Monday, August 20, 2018
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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.
Asos modern slavery

Asos hosts modern slavery event in Mauritius

Asos has partnered with the British High Commission to host an event in Mauritius to combat modern slavery.
KFC crisis

Retail Gazette Loves: Iceland’s response to the KFC crisis

The world (well the internet) has been saturated with headlines regarding the shortage of chicken at fast food giant KFC.
Delivery Service

Amazon to launch own delivery service to undercut rivals

Amazon poised to launch its own delivery service aiming to undercut industry leaders like UPS and FedEx and take more control.
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Credit insurer cuts ties with House of Fraser

A score of House of Fraser's suppliers will be adversely impacted by a credit insurer's decision to stop offering cover.
Amazon warehouse

400 new jobs up for grabs with new Amazon warehouse in Rugby

Amazon has announced plans to build a new warehouse in Rugby that will create 400 jobs.
Palmer & Harvey debt

Palmer & Harvey debt revealed to be over £700m

Palmer & Harvey had debts of over £700 million when it collapsed last year, according to an administrators’ report.
Sobeys

Ocado breaks into North America with Sobeys partnership

Ocado has penned a new major deal with Canadian retailer Sobeys as it continues to ramp up its international expansion efforts.
Arcadia update

Arcadia hints at trouble demanding 2% discount from suppliers

Arcadia has dealt a “significant hit” to clothing suppliers by demanding a lower price for any orders made.

Feature Resource

The retail CMO’s guide to Christmas 2018

Things are tough in retail right now. Administrations, Amazon, CX, AI, a weak pound...it's a lot. But we’re here to spread some Christmas cheer. The retail...