there was no increase
Majestic, the UK’s largest specialist wine retailer, has opened its first new store in the North of England for almost a decade, in the historic market town of Knutsford. The new outlet (which opens its doors over the weekend) became
UPS selects tax consultant PwC to help businesses outside the European Union fulfil new VAT requirements on EU imports
The European Union has introduced new rules governing the value-added tax (VAT) applied to cross-border e-commerce sales. These changes, effective July 1, 2021, include the removal of the VAT exemption on imported goods into the EU with a value up
RPMI Railpen (Railpen), has announced the launch of the first pop-up outlet store for luxury label Johnstons of Elgin at Caledonia Park, Scotland’s premier designer village.
Lidl GB has today announced that, as part of wider commitments made by the Schwarz Group, it has set ambitious climate targets, and will become carbon neutral by 2022.
Westfield London is teaming up with leading short-form video and entertainment platform, TikTok, to bring the UK’s biggest creators to the centre for a unique IRL experience in the UK’s first TikTok “For You” House. Uniting the UK’s best
In support of the England team and to get customers excited for the big game, Deliveroo has changed notifications in the app when customers are alerted their order is on its way. Instead of seeing “your riders on the way”,
Marcus Rashford’s feet have been named the ‘most valuable’ still playing in Euro 2020 and fifth place overall – worth £883,008 annually in the UK market alone. The England star attracts a search every 137 minutes from consumers for his Nike boots.
The UK’s leading apple cider brand, Magners, has announced the arrival of Magners Rosé cans, available online and in store at Tesco.
Scottish design studio, Tangent, partners with Eden Mill to launch gin range with a focus on sustainability and storytelling
Scottish design studio, Tangent, designed Eden Mill’s iconic stoneware bottle, inspired by the natural materials and textures found in and around its St Andrews Distillery six years ago. It refined their logo, defined the brand typefaces and created a super-premium
The Spirit of Wales distillery has a passion for the Welsh nation. From providing drinks inspired by the fishing, farming, mining, and steel industries to the fruity florals of the area. Each product created by the Newport based distillery in
Global real estate advisor, CBRE, along with joint agent BC retail, has leased a prime retail unit in Borough Market to steak restaurant Flat Iron, on behalf of Nuveen.
Most businesses need to build resilience to avoid future supply chain disruption, World Economic Forum report in collaboration with Kearney reveals
A new report part of an ongoing collaboration between the global consultancy partnership Kearney, and the World Economic Forum, has found that only a minority (12%) of leading companies globally are sufficiently protected against future disruptions in supply chains and
Dunelm and the retail industry charity Retail Trust are calling on retail employers to join forces in tackling a shocking rise in domestic abuse.
Infusions, the new flavoured Welsh sparkling spring water brand from Radnor, has launched two delicious new flavours for retailers.
Presenting a significant sales opportunity for retailers, Bel UK has announced the launch of Nurishh, the brand’s first range of plant-based alternatives to cheese.
St. Lawrence Gold, the ultimate Canadian honey brand synonymous with Canada’s finest elixirs, have announced two of their irresistible flavours will be making their debut into Waitrose. Alongside clinching a listing into the major retailer, the company are set to
JYSK, the Danish retailer operating globally, has opened its 23rd store in the UK today, with doors opening to the public for the first time at its brand new 1200m2 site in Stockport, Greater Manchester. Situated in Manchester Road Retail
Following the pilot of its first Autonomous Store (“Blackbox” project developed with Casino group), Monop has again leveraged Shekel Brainweigh Retail Innovation Division’s Capsule, an autonomous micro market framework, to power its second store. The new store, opening today
Cottage Delight debuts Great British Pantry range of premium sauces, condiments and preserves and wins top independent retailer endorsements
There is a treat in store for Britain’s wholesalers, convenience retailers and shoppers too, with the launch of The Great British Pantry range of premium sauces, condiments and preserves from the highly trusted and respected Cottage Delight Family. And better