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Country Road Group’s suppliers allegedly pressured into rebates

Inside Retail

Country Road Group’s parent Woolworths Holdings is investigating senior managers for allegedly negotiating rebates with suppliers despite prices having already been agreed. According to the Australian Financial Review ‘s sources, Country Road Group’s senior managers pressured its suppliers to meet the fashion retailer group’s earnings forecast.

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Circana reveals key consumer trends in the race for FMCG growth ahead of this year’s ‘summer of sport’

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! As we countdown to July’s summer games in Paris, and the world gears up for a thrilling summer of sport, new insights from Circana, the leading advisor on consumer complexity, reveal how consumer behaviours and trends will provide fresh opportunities for fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) retailers and manufacturers to capitalise on these events.

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From Boomers to Zoomers: What each generation wants from e-commerce deliveries

Inside Retail

Knowing what your customers want from the delivery experience is an important step on the path to growth in e-commerce. And guess what? Different demographics want different things from you, as we unpack below. While every shopper is unique, it’s safe to say that certain groups share similar traits. Generations Y and Z, for example, care a lot about sustainability.

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Birds Eye unveils new creative platform and multichannel campaign for its Steamfresh® range of healthy meals

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Birds Eye is unveiling a new creative platform and multichannel campaign for its Steamfresh® range of healthy meals. The campaign, developed by elvis and sporting the tagline “Goodness That’s Steamy!”, will exhibit a new, playful tone of voice for the Steamfresh® brand, helping to drive awareness of the new Steamfresh® Meals which launched in March [R

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Optimizing Frontend Delivery in Composable Commerce: The Buy vs Build Decision

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What the rise of ghost malls says about India’s changing retail landscape

Inside Retail

Despite India’s thriving retail scene, the country has recently seen a sharp increase in the number of small malls left vacant, casting doubt on the future of shopping malls. In its latest report, ‘Think India Think Retail 2024’, real estate consultancy Knight Frank found the number of ghost malls rose to 64 last year, from 57 in 2022. A ghost mall is defined as a property with a vacancy of more than 40 per cent. “Many of the small shopping malls are on the verge of closure,” said Gu

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CHIMMY’S – the authentic taste of Argentina made easy

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! An interest in South American foods continues to build momentum in the UK and in response Michelin starred Chef, Diego Cardoso and his wife, Sofia have developed a range of chimichurri inspired sauces, CHIMMY’S, bringing the authentic flavour of their Argentinian homeland to UK kitchens.

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Chupa Chups launches Big Babol Magic Cubes – colour-changing bubble-gum

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! More than just the UK’s number one lollipop brand Chupa Chups, currently worth £17.7m and growing at +5%, is once again leading innovation in the category with the launch of Big Babol Magic Cubes – colour-changing bubble-gum.

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The Future Of Work Will Be Personalized

All Work

Hybrid work is transforming traditional office setups into collaborative hubs, emphasizing teamwork and creativity over individual tasks, which can often be handled remotely. HP has invested in equipping shared workspaces with advanced technology and ergonomic designs to mirror home setups, prioritizing employee comfort and productivity. Personalization extends to different work environment needs, fostering inclusivity.

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John Lewis shoppers warm up for summer of sport by purchasing ‘stadium experience’ TVs

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! No tickets? No problem. Whether you’re following England’s Euros journey, have stocked up on Pimm’s for Wimbledon, or can’t wait to dive headfirst into the Olympics – watching sport on TV can now feel like you’re at the event itself, or close enough.

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Sainsbury’s completes transformation of flagship Cobham Superstore

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Sainsbury’s has taken its Cobham supermarket to the next level after completing a project to upgrade the entire store. Today longtime loyal customer and friend of the store Roy Bones joined colleagues to cut the ribbon as the local community got to check out the upgraded flagship supermarket for the first time.

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Secrets of a Successful Sale: Optimizing Your Checkout Process

Speaker: David Nisbet, Everett Zufelt, and Michaela Weber

Once upon a time, in the vast realm of online commerce, there lived a humble checkout button overlooked by many. Yet, within its humble click lay the power to transform a mere visitor into a loyal customer. 🧐 💡 Getting checkout right can mark the difference between a successful sale and an abandoned cart, yet many businesses fail to make payments a part of their commerce strategy even when it has a direct impact on revenue.

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Aldi reveals list of more than 30 stores set for upgrades this summer

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! Over 30 Aldi stores across the UK will undergo refurbishments this summer, with the supermarket set to invest more than £90 million on store improvements throughout 2024. Over 100 stores located across the country are getting an upgrade this year – from Crewe to Cardiff and Didcot to Dumfries.

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AliExpress rolls out over £2m in rewards for UEFA EURO 2024 Fans through ‘Shake & Win’ competition

Retail Times

Retail Times publishes international & UK retail news covering products, data, tech, packaging, people, research, comment and more besides! As the UEFA EURO 2024TM tournament unfolds, international online retail marketplace AliExpress is set to enhance the global viewing experience by offering an array of winning opportunities. Throughout all 51 tournament matches, fans are invited to participate in the ‘Shake & Win’ competition via the AliExpress app, where every goal scored during the

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