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Sainsbury’s farewells floral plastics

Sainsbury’s has announced a new trial which involves the reduction of plastic packaging in fresh floral ranges. The trial, which is a first for the UK, will continue for 12 weeks and run in 167 Sainsbury’s stores. This launch will contribute to Sainsbury’s mission to reduce plastics by 50 per …

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Tesco to maximise convenience with Metro stores changes

Tesco is implementing operational changes to the way it runs its Metro stores in the UK. According to the retailer, they will simplify and reduce processes and administrative tasks across all 153 Tesco Metro stores. Tesco says these changes will allow them to serve shoppers better and to run the …

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Sainsbury’s replaces black trays with natural CPET

Sainsbury's CPET

British retailer Sainsbury’s has announced that all black plastic trays will be replaced by the use of an alternative and recyclable material. The use of natural CPET to replace the black pigment trays will be rolled out across all chilled ready meals by November this year. This initiative, which forms …

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What is it like to work at the UK’s top retailers?

Working in the retail sector offers a much more positive experience than those in other sectors, finds a new report. Based on LinkedIn’s annual report of the most sought-after companies to work at in the UK, Power House Truths has curated and dissected over 210,000 employee reviews to see where …

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Water bottle refills at Sainsbury’s

Shoppers in the UK will soon be able to fill their own reusable water bottles in 326 Sainsbury’s supermarket cafes across the country. From August, fresh water stands will be available in cafes for customers to refill their own water bottles and reduce reliance on single-use plastic water bottles. Reusable …

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UK supermarkets unpack plans for a plastic-free future

Morrisons will become the first British supermarket to roll out plastic-free fruit and veg areas in many of its stores. Customers will be able to choose from up to 127 varieties of fruit and veg. They’ll then be able to buy them loose or put them in recyclable paper bags. …

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Vegan sausage rolls selling for $13 EACH on eBay

Demand for Greggs vegan sausage rolls in the UK is so fierce that people are bidding up to £7 ($13) each for them on eBay. The British bakery chain launched its “vegan-friendly” sausage roll on January 3 this year in 950 stores. The rollout followed what Greggs describes as “strong …

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