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This is the fourth and final blog in a series in which we look at how the supply chain trends we identified for 2019 have panned out. In this instance, I’ll be taking a look at Clarity on circularity.

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In response to intense competition, where consumers are demanding more for less, several retailers have decided to streamline operations and reduce operating costs. One approach to support these objectives is to vertically integrate aspects of the supply chain. What’s vertical integration? Vertical integration is a strategic decision that sees a business take ownership of part, or the ent...
Morrisons will become the first UK supermarket to use the Too Good To Go food waste app. How will it work? Reduced price boxes containing food that is past its best-before date will be available for customers to order through the Too Good To Go app and to collect from a Morrisons store.  The exact contents of the boxes will be revealed to customers upon pickup at store, but will contain uns...
Retailers are looking at ways to limit the use of plastic throughout their supply chains. The initiatives aim to balance the need to protect the quality of products, while also reducing their use of plastic and, therefore, their impact on the environment. We look at four ways retailers are aiming to reduce their use of plastics. Asda launches plastic free herbs Asda has introduced plastic-f...


An essential summary of supply chain priorities, latest network developments, and other key statistics for Morrisons

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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