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  • Tesco announces beneficiaries of carrier bag charges

    Tesco announces beneficiaries of carrier bag charges

    Tesco has announced that over 27,000 customers voted for the beneficiaries of an estimated £1.8 million set to be raised from carrier bag charges in Wales and Scotland. The retailer said that the successful charities are Keep Scotland Beautiful and Keep Wales Tidy. It said the Scottish levy is expected to be worth around £1m and [...]

    📅September 2, 2014

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  • Further price cuts at the Co-operative Food

    Further price cuts at the Co-operative Food

    The Co-operative Food has announced a further round of price cuts across everyday essential items as part of its ‘Fair & Square prices’ commitment. The move follows the retailer's pledge in April to cut prices across hundreds of staple products such as bread, milk, eggs, chicken, bacon and bananas. Products included in the latest round of cuts [...]

    📅September 2, 2014

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  • Local partnerships key to reduction in alcohol-related crime, according to YouGov poll

    Local partnerships key to reduction in alcohol-related crime, according to YouGov poll

    According to a YouGov poll, falling rates of alcohol-related crime have been attributed to better town centre management, better partnership working and society becoming less tolerant to anti-social behaviour. Crimes involving alcohol are falling in every region across the country, while violent crime linked to alcohol has fallen by 32% since 2004, and has almost halved [...]

    📅September 2, 2014

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  • Nisa chief executive to step down

    Nisa chief executive to step down

    Convenience retailer Nisa has announced that its chief executive, Neil Turton will be stepping down in the Spring of 2015, after 23 years with the company. Nisa said Turton has accepted a senior position in a non-competing business, but will be integral to recruiting a high quality successor and managing the company’s on-going transformation programme before [...]

    📅September 1, 2014

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  • Amanda Jones to join Conviviality Retail from Nisa

    Amanda Jones to join Conviviality Retail from Nisa

    Franchise-led off-licence chain Conviviality Retail has announced that Amanda Jones will become the company’s new chief operating officer from December. With over 27 years of experience in the sector, she joins Conviviality in a newly created role from Nisa Retail Ltd, where she was chief operating officer from early 2013. Prior to this, she held a number [...]

    📅September 1, 2014

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  • Molson Coors names new chief executive for Europe

    Molson Coors names new chief executive for Europe

    Molson Coors Brewing Company has announced that Simon Cox, managing director of Molson Coors - UK and Ireland, will take over as chief executive for Europe in January. He succeeds Mark Hunter, who will take over from current president and chief executive at Molson Coors Brewing Company, Peter Swinburn, when he retires at the end of [...]

    📅September 1, 2014

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