Monday, December 6, 2021

Aldi sells Cuthbert The Caterpillar toy despite M&S lawsuit

Aldi has launched a toy version of its Cuthbert The Caterpillar cake, following his appearance in the supermarket’s latest Christmas advert.

Mere delays UK store openings due to supply chain challenges

Mere has said it is struggling to reach enough products and buyers as its supply chain continues to be affected by delays.

Aldi offers click-and-collect on Christmas groceries

Aldi has announced that it is offering customers the chance to use its click-and-collect service to complete their Christmas groceries this year.
Primark Cares sustainability

Primark sustainability strategy will not “put prices up”

Chief executive Paul Marchant reveals focus on making sustainable clothing affordable to all and confirms no plans for an ecommerce platform.

Poundland to open or refresh nearly 50 shops ahead of Christmas

Poundland has announced it will open or refurbish nearly 50 stores across the UK in time for Christmas.

Poundland to launch first-ever national TV ad after store revamp

Poundland is set to unveil its first-ever national TV advertising campaign following a revamp of its 800-plus stores.

B&M revenue smashes £2bn but warns of “uncertain” second half

B&M has recorded a 1.2 per cent year-on-year increase in its first half group revenue as it reassures customers it is fully stocked for the upcoming festive trading period.
Singles Day Black Friday

Singles Day and Black Friday: What can we expect for 2021?

Shopping events Singles Day and Black Friday are fast approaching, and retailers are having to plan well in advance as to how they'll lure customers. But with the shopping events' popularity steadily declining over the years for British consumers, Retail Gazette talks to experts to find out whether it's worth the trouble.

Aldi removes plastic packaging from wooden toy range

Aldi has announced it is removing all plastic packaging from its entire wooden toy range in an effort to reduce its overall use of plastics.

Aldi calls on charities to register for food donation scheme

Aldi has encouraged local charities, community groups and food banks to register now to receive surplus food donations this Christmas.

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