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Coop Sweden plans to fully introduce paper bags for fruits and vegetables by the spring of next year, in a bid to eliminate its use of single-use plastic bags.

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Food and grocery delivery service Deliveroo has signed up more than 200 independent and symbol convenience stores and off licences in London, according to reports from The Grocer. On-demand grocery deliveries In an effort to expand its reach of on-demand grocery delivery, Deliveroo has signed up over 200 symbol and independent convenience stores across London. Partner retailers include Budgen...
Co-op has announced the extension of John Lewis’ ‘Click & Collect’ service trial to 50 food stores. The service is now available across multiple locations Back in May, Co-op has launched the trial in 6 of its food stores to offer customers another option for picking up their John Lewis’ orders. The ‘Click & Collect’ service is now available across many cities, including Bristol, Cambri...
Co-op’s Retail Business Transformation programme (RBT) is the biggest transformation programme the convenience store retailer has ever undertaken. System pilot launched this week with 15 suppliers The pilot will support Co-op’s “ambitious growth strategy”, bringing new technology to optimise metrics such as availability, stock holding and ranging, in addition to improving the accuracy of fo...

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21/10/2019
An essential summary of supply chain priorities, latest network developments, and other key statistics for Co-op.
14/10/2019
Using global examples from retailers including Walmart, E.Leclerc, Carrefour and Amazon, among others, we explore different click and collect formats and how retailers and operators are approaching the opportunity.
21/02/2019
On shelf availability (OSA) provides retailers with a shopper perspective of service and a view of overall supply chain effectiveness. This report explores shopper responses to out of stock products and what retailers, including Tesco, Sainsbury's and Co-op are doing to improve OSA.

The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR), the UK government’s independent forecasting body, has issued a new edition of its regular Fiscal Risks Report.

This includes interesting content, relevant to grocery businesses. Chapter Nine examines climate change as a threat to economic performance and fiscal outcomes.

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