International – UK

  1. Technology & Innovation
After a 17 year hiatus, Tammy Girl is back, with fast fashion giant Asos relaunching the brand on its website. In 2005, Tammy Girl closed its high street stores after being bought by BHS, leaving UK pre-teens distraught. Manchester based, digital fashion firm, Daisy Street acquired the brand and partnered with Asos for a capsule […]
  1. Corporate Strategy
 Olof Hoverfält, Principle Consultant, Strategy and Business Design at technology consultancy Reaktor, has worked with a wide range of major brands such as Adidas and Tommy Hilfiger. In this article, he shares the different ways that retailers can ensure sustainability, as well as the valuable uses of data in retail. 1. How can retailers make sure […]
  1. International
Over the past few years, retail businesses have had to adapt to a changing world where customers’ shopping habits have shifted more online. This, together with a growing competitive market, has led retail companies to become increasingly selective over the marketing channels they choose for investment.  Which of those marketing channels are likely to be […]
  1. Department & Category
There are plenty of reasons why entrepreneurs choose to start their own food businesses. Some of them include wanting to create jobs in the local community, the scope to enjoy control over their schedule rather than working for a boss, or simply wanting to try something new. Meanwhile, others may just be excited to share […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
The U.K.’s data-privacy watchdog’s recent $10 million fine on facial recognition company Clearview AI Inc. could spur innovation in the space, including advancements in payments technology, as it “sets clearer ground rules for balancing software innovation with people’s right to privacy,” according to a report in The Wall Street Journal Wednesday (May 25). The Information […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Zapp and Jiffy have announced a tie up to offer quick commerce to London residents. The news comes soon after Jiffy’s announcement that it would cease to operate its grocery… The post Zapp partners with Jiffy to offer quick commerce for Londoners appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Associates & Employees
A new report by industry charity the Retail Trust has found that one in five (21%) British retail workers and nearly a third (31%) of people working for the UK’s… The post One in five retail workers are planning to quit the sector appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – […]
  1. International
PROMOTED CONTENT FROM THE CHARTERED TRADING STANDARDS INSTITUTE A new set of guidelines from the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI) will help UK businesses comply with hazardous materials law. The Offensive Weapons Act 2019 (OWA) applies to any company that sells potentially harmful items such as acids, corrosive substances, or bladed products. The guide, produced […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
On-demand delivery big hitter Zapp has announced a new Period Store, selling the likes of organic tampons and pads, menstrual cups and liners, along with treats like a hot water bottle, magnesium products and chocolate to boost oxytocin and relieve menstrual strain.  This will launch in London on Saturday for National Period Hygiene Day. For […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Retail Technology Show, the flagship show for retail that brings together future-forward innovators and Europe’s most forward-thinking retailers, has promised an even ‘bigger and better’ show in 2023, as it announces it has expanded its show floor for next year’s expo. Attracting over 6,850 senior retail professionals during the two-day event, held at London Olympia […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Customer retention is a bigger issue now than ever before for retailers, as consumers have an increasing amount of variety and choice when it comes to where they make their purchases – particularly online. It is estimated that globally there are a total of 26 million ecommerce stores – a figure that grows by the […]
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Kingfisher, the owner of Screwfix and B&Q, says online sales now represent 16% of overall group sales, following 164% ecommerce growth over the last three years. The group revealed that… The post Kingfisher sees 164% ecommerce growth over last three years, with 16% of sales now online appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Getir is gearing up to slash its global workforce by around 14% as it grapples with industry headwinds. The Turkish-based rapid delivery giant currently employs around 32,000 people in the… The post Getir gears up to slash 14% of its global workforce appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. International
Bestway Wholesale staged its annual Retailer Development Awards at a top London hotel last night. The group’s national retailer of the year was Fairways of Wallasey in Merseyside, which received a £10,000 cheque from Bestway’s managing director, Dawood Pervez, at the ceremony at the London Marriott, Grosvenor Square. There was an audience of 400 at […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
78% of of e-commerce websites in the UK are unable to convert shoppers due to their inability to “understand” natural language and thus, shoppers’ intent, according to a new report from Klevu. This found that over three quarters of the 50 retailers researched delivered zero or irrelevant results when presented with conversational queries. Only 20% […]
  1. Partnerships & Alt Profit
The Range and Ideal World TV are partnering to launch The Range TV, a new live-shopping initiative. The retailer-shopping-channel partnership will see The Range livestream product demos from Ideal World’s… The post The Range partners with Ideal World to reinvent TV shopping through live shoppable content appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Amazon has opened its debut Amazon Style store – the first physical clothing store with tech-enabled fitting rooms, offering shoppers a fully personalised shopping experience as it focuses on modern… The post In pictures: Amazon Style – the physical clothing store with tech-enabled fitting rooms appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The […]
  1. International
Wunderkind, the leading performance marketing engine that powers personalisation at scale for online brands and retailers, has scaled its operations in Europe with the opening of its Dutch HQ in Amsterdam. With more than 800 employees worldwide and a global turnover of over $100million, Wunderkind’s presence in the Netherlands, where it will expand headcount by […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
M&S has reported a “strong all-round performance”, driven in part by a 55% increase in online sales across clothing and home. Both profits and sales recorded  in the 12-month period… The post M&S profits soar to £522.9m as online sales jump by 55% appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – […]
  1. Operations & Supply Chain
Mountain Warehouse has launched a marketplace via its website, which will act as a “one-stop-shop” for all outdoor clothing and equipment across a range of brands. The Mountain Warehouse Marketplace,… The post Mountain Warehouse unveils new online marketplace appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Shopper & Customer
The topic of ethics in retail is one that is becoming increasingly popular, with 81% of consumers feeling that purchasing ethically sourced and/or produced products matters. This shift represents an opportunity for ethics in retail to make a difference, as well as meeting consumers’ preferences. Modern Retail spoke with Ecommerce and Marketing Expert at Sacet, […]
  1. Retailer Media
LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–dunnhumby, the world’s leading retail data science organisation, has published its landmark State of the Industry report, which gives a snapshot of the burgeoning Retail Media industry, and reveals that retailers who are not investing in building their own retail media eco-systems look set to miss out on their portion of a multi-billion dollar […]
  1. Department: Food
Robinsons is launching its new ‘Big Fruit Hunt’ campaign, centred around a digital augmented reality (AR) fruit hunt. The campaign encourages families to flavour their water bottles with Robinsons, “whenever,… The post Robinsons launches ‘Big Fruit Hunt’ AR campaign appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. International
DPD is now providing an all electric delivery service to 10 UK towns and cities and is aiming for 30 such locations by the end of next year. In October… The post DPD confirms all electric delivery service for 10 UK towns and cities appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Quick commerce – or q-commerce for short – has been heralded as the next generation of ecommerce; a pioneering evolution of delivery services that results in the superfast delivery of… The post Opinion: Why the current Q-commerce model isn’t sustainable appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Technology & Innovation
RTIH asks major players in the retail technology space for their thoughts on the sector, and throws in a random question to keep them on their toes. This time around, our five questions go to Liam Patterson, Co-Founder and CEO at Bidnamic (pictured above on the left). RTIH: Looking at the hottest retail technologies right […]
  1. Department & Category
VAUGHAN, Ontario — Bausch + Lomb Corp. announced that Health Canada has approved Lumify (brimonidine tartrate ophthalmic solution 0.025% w/v), the first and only over-the-counter eye drop developed with low-dose brimonidine tartrate to relieve redness of the eye due to minor eye irritations for adults. “With Health Canada’s approval of LUMIFY, we are excited to […]
  1. International
The rise of online shopping has resulted in the popularity of marketplaces skyrocketing. Retailers are able to benefit from engaged customers, while customers are able to enjoy the convenience of comparing various products and making easy purchases. This article reveals the 10 best marketplaces for UK retailers in 2022, as well as the benefits of […]
  1. Media & Marketing
A ten-year-old YouTuber, with a subscriber count running in the tens of millions, recently created an interactive world for his fans to hang out in on Roblox. If you want clues into what makes Gen Alpha unique, that’s not a bad place to start. More than any other generation, Gen Alphas are reimagining what’s traditionally […]

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GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Dollar General on Thursday reported net sales of $8.8 billion for its fiscal year 2022 first quarter, an increase of 4.2% over the prior-year period. The net sales increase was primarily driven by positive sales contributions from new stores, partially offset by a slight decline in same-store sales and the impact of […]
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WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health announced on Thursday the launch of CVS Health Virtual Primary Care, a new virtual care solution available through a single digital platform. The offering connects CVS Health’s services, clinical expertise, and data for a more coordinated and consumer-centric health care experience. The company said the new solution enables consumers to […]
  1. Retailer Media
  2. Corporate Strategy
  3. Media & Marketing
  4. Retailer Media
  5. Data & Insights
Retail media networks (RMNs) are an exciting place to run ads, because of the valuable first-party data that retailers have about their customers. RMNs create an ability to target a specific retailer’s customers and provide valuable insights into how people shop. And brands certainly are not hurting for choices. Just last week, Ulta announced a media network and the hotel chain, Marriott, the week prior. 
  1. Technology & Innovation
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In 2022, the perfect store is rooted in constant evolution — a system that maybe isn’t perfect in every moment, but is agile always, malleable when needed, and capable of critical self-reflection. These innate characteristics of the modern perfect store are supported by, and in return support, the adoption of a few important technologies and […]

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