Monday, December 6, 2021
Clarks has reached an agreement with about 100 workers to end a two-month strike at its distribution centre in Somerset.

Fire-and-rehire strike at Clarks’ Somerset site ends after deal is reached

Clarks has reached an agreement with about 100 workers to end a two-month strike at its distribution centre in Somerset.
Roboshop Ocado logistics technology

Roboshop: Is Ocado the future of supermarkets?

As supermarkets gear up for Christmas with a festive recruitment drive, Retail Gazette asks if automation will make this annual tradition a thing of the past?
Pets at home shares pay out

Pets at Home staff to benefit from potential £11.7m pay out

Pets at Home has announced that over 500 of its colleagues could collectively benefit from a £11.7 million pay out.
Tesco sued trade union Usdaw

Tesco could be sued over threat to sack striking staff

Tesco could be sued for trying to avert a strike with threats of pay cuts and redundancies, a trade union has claimed.
HGV driver shortage

HGV driver shortage eases as workers return

New research has found that the HGV driver shortage has eased significantly in recent months, as almost half the drivers who left the profession during the pandemic have now been recovered.
Shopping wheelchair user

Diversity and inclusion: why there’s no ‘silver bullet’ for retail

Embracing diversity and creating an inclusive culture is vital for retailers looking to connect with consumers. Retail Gazette speaks to Tesco, M&S and the BRC to find out more about how the industry is committing to change.

M&S boss Steve Rowe could step down in 18 months’ time

Marks & Spencer is preparing for chief executive Steve Rowe to step down from his role within the next 18 months.
Shein named ‘most manipulative’ fast fashion website

Shein launches “targeted investigation” after allegations of worker exploitation

Shein has launched a “targeted investigation” following allegations of worker exploitation, after an investigation by Public Eye.
Asda has partnered with the specialist retailer of craft beers and ciders, Craft on Draft to launch a refillable draught beer concept.

Asda creates new tech roles to separate IT systems from ex-owner Walmart

Asda has created hundreds of new roles as part of a transformation project to separate its IT systems from former owner Walmart.
Clarks has agreed to allow mediators to help resolve the ongoing strike at its warehouse in Street, Somerset.ete

Clarks agrees to mediation over ongoing fire-and-rehire strike

Clarks has reportedly appointed mediators to help resolve a strike at its Somerset warehouse.

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E-commerce payments after the pandemic

Ecommerce sales saw the equivalent of five years of growth in just 12 months last year. As retailers race to create seamless online shopping experiences, where...