Tuesday, November 21, 2017
2 Sisters Food Group

UK’s largest chicken supplier accused of altering sell by dates

The UK‘s largest chicken supplier 2 Sisters Food Group has been accused of altering the use by dates of their products to extend shelf life and endangering customers of the country‘s biggest grocers.
Palmer & Harvey

Tesco-Booker merger could have adverse impact on Palmer & Harvey

One of the UK's biggest wholesalers has warned that the  proposed Tesco-Booker merger could make rival wholesaler Palmer & Harvery go bust.
Asda suppliers

Asda accused of bullying suppliers with threats of de-listing

Asda allegedly used "aggressive tactics" to demand suppliers to pay significant sums of money or face being de-listed, a new report has revealed.
Mike Coupe

Sainsbury’s CEO Mike Coupe warns of “detrimental” post-Brexit border controls

Sainsbury‘s chief executive Mike Coupe has issued a stark warning that post Brexit customs agreements could leave swathes of fresh produce to rot at the border.

80% of back-end retail jobs will be lost to automation

Eighty per cent of retail jobs not involving direct customer interaction will be lost to robots according to a new report.

Costcutter latest to make consolidation deal as Tesco and Booker defend merger

The chief executives of Tesco and Booker have issued a strong defense of their proposed £3.7 billion merger while Costcutter joins the growing list of retailers making major moves in response

Spar’s biggest supplier explores £100m sale

The biggest supplier of convenience store chain giant Spar is poised to sell its wholesale arm aiming to cash in on the rapidly changing market.
Morrisons McColl's

Morrisons & McColl‘s strike supply deal that could generate £1bn

Convenience retailer McColl's and Big 4 giant Morrisons have signed a major supply partnership deal that is worth around £1 billion.
McColl's Nisa

McColl’s £2bn retendering plans for Nisa could challenge Sainsbury’s takeover ambitions

McColl‘s is looking to retender its £2 billion supply deal with fellow convenience store chain Nisa, in a move that could have a knock-on effect for Sainsbury's planned £130 million acquisition of Nisa.
Morrisons meat

Morrisons commits to selling fresh meat from Britain only

Morrisons has become the first major supermarket to commit to only sell fresh meat sourced from and produced within Britain.

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