Debenhams credit insurers

Debenhams insists on “healthy balance sheet” after credit insurers’ withdrawal

Debenhams has insisted it has a "healthy balance sheet and cash position" after credit insurer Euler Hermes withdrew its cover.
food supply Brexit

Asda CEO issues food supply warning in event of hard Brexit

The CEO of Asda is the latest high-profile retail figure to add his voice the chorus of hard Brexit warnings.
Tesco Carrefour

Tesco & Carrefour announce long term “strategic alliance”

The UK's biggest retailer has joined forces with France's biggest retailer in announcing an intention to enter into an alliance.

CO2 crisis will soon hit retailers

The international CO2 shortage is beginning to take its toll on the retail sector as suppliers try to minimise the impact.
grocery sales

Hundreds of small suppliers could go under amid Big 4 product reviews

Swathes of small suppliers could be in danger of losing out as the Big 4 supermarkets look to review their product ranges

Emergency measures lifted on UK’s largest chicken supplier

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has called an end to “emergency measures” imposed on 2 Sisters Food Group.
Amazon fulfilment

Amazon earmarks West Midlands & North East for new fulfilment sites

Amazon has reportedly launched a major search for brand new, multi-level fulfilment centres in the West Midlands & the North East

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.

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