M&S Energy launches £300,000 Community Energy Fund to support energy projects and technologies across the UK

LONDON, 2017-May-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the third year, M&S Energy is today (22 May 2017) launching the M&S Energy Community Energy Fund, with up to £300,000 available to support community energy projects and technologies across the UK. Any not for profit organisation that wants to use renewable energy to provide community benefits […]

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UK: New B&M store opens in Welshpool, Wales

Hartlepool, United Kingdom, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Locals in Welshpool were celebrating on Saturday as the ribbon was cut on the town’s long awaited B&M store. Based on Mill Lane Retail Park, the Bargains Store has created 40 new jobs for local people, which comes as a welcome boost to the local economy. […]

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Bunnings UK and Ireland appoints David Haydon as Trading and Commercial Manager for Homebase

Bunnings UK and Ireland appoints David Haydon as Trading and Commercial Manager for Homebase   Perth, Australia, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bunnings UK and Ireland today (17 May 2017) announced the appointment of David Haydon as Trading and Commercial Manager for Homebase. He will join the business in late June, with responsibility for running […]

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Bunnings Warehouse opens second store in the UK at St. Albans, Hertfordshire

Bunnings Warehouse opens second store in the UK at St. Albans, Hertfordshire   St. Albans, Hertfordshire, 2017-May-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — A new Bunnings Warehouse store opened its doors to customers  on Wednesday 12 April  on Hatfield Road, St. Albans, Hertfordshire. The second pilot store in the UK and Ireland continues the momentum of establishing […]

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The Co-Op To launch a Wide-reaching food redistribution scheme across the UK

MACHESTER, England, 2017-Apr-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Co-op will this week launch a wide-reaching food redistribution scheme, supporting the 2,500 towns and villages and every postal area across the UK where the business has stores. The new initiative is expected to redistribute enough food for 20 million meals to over 2,500 different good […]

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BRC/KPMG: Online sales of Non-Food products in the UK grew 8.0% in February YoY

Online sales of Non-Food products in the UK grew 8.0% in February versus a year earlier, when they had increased by 10.7%. This is above the 3-month average of 7.7% and the 12-month average of 9.3%. This is the second month in a row the 12-month average has sat below double-digit figures. Over the 3 […]

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BRC/KPMG: February was yet another challenging month for the majority of retailers in UK

In February, UK retail sales decreased by 0.4% on a like-for-like basis from February 2016, when they had increased 0.1% from the preceding year. On a total basis, sales rose 0.4% in February, against a 1.1% increase in February 2016. This remains below the 3-month average of 0.8% and the 12-month average of 0.9%. Over […]

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The latest generation Amazon Fire TV Stick now available in the UK, Germany, and Japan

The latest generation Amazon Fire TV Stick now available in the UK, Germany, and Japan   SEATTLE, 2017-Feb-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon has announced that the latest generation Amazon Fire TV Stick is now available for customers in the UK, Germany, and Japan. Read the press release announcing Fire TV Stick with Alexa […]

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NCR Corporation launches the NCR Silver family of point-of-sale (POS) products in the U.K.

London, UK, 2017-Feb-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global leader in omni-channel solutions, has launched the NCR Silver family of point-of-sale (POS) products in the U.K. With NCR Silver, U.K.-based merchants can turn their tablet into a complete POS system. This cloud-based payment, marketing and business management solution operates on iOS […]

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Wesfarmers Group opens its first Bunnings Warehouse store in the UK and Ireland

Wesfarmers Group opens its first Bunnings Warehouse store in the UK and Ireland New home improvement and garden store with over 30,000 products opens Bunnings brings famous fundraising ‘Sausage Sizzle’ to the UK On track to open at least four pilot stores by June, creating 120 jobs England rugby union legend Kyran Bracken joins opening […]

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Tesco supports colleagues in the UK who volunteer as police Special Constables

Tesco supports colleagues in the UK who volunteer as police Special Constables   CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Oct-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco colleagues in the UK who volunteer as police Special Constables will be given an extra five days paid leave each year to fulfill their policing duties. This is in addition to the ten days […]

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Amazon announces Alexa, Echo, and Echo Dot now available in the UK and Germany

Amazon announces Alexa, Echo, and Echo Dot now available in the UK and Germany   SEATTLE, 2016-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon today (Sep. 14, 2016) announced that Alexa, Echo, and the all-new Echo Dot are now available for customers in the UK and Germany. Read the press release announcing Alexa in the UK: www.amazon.co.uk/pr […]

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New partnership brings Holland & Barrett health and wellbeing products in Tesco stores across the UK

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco and Holland & Barrett have today announced an exciting new partnership to introduce a health and wellbeing ‘store in store’ format in a number of Tesco stores across the UK. The new partnership follows Tesco’s successful introduction of several Arcadia sites in its larger stores last year […]

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UK retail sales decreased by 0.5% in June 2016 YoY – BRC / KPMG

London, 2016-Jul-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Helen Dickinson OBE, Chief Executive, British Retail Consortium. “Retail sales grew in June, albeit with total growth slowing to 0.2 per cent. While sales did slow towards the end of the month, it is too early to define this as a trend. The month outturn was predominantly driven by a […]

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BRC – KPMG: Online sales of Non-Food products in UK grew 9.0% YoY

LONDON, 2016-Jul-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Helen Dickinson OBE, Chief Executive, British Retail Consortium. “Online sales growth slowed to 9 per cent this month. While lower than last month’s growth it remains a solid performance, considering that June 2015 had recorded the best growth of that year. Online sales grew across all categories except Footwear and […]

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Retailer Argos to become the headline partner of this year’s National Fitness Day across the UK

Milton Keynes, UK, 2016-Jul-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — This year’s National Fitness Day, the biggest annual celebration of fitness and physical activity across the UK, will see leading retailer Argos become the headline partner. The event which takes place for the third time on Wednesday 7th September, co-inciding with the opening ceremony of the Rio […]

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Tesco becomes the first retailer in the UK to introduce new long term contracts for potato growers and packers

CHESHUNT, England, 2016-Jul-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Tesco has today announced it will issue contracts worth £12 million over three years to help support British Agriculture, and become the first retailer in the UK to introduce new long term contracts for potato growers and packers. This will help to safeguard the future of UK farmers who […]

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UK based Mobicode to integrate Piceasoft’s PiceaVolumeEraser™ as a part of its retail ‘ecosystem’

Tampere, Finland, 2016-Mar-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Piceasoft and UK based Mobicode have signed a technology licensing agreement to integrate unique PiceaVolumeEraser™ as a part of Mobicode retail ‘ecosystem’. Mobicode considers PiceaEraser™ the best erasure tool in the market for their business. Mobicode is a comprehensive set of modular tools that support the key activities […]

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UK: Costa announces the shortlists for the 2015 Costa Book Awards

LONDON, 2015-11-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Costatoday announces the shortlists for the 2015 Costa Book Awards. The Costa Book Awards is the only major UK book prize that is open solely to authors resident in the UK and Ireland and also, uniquely, recognises the most enjoyable books across five categories – First Novel, Novel, Biography, Poetry […]

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Tesco the first UK supermarket to tap into the rapidly growing vinyl music market

CHESHUNT, England, 2015-8-31 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Tesco will become the first UK supermarket to tap into the rapidly growing vinyl music market next week when it will sell the new album by British rock legends Iron Maiden. Maiden’s first studio offering in five years, The Book Of Souls, will be released on Friday […]

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Many are expected to treat their mum this Mother’s Day to a bouquet from Flowers Delivered UK

Online florist, Flowers Delivered UK are expecting to see an influx of bouquet orders as Mother’s Day is creeping round the corner. First signs of a new trend in bouquets are beginning to occur as people are starting to show their preferences for Mother’s Day bouquets. Lilies, carnations, roses and chrysanthemums are proving to be a […]

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DivanBeds.org.uk Announces New Range of Orthopaedic Beds

DivanBeds.org.uk today announces a fantastic new range of orthopaedic beds available in single, double & king size frames, prices start at £179. Over time people can develop different types of disorders and ailments that can cause sore muscles and joints and will require some type of special care and comfort. These new and improved orthopaedic beds […]

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All Fancy Dress Reveal Santa is a Best Seller

It has been revealed that Santa will be breaking new records. With All Fancy Dress launching new Santa costumes, demands for the suits have astonishingly increased and are already beginning to sell out. Last year Santa costumes were extremely popular with party goers. However, this year Santa is set to become a best seller. Santa […]

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Summer Shoe and Fashion Deals Acquired by DiscountVouchers.co.uk

Top bargain shopping deals website DiscountVouchers.co.uk has this week launched a new batch of acquired codes and vouchers aimed at letting UK consumers get new summer clothes and shoes on a budget from leading stores. The offers deals which can be redeemed at more than 300 top stores. The DiscountVouchers.co.uk new choice of deals introduced […]

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Burton Introduces Spring Top Ten

Burton, one of the leading mens clothes retailers in the UK, has decided to help UK men achieve the right look this Spring by introducing the Burton Spring Top Ten. This Spring Burton has introduced a must have Top Ten for the coming season. This is a collection of key interchangeable pieces designed to offer […]

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