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  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Electric cargo bikes are now making deliveries to Amazon customers in Croydon thanks to the launch of a new micromobility delivery hub in the town. The electric cargo bikes will be delivering thousands of packages across Croydon every day, taking traditional delivery vans off the town’s roads, alleviating city traffic congestion and helping improve air […]
  1. International
Aldi has said it is on course for its biggest Christmas yet as it predicts that more than half of UK households will tuck into at least one of its food products over the festive period. The supermarket is expecting to sell more than five million bottles of sparkling wine, including champagne and prosecco, over […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
We’re thrilled to announce the return of the People in Retail Awards for it’s second year! Following a phenomenal inaugural year, we’ve taken onboard your feedback, and are back with a bang. Entries officially open today, Monday, November 20, 2023, boasting 14 categories ready to be adorned with your stellar submissions. Last year, we witnessed […]
  1. Corporate Finance
6 November, 2023 Diversity in Retail (DiR) has released its annual report, shedding light on the state of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) across the hospitality, travel, leisure (HTL), and retail sectors. The report provides valuable insights into the progress, challenges, and areas for improvement in promoting diversity and inclusion in these industries. Tea Colaianni, […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
UK consumer confidence has fallen sharply in October as the cost-of-living crisis continues to have an impact on people’s spending power. GfK’s Consumer Confidence Index has decreased by nine points to -30 this month with all key measures down compared to September. Joe Staton, client strategy director at GfK, said: “This sharp fall underlines that […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Founded in 1971, Costa is a fixture of British high streets and one of our most beloved coffee chains. Now operating more than 3,800 sites across 32 countries, Costa’s recent innovations include making barista-quality coffee available at roadside facilities and convenience for the first time and pioneering the Flat White in the UK. As a […]
  1. Corporate Purpose
[[ by We speak to Katy Faulkner, Head of Retail Operations at Sue Ryder, about their Retail Employer of the Year award at this year’s inaugural People in Retail Awards. “Your people are your greatest asset, and when you empower them to be their authentic selves and contribute to your organisation’s goals, great things happen”. […]
  1. Channel: Dollar/Value
[[ by BP has appointed former Lidl UK marketing director Claire Farrant as VP of marketing for its mobility and convenience retail business in Europe. Farrant spent ten years in senior positions at Tesco prior to joining Lidl in 2015. At Lidl, she played a crucial role in expanding the retailer’s market share and was […]
  1. Corporate Strategy
Together with the retail community, we had an amazing time celebrating the inaugural People in Retail Awards last night at the Marriott Hotel in London’s Grosvenor Square. Hosted by award-winning comedian Zoe Lyons, the awards shine a spotlight on those who have made remarkable contributions and demonstrated excellence across the industry. We’d like to offer […]