Sunday, November 19, 2017
Zara

Unpaid Zara workers leave pleas for help in clothes

Hand written cries for help have been found in the pockets of Zara’s garments dragging the fashion giant into fresh labour standards controversy.
Argos fulfilment centre

Argos opens 2 new fulfilment centres to increase Fast Track deliveries

Argos has opened two brand new fulfilment centres in Birmingham and Reading aimed at increasing its Fast Track delivery capabilities.
supply chain

Debenhams denies supplier bullying accusations

Department store Debenhams has sparked controversy after it was accused of demanding smaller suppliers grant it a discount if it pays them within 90 days.
incinerated

H&M denies incinerating tonnes of unsold usable clothing

H&M has been accused of burning tonnes of unsold items every year flying in the face of its widely publicised sustainability drive.
Lidl warehouse

500 jobs up for grabs as Lidl unveils plans for a new Peterborough warehouse

Lidl has revealed plans to open its largest distribution centre in Cambridgeshire, creating 500 new jobs.
Toys R Us suppliers

Suppliers stop deliveries to Toys R Us UK

Suppliers have reportedly stopped toy deliveries to the UK arm of Toys R Us amid concerns the financial state of its US parent company could adversely impact their business.
postal strike

High Court strikes down Royal Mail postal strike

Online shoppers can breathe a sigh of relief - for now - after the impending postal strike at Royal Mail was cancelled by the High Court.
Aldi bedford

400 new jobs up for grabs as Aldi unveils Bedford warehouse plans

Aldi has unveiled plans to open a brand new distribution centre in Bedford which will create 400 new jobs.
Labour behind the label

Primark, Boohoo, Schuh, Harvey Nichols handed 10,000-strong petition on footwear factories safety

Campaign group Labour Behind the Label has written to 11 shoe retailers including Boohoo, Office, Schuh, Primark and Harvey Nichols urging them to provide more transparency in their supply chains, alongside a petition with over 10,000 signatures.
boycott

Tesco joins boycott of 2 Sisters Food Group as it halts production at plant

Tesco has become the latest grocer to boycott 2 Sisters Food Group forcing the poultry manufacturer to halt production in one of its main factories.

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