Blind Brexit Deal or Delayed Brexit More Likely Than No-Deal

Blind Brexit Deal or Delayed Brexit More Likely Than No-Deal

With just weeks to go before the scheduled departure of the United Kingdom (UK) from the European Union (EU) on 29th March 2019, UK business and consumers are none the wiser as to whether the UK will be leaving with a deal or not. The first meaningful vote on Theresa May’s deal in January 2019 […]

KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM NATIONAL RETAIL FEDERATION’S BIG SHOW

The National Retail Federation‘s annual Big Show is the pulse of where retail is today and where it is going tomorrow. Here are key takeaways from the 2019 event and insights regarding what it all means for retailers and brands in the coming year and beyond: Retail was never dead. Now it’s reawakened. Retail has […]

SPICE UP THE INSTANT NOODLE MARKET

SPICE UP THE INSTANT NOODLE MARKET

Southeast Asia’s instant noodle market is one of mixed performance.More mature markets such as Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia are growing at slow rates, while lesser developed markets like Cambodia and Myanmar are rising strongly from a low base, according to Mintel estimates. In Thailand, the instant noodle market has been described as a ‘mature market’ […]

MINIMALIST PACKAGING, MAXIMUM PAYOFF

MINIMALIST PACKAGING, MAXIMUM PAYOFF

The natural make-up look is still on trend, with the minimalist movementaffecting more than make-up looks as women begin to “Kondo” their beauty cabinets. Marie Kondo’s best-selling book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up and subsequent Netflix series has created a global mission to de-clutter one’s life. This movement to throw out the excess and stick to what is […]

ARE FOLDABLE TOUCHSCREENS THE NEXT THING ?

ARE FOLDABLE TOUCHSCREENS THE NEXT THING ?

If it feels like folding touchscreens have come out of nowhere, you aren’t alone. Folding smartphones have gone from hushed rumors and secret company projects to actual production announcements seemingly overnight. The rapid development of folding touchscreens is a testament to how quickly technology evolves and develops in today’s landscape. Royole, a Chinese flexible electronics […]

CHEP launch new smart in-store pallet display in the UK

CHEP launch new smart in-store pallet display in the UK

CHEP launch new smart in-store pallet display in the UK to support shopping sales and insights Launch follows significant success in German market Weybridge, London. 6 March 2019 – CHEP, the leading FMCG and retail end-to-end supply chain specialist, has introduced small Bluetooth sensors to its quarter pallets in the UK, which are used as promotional […]

The biggest fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) brands in the world

The biggest fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) brands in the world

Euromonitor’s Top 100 Megabrands white paper ranks the top 100 most successful fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) brands by retail sales value worldwide. Interestingly, Asia Pacific is now the key region for many FMCG megabrands. We analysed eight categories (packaged food, soft drinks, beauty and personal care, consumer health, tissue and hygiene, home care, hot drinks […]

Asda to train more than 1,500 apprentices this year –

Asda to train more than 1,500 apprentices this year –

At the start of National Apprenticeship Week, supermarket Asda has announced that it is extending the number of apprenticeship programmes it offers to 37, meaning that over 1,500 Asda colleagues will be able to earn while they learn this year. The retailer has a long history of providing apprenticeship training opportunities, with more than 13,000 […]