Trending Articles

Australia Post delivers 52 million parcels over Christmas period

Inside Retail

Australia Post managed to deliver 52 million parcels through December last year despite high parcel volumes all through October and November.

Gifts 151

6 Essential Online Marketing Tips & Ideas For Growing Your Business In 2022

Retail Focus

Marketing has completely revolutionized since the advent of the pandemic. These days, consumers are changing their tastes and preferences. There are a huge number of consumers who prefer video content hence video marketing is the current trend and forms a very integral part of online marketing.

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Trending Sources

Aldi opens first checkout-free supermarket

Retail Focus

Aldi has opened its first checkout-free store, where shoppers will be able to pick up products and leave without queuing to pay.

Ebay Australia expands Authenticity Guarantee to luxury sneakers

Inside Retail

Ebay Australia has extended its Authenticity Guarantee to a range of high-end sneaker brands from designer brands like Louis Vuitton, Gucci, and Balenciaga. . Ebay’s Authenticity Guarantee is extended to both pre-owned and brand new sneakers priced at over $150.

Nisa goes ahead with new Jisp vouchering system after successful trial

Talking Retail

Nisa is to offer all its retailers Jisp’s augmented reality (AR) vouchering system, Scan & Save, after a successful pilot scheme. The trial for the cutting edge system involved 82,116 scans, 40,001 taps and 32,895 redemptions on Scan & Save branded AR vouchers from September to December.

100
100

Cutting edge augmented technology potential in business

Retail Times

Long promised in the land of science fiction, augmented reality technologies are now finally entering the mainstream. Though their primary uses are often touted in gaming and medicine, almost any business could see significant advantages through the integration of this new tech.

96

Amazon to Open Brick-and-Mortar Fashion Store

VMS

E-commerce behemoth Amazon (Seattle) is once again doubling down on physical retail with its latest effort, Amazon Style, reports Geekwire. The store will meld the retailer’s tech expertise with consumers’ desire to touch and try on clothing.

More Trending

Roy Morgan survey reports sharp decline in consumer confidence

Inside Retail

ANZ-Roy Morgan’s Consumer Confidence survey has hit its lowest since October last year during Victoria’s second wave of Covid, with consumer confidence down to 8.1 pts to the level of 97.9 – the weakest result since 1992.

Nisa offers inflation-busting deals on staple groceries

Talking Retail

Nisa is offering discounts this month on several cupboard staples in an effort to help customers beat rising inflation. The promotion features products at half price or better, including Nescafé Azera Americano coffee 100g at £3, Cheerios Multigrain 390g at £1.34

Here are 10 Flexible Furnishings for Multi-purpose Transformational Spaces

All Work

Flexible workspaces feature creative desk layouts, and they generally feature an open plan work environment if multiple employees are involved. .

Space 76

Walmart to Create Its Own Cryptocurrency

VMS

Walmart (Bentonville, Ark.) is planning to create its own cryptocurrency and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) per its filings with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, reports Fortune. The retailer applied for several new trademarks last month that signal its move to planting a flag in the metaverse.

Rituals opens at Liverpool ONE, its first store in the city

Retail Focus

Grosvenor has announced the opening of Rituals, the luxury bath, body and home brand at Liverpool ONE, its first in the city.

Sotheby’s to auction Louis Vuitton and Nike ‘Air Force 1’ sneakers

Inside Retail

Two hundred special edition pairs of Louis Vuitton Nike ‘Air Force 1’ by Virgil Abloh sneakers are set to go to auction on Sotheby’s.

More than 700 Nisa stores expected to have its latest EPoS system by end of 2022

Talking Retail

The number of Nisa stores using the company’s Evolution electronic point-of-sale (EPoS) system has risen by a quarter in the last year, says the group. This means nearly 550 stores now have the system, a figure that is expected to go well past 700 in 2022. Nearly 200 (190) were installed in 2021.

87

Real-time inventory visibility to be the top priority for 43% of retailers, report shows

Retail Times

82

Ikea to Reach Carbon Positive Goal by 2030

VMS

Ikea (Delft, The Netherlands) is on track to reach climate positivity by 2030, according to Reuters. The furniture brand’s annual carbon emissions reportedly fell 6 percent from pre-pandemic numbers despite record sales.

Frasers Group signs at St Anns shopping centre in Harrow

Retail Focus

Railpen, the investment manager for the £35bn Railways Pension Scheme, has announced the signing of a major new occupier, with Frasers Group, set to open Sports Direct, the British sports clothing retailer, at St Anns Shopping Centre in Harrow.

Burberry’s focus on younger customers is paying off

Inside Retail

Burberry is continuing to make inroads with a younger demographic, reporting a 26-per-cent lift in sales of goods at full-price in the latest quarter driven by new customers.

Many local stores face closure unless cost issues are addressed, says NFRN’s Scottish president

Talking Retail

Soaring costs will put many local stores out of business unless governments step in to protect them, says the president of the NFRN in Scotland.

Veganuary 2022 is officially the biggest year yet – and still rising

Retail Times

Veganuary, a global organisation encouraging people to try vegan in January and beyond, has today hit a new landmark with more than 600,000 people officially taking part in 2022, surpassing last year’s total of 580,000 participants.

80

Walgreens CMO Departs After Two Years

VMS

After just two years in the role, Walgreens CMO Patrick McLean is leaving the company, reports AdWeek. He shared that he was leaving the Deerfield-Ill.-based based retailer in a LinkedIn post.

Forbidden Planet to move to the Wulfrun Centre

Retail Focus

Forbidden Planet, the world’s biggest chain of comic shops, is moving to the Wulfrun Centre, in Wolverhampton.

B2B marketplace TradeSquare secures $28m funding from US investor

Inside Retail

Australian online wholesale marketplace startup TradeSquare has secured $28 million in funding from US investment firm Tiger Global.

Gifts 208

Hardy’s kicks off the new year with £3m TV campaign

Talking Retail

Wine brand Hardys is set to launch a TV campaign in partnership with ITV. The “Certainty” campaign will return to TV in March, supported by in-store activity, digital advertising and social media content.

In-house teams: How Brompton is folding new innovation into bike design

DesignWeek

When Brompton founder Andrew Ritchie was designing the prototype for his folding bike, he only had to look opposite his flat for naming inspiration: South Kensington’s Brompton Oratory.

Design 104

NRF 2022: An Englishman in New York

VMS

Saturday, my first night and first stop in New York to attend NRF’s “Big Show,” I went to check out the (relatively) new JD Sports in Times Square. Seeing the Brit flag flying reassured me that some U.K. retailers can still make it in The Big Apple.

Omicron threatens retail workforce as Kmart and Target slash trading hours

Inside Retail

With almost 25 per cent of trading days lost due to government mandated store closures, Kmart and Target have reduced trading hours while tackling stock shortages.

Walkers celebrates Britain’s love for crisps

Talking Retail

Walkers is launching a campaign to “celebrate the nation’s love and appreciation for the famous range of crisps”. The “Britain’s Most Loved Crisps” campaign includes a multi-million pound TV advert and digital advertising.

SalesRX Customer Success Story: Tony Drockton of Hammitt

Retail Doc

“My biggest win with SalesRX was seeing the people that would embrace it and the ones that did not. The ones that did not have all been replaced. It has become the bar of acceptance to be successful at Hammitt.”. case study SalesRX customer testimonial

69

LVMH Invests in Streetwear Brand Aimé Leon Dore

VMS

Paris-based LVMH has purchased a minority stake in Teddy Santis’ streetwear label Aimé Leon Dore via its Luxury Ventures arm, which focuses on emerging brands, reports Hypebeast. The value of the investment has not been disclosed.

Demand for Glass Moveable Walls Soars

Retail Focus

Glass moveable walls are today’s ‘en vogue’ method of creating light, airy, flexible space with specifications from architects and interior designers at an all-time high.

What global brands need to know about New York’s Fashion Sustainability Act

Inside Retail

A new bill has been introduced in the state of New York that, if it becomes law, would require major global fashion brands to map their supply chains and take steps to reduce their environmental impact. .

Yazoo supports price-marked range with new promotions

Talking Retail

Yazoo is launching several new promotions for its price-marked pack (PMP) range. Rolling out from the beginning of February, Yazoo’s one-litre bottles will be available as a £1.79 PMP, whilst the core 400ml bottles are in a £1.15

Australian Open debuts sound design intervention for blind tennis fans

DesignWeek

The Australian Open has become the first-ever major sporting competition to adopt sound design innovation Action Audio to help blind and low-sight fans experience more of the tournament.

Design 100

Walmart Eyes Metaverse, Cryptocurrency

VMS

Walmart (Bentonville, Ark.) is planning to create its own cryptocurrency and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) per its filings with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, reports Fortune. The retailer applied for several new trademarks last month that signal its move to planting a flag in the metaverse.

Presto Coffee achieves B Corp certification

Retail Times

London-based Presto Coffee is delighted to have been recognised as a certified B Corporation, one of only a handful of British coffee producers to date, achieving a fantastic 92.3 B Impact Score. Hot beverages Product Time Presto Coffee

60

Delightful food-to-go launch from Premier Foods

Talking Retail

Premier Foods is launching two, ready-to-eat dessert pots under its Angel Delight brand into the convenience and wholesale channels.