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Sky News - First For Breaking News From The UK And Around The World

Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>The two boys, aged 13 and 15, are found within minutes of each other in the …

South London

A Budget Brewery Built From Shipping Containers

After signing an uncertain lease in London, one brewery decided to keep things cheap and mobile.<p>Starbucks has done it. Taco Bell has done it. And now it’s the microbrewery’s turn. The 40ft Brewery in Dalston, London, opened earlier this year. Its name comes from the fact that it was constructed out …

From Land Robotics To Drones - The Future Businesses Set To Impact Retail Deliveries

The last mile is often the most inefficient and costly part of getting online purchases into the hands of the consumers who ordered them. Once packages are off the plane, boat, train or truck, how do they get to the shopper’s home in the quickest and most effective way possible, especially at this …

eCommerce

Tesco to trial free fruit for children

Tesco is trying to win over shoppers with a trial of handing out free fruit to children.<p>The supermarket, which is fighting heavy competition from discounters and the popularity of online shopping, will place boxes of apples, bananas and oranges near store entrances for parents to give to their …

Tesco

Store wars: the big three v the little two

Supermarkets changed dramatically in the recession, but so did consumers<p>Sat, Nov 21, 2015, 08:00<p>Ireland’s supermarkets have changed enormously in …

Mace now number one forecourt convenience retailer in Ireland

Conference speaker and former rugby player, Shane Horgan; sales director of Mace, Alex Banahan; dietician and TV presenter, Aoife Hearne; and MD of …

Customer Service

Milk chocolate digestives take the biscuit

Chocolate chip cookies are Ireland's second most popular biscuit according to Tesco sales figures<p>Chocolate digestives top the biscuit charts in every …

Dessert

How to Spend the First 10 Minutes of Your Day

If you’re working in the kitchen of Anthony Bourdain, legendary chef of Brasserie Les Halles, best-selling author, and famed television personality, you don’t dare so much as boil hot water without attending to a ritual that’s essential for any self-respecting chef: <i>mise-en-place.</i><p>The “Meez,” as …

Most of the big beer brands the world drinks will soon come from just one company

SABMiller and InBev brands in a Beijing supermarket<p>Image: AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein<p>SABMiller and InBev brands in a Beijing supermarket<p>Image: AP …

Beer

Who got the Walmart money?

Court reveals what was a closely guarded family secret - where John T Walton’s fortune went after he died in a plane crash 10 years ago<p>Fri, Nov 6, …

Donald Glover

The Best Data Storytellers Aren’t Always the Numbers People

Taking a cue from the rise of data journalism, brands that rely on content marketing are starting to use data to tell stories about their brands, customers and products. What makes this kind of “data storytelling” distinct from any other kind of narrative is, obviously, data: it centers on the …

Dunnes Stores are the big winners in the latest supermarket polls

The retailer has been busy making up lost ground on its rivals in recent months.

Study Skills

Customer shopping habits pop back to the 70s, says John Lewis

Crank up the Demis Roussos, break out the stuffed olives and warm the Black Tower. Britain is getting its Abigail’s Party started as we return to the 1970s in our shopping habits, according to John Lewis.<p>With sales of vinyl records soaring, John Lewis’ annual survey of its customers shopping habits …

eCommerce

Facebook is diving full-force into shopping

The company is diving full-force into ecommerce, with a handful of ad products and features meant to ramp up its shopping efforts.<p>In a blog post Monday morning, the company highlighted several of its existing and experimental efforts, including a new way to browse products that it's calling …

Whole Foods recently cut 1,500 jobs to 'invest in technology' — here's one flagship example of the tech being rolled out

Last month, Whole Foods said it would be cutting up to 1,500 jobs — or about 1.6% of its workforce to help it save money so it could lower costs and invest in new technology.<p>Specifically, it said: "As part of its ongoing commitment to lower prices for its customers and invest in technology upgrades …

The End of Expertise

What if what you know didn’t matter anymore? What if knowledge became a commodity? What if everyone could be an expert?<p>Far-fetched, you think? Well, in fact, the “what if” is no longer speculative; it is here already. Talk to people in such professional service industries as private banking, …

Brown Thomas is now selling personalised Nutella jars

SICK OF PEOPLE putting their filthy paws in your Nutella? Now no one can have any doubt that it belongs to you.<p>As of today, Brown Thomas in Dublin is …

Selling

Tesco TV ad hammers home customer service message as part of fight back

Subscribe now for full access or register to continue reading<p>Retail Week is the most trusted source of business intelligence for the retail industry. …

Marks & Spencer launches first ever loyalty card - this is how it works

High street chain Marks & Spencer has ramped up loyalty card wars with the launch of Sparks today.<p>But in a twist, the M&S members card does not give …

Marks & Spencer launches 'personalised' loyalty card

Marks & Spencer is to reward regular shoppers with access to exclusive food and drink masterclasses and personalised money-off offers, under its Sparks members club scheme being unveiled this month.<p>The retailer said the ambitious move was based on its research, which showed that customers were fed …

eCommerce

Tesco Ireland reports growth in revenue

After a shaky year, things are looking up for Tesco, as illustrated by growth in several areas of the business...<p>12 October 2015 | 0<p>The long road …

Customer Service

Tesco shoppers in UK and Northern Ireland get price match scheme, but no luck for the Republic

TESCO SHOPPERS IN the UK will see the price of their shopping automatically reduced if branded items are more expensive than the supermarket’s …

eCommerce

Mexicans Begin to Slim With the Help of the Soda Tax

It took a minor stroke before Raul Contreras changed his diet – and stopped drinking up to three liters of soda a day. A 47-year-old insurance …

Carlsberg axed by Tesco in big brand cull

Tesco is to axe all Carlsberg, with its four-pack of Carlsberg lager set to remain in just 200 stores.<p>To continue reading this article you need to be …

150 jobs to be created at new €4m Rye River brewery

150 new jobs will be created over the course of three years at the Rye River Brewing Company's new beer and cider brewery in Celbridge as the company …

Honeymoon is over for Tesco boss

LAST month a gang of former Tesco executives and their indus- try friends gathered for a weekend at Les Bordes, a golf resort in the Loire Valley.<p>For …

Tesco

Supermarket wars: Is Tesco bouncing back?

Back to school was good for Tesco.

eCommerce

The Behaviors that Define A-Players

Individual contributors sometimes ask themselves, “What will it take for others to recognize my potential?” They may simply want acknowledgement of the importance of the work they do. Or they may aspire to move into management. In some cases, they’ve been told that they’re doing fine and have been …