Thursday, October 29, 2020
Tesco launches drone trial in Ireland

Tesco launches drone trial in Ireland

Tesco has launched its trial of drone home deliveries this week, with shoppers in County Galway, Ireland, the first to test the service.
M&S to create 500 new jobs amid digital-first Christmas strategy

M&S creates 500 jobs amid digital-first Christmas strategy

M&S reveals plans to create 500 seasonal jobs in online distribution as it prepares to deliver its "most digital Christmas yet".
Royal Mail will now collect parcels and returns from customers’ doorsteps, meaning sellers and shoppers no longer need to leave their house to deliver goods.

Royal Mail to collect parcels for delivery from your doorstep with “Parcel Collect”

Royal Mail will now collect parcels and returns from customers’ doorsteps, meaning sellers and shoppers no longer need to leave their house to deliver goods.
Retailers to front government inquiry on Uyghur forced labour

Retailers to front House of Commons inquiry on Uyghur forced labour

Several fashion retailers have been called to give evidence for the BEIS Committee’s latest inquiry exploring the forced labour of Uyghurs.
PwC resigns as Boohoo auditor

PwC resigns as Boohoo auditor

PwC exits Boohoo as auditor after six years. Fast fashion retailer says it is now on the hunt for a replacement.
Edinburgh Woollen Mill Group Philip Day

Peacocks sale at threat as Edinburgh Woollen Mill faces allegations of unpaid bills

Peacocks' investment may have been jeopardised after allegations against owner Edinburgh Woollen Mill Group were brought..
Morrisons extends immediate payment to small suppliers until January

Morrisons extends immediate payment to small suppliers until January

Morrisons has confirmed it will continue to make immediate payments to its smaller suppliers until the end of January.
Amazon is now offering to pay customers for data on what they are purchasing outside of its online and offline stores.

14,000 “serious injuries” reported at Amazon fulfilment centres last year marking 33% rise

Amazon workers suffered more than 14,000 serious injuries last year as the ecommerce giant’s investments fail to improve safety.
M&S turns to soya-free dairy animal feed to tackle deforestation

M&S pledges soya-free dairy animal feed to tackle deforestation

M&S has announced a more sustainable feed scheme in its milk supply chain as part of its pledge to tackle deforestation.
Shoppers will "face higher prices for weekly shop" in no-deal Brexit

Shoppers will “face higher prices for weekly shop” in no-deal Brexit

Grocery shoppers will face higher prices for their weekly shop due to mammoth tariffs unless a free trade deal is secured

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