Saturday, October 20, 2018

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...

Why retailers must prepare to welcome Chinese shoppers with open arms

China is the highest spending international nation in the UK, representing 25% of total international tax free spend and offering a huge opportunity for UK retailers.  ...

West End gift card launches just in time for Christmas

As Christmas and Black Friday approaches retailers in the West End, London's busiest shopping district which includes Oxford Street, Bond Street, Regent Street and...

Are supermarkets promoting obesity?

A global study has suggested that unhealthy foods are the most promoted items in supermarket fliers around the world. The research, based on promotional...

Refuel with Morrisons

Only a day after resigning its 130 small stores to My Local, Morrisons plans to re-enter the convenience market. As part of an initial...

Sainsbury‘s caters to “specific shopping missions”

Big Four grocer Sainsbury‘s has announced its plans to trial a new supermarket design at six of its stores across the UK.   In response...

Yodel to deliver 7,000 jobs in time for Christmas

Independent parcel carrier Yodel is recruiting 7,000 full-time and part-time workers, indicating the high volume of deliveries expected for Black Friday and Christmas.  Yodel is set to employ over...

Why retailers need to talk about the weather

According to the CEO of a major grocery retailer, today‘s market presents “the most challenging conditions in 30 years. Customers have never been so...

Everything you need to know about the Consumer Rights Act

Today the Consumer Rights Act comes into force, applying to all retailers. So what does this mean for your business? What does the Act...

Spring cleaning – how to avoid excessive discounting when seasons change

We live in an era of fast fashion and disposability; products have short lifecycles and are often thrown out at the end of a...

Feature Resource

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...