Almost all current and future business leaders agree firms should have a social and environmental purpose, but only a fifth of the younger generation believe they are currently in place.
Sainsbury’s third consecutive quarter of falling like-for-like sales represents a watershed, not just for the beleaguered retailer but the whole fast-moving UK grocery sector, agreed most City and retail analysts. Here, we capture their verdict, at a glance in key quotes, on the supermarket’s second-quarter results published today.
UK energy drinks consumption has reached record levels, but manufacturers must react quickly to the negative publicity about their products, a leading analyst has warned.
Fines of hundreds of millions of pounds could be imposed on retailers if they are found to be in breach of the Groceries Supply Code of Practice (GSCOP).
Sainsbury’s “very poor” second-quarter results will “send shock waves” through the grocery market, warned analysts, as the retailer revealed its third consecutive quarter of falling sales.
Morrisons’ former treasurer and head of tax, Paul Coyle, has been charged with two offences of insider dealing by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
A row has erupted about the threat to scientific expertise available within the Food Standards Agency (FSA) caused by government budget cuts, which critics argue have left the agency seriously short of the skills it needs within its science and policy teams.
Tesco has been asked to examine its behaviour towards suppliers by the Groceries Code Adjudicator Christine Tacon.
A new campaign to help around 650,000 food manufacturing and retail employees to reduce their household food waste, has been launched today (October 1).
Soft drinks manufacturers have responded to demands from Public Health England (PHE) to strip sugar out of their products, in a bid to battle childhood tooth decay.
Supermarkets that have integrated their store and online sales in a so-called ‘omni-channel’ approach to retailing have seen a sales uplift of 10–20% over the past 12 months, according to a new study released today at the World Retail Congress in Paris.
Dangers lurk for companies that fail to understand their duty to provide safe products under the latest regulations covering materials, such as packaging, that are in contact with food and drink.
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