Sainsbury’s hires former John Lewis boss Paula Nickolds

Sainsbury’s hires former John Lewis boss Paula Nickolds to head up Argos, Habitat &...

Sainsbury’s has hired former John Lewis managing director Paula Nickolds to head up the its Argos, Habitat, Tu clothing & general (...)
Hotel Chocolat Waitrose partnership Thorntons Angus Thirlwell chocolate

Is Hotel Chocolat in danger of mirroring Thorntons with new Waitrose tie-up?

As Waitrose prepares to set up dedicated branded bays in its stores for Hotel Chocolat following the partnership announcement (...)
Amazon rainforest

Tesco & Aldi among retailers to warn Brazil over law threatening Amazon rainforest

Major supermarkets in the UK have issued a warning to Brazil that they could stop sourcing products from the country if it passes a law which threatens the Amazon rainforest.
Asda CMA acquisition EG Group Issa brothers

Asda owners consider selling petrol stations to lessen competition concerns

The CMA has said it will consider undertakings offered for Issa brothers' acquisition of Asda as the new owners offer to sell petrol stations to ease takeover competition concerns.
Ocado’s attempts to overturn a High Court ruling preventing it from building a new distribution hub has been met by protestors from local schools and campaign groups.

Protestors brand Ocado “corporate bully” as it appeals ruling to build distribution hub next...

Ocado’s attempts to overturn a High Court ruling preventing it from building a new distribution hub has been met by protestors from local schools and campaign groups.
Co-op to make plant-based food range cost the same as meat equivalents

Co-op to make plant-based food range cost the same as meat equivalents

The Co-op is to price match its own-brand plant-based food range against equivalent meat products to help shoppers adopt “flexitarian” (...)
Shareholders hail "landmark victory" after Tesco expands junk food pledge

Shareholders hail “landmark victory” after Tesco expands junk food pledge

Tesco has bowed further to investor pressure and pledged to boost sales of healthy food and drinks across its entire retail group amid (...)
Marks & Spencer M&S Waitrose Andrew Shaw

M&S hires former Waitrose buying exec as head of beers, wines and spirits

Marks & Spencer has appointed the former buying manager of Waitrose, Andrew Shaw, as its head of beers, wines and spirits.
Morrisons brings back refillable containers at fresh fish & meat counters

Morrisons brings back refillable containers at fresh fish & meat counters

Morrisons has reintroduced its refillable container service at its fresh fish and meat counters to reduce the amount of single use (...)
Ocado Tim Steiner Glass Lewis

Ocado criticised for “excessive” pay for executives

Ocado is reportedly facing a shareholder backlash over “excessive” pay after chief executive Tim Steiner’s near-£7 million windfall.

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