LATEST UK & IRELAND RETAIL NEWS

Consumer Confidence Remains Relatively Stable Despite Growing Market Turmoil

UK consumer confidence dipped only slightly this month despite growing economic concerns about rising inflation, stagnating wages, and the UK’s exit from the EU. GfK’s...

CBI Data Suggests Surprise Pick-Up In Retail Sales During April

Whilst data in recent weeks has shown that growth in the retail sector has come to an abrupt halt as shoppers reined in their...

Another Good Year For Pret

Sandwich chain Pret A Manger has reported another year of good growth, helped by new healthier food lines and growth overseas. During the year to...

Performance Of Wickes And Toolstation Remains ‘Strong’

A first quarter trading update from Travis Perkins shows that trading its consumer retail division remains relatively robust with like-for-like sales growing 2.9%. However, the...

LATEST INTERNATIONAL RETAIL NEWS

PORTUGAL: Sonae To Buy BRIO Chain

The Sonae conglomerate has announced a deal to fully acquire BRIO, the first organic supermarket chain in Portugal. BRIO operates six outlets in the metropolitan...

INDIA: SPAR To Accelerate Expansion In Market

The SPAR chain is set to speed up its expansion in the Indian retail market, even as it gets set to launch a new...

PRODUCTS & PROMOTIONS

Linwoods Launches Hemp Protein+ Range

Linwoods, the UK’s leading producers of healthy super foods, has launched a new range of natural plant protein blends, called Hemp Protein+.  The blends offer...

Cloudbreak Spirits Serves Up New Coconut Rum

Cloudbreak Spirits has introduced a new rum called Aluna Coconut in the UK, aimed at drinkers seeking high quality ingredients, authentic flavours and a lower...