Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Waitrose claims online grocery success in January

Premium grocer Waitrose has reported its strongest ever sales week on its website Waitrose.com as shoppers stayed in to avoid the wet January weather....

Losses widen at Ocado as commercial director retires

Online grocer Ocado posted a widened loss of £12.5m in 2013 as it continues its operational shift in the online grocery market. The firm,...

Analysis: Justin King – The Legacy

It was a very different story 10 years ago. When Justin King arrived in 2004, Sainsbury‘s was haemorrhaging shoppers. Justin King‘s approach was not...

A new era for the shop bag

With plastic bags under ever more intense scrutiny for their damage to the environment a new levy aimed at retailers might encourage brands to...

Retailers’ mobile sites and apps trail desktop platforms, survey finds

Retail mobile sites and apps are lagging behind their desktop counterparts, according to a survey by customer experience data firm Forsee. The survey, which...

Waitrose and Tesco follow Asda into tube stations

Grocers Tesco and Waitrose are set to launch click and collect hubs at London‘s tube stations after Asda‘s recent trial was heralded as a...

Sainsbury’s boss Justin King to step down after ten years

Sainsbury‘s chief Justin King has stepped down after ten years with Group Commercial Director Mike Coupe set to take over in July. King said:...

Sainsbury’s to launch radio show in Kenya and South Africa

Grocer Sainsbury‘s is to partner The Department for International Development (DfID) on two projects in South Africa and Kenya. Over 26,000 tea, flower and...

Morrisons online executive resigns weeks after joining

Former Coles executive George Dymond, who was hired by Morrisons to oversee its online operation, has resigned just weeks after joining. He decided to...
McColl's update

McColl’s to float on London Stock Exchange

Convenience store and newsagent group McColl‘s confirmed its intention to float on the London Stock Exchange this morning. The group, which operates 1,276 stores...

Feature Resource

Why Findability Is The Key To 5X Conversions

Site visitors who search are 2X more likely to convert. Yet, nearly 30% of visitors are frustrated with irrelevant product results. In contrast, the...