Monday, October 15, 2018

Scottish high streets report sales surge

Scottish retailers last month saw the strongest growth in sales for more than two years, according to new figures. Information released by the Scottish...

Discounters set to thrive in UK – new research

The discount sector is to grow by two thirds and will be worth £12.4bn by 2017, according to research undertaken by research charity IGD....

Economy food and drink products in UK surpass premium for first time

The number of economy food and drink products launched in the UK has outstripped the number of premium launches for the first time in...

Waitrose to unveil click-and-collect lockers in 2014

Waitrose is to launch temperature-controlled delivery lockers for click-and-collect customer‘s in-store and at remote locations. The click and collect trial began in April in...

One Stop Shop staff assaulted after burglary

Shop staff were assaulted and money stolen after robbers smashed through a glass front door, reports The Derby Telegraph. Two men broke into the...

Tesco’s One Stop buys up 33 rival convenience stores

Tesco‘s convenience store chain One Stop Stores has acquired 33 shops from convenience retailer Alfred Jones as it seeks to expand its UK market....

Pimms on the menu as Waitrose cashes in on Wimbledon

Upmarket supermarket Waitrose enjoyed a 12.3% rise in sales as popular summer events helped drive a successful week for the retailer. The figures, which...

Asda’s new ‘Rapid Scan’ to revolutionise check-out

New technology developed by Asda will see airport style mini scanners at high-speed supermarket check-outs. The innovation takes the idea of the self-scan check-outs,...

Aldi the big winner as shoppers increasingly turn to discounters

Supermarkets Aldi and Waitrose announced strong sales growth for the four weeks ending 22 June- pointing towards continued pressure by consumers to find the...

Tesco aims to restore public trust with new appointment

Tesco has hired a senior executive from the National Farmers‘ Union as it attempts to restore public trust following the horsemeat scandal. Britain‘s largest...

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What will your workforce want and need,  now and in the...

Today's on-demand consumer mentality means businesses now operate in an ‘always-on’ economy. To meet customer demand for 24/7 access to products and services, businesses...