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What’s Next: Scottish wholesalers to hear from Chieh Huang of US online disruptor Boxed

Chieh Huang, chief executive of the US-based online wholesaler Boxed, will speak at the Scottish Wholesale Association’s 2019 Annual Conference, entitled What’s Next? Huang launched...
Knorr food report

Knorr names 50 foods of the future in new sustainability initiative

Unilever brand Knorr has joined forces with conservation organisation WWF-UK to launch a report that compiles 50 nutritious foods that are better for health...
Plastic bag charge to be doubled to 10p and extended to all shops

MPs recommend rates reforms and online sales tax to support high streets

MPs called on the government to initiate reform in key planning and taxation areas to secure the future of high streets and town centres. A...

Nisa stores to get greater online visibility  

Nisa has joined forces with leading global search platform Yext to provide its retailers with greater visibility across all major internet search engines and...
sainsbury's asda merger

CMA raises ‘extensive competition concerns’ on Sainsbury’s/Asda merger

The proposed merger between Sainsbury’s and Asda could push up prices and reduce quality, warned the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) as part of...

Brexit: Food retailers look for alternative supplies, new routes amid warning of shortages

Britons could face shortages of fresh food, price rises and less variety if the country leaves the European Union next month without agreeing trade...

PayPoint CEO Dominic Taylor steps down

PayPoint has today (19 February) announced that its chief executive Dominic Taylor, who helmed the payments company for 21 years, will step down from his...

Retailers protest Menzies’ carriage charge increase; NFRN to approach CMA

Menzies Distribution has decided to increase the carriage charges from 1 April, coinciding with the mandatory increase in the national minimum wage rates. NFRN termed the...

ACS voices concern on manual deposit returns proposal

The Association of Convenience Stores has asked the government to ensure that a manually administered deposit return scheme does not form part of its...
plastic bottles

Government plans to make plastic packaging producers pay for waste disposal

The government has launched plans to overhaul its recycling system, including making plastic packaging producers pay the full cost of dealing with their waste...