March 31, 2015

The United States continues to lead e-commerce among the most Internet-friendly markets surveyed in North America and Europe, according to an international study commissioned by RetailMeNot.

March 23, 2015

Fresh & Easy plans to close 55 stores, which would leave the chain with about 110 locations, the Orange Country Register reported.

March 2, 2015

IBM Inc. is expanding the IBM MobileFirst for iOS portfolio of apps for retailers. Boots U.K. and American Eagle Outfitters are among the retailers who have signed on for MobileFirst apps.

February 20, 2015

Starbucks has launched its Evenings Program in the U.K., offering a range of meals and shareable hot and cold snacks with premium wines and beers.

February 17, 2015

Leading U.K. supermarket chain Tesco plc is reportedly considering laying off as many as 10,000 employees in response to poor profit performance.

February 3, 2015

Target’s goal of becoming a leading omnichannel retailer will be led by Tesco veteran Mike McNamara who joins the company as executive vice president and chief information officer.

January 27, 2015

Dixons Carphone plc has selected Reflexis workforce management solutions to further enhance its customer service offering and increase employee involvement in labor management processes.

January 8, 2015

A Seattle-based flash sales site may just be sputtering overseas, as a Forbes report on Thursday said that Zulily may shutter its United Kingdom operations, which currently serve as the concept’s first and only international office.

December 30, 2014

Global retail shrinkage improved by 4.8% last year, thanks to strengthened loss prevention efforts and general economic improvements.

December 22, 2014

U.K.-based discount retailer Poundworld is embarking on an IT overhaul with global retail IT services provider PCMS to support its long-term growth plans.

December 2, 2014

Most consumers do not feel safe when shopping online and many are shying away from their favorite retailers as a result.

November 13, 2014

Canadian outdoor brand Arc'teryx will open its first East Coast location, and fourth in the U.S., in CityCenterDC, downtown Washington, D.C.'s new mixed-use development. 

November 13, 2014
Lisle, Ill. -- Glory Global Solutions found that the overwhelming majority of U.S. consumers using self-service machines (88%) have felt frustrated by the technology, this according to the company’s latest research study on the use of self-service technology.  
November 13, 2014

Nearly three-quarters of online retailers (74%) miss out on sales by promoting irrelevant items to online shoppers.

October 30, 2014

U.K.-based convenience chain One Stop has been using Galleria’s Customer Centric Merchandising solution for planogram automation and optimization for a number of years, and is now implementing the Galleria Behavioral Cluster Planning tool.

October 29, 2014

The U.S., U.K. and Germany are the most desirable e-destinations for consumers to purchase goods online outside their own country.

October 24, 2014

Wow. What a month in the world of mobile payments.

October 23, 2014

Sir Richard Broadbent, chairman of Tesco PLC, will step down in the wake of a 99% drop in net income for the first half of fiscal 2014.

October 22, 2014

U.K.-based specialty kitchenware retailer Lakeland has chosen the Dynamic Action solution from OrderDynamics to integrate its online and offline marketing, merchandizing, operations and returns data to identify actions to improve the experience it offers its customers and enhance profit.

October 21, 2014

Retail design guru Rodney Fitch, 78, died on Oct. 20 at his home in Wiltshire, England, following a battle with cancer. 

October 17, 2014

Today’s convenience stores face growing pressure to evolve amid the ramped-up expectations of global consumers. 

October 3, 2014

RKF has arranged two leases totaling 2,680-sq.-ft. at 1200 Madison Ave. on the Upper East Side of Manhattan with beauty retailer Bluemercury and upscale Scotland-based knitwear company Brora.

October 1, 2014

Cummins Allison, a leading provider of coin and currency handling solutions, announced that its customer, British grocery giant Tesco, has deployed self-service coin machines, enhancing customer service and solving a key space problem across multiple store locations in the U.K.

October 1, 2014

Cummins Allison, a leading provider of coin and currency handling solutions, announced that its customer, British grocery giant Tesco, has deployed self-service coin machines, enhancing customer service and solving a key space problem across multiple store locations in the U.K.