In the year ending 28th February 2013, Stobart Group announced underlying profits of £44.9m, up 12%, on revenues of £572.4m.
Morrisons and Ocado have announced a £170m deal that will see Morrisons.com commence online grocery deliveries in January 2014.
Nestlé is extending its Vorsino based facility in order to support growing demand in Russia for its products.
Tesco and Coca-Cola Enterprises (CEE) have won ECR Europe's 'Best Activation' award recognising the companies’ implementation of collaborative business practices. They beat 20 other submissions from 13 different countries across Europe.
J.O.Sims, the UK’s leading supplier of fresh cherries, is to partner with logistics company, Gist, in a relationship which sees Gist become both supplier and customer.
Both sales and profits increased at Sainsbury’s in the year ending 16 March 2013. Sales (inc VAT) were up 4.6% to £25.6bn while underlying profits before tax and excluding property disposals rose 6.2% to £756m.
Australia based retailers, Coles and Woolworths, are to challenge suppliers of globally branded products. The retailers believe they are unfairly charged when compared to retailers in other geographies, according to press reports.
Following its most recent results, consumer goods manufacturer, Unilever has announced that it is to extend its interest in Hindustan Unilever to 75% in €4.1bn offer.
Unilever has reported underlying sales growth of 4.9% in the first quarter which was driven by a strong performance in emerging markets and its commitment to its sustainable living plan.
The French national assembly has voted through a bill accepting the governments proposed heavy goods vehicle (HGV) tax.