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The launch of Loop, zero waste shopping platform

Media Release 15 July, 2020 Loop – the zero waste shopping platform launches in the UK with founding retail partner Tesco Loop™, a ground-breaking zero...

Retailers in UK start selling The Big Issue for first time

The Big Issue magazine is sold by some of the UK’s most vulnerable people to lift themselves out of poverty. Starting today, to give...

Changes in Mondelēz International leadership team

Media Release 10 March, 2020 Mondelēz International announces change of leadership in Australia, New Zealand and Japan Business Unit Mondelēz International has today announced that Darren O’Brien...

Refill Ecover stations available at Sainsbury’s

Sainsbury’s has announced a new trial of refillable Ecover stations for washing up liquid and laundry detergent. The Ecover stations come as part of the...

Amazon opens ‘traditional’ grocery store

Media Release 5 March, 2020 Amazon shows market understanding with new cashierless grocery store, says GlobalData Once again, Amazon has found a way to innovate itself: by...

International news: strong growth expected for Asian big-box retailers

Asia’s leading large-format grocery retailers are forecast to grow on average 3.5 per cent a year between 2016 and 2021, according to figures from...

International news: Tesco rolls out contactless loyalty card

Thames Card Technology has completed a project with Tesco to launch the UK’s first contactless loyalty-card program. Several million cards are now in the...

Amazon to acquire Whole Foods Market

Amazon and Whole Foods Market, Inc. announced they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Amazon will acquire Whole Foods Market for $42...

Unveiling the SIAL Innovation 2017 Finalists

SIAL China has announced the 10 finalists for the SIAL Innovation2017 Award. President and founder of XTC World Innovation (SIAL Innovation’s partner) Xavier Terlet announced...

Tesco aims to improve customers’ shopping trip

The UK retailer has made changes to the way it runs some of its stores, as it looks to improve further the service it...

Tesco appoints new CEOs for Asia and Europe

Tesco’s UK Chief Operating Officer, Tony Hoggett, will become Tesco Asia’s new CEO on April 1, with Group Food Sourcing Director Matt Simister becoming...

International news: UK’s Sainsbury’s designs first baby-friendly wheelchair trolley

Sainsbury’s has designed a prototype baby-friendly wheelchair trolley that aims to make it easier for parents with disabilities to shop at the UK supermarket...
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