Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Sainsbury’s bulks up digital team to strengthen market position

Sainsbury‘s is recruiting 150 digital and technology experts to bolster its online presence as it ties up the buyout of Argos.It is understood that...

Waitrose now offering Chinese customers a taste

Chinese customers will now be able to enjoy Waitrose Earl Grey tea and own brand Duchy Organic Shortbread, following the upmarket grocer's deal with...

Lidl reached the €1bn in Ireland “a while back”

According to its MD John Paul Scally, Lidl‘s sales in Ireland are “significantly more” than €1bn although the grocer doesn't file accounts and has...

Store conversions push Poundland profits

Poundland enjoyed increased sales across its rapidly expanding estate this quarter, accelerated by the conversion of its 99p Stores acquisitions. Total sales, excluding Spain where Poundland is still fully...

Modern British grocery shoppers shun brick-and-mortar stores

Nearly half of all British grocery customers shop online, while over 11% never visit brick-and-mortar stores.A recent survey by Mintel of 2,000 people, aged...

Has Dave Lewis saved Tesco?

This time last year Tesco went down for making the biggest known loss in its history. £6.33bn was wiped off at Britain's biggest supermarket...

300 Co-op stores earmarked for closure

The Co-Operative has identified 300 stories to offload.  According to Sky News, the grocer is exploring options to sell around 10% of its total estate,...

Tesco sells stake in Lazada to Alibaba

Only a day after it emerged that Tesco plans to sell Dobbies Garden Centres, and a fornight since it was speculated that the supermarket...

Spar International announces “strongest sales growth in five years”

Spar‘s full year results for 2015 saw its global revenue increase by 3.5% to €33bn, its “strongest sales growth in five years”. Its success...

Fortnum & Mason hires seasoned Head of Food Buying

Fortnum & Mason have appointed "seasoned" buying professional Brigette Hardy, into a newly created role: Head of Food Buying. Hardy will report to Fortnum &...

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Tips to Unlocking the D2C Opportunity

Clicking With Consumers: Gaining the D2C advantage to connect the end-to-end retail experience 2020 fast-tracked the digital plans of many brands; forcing businesses of all...