International – UK

  1. International
Are you planning to start a business to achieve your goals in life? If you do, you should consider a venture in eCommerce. Ecommerce is a fast-growing retail segment focusing on selling and purchasing products and services via the internet. With this, people can order anything they want anytime, anywhere, without wasting money, energy, and […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
A few decades ago, the idea of people being able to compare the products of a whole range of suppliers to find the best deals in the matter of moments would scarcely have been believable. The growth of online shopping in recent years, however, has empowered many different sectors to not only provide customers with […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
 While the pandemic showcased the importance of maintaining a healthy diet, it also validated an indulgent relationship with food. In the UK, almost half of consumers say it’s been easier to justify eating indulgent food/drink since COVID-19. This agreement is even higher among younger adults. While ice cream is inherently indulgent, brands have been […]
  1. Partnerships & Alt Profit
The John Lewis Partnership has doubled down on its pledges to “protect and restore” nature and reduce the impact of its commercial activity on the natural environment. The company has… The post John Lewis unveils new sustainability pledges to “protect and restore nature” appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Twitter shares have popped off the back of news that Elon Musk proposed to go ahead with the deal to purchase the social media platform at the original deal of … The post Twitter shares pop as Musk offers to complete deal appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Technology & Innovation
Luxury fashion house Versace has selected a new tech partner to transform its retail planning. The retailer has partnered with Board to enhance its global item planning process, calculating target… The post Versace selects new tech partner to transform retail planning appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Media & Marketing
TikTok increased its European turnover six-fold in 2021, however its losses climbed by a third at the same time while the Chinese-owned social media giant attempted to bolster its offering… The post TikTok’s European turnover surged almost six-fold last year appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Technology & Innovation
RTIH rounds up the stand out retail systems deals, deployments and pilots from September, including Walmart, Amazon’s Just Walk Out technology, Kwik Trip, Marks & Spencer, Currys, Boots, Lowe’s, Ikea, and Aldi. Lowe’s is tapping NVIDIA Omniverse Enterprise to create interactive store digital twins in Mill Creek, Wash,. and Charlotte, N.C. “We are always looking […]
  1. International
Designed to spark conversation and action, Malnutrition Labels: Nutritional Ink, has been launched in the UK by the Dole Sunshine Company (DSC), the global packaged fruit products specialist. The campaign calls attention to the low nutritional value in some of Britain’s favourite snacks and on-the-go food options by printing ads using ink made almost entirely […]
  1. CPG: Food
Mondelēz International has announced that its Cadbury Dairy Milk and Cadbury Mini Snowballs 110g sharing bars, which are made in Bournville and sold in the UK and Ireland, are now wrapped in packaging with 30% recycled plastic. The company has started to roll out the packaging innovation on more than 28 million sharing bars. This […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
With customer acquisition costs (CACs) increasing, brands are investing more than ever into marketing and advertising to get shoppers into stores and clicking on “buy” buttons. Yet this focus on the top of the funnel means brands are neglecting some of the most crucial moments in the customer journey. Specifically, those that happen post-purchase, when […]
  1. Department: Consumer Durables
Nike is reportedly aggressively clearing out its inventory before the holiday season, according to a report from Retail Dive. The sportswear giant warned of gross margin trouble ahead as its… The post Nike is “aggressively” offloading inventory before the holiday season appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Global fintech Ebury has become a member of Amazon’s payment service provider program. As a result, sellers using Amazon sites can continue to collect payments in different regions and currencies… The post Ebury enrols in Amazon’s payment service provider program appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Media & Marketing
Furniture and homewares retailer has launched its first Idea Ads with Paid Partnership campaign on Pinterest, making it the first brand to do so in the UK. To support its Never Ordinary campaign, the company’s collaboration with two creators on the platform (Kerry Lockwood and Little Big Bell) aims to inspire Pinners to style […]
  1. International
One of the key findings of Descartes’ recent study of consumer sentiment of sustainable home delivery practices was that consumers have different delivery expectations when it comes to sustainability. Half of the respondents said that they were quite/very interested in sustainable delivery options. Moreover, the great news about the delivery options favoured by consumers is […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
Retailers are doubling down on technology and redesigned stores that fuse digital and in-store experiences. Here’s an overview of World Retail Trends and phygital developments witnessed by Mood Media, global specialist in customer experience at the point of sale. Keep reading to see some of the most exciting World Retail Trends from September.  Subscription model […]
  1. International
New Retail Trust Index reveals the use of cookies and trackers by UK’s top retail brands., leaders in innovative and ethical commerce search, has launched the Retail Trust Index (RTI), to examine the online tracking practices across the retail industry, and the impact of intrusive data practices on consumer trust.  The RTI shows that […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
The world of retail is moving faster than a new PlayStation console on launch day. Luckily, we’ve got bags of consumer insight at the ready to help you work out what’s next for the industry. Big questions are swirling around the future retail trends of 2023: What are people spending more on?  Which generations are […]
  1. International has begun discussions with a number of interested parties regarding a sale of the company. On 23 September, the online furniture retailer said it would be reviewing potential job… The post begins talks with potential buyers after putting itself up for sale appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe […]
  1. Shopper & Customer has launched the Retail Trust Index (RTI), with the aim of examining online tracking practices across the retail industry, and the impact of intrusive data practices on consumer trust.  This shows that consumers when shopping online with the UK’s leading retailers will be on average tracked by ten separate trackers, and over 50% were […]
  1. Channel: Delivery
Deliveroo is today opening its first bricks-and-mortar grocery store in the UK, in partnership with Morrisons. The new Deliveroo Hop store on New Oxford Street in London, will allow customers… The post Deliveroo launches first bricks-and-mortar store in partnership with Morrisons appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – Charged.
  1. Associates & Employees
UK fintech bank Monzo is giving staff who earn less than £40,000 per year a one-off payment of £1,000 to help them cope with the cost-of-living. “We’re constantly reviewing the… The post Monzo announces £1k package to help with cost-of-living for its staff appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across The Globe – […]
  1. Media & Marketing
TikTok struggled with its in-house solution to make live streaming work in the UK. It is now working out a deal to outsource its live streaming service, TikTok Shop, to TalkShopLive in the U.S. “When it comes to market expansion for TikTok Shop we are always guided by demand and are constantly exploring new and […]
  1. Trends & External Forces
The retail sector has faced countless challenges in recent years, having a significant impact on retail worker wellbeing and mental health. The continuous pressure to adapt around COVID restrictions, supply chain issues and staff shortages has meant that those in the industry have had little certainty. But what impact has this had on retail worker […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Mole Valley Farmers grows product catalogue by 175% with Akeneo’s PIM solution. Leading agricultural supply business, Mole Valley Farmers, has improved speed to market while enhancing product experience, partnering with Akeneo, the global leader in Product Information Management (PIM) and Product Experience Management (PXM) solutions. Originally established as an agricultural buying group in 1960, Mole Valley Farmers […]
  1. Merchandising
Starboard Cruise Services, the LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton luxury retail-at-sea company, has promoted Sherrie Day to the role of Global Head of Merchandising. Day will report to Lisa Bauer, President and CEO of Starboard. Day’s responsibilities will include managing Starboard’s merchandising strategy worldwide. She will oversee global buying and work with more than 700 […]
  1. International
Imperial Tobacco has announced the appointment of Oliver Kutz to the role of general manager UK & Ireland. With over 20 years’ experience in the tobacco industry, Kutz brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the role having previously been appointed as general manager Central & Eastern Europe at Imperial Brands in 2021. Prior […]
  1. Media & Marketing
One of the UK’s leading hot sauce brands has teamed up with one of the nation’s most popular soul music radio stations for an autumn giveaway campaign. Encona, the range of cooking and table sauces is available in 12 flavours, covering a wide range of heat levels from the mild Thai Sweet Chilli Sauce upwards, […]

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Retail vacancies in the United States dropped to 6.1% in the second quarter, a 15-year low, as Americans continued to resume in-store shopping. Asking rents for shopping center spaces during the quarter were 16% higher than five years ago, The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported Tuesday (Oct. 4), citing figures from commercial real estate broker […]
  1. CPG: Food
  2. Department: Food
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  4. Merchandising
Nestlé Confectionery has announced sustainable packaging innovations for two of its best-loved brands – Quality Street and KitKat. In a category first, Quality Street will move to recyclable paper packaging for its twist-wrapped sweets. By replacing the double layer of foil and cellulose with a paper wrap, Quality Street will remove more than two billion […]
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The RETHINK team visited Las Vegas from September 19-22 for Groceryshop 2022. While there, we had the opportunity to speak with many of our Top Retail Influencers and learn about their event experience. #TRI2022 members- Ricardo Belmar, Michael LeBlanc, Jeff Roster, Melissa Minkow, Bryan Gildenberg, Andrea Leigh, and Stewart Samuel- all shared their thoughts on […]