Videos from an incident on Thursday night at an Asda in south London show a man kicking a female employee in the throat and punching her in the face.
Grocery chain Stew Leonard's says it's purchasing 50% more inventory than usual, including more imported goods and paper products.
Coles will spend $2.5 billion over the next two years on better online shopping capabilities, data systems and new self-serve checkouts. Coles investments will be largely weighted towards technology, with data, online and automation all set to get a boost. Coles will also accelerate the roll-out of its new format […]
The year-old startup delivers goods to consumers in under 10 minutes from micro warehouses. Delivery by its cycling fleet will cost less than $2.
France has banned supermarkets from throwing out food, but 150,000 metric tons of bread are tossed every year. Le Crumbler could reduce such waste.
Ethnic food, or international, aisles can be found in any major grocery-store chain in America. To many, these aisles create the sense of othering and that white American cuisine is the default option. David Chang challenged the aisle’s existence in his podcast last year. We spoke with supermarket guru Phil […]
Whole Foods had 21% fewer visitors across its stores on October 4 compared to the same day last year, according to data by placer.ai. Shopper traffic is bouncing back much faster at other grocers – it was only down 2% at Kroger’s. Part of this is because Whole Foods normally […]
Online grocer Ocado’s stock market value has risen to £21.66 billion ($US27.8 billion) – briefly making it the UK’s most valuable retailer, ahead of Britain’s biggest grocery chain, Tesco. Ocado only has a 1.7% share of the grocery market, according to Kantar, but saw sales jump 52% in the quarter […]
British supermarket chains Morrisons and Tesco have reintroduced product limits of three per person on staple goods such as long-life food and hygiene products. Shoppers appear to have been stocking up amid fears of a second lockdown, after Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced stricter coronavirus restrictions on Tuesday. “Our stock […]
The John Lewis Partnership, the UK retail giant that owns department store John Lewis and supermarket chain Waitrose, won’t be paying staff bonuses for the first time since 1953, it said Thursday. The group recorded a £55 million ($US71 million) first-half loss and expects a “small loss or a small […]
All retailers in England will have to charge customers 10p ($US0.13) for each plastic shopping bag from April 21. The current charge is 5p. Retailers with fewer than 250 employees are currently exempt from the charge, but that exemption will end. Since the government introduced the charge in 2015, the […]
Marcus Rashford has formed a task force aimed at ending UK child food poverty. Its members include major grocers such as Tesco, Aldi, and Waitrose, as well as food delivery firm Deliveroo. The group is campaigning for free school meals to be extended to a further 1.5 million children. UK […]
Amazon has rolled out free grocery deliveries to UK Prime members through Amazon Fresh. Amazon Fresh is available in London and the south-east, but the service is expected to roll out nationwide by Christmas. The service previously required a fee on top of Prime membership. Now, customers will not be […]
Beyond Meat will sell its plant-based patties in grocery stores in China for the first time, in collaboration with Chinese tech giant Alibaba. The company’s meat-alternative products will be rolled out in 50 Freshippo stores across Shanghai from July 4 onwards. Freshippo is known as Hema in China. This is […]
Grocery stores can spark joy, and those that do are often rewarded with customer loyalty. Gelson’s Markets, a southern California chain, was the first grocery chain to sell the Impossible Burger and was also voted “Best in the West” in a 2019 Consumer Reports poll. I visited a Gelson’s store […]
Supermarket sushi is usually far from gourmet. But when I sampled all the fresh food at the new Wegmans supermarket in Brooklyn, the sushi absolutely blew me away. With its generous cuts of fresh, high-quality fish for supermarket prices, I’d go back to Wegmans again and again, just for its […]
Trader Joe’s stocks its shelves with almost entirely name-brand products. Some of those name brand products are imported cheeses it sells at a price that is much better than regular grocery stores. Cheese expert Liz Thorpe told Business Insider that at least seven of the cheeses are must-buys. Americans love […]
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