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Industry News

Louise Hoste appointed new SPAR MD

SPAR UK has appointed Louise Hoste as the new managing director, effective from October. Hoste played instrumental role in relaunching the Co-op brand across the food ranges...

Cofresh acquires new site for Eat Real brand

Cofresh Snack Foods has acquired a second site in Nuneaton which will be dedicated to the manufacture of its Eat Real ‘healthier snacking’ brand. The...
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Waitrose plans to treble online grocery business

Waitrose said on Thursday it plans to treble the size of its online grocery operation to a £1 billion pound business over three years...

AI and job threat: Retail chiefs promise more training

Executives from major global retailers played down the threat to employment in stores from artificial intelligence and automation on Thursday and pledged more training...

Bakkavor acquires Samworth Brothers’ desserts business Blueberry Foods

Bakkavor Group, leading provider of fresh prepared food, has announced the acquisition of Blueberry Foods, a desserts business owned by Samworth Brothers Limited. Blueberry operates...

Southern Co-op rolls out compostable bags made from corn starch

Southern Co-op is rolling out a new compostable carrier bag across its retail stores in the south of England. The full size shopping bag, made...

Deprived communities are left behind as cash declines, study finds

Deprived neighbourhoods, often those where people are most likely to rely on cash, are rapidly witnessing the disappearance of their free cashpoints, reveals a...

McVitie’s to sponsor British Olympic team

McVitie’s has signed an agreement with Team GB to become an official partner of the Olympic team until the end of 2020. The partnership will...

York forecourt reopens after £1 million refurbishment

Inner Space Stations, located on Hull Road in York, has relaunched a brand new BP service station following a four month redevelopment project and...

Parfetts Sheffield sees 10 percent growth with 24 hour cycle  

Parfetts Sheffield depot has registered 10 percent growth in the last 12 months, thanks to the 24 hour retail cycle. Retailers have recacted positively to the...