Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Waitrose essentials prompt 8.7% sales rise

Upmarket grocer Waitrose has seen sales increase by 8.7 per cent, boosted by sales of own-brand products, figures released today have revealed. While sales...

Sainsbury‘s renews iForce logistics contract

Supermarket Sainsbury‘s has renewed its contract with multichannel logistics provider iForce, it has been announced. Having helped with the introduction of a Click &...

Spar opens 215th China store

Convenience chain Spar today opened a flagship store in Chengdu as its expansion into China continues. The new Chengdu store, located in China‘s Sichuan...

Sir Stuart Rose appointed Ocado Chairman

Ex-Marks & Spencer (M&S) CEO Sir Stuart Rose has been appointed Chairman of online grocer Ocado, it was announced today. Rose will take up...

Beleaguered Aldi reports “most successful Xmas”

Discount grocer Aldi has today reported its “most successful Christmas” as total sales jumped 30.1 per cent over the festive period. Citing the launch...

Morrisons and Lakeland launch kitchenware website

Grocer Morrisons is to launch a new website in partnership with kitchenware retailer Lakeland, it has been announced today. Following the launches of MorrisonsCellar.com...

Waitrose reviews head office roles as sales rise

Upmarket grocer Waitrose saw sales increase by 11.2 per cent year-on-year last week, as part of its head office undergoes restructuring, it has been...

Tesco apologises as MP warns of legal action

Supermarket Tesco has run full-page adverts in several national newspapers apologising for the horsemeat found in its beef burgers today as the Government warned...

Investigation into “horsemeat” burgers begins

Food safety authorities are investigating how beef burgers from some of the UK‘s leading supermarkets were contaminated with horse and pig DNA, it has...

Co-op Food Xmas LFLs up 2.2%

Mutual grocery business The Co-operative Food saw like-for-like (LFL) sales rise by 2.2 per cent year-on-year over the Christmas and New Year period, the...

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How third-party logistics suppliers can facilitate operations for fashion retailers

The rise of e-commerce has led to a monumental shift in consumer expectations around choice, delivery speed and price, which has introduced new pressures...