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National symbol group, Costcutter is using the value of the Co-op product range, available through its supply chain, to help bring new members to the group.  It is currently offering £1,000 worth of Co-op branded products free to retailers who join and start trading under the Costcutter fascia by 31 August.

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Leading UK food-to-go retailer, Pret, has announced that 30 sites will close permanently as part of a restructure to cope with the impact of COVID-19.  The closures represent just over 7% of Pret’s 410-strong estate. Two-thirds of the closures will be outside London, including sites in Glasgow, Reading, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Nottingham and Sheffield.  It will also start a consultation to reduce hea...
We look at the two new developments from discounter Aldi, including the upgrades it has made to its customer flow system, and its commitments to British products. 1. Traffic-light system upgrade In May, Aldi launched a new  traffic light system to control customer flow. The traffic lights signal when shoppers can enter the store, based on individual store customer limits. As the doors on...
Walgreens Boots Alliance’s key developments to offer more personalised healthcare and shopping experiences both online and in-stores. Strategic partnership with Microsoft and Adobe The global drugstore operator announced its partnership with Microsoft and Adobe to launch its second phase that focuses on WBA’s key strategic priority of digital transformation. The partnership aims to provide ...


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