Saturday, January 22, 2022
Iceland is freezing prices on its £1 value range as inflation rises

Iceland freezes price on £1 value range to ease cost of living pressures

Iceland has vowed to freeze prices on its value range in the face of rising living costs to help ease pressure on cash-strapped consumers.
Eve Sleep's annual increased against pre-Covid levels

Eve Sleep sales rise in 2021, targets breakeven this year

Eve Sleep's annual sales rose 11% above pre-Covid levels in 2021 as the mattress specialist targets breakeven in the UK and Ireland this year.
M&S food chief urges government to help farming and food industry

M&S urges government to end Northern Ireland border checks and help solve labour shortage

M&S food managing director Stuart Machin has written to the prime minister to urge the government to use find a long-term solution for moving goods into Northern Ireland to avoid it becoming increasingly reliant on overseas, rather than British produce.
Boris Johnson has announced that shoppers will no longer be required to wear face masks in shops as Plan B restrictions end next week.

Face masks no longer mandatory in shops from next week

Boris Johnson has announced the end of its Plan B Covid restrictions from next Thursday, which means shoppers will no longer be required to wear face masks in shops.
Activision's Call of Duty games on shelf

Microsoft to buy Call of Duty maker in mammoth-sized $68bn deal

// Microsoft has announced a record $68.7 billion deal to acquire the makers of the popular first person shooter series Call of Duty, Activision...
Ted Baker has hired Jason Beckley as chief marketing, customer and digital officer

Ted Baker appoints marketing and digital boss

Ted Baker has hired Esprit executive Jason Beckley as chief customer, marketing and digital officer.
In The Style's Christmas sales rose but margins will be hit in fourth quarter

In The Style Christmas sales soar but supply chain disruption to hit margins

In The Style's sales soared over Christmas but warned that supply chain disruption will hit margins in its fourth quarter.
Burberry

Burberry sales rise thanks to demand for outerwear

Burberry has announced that its full-price sales accelerated in the third quarter, driven by a strong performance in outerwear and leather goods.
WHSmith

WHSmith travel sales dampened by Omicron

WHSmith store sales remain below pre-pandemic levels while sales at travel locations including airports and railway stations fell in December due to the Omicron variant.
Lidl

Lidl to open 900th store in the UK

Lidl has announced its 900th store in the UK, which opens its doors for the first time tomorrow.

Feature Resource

The State of Digital Marketing

Mapp is running a 5-min survey to assess how companies in the UK have reshaped their marketing strategies during 2021 and their priorities for 2022. Why should...