Asda has announced the launch of a new suncare campaign, ‘Don’t Get Burnt’, which it says aims to raise awareness of the importance of sun protection, the health risks associated with UV radiation from the sun and also challenge the government to drive down the price of sun protection products.
Sainsbury’s has announced it is launching a new video-on-demand (vod) service, offering customers access to over 300 movies, including blockbusters like Life of Pi, Jack Reacher and Les Misérables available to stream or download on the same day they are available on DVD.
New figures from the SRC-KPMG Scottish Retail Sales Monitor for April have shown total Scottish sales were down 2.1% on last year, when they had decreased by 4.1%.
A new survey by Vouchercloud has revealed that nearly two thirds of consumers who use upmarket stores such as Marks & Spencer, Waitrose, Booths and Whole Foods Market top up their weekly shop at budget supermarkets.
Iceland Foods has announced that it has begun trials of a new online shopping service that allows customers to place orders up to 10pm for free delivery the next day, subject to a minimum order value of £25.
Marks and Spencer picked up thirteen gold medals across various styles including red, white, dessert wines, marsala and port, topping the supermarkets at this year’s International Wine Challenge (IWC).
Costco Wholesale has announced that its new Southampton warehouse opening this month has become the 24th Costco warehouse in the UK.
New research by Udozi has revealed that a third (33%) of shoppers want to see more boutiques and independent stores on local high streets, whilst nearly one in five (19%) would like to see more pop-up stores opening up locally.
A new survey by the National Federation of SubPostmasters (NFSP) has revealed a “disastrous financial situation” for the majority of post offices struggling to survive in the wake of falling incomes and a lack of new work.
New data from Barclaycard has revealed that warmer weather has had a positive impact on retailers, with total spend growth compared to April last year up 3.6%.