Next week, some easing of Covid measures will go into effect for non-essential German stores. In the UK, retailers will have to wait until 12 April.
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This week, Amazon is said to open its first cashless Go in the UK. The convenience store would reportedly open in the West London district of Ealing.
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Aldi Süd is working on a globally uniform and future-oriented IT landscape. The discounter is revamping all key business processes and laying the groundwork for online retail.
The British Treasury is exploring the possibility of an online sales tax as the Covid-19 crisis accelerates the deterioration of traditional high streets across the country. The idea is not new, just controversial.
Online fashion retailer Asos is putting 295 million pounds (334 million euros) on the table for labels Topshop, Topman, Miss Selfridge and HIIT from retail group Arcadia which went bankrupt.
Half-empty shelves and scarcity of fish: barely two weeks after Brexit came into force, the chaos has arrived. A (non-exhaustive) overview.
Sending orders online to the UK is a lot more expensive and complex after the Brexit. Some European online retailers are therefore discontinuing their deliveries to the country.
In April 2022, the UK will introduce a severe restriction on promotions of food and drink high in fat, salt or sugar. Obesity is a serious issue for the Brits.
Primark has issued a new turnover warning as two-thirds of all stores are closed due to stricter Covid-19 measures in the UK. The retailer fears the restrictions will knock more than 200 million pounds off sales.
British supermarket chain Sainsbury's has warned against empty shelves in stores if transport lines to mainland Europe are not quickly reopened.
As a hard Brexit becomes more likely, British supermarkets are accumulating additional stock. After all, there is a threat of serious shortages, partly due to hoarding shoppers.
Since Sunday, Unilever has legally become an entirely British company. This puts an end to years of wrangling between the Netherlands and the United Kingdom over the multinational's seat.
Nestlé takes a majority stake in Mindful Chef, a British supplier of healthy meal boxes and frozen meals. Waitrose also had an appetite for the meal supplier.
John Lewis will cut 1,500 jobs at his head office. The redundancies are part of a major savings plan to make the British department store chain profitable again.
Asda has opened its new, sustainable test store and proposed a new plastics reduction strategy. In addition, the UK supermarket chain is promising that customers will never pay more for the greener options.
As a result of changing consumer behaviour during the health crisis, Tesco increased its turnover by 6.6% and its gross profit by 4% in the six months through August. Yet the supermarket group also faces criticism.