Saturday, July 20, 2019

Government mulls charter ships in wake of “no-deal” Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May’s cabinet was yesterday told that the UK will draw up plans to charter ships should it end up being a...

Oasis and Warehouse dealt another blow as credit insurers cut cover

Oasis and Warehouse face a new battle as it is revealed a number of credit insurers have stopped offering cover to their suppliers. The Evening...

The rise of automation: Should retailers be worried?

While not yet a common sight, incremental changes towards robots replacing humans in stores are already being trialed by the likes of Nestle in...

UK “world leader” in food waste reduction as new Roadmap scheme is launched

A new “world first” food waste reduction initiative has been launched by nearly 100 retailers and suppliers in the UK.
Sir Philip Green Arcadia

Sir Philip Green under pressure as insurers slash cover for Arcadia

Credit insurers Euler Hermes have cut cover for suppliers to Sir Philip Green's Arcadia business. According to the Sunday Times, the leading credit insurer has...
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Mike Ashley holds talks to try and save HoF’s online operations

House of Fraser’s new owner Mike Ashley is understood to have held crisis talks with XPO Logistics.
Levi Strauss climate

Levi Strauss announces ambitious new climate action plan

Levi Strauss has unveiled a new climate action strategy that features ambitious targets by 2025.
farmers heatwave

Farmers fear heatwave will cause “tinderbox conditions” for food supply

Farmers are poised to meet government officials on Wednesday for an emergency summit amid drought fears from the heatwave.
Aldi Brexit

Aldi asks food suppliers to begin plans for no-deal Brexit

Aldi has asked its food suppliers to begin contingency planning in case the UK crashes out of the EU with no deal.
grocery sector

BRC warns of “very real danger” for food supply chains under Brexit

The British Retail Consortium has warned that the UK’s “fragile food supply chains” could be at risk in the wake of the government’s upcoming...

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