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Eight personal care subscription boxes that should be on your radar

We’re seeing subscription offers pop up for all aspects of the personal care aisle. Here are some we think you should know

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Tesco

Tesco's MD of online Adrian Letts leaves for new role

11 Oct 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

Letts has been MD of online at Tesco since August 2015

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M&S introduces cloud-based supplier portal Subscription

11 Oct 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

The retailer aims to improve efficiency for suppliers and product availability for customers

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Would an ‘Amazon tax’ really benefit the high street? Subscription

09 Oct 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco CEO Dave Lewis has thrown his weight firmly behind plans for a so-called Amazon tax

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Weldon W. Whitener made analytics head at Pricesearcher

09 Oct 2018 | By Steve Farrell

Whitener has been hired ahead of the price comparison site’s full launch, planned for January 2019

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Dave Lewis backs 'Amazon tax' to relieve high street pressure Subscription

08 Oct 2018 | By Ian Quinn

The call, which is Lewis’s strongest intervention yet, puts Tesco at odds with the BRC

Waitrose While Youre Away

Waitrose to deliver and unpack orders while customers are out Subscription

08 Oct 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

Customers grant access to a Waitrose delivery driver by setting a temporary access code for their door’s lock 

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Meal kit firm Gousto adds pizza cook-at-home recipe boxes Subscription

08 Oct 2018 | By Steve Farrell

The oval-shaped pizzas are designed to be a healthy portion size, at around 8in by 10in, and nutritionally balanced

Freda

Eight personal care subscription boxes that should be on your radar

05 Oct 2018 | By Ellis Hawthorne

We’re seeing subscription offers pop up for all aspects of the personal care aisle. Here are some we think you should know

Home Run

Home Run to double its territory and launch new ordering app Subscription

03 Oct 2018 | By Steve Farrell

The start-up delivers in as little as an hour for branches of Tesco, M&S, Waitrose and Whole Foods

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How digital insight can help marketers act when the time is right

02 Oct 2018 | By Harry Walker

Whether you are Tesco or Unilever, the data gleaned from a consumer’s purchase history is a phenomenal source of insight into how and when that consumer wants to hear from you, says Google’s Harry Walker

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Ocado switches to digital receipts in move to save paper Subscription

02 Oct 2018 | By Steve Farrell

From this week, deliveries no longer include paper receipts but they can still be viewed in Ocado’s app

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Co-op extends taxi home delivery service to 12 stores Subscription

01 Oct 2018 | By Steve Farrell

Customers can get a lift home with their shopping in trial analysts say could point to online ambitions

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Waitrose begins flower delivery service trial across London Subscription

28 Sep 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

Customers are be able to order flowers as they order their groceries online, and both will be delivered together…

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Aldi could be poised to launch UK same-day delivery, say analysts Subscription

27 Sep 2018 | By Steve Farrell

The discounter could follow its US Instacart rollout with a similar UK service

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Lidl launches one-hour grocery delivery in Dublin Subscription

25 Sep 2018 | By Steve Farrell

The core range including frozen, ambient and fresh food can be ordered on a smartphone app

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Supermarket 'mini distribution centres' are the future of e-commerce logistics

25 Sep 2018 | By Mike Callender

Retailers will be able to use in-store staff and gig workers to make deliveries, says REPL Group’s Mike Callender

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Alcohol brands must connect directly with drinkers in a post-GDPR world

25 Sep 2018 | By Matt Boffey

The benefits of direct engagement span the harnessing of consumer insight and the ability to nurture greater loyalty, spend and advocacy, says Matt Boffey of Great State

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Sainsbury's hit by weekend website issues Subscription

25 Sep 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

Shoppers experienced problems between Saturday and Monday afternoon

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As digital budgets are cut TV ads remain a boon for grocery brands

24 Sep 2018 | By Marlene Grimm

TV offers zero ad fraud and brand-safe environments, says Marlene Grimm of TVSquared

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Ocado adds 'low plastic' and 'recyclable' categories

24 Sep 2018 | By Steve Farrell

Move is part of a suite of new plastic reduction measures planned by Ocado

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Webinars

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Plastic and the Packaging Conundrum

Plastic is the new public enemy number one. But how should the industry, which is so reliant on plastic as a packaging solution, respond?

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The Soft Drinks Sugar Levy Webinar

What does the Sugar Levy mean? Everything you ever wanted to know and never dared to ask

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Coca-Cola: How to Bring Sales and Operations Alive with Data

Implementing a robust Sales and Operation process at Coca-Cola

Whitepapers

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White Paper: Sustainability – don’t stand still

Is plastic packaging your friend or foe? Are you making sustainable decisions that will retain your customers and attract new ones? Sustainability is high on every agenda and an opportunity for brands and retailers to make a difference to the planet and your bottom line.

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How can food and drink manufacturers avoid supply-chain issues?

The UK food and drink supply chain is a dynamic model of speedy efficiency, so even a minor disruption such as this summer’s CO2 shortage can create a ripple effect that magnifies as it widens. In this whitepaper, the most catastrophic and high-profile supply chain breakdowns are examined to understand what went wrong and why – and, crucially, what can food and drink manufacturers avoid supply-chain issues?

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WHITE PAPER – Research: Food and drink report 2018

Bray Leino surveyed 1,400 consumers in London, Wales and the North East on a range of behaviours and attitudes to food and drink. What is influencing their buying decisions? What are they buying more and less of? How do they feel Brexit will impact price and quality? What are the regional differences and what does this all tell us about how food and drink brands should approach their brand-building activity?

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