Thursday, June 21, 2018
Nisa

Co-op’s £143m takeover of Nisa approved by CMA

The competition markets authority (CMA) has officially approved Co-op’s takeover of convenience store chain Nisa.
House of Fraser

House of Fraser to start selling Chinese goods previously unavailable in UK

House of Fraser is due to start selling premium Chinese brands previously unavailable in the UK thanks to a new supply programme.
Ken Daly supply chain

COMMENT: Re-aggregating the retail supply chain

Ken Daly, CEO of multichannel retailer JML, analyses the common theme among the closures & challenges gripping the high street.
Conviviality

Investors preparing to sue Conviviality

Investors are reportedly preparing for legal action against the embattled drinks retailer Conviviality.
Conviviality

2500 jobs in danger as Conviviality announces administration

Conviviality has failed to secure emergency funding and confirmed plans to appoint administrators in the coming weeks.
Modern Slavery

Asos hosts anti-modern slavery event at House of Lords

Online fashion retailer Asos will host a meeting at the House of Lords today in an effort to identify and address modern slavery
M&S Lawrence Christensen

M&S enlists help of food supply chain guru Lawrence Christensen

Marks & Spencer has hired grocery supply chain guru Lawrence Christensen to work as independent adviser on the turnaround scheme.
Co-op

Co-op could face fine of over £70m over supplier treatment

Grocery giant Co-op has become the target of an investigation by an industry regulator over its treatment of suppliers.
completed

Booker de-listed from LSE as Tesco takeover is completed

Tesco has officially completed its takeover of the UK’s biggest supplier Booker nearly a year after the £3.7 billion deal started
factories

Burton, Asda & Next accused of using factories causing cancer & birth defects

Major UK retailers including Tesco, Asda and Next have continued to source from factories which release devastating pollution.

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