Friday, August 23, 2019
Tesco CEO Dave Lewis plastic packaging war on plastic plastic bags plastic waste Big 4

Tesco CEO Dave Lewis pledges to cut down on “excessive” plastic

Tesco has pledged to cut down on single-use plastics by presenting guidelines that would include banning brands
Waitrose the first UK grocer to achieve "Fine to Flush" certification for its own-label wet wipes

Waitrose wet wipes certified “Fine to Flush” in UK first

Waitrose has become the first British supermarket to have its own-label wet wipes certified as "Fine to Flush" by Water UK.
Morrisons Greene King Superdrug Li Ka-shing overseas investors Brexit

Overseas investors may circle Morrisons due to weakened pound

Morrisons is being inspected by overseas investors due to a drop in the price of sterling, driven by ongoing uncertainty
John Lewis Partnership: new product launches fail to boost weekly sales

New product launches fail to boost John Lewis Partnership’s weekly sales

// John Lewis Partnership weekly sales decline 2.4% // Waitrose sales drop 2.1% // John Lewis sales down by 2.8% John Lewis Partnership’s weekly sales declined by 2.4...
UK grocery market share: Ocado fastest-growing grocer supermarket sales Kantar Worldpanel Nielsen

Ocado the fastest-growing British grocer

Ocado has notched a double-digit rise in grocery sales, making it the fastest-growing grocer according to new market share data.
Co-op food waste Michael Fletcher

Co-op urges local authorities to begin food waste collection

Co-op has urged English local authorities to promptly begin the roll-out of food waste collections from homes
Lidl Brexit

Lidl warns UK suppliers on no-deal Brexit

Lidl has warned British suppliers that they will encounter rising costs as a result of a no-deal Brexit.
Sainsbury's CEO

Sainsbury’s plays down new CEO search

Sainsbury’s has denied speaking to internal candidates about replacing its current chief executive Mike Coupe after reports from
Waitrose ready meals

Waitrose becomes first UK grocer to sell eggs from ‘teenage’ hens

Billed as a way of reducing waste for farmers, Waitrose has become the first UK supermarket to start selling pullet eggs from
Asda Easter Q2 trading update Brexit Walmart Roger Burnley

Late Easter boosts Asda’s Q2 sales despite Brexit uncertainty

Asda has recorded an increase in second-quarter sales, thanks to the late timing of Easter.

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