Thursday, January 20, 2022
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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.

Aldi price war causing “serious harm” to banana farmers

Aldi has been criticised for causing "serious harm" to Latin American farmers as it pushes ahead with its price war for the UK’s cheapest bananas.

Poundstretcher warns of price rises despite CVA store closures

Poundstretcher has warned that product prices will rise in the lead up to Christmas as chief executive Aziz Tayub pledges to soak up some of the potential rises from big brands including Coca Cola, Fox’s, Kellogg’s and Heinz.

Aldi reveals where 30 of 100 new stores will open

Aldi has announced it will open 100 new stores across the UK over the next two years.

Poundland sales grow despite “Covid disruption”

Poundland owner Pepco has recorded an increase in annual sales and profits as it made "good progress" in its strategic plans.
Tesco has confirmed that its “quiet hour” scheme will now become a permanent fixture to make its shopping experience more comfortable.

How does Tesco maintain its lead in grocery?

Tesco holds over 28.4% of the overall market share in the UK. The grocer's distribution network and advanced digital strategy has led to reduced Covid-19 costs.

Poundland to transform 10 Fultons stores in time for Christmas

Poundland has announced it will transform 10 Fultons chilled and frozen food stores into Poundland or PEP&CO formats in time for Christmas.

Aldi to cut food waste with new price reductions

Aldi has announced plans to introduce new price cuts on selected products in an effort to reduce food waste.

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