Monday, December 6, 2021
Sainsbury’s

Sainsbury’s to postpone staff Christmas parties amid Omicron fears

Sainsbury’s has reportedly decided to postpone all staff Christmas parties after fears about the new Covid-19 variant.
Asda trials UK-first indoor map service for the blind and visually impairedequal pay fight

Asda trials UK-first indoor map service for blind & visually impaired shoppers

Asda is trialling new technology to make it make it easier for blind and partially sighted customers to navigate their way around the store.
Tesco workers to launch pre-Christmas strike at NI distribution centres

Tesco distribution workers to strike in run-up to Christmas

Tesco warehouse workers and drivers are set to stage a series of strikes in the coming weeks in a dispute over pay.
Lidl

Lidl seeks to expand store size as it considers retail parks

Lidl is seeking larger stores as chief executive Christian Härtnagel announces the latest flexing of its property requirements.
Morrisons has fallen behind in the final cheapest supermarket rankings from Which? before Christmas.

Omicron hampers CD&R’s debt-fuelled Morrisons buyout

A private equity firm has delayed plans to raise £6.6 billion of debt to finance its acquisition of Morrisons.
Rapid grocery services have been told to take “urgent action” after failing to properly check the ages of customers buying cigarettes and alcohol.

Grocery startups ‘toothless’ in preventing underage drinking

Rapid grocery services have been told to take “urgent action” after failing to properly check the ages of customers buying cigarettes and alcohol.
A former Tesco chief has said he was “humbled” to receive a knighthood on behalf of those who “put feeding the country first” during the pandemic.

Ex-Tesco boss calls knighthood ‘recognition’ for key workers

A former Tesco chief has said he was “humbled” to receive a knighthood on behalf of those who “put feeding the country first” during the pandemic.
Tesco ad featuring Santa with Covid vaccine passport cleared by watchdog

Tesco’s controversial ad featuring double-jabbed Santa cleared by watchdog

Tesco’s festive TV campaign featuring Santa Claus bearing a Covid vaccine passport has been cleared by the UK ad watchdog.
EG Group

EG Group sales smash £7bn thanks to food division

EG Group has recorded a rise in third quarter sales despite profits not reaching last year’s post-pandemic levels.
As part of its ongoing commitment to support the communities it serves, Sainsbury’s annual ‘Help Brighten a Million Christmases’ initiative has returnedvestment & 10% staff Christmas bonus

Sainsbury’s to match millions in donations to help feed over 12 million families this...

// Throughout December, Sainsbury’s pledges to match customer donations up to the value of £1.5 million // To ensure those who need it most receive...

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The future of e-commerce payments

The rapid growth of online retail transactions is adding strain to legacy card payment systems that merchants have relied on for years. Meanwhile, open...