22 October 2021

SimplyFresh pauses search for partner to replace Sainsbury’s

SimplyFresh has temporarily stopped the search for a new partner to replace the supplied-by-Sainsbury’s model, The Grocer understands. It comes as the business’ COO Michael O’Loughlin announced […]
22 October 2021

Co-op joins carbon reduction campaign in run-up to COP26

The Co-op has joined a new carbon reduction campaign to help mitigate the impact of the climate crisis just days away from COP26. The Count Us […]
22 October 2021

Tesco partners with Faerch to launch PET recycling initiative

Tesco has joined forces with packaging supplier Faerch to develop a new tray-to-tray recycling solution that ensures secondary plastic packaging can have a second life. The […]
22 October 2021

Morrisons, NFU and McDonald’s partner with Harper Adams for new sustainable farming school

Morrisons, alongside McDonald’s UK, the NFU and Harper Adams University have partnered to launch what they are describing as the UK’s first school for sustainable farming. […]
22 October 2021

Iceland 100 drivers short as it heads into Christmas

Iceland continues to cancel 250 store deliveries a week due to the lorry driver shortage as it heads into the busiest time of year. The frozen […]
22 October 2021

Labour and supply chaos reflected by profit warning hike

UK-listed companies in consumer-facing sectors accounted for more than a third of the profit warnings issued from July to September as the pressure from rising costs, […]
22 October 2021

Tesco calls on suppliers to share GHG data and target net zero

Tesco has set out the steps its suppliers need to take to meet the retailer’s pledge to be net zero across its entire supply chain by […]
22 October 2021

Pret to challenge Costa with ‘Pret Express’ coffee-to-go station

Pret a Manger is set to take on Costa Coffee with plans to trial a 24/7, self-service coffee-to-go station.  The facility, dubbed ‘Pret Express’, will be […]
22 October 2021

City snapshot: Sainsbury’s scraps £200m sales process for banking arm

Top story Sainsbury’s has announced it has halted talks around a possible £200m sale of its financial services arm. Sainsbury’s announced in November 2020 it had […]
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