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Boots is introducing its ‘much anticipated’ Mothercare range in stores and launches its new recycling scheme, which allows shoppers to receive rewards for recycling products. 

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The regional SPAR wholesaler for the north of England, James Hall & Co, has launched a store on Lancaster University’s campus. Serving a range of student missions The store, which was previously an independently owned SPAR store since 1995, has been refurbished by James Hall & Co. Following the full store refurbishment, the store caters to a range of needs and missions. The range includes f...
It has been announced that the foodservice consortium Country Range Group is to leave the Unitas wholesale buying group by mutual agreement as of 1 January 2021.  Country Range became a member of Unitas due to its legacy as a member of the Landmark buying group, which merged with Today’s in 2018 to create Unitas. Divergence over focus on driving standalone activity plans Country Range Group...
Summary of the latest responses as the UK faces a second wave of the virus. Re-introducing product rationing Tesco and Morrisons have re-introduced three item limits on high demand products to ensure shoppers can continue to buy what they need. Products include toilet paper, cleaning products and dried pasta. Supporting locked-down students As part of its expanding range of food box...


Major foodservice operators are starting to roll-out new store concepts, developed for the post-pandemic era. We look at five formats and the four key themes linking them together.
Understand current and planned stockpiling, overall and at a category level, of food and groceries as a result of Coronavirus. Categories include Tins and packaged foods, Toilet paper, cereals, medicines, Frozen food, Dairy, Petfood, Household products, Hot drinks, fresh meat and fish, alcohol, hand sanitiser and hand gels, sweet and savoury snacks, soft drinks, fresh produce, bakery, table sauces and cooking sauces, chilled products, jams and spreads, health and beauty products, baby products.
Tesco is launching a nationwide innovative scheme to stop food from going to waste.
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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 emerges from the COVID-19 lockdown, these new forecasts map out how we expect the pandemic to shape the future of the grocery market and retail channels. Drawing on a combination of official data and expert insights we present four scenarios for market growth and detailed channel narratives.

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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.

Hear our UK channel experts bring the data to life, unpick competing dynamics and complexities. Gain a broad perspective, including macro-economic factors, shopper behaviours, short term trends and long term challenges.

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