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Pret a Manger Launches Online Christmas Campaign with LiveArea

Highly-anticipated Christmas menu rolled out across international websites


London, UK – December 11, 2019 Pret a Manger has launched its online Christmas campaign in partnership with LiveArea, a leading global commerce services provider and business unit of PFSweb (NASDAQ: PFSW). The implementation, part of a wider digital transformation relationship, included the rollout of Christmas campaigns on Pret a Manger’s UK, US, France and Hong Kong websites.

This focused upon the launch of Pret a Manger’s popular Christmas menu, including its range of festive sandwiches and baguettes, hot food and soup, sweet treats, and hot drinks, offering a popular range of vegetarian and vegan options for which the company has become well-known. Fun on-site functionality included the option for users to diarise the launch of the highly-anticipated Christmas sandwich.

“The Christmas menu is always a highly-anticipated event in the Pret a Manger calendar,” said Alex Chisholm, Digital Transformation Director, Pret a Manger. “Partnering with LiveArea on this year’s Christmas campaign launch across multiple international sites is part of our ongoing relationship as we expand our digital presence and focus on scalability, innovation, customer experience, and growth.”

“We are incredibly excited to be part of Pret a Manger’s Christmas campaign, as its digital transformation partner,” said Paul Lynch, Area Vice President and Managing Director, LiveArea EMEA. “A Christmas campaign is such an engaging focal point for brands and consumers, and we’re delighted to be part of this project to drive innovation and growth for this leading global brand.”

Founded in London in 1986, Pret a Manger is a global sandwich and coffee-shop chain. With more than 450 stores in 10 countries worldwide, Pret a Manger sells over 1.4 million cups of coffee a day, and is founded upon the premise of fresh, natural, sustainable ingredients and sandwiches made on location, on the day of purchase. The company has a commitment to delivering unsold food to shelters, hostels and charities across London as part of its mission to help the homeless.

About LiveArea

LiveArea is an award-winning global commerce services provider. Our comprehensive portfolio of capabilities combines consulting, strategy, design/UX, technology, and digital marketing to bring commerce to life. For more than a decade, emerging businesses, and leading brands – including 30+ retailers ranked among the current Internet Retailer 500 – have turned to LiveArea to grow and transform their B2C and B2B commerce channels. A PFSweb business unit, LiveArea has offices in Dallas, Seattle, New York City, Raleigh, London, Sofia, and Bangalore. For more information, visit

About PFSweb, Inc.

PFSweb (NASDAQ:PFSW) is a global commerce services company that manages the online customer shopping experience on behalf of major branded manufacturers and retailers. Across two business units – LiveArea for strategy consulting, creative design, digital marketing, and web development services, and PFS for order fulfillment, contact center, payment processing/fraud management, and order management services – they provide solutions to a broad range of Fortune 500® companies and household brand names such as Procter & Gamble, L’Oréal USA, Canada Goose, PANDORA, T.J. Maxx, the United States Mint, and many more. PFSweb enables these brands to provide a more convenient and brand-centric online shopping experience through both traditional and online business channels. The company is headquartered in Allen, TX with additional locations around the globe. For more information, please visit