A new study by The Co-operative Food has shown that the UK’s favourite soap stars are portraying irresponsible lifestyles, with high levels of unhealthy eating and alcohol consumption, and a total lack of exercise.
Sainsbury’s has announced it is one of 18 major UK businesses to sign up to a new National Equality Standard (NES), to promote diversity and inclusion.
This week’s London International Wine Fair (LIWF) has been pronounced a success by the organisers and exhibitors alike. It was the last LIWF to be held at ExCeL before a move back to Olympia next year.
CollectPlus has announced that it has further increased its parcel volumes and is now handling 7.7 million transactions a year.
New research from IGD ShopperVista has found that with seven out of ten (68% of) food and grocery shoppers prioritising ‘saving money’, consumer interest in quality is also on the increase as people find smarter ways to get the best of both worlds.
A new survey by Vista Retail Support has shown that consumers expect a higher than ever level of support and expertise from high street retailers.
Booker has reported a 13% rise in profits for the 52 weeks ending 29 March 2013. Pre-tax profit rose to £101.4m, up from £89.7m in the year before.
The GroceryAid Windermere Row annual fundraising event took place on Saturday 18th May and was supported by Olympic Gold medalist Katherine Grainger CBE who was on hand to offer advice to all the rowers and even took part in the first row on the Greenvale boat.
Spar International has reported that Spar worldwide retail sales increased by 2.8% on last year, growing to €32bn.
Sainsbury’s has announced it is to begin stocking new season outdoor reared British lamb.