Monday, October 15, 2018

Warehouse employees strike to remain at Argos

Union members from Unite - Britain's biggest union have voted to strike over plans to transfer 96 drivers from Argos to supply chain company...

Ocado to announce tie-up with Cambridge Consultants for technology first

Ocado is to announce that it has come together with global product development and technology consultancy Cambridge Consultants, to transform warehouse automation and ultimately make...

Shoppers “holding out” for Black Friday

October‘s retail sales were largely flat which could be due to shoppers waiting to see if the goods they want are included in Black...

LDO becomes a key destination for London retail

Wembley Park outlet centre London Designer Outlet has become a key retail destination for London, with footfall having surpassed those of key Wembley events.  According to...

Sports Direct calls for general meeting at Findel

Home retail consortium Findel has announced that Sports Direct, headed by Sports Direct owner Mike Ashley, has exercised its right to call a general...

Delivery wars intensify, but do UK consumers care?

As the UK “delivery wars” intensify between Amazon, Argos and other big name rivals, some experts have warned that they are struggling to provide...

Tesco proposes new agreement with dairy suppliers

Britain‘s biggest supermarket is sourcing a new deal with dairy farmers, whereby every three months the retailer will review the price it pays for...

What does Amazon have in store?

Amazon is opening its first physical book store in time for the key Black Friday period. The ecommerce giant has confirmed that the location...

IKEA pilots new click and collect store

IKEA will be opening a click-and-collect store in Norwich today. The new site is located in Sweet Briar Retail Park and is the first...

Franklin & Marshall launches first UK outlet store

Franklin & Marshall, the Italian sportswear brand, will open its first outlet store in the UK at Wembley Park‘s London Designer Outlet before Christmas....

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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...