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As consumers become more mindful of their spending, the global sales of cooking ingredients and meals saw a notable increase of 4.4% in 2023, driven by inflation and higher commodity prices, according to Euromonitor International. This trend underscores a shift in consumer behavior towards more economical choices while still showing a preference for premium, healthier, […]
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As the Grocerant Guru®, I’ve seen how the lines between grocery stores and restaurants have blurred, creating a new dining paradigm that’s perfectly suited to solve the Memorial Day meal dilemma. As we approach this long weekend, families across the United States are preparing for celebrations and gatherings. Yet, the perennial question looms: what to […]
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RTIH Editor, Scott Thompson, brings you his top ‘future of retail’ systems launches and deployments from the past week, including Walmart, Hugo Boss, Zippin, Tesco, PepsiCo, The LEGO Group, M&S, Polytag, DoorDash and Ulta Beauty. Hugo Boss Hugo Boss has unveiled Hugo Boss XP, an omnichannel membership experience based around the brand’s customer app. This […]
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Currys reports that three employees have been recognised in this year’s Role Models for Inclusion in Hospitality, Travel, Leisure and Retail index, produced by WiHTL & Diversity in Retail, in partnership with the MBS Group. Kirsty Littlemore, Nigel Paterson and Zoë Martin-Pearce were named as role models for their outstanding contributions to inclusion and diversity in […]
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Don’t miss your chance to enter (free of charge) the leading awards event for the retail tech space. Deadline for 2024 RTIH Innovation Awards entries is late October with our 2024 winners being announced at an awards ceremony in Central London on Thursday, 21st November. The awards celebrate global tech innovation in a fast moving […]
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It’s Friday, the weekend is almost upon us, so let’s kick back and reflect on another eventful week for the retail systems space. Here’s your briefing on the most important stories from the past five days, including Polytag, Marks and Spencer, Retail Insight, The Home Depot, Hugo Boss, Zippin, and OneStock. 1. Polytag announces single-use […]
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One Stop has announced it’s 2024 summer campaign, featuring weekly stunt deals and a customer activation. One Stop’s ‘Summer of Sport’ campaign is running across all UK company and franchise stores, with summer deals now available in-store. With a summer filled with different sporting events,… This story continues at One Stop introduces 2024 ‘Summer of […]
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StrongPoint reports that Belgian retailer Collect&Go, Colruyt Group’s online shopping service, is trialling its grocery lockers for e-commerce orders.  The lockers will be installed at a number of Colruyt Group locations, providing customers with a way to collect their online groceries. “We are thrilled to partner with Collect&Go, Colruyt Group’s online shopping service, and have […]
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ZAANDAM, the Netherlands — Ahold Delhaize is entering a sponsorship with the Global FoodBanking Network (GFN), an international non-profit organization dedicated to hunger relief while reducing food loss and waste. Beginning in July, Ahold Delhaize will contribute to GFN’s mission of supporting community-led food banks, which are crucial in redirecting surplus, nutritious food to those […]
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DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) said today that it has sold about $400 million worth of shares in Cencora, reducing its stake in the drug wholesaler formerly known as AmerisourceBergen. With the transaction, Walgreens Boots Alliance’s ownership of Cencora’s common stock has decreased from approximately 13 percent to approximately 12 percent. Walgreens Boots Alliance said […]
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Brutal Fruit, a part of the Budweiser Brewing Group portfolio, has announced the launch of Brutal Fruit Cider, the new premium cider, across off-trade channels. The UK Cider category represents a huge opportunity of £2.9bn in sales. However, recent research suggests it is losing relevance… This story continues at Budweiser launches Brutal Fruit Cider in […]
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Big Penny Social, the UK’s biggest beer hall, has announced Müller Rice as its headline presenting partner for this summer’s screenings of football, taking place from 14 June – 14 July. The partnership – brought together by sponsorship specialists Three Thirteen and Müller Rice’s creative… This story continues at Müller Rice partners with Big Penny […]
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UK-based Dormole, whose brands include Toolbank, Forgefix and Faithfull Tools, has appointed Steven King as Group IT Director. He joins from Seasalt where he held the role of Director of Technology. His CV also includes stints at Kurt Geiger (as Head of Technology) and Travis Perkins (as IT Development Manager). In a LinkedIn post, King […]
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TikTok has given us “girl math” and “boy math,” and now I’d like to add “Tech Math” to the mix. Tech Math is when every technology partner tells you that they have contributed (fill in the blank) $XX million in additional sales…and yet, surprisingly, the business isn’t up nearly as much, if at all.  Despite […]
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The nostalgic boxes have been created in response to requests for old Cadbury packaging to help stimulate conversation and support memory activities for people living with dementia and their loved ones. Activity forms part of the brand’s partnership with Alzheimer’s Research UK to support the… This story continues at Cadbury partners with Alzheimer’s Research UK […]
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Acosta Group announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire CROSSMARK, including its headquarter Sales Agency and Retail Solutions businesses, and Product Connections, a marketing services business, from WIS International. WIS International will retain its inventory verification services business. This transaction will further accelerate Acosta Group’s ongoing transformation, enhancing […]
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With retail spending on Father’s Day in the UK forecast to reach £695m in 2024, up 1.8% on 2023, retailers should kick off Father’s Day promotions earlier, according to GlobalData. The UK Father’s Day market is less than half the size of the UK Mother’s… This story continues at UK shoppers set to spend £700m […]
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Jodie Burrage, ranked British women’s number three, will collaborate with Del Monte to promote the benefits of incorporating canned fruit into an active lifestyle and nutritious diet. The activity builds on the brand’s ongoing partnership with the LTA and previous successful sponsorship activity with fellow… This story continues at Del Monte Partners with tennis player […]
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The leading symbol group Spar UK is announcing the release of its latest collection of value own-label wines. Available in participating licensed Spar stores from 23rd May, the specially curated wines have been expertly developed by Philippa Carr, Master of Wine, who selected the wines… This story continues at Spar introduces new value own-label wine […]
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MKM Building Supplies is one of the leading home improvement purveyors for both commercial and DIY customers throughout the United Kingdom, known for its personal touch and localized offerings. But when it came to serving customers online, the company was decidedly behind the times. Image courtesy MKM “As a business, MKM is very traditional; people […]
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On Tuesday, the Canadian athletic brand confirmed that the company’s chief product officer, Sun Chloe has resigned to take on another opportunity and will leave by the end of this month. The company also said it has no plans to replace the role after her departure.
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Accurate traffic counting is essential for understanding customer behavior and improving store performance in a furniture store. A reliable traffic counter helps in measuring foot traffic, assessing marketing efforts, and making informed staffing decisions. Here’s how to choose the best traffic counter for your furniture store: 1. Identify Your Needs and Goals Before selecting a […]
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There is no doubt it cost a lot to go out to eat at fast food restaurant, fast casual restaurants and full-service sit-down restaurants.  That’s a problem for the restaurant industry according to Steven Johnson Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®. Some new research insights on how the culinary interests of younger generations are shaping the […]
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Zippin and Aramark UK have partnered with LEGOLAND Windsor Resort to launch Europe’s first checkout-free store in a theme park. The store, which recently opened for the 2024 season, lets resort guests grab items without having to join a queue. DUPLO Coffee Co, located in DUPLO Valley, sells a variety of sandwiches, snacks, coffee, and […]
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MELVILLE, NY — KISS Products Inc. recently launched the “imPRESS Yourself” advertising campaign featuring the “imPRESS Express.” The international multimedia campaign, developed by the EGC Group , offered a first-of-its-kind showcase to demonstrate the speed and ease-of-use for both the imPRESS Press-on Manicure and the imPRESS Press-On Falsies. EGC said its mission was to create ads that […]
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Azita Martin,  Vice President and GM of AI for Retail, CPG and QSR at NVIDIA is our very special guest. She joins us to discuss the ways AI is beginning to transform the retail landscape, and how NVIDIA is helping accelerate retailers’ journeys. We start off by discussing how NVIDIA has grown to become the […]
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An interim report, published by the Payment Systems Regulator (PSR), has found “there is currently no effective competition” in the payments market, leading to higher processing and scheme fees. This follows representations from businesses organisations, including the British Retail Consortium, who “have long called out… This story continues at No effective competition” in payments market, […]
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London-based startup Haz, an AI social commerce app that connects friends through the things they own, has landed $1.4 million in pre-seed funding led by Speedinvest with participation from the scout programmes of A16Z (co-founder Reface, Dima Shvets), Atomico (Sameer Singh), Concept Ventures (Oliver Kicks), and individuals from Lapse, Lendable, Lottie & Ecoigo. The cash […]
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Consumer Price Index inflation slowed to 2.3% in April, down from 3.2% in March, albeit higher than expected, according to the Office for National Statistics. It’s the lowest level since the summer of 2021, versus 3.2% in March. The news follows yesterday’s announcement from Kantar… This story continues at Industry reacts to CPI inflation dipping […]

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