Wednesday, September 30, 2020
John Lewis Partnership to roll out joint loyalty scheme for Waitrose & John Lews

John Lewis Partnership to roll out joint loyalty scheme for Waitrose & John Lewis

The John Lewis Partnership is reportedly planning to combine its customer loyalty scheme across Waitrose and John Lewis,
Poundland launches beers, wines and spirits trial

Poundland launches beers, wines and spirits trial

Poundland has unveiled aisles of beers, wines, spirits and ciders in selected stores as it broadens its offering for customers.
Sainsbury’s Daniel Kretinsky VESA Equity Investment

Sainsbury’s shares rise after Czech billionaire snaps up major stake

Sainsbury’s has seen a Czech investor snap up a major stake in the business, making him the fourth largest shareholder..
Iceland's The Food Warehouse & Bargain Booze unveil partnership

Iceland’s The Food Warehouse & Bargain Booze unveil partnership

Iceland and Bargain Booze have announced a partnership at three The Food Warehouse stores.
M&S to turns to garlic bread in latest initiative to tackle food waste

M&S to turns to garlic bread in latest initiative to tackle food waste

M&S has announced that it will extend its initiative to turn unsold fresh bakery loaves into frozen garlic bread to 200 stores.
Co-operative CO-OP trading update covid-19 pandemic Steve Murrells

Co-op’s first-half profit doubles as consumers shop locally

The Co-op has seen profits rise amid the Covid-19 pandemic as customers increasingly shopped in stores. The convenience..
John Lewis Partnership swings to £635m half-year loss & axes bonus

John Lewis Partnership swings to £635m half-year loss & axes bonus

John Lewis is reportedly drawing up plans to slash the size of its London flagship store on Oxford Street in an effort to..
Food poverty taskforce charity campaign Marcus Rashford Child Poverty Action Group The Trussell Trust FareShare Feed it Back

What are grocers doing to tackle food poverty?

The Covid-19 pandemic has left 80% of low-income families in a worse financial position than before the crisis.
Lidl sets ambitious new targets in its war on plastic

Lidl sets ambitious new targets in its war on plastic

Lidl has announced ambitious new targets in plastic and packaging reduction as part of its strategy to eliminate plastic waste.
124 jobs at risk as Waitrose shuts down 3 stores

124 jobs at risk as Waitrose plans 3 store closures

Waitrose has announced plans to shut down three shops later this year while selling off a fourth site to Tesco.

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