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Lidl started operations officially at its new distribution centre (DC) in Peterborough on the first day of August.

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Tesco has announced it will be extending its improved payment terms for smaller suppliers until 31 January 2021. Nearly 2,000 suppliers will continue to have their invoices paid immediately, instead of the usual 14 days. Security through Christmas period Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, smaller suppliers have been amongst the hardest hit in the food industry. This extension of ...
The UK's largest wine specialist, Majestic Wine, has confirmed plans for future growth with a strategy that blends store openings and e-commerce. Online sales boom through lockdown During the lockdown when Majestic was unable to open its stores, it experienced an influx of over 150,000 customers using its delivery service operating from local stores. Online sales surged 300% in May and June...
Holland & Barrett unveiled its new store format that focuses on making wellness more accessible and creating a safe and integrated digital shopping experience. Modern and natural store layout The health and wellness retailer opened its new store concept in Chelmsford with a fresh and spacious layout. The store has wooden flooring and ceiling panels to reflect the chain’s ethos of natural an...


Asda has revealed it is the first UK supermarket to trial a permanent trolley washing facility as the retailer looks at innovative ways to help customers and staff stay safe.
Exploring how retailers and manufacturers globally are continuing to commit to and invest in sustainability initiatives. Furthermore, we investigate whether there has been an acceleration or pulled back from their sustainability initiatives during and as a result of the pandemic.
An in-depth look at Aldi and Lidl UK’s ecommerce development, including factors accelerating and inhibiting their evolution online and shoppers’ changing expectations and behaviour.
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This in-depth guide to the UK explores the key trends in grocery retail and the growth strategies of the leading retailers in the country.

As the UK prepares to leave the European Union, we update our five year forecasts for the grocery market, quantifying the opportunities available in each retail channel. Drawing on a combination of economic base data from official sources and retailer specific forecasts, we set out our growth expectations.

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In our new Eating In Vs Dining Out research, produced in collaboration with foodservice consultant Peter Backman, we explore the impact of COVID-19 on the UK food and drink market.

Access key indicators for over 400 retailers and grocery market sizes for over 180 countries.

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