With experts predicting everything from robot repair shops, bug burger bars and virtual reality travel agents, Sara Jones, partner and client services director at creative agency Free The Birds, considers the future opportunities for high street retailers
Home and garden retailer wilko is launching a nationwide search for six deserving individuals to win their entire Christmas, including presents, for free, as a thank you for their hard work throughout the unsettled period of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Demonstrating its ambition to be a better, responsible retailer, wilko was the first UK retailer to announce that its wipes would be plastic free and manufactured using a renewable plant fibre from a sustainable source. From March 2020 it was
Following today’s release of Wilko figures for FY2020/21; Amy Higginbotham, senior retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers her view: “Given Wilko’s status as an essential retailer, which has allowed it to keep stores open during
A sustainable single-use facemask recycling scheme is set to launch in 150 wilko stores across the country. Customers doing their essential shopping will be able to bring their used disposable masks and safely place them in the collection bins at
wilko, one of the UK’s largest family owned DIY, homeware and garden retailers, has confirmed it will start rolling out a nationwide upgrade programme for all the electric motors that drive HVAC air conditioning systems in its stores.
Sanditize, a new UK brand of PPE from Dinner Lady, has announced its first distribution deal with leading homestores retailer Wilko, weeks from starting production.
Following today’s release of Wilko FY figures for 2019/20, Matt Walton, senior retail analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, comments: ‘‘New chief executive Jerome Saint-Marc has his work cut out for him as sales fell again for
Alexei Cowan has been appointed to the newly created post of head of design at Wilko. Cowan will establish a dedicated product design capability within wilko retail focusing on trend interpretation and the development of desirable products specifically for wilko
Wilko is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Martin as non-executive director.
Wilko is delighted to announce the appointment of Neil Feakins as customer insight and data director. Feakins brings a wealth of expertise in both insight and data analytics from leading independent global marketing and media consultancy Ebiquity and, a depth of
Wilko is delighted to announce that Craig McGregor will be joining its senior team as retail director.
Wilko is excited to announce that Alex Russo will be joining its senior management team as chief financial officer an executive board director. Russo joins the wilko family of businesses from Asda where he has been chief financial officer and
Bathtime Buddies is celebrating a quarter of a century of bath time expertise by announcing a relaunch of its ever-popular children’s range. The exciting launch, developed by brand-owner, H&A, will include revamped packaging and brand new products. The new designs
Wincanton, the largest British logistics company, is pleased to announce that it has secured a five-year contract with one of the UK's fastest growing retailers, wilko. The contract will see Wincanton manage all UK transport operations for wilko from store replenishment
By delivering massive reductions in energy and maintenance costs, Zumtobel Group has confirmed one of its largest turnkey lighting solution, for homewares and household goods retail giant Wilko. Following trials in two stores, Wilko’s independent energy calculations and site readings
Hermes Investment Management, the £24.1bn manager focused on delivering superior, sustainable, risk adjusted returns to its clients responsibly, has signed Wilko to its 300,000sq ft Royal Victoria Place shopping centre (RVP) in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent. The homewares and household