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GDPR: How do UK supermarkets' data privacy hubs measure up?

Four data protection experts give their verdict on Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Asda, Morrisons and Waitrose’s new privacy hubs

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Amazon UK country manager Doug Gurr

Amazon aiming for 30-minute delivery times using drones Subscription

13 Jun 2018 | By Steve Farrell

UK country manager Doug Gurr said the UK had the opportunity to “lead the world” in drone technology…

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What the new Premier League deal means for Amazon’s grocery ambitions

12 Jun 2018 | By Guy Elliott

Amazon’s football deal will help it achieve its goal of becoming the ‘everything store’, says Guy Elliott of Publicis.Sapient

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Tesco and Ocado sign up to product information system Subscription

12 Jun 2018 | By Steve Farrell

ProductDNA and developed by barcode standards organisation GS1 UK

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Carrefour links with Google to offer 'new grocery experience' Subscription

12 Jun 2018 | By Steve Farrell

The new system in France will work with Google Assistant-enabled smartphones, Google Home speakers and a new website

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Asda online hires Foodmaestro to add raft of dietary filters Subscription

11 Jun 2018 | By Ian Quinn

The function will be available across Asda online groceries from tomorrow

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Ocado's fulfilment vision points way to a faster future

11 Jun 2018 | By Harry Walker

After a thought-provoking visit to Ocado’s fulfilment centre in Andover, Google’s industry head for grocery retail, Harry Walker, is convinced all retailers need a clear vision for the development of fulfilment services

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What's going to change the dynamics in UK online grocery?

08 Jun 2018 | By Adam Leyland

The IGD’s bullish 48% UK online sales growth prediction was unexpected, says The Grocer’s editor Adam Leyland

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Expect Sainsbury’s digital offer to step up with Moriarty Subscription

07 Jun 2018 | By Emma Weinbren

Moriarty will not only be tasked with keeping Sainsbury’s up to speed with online developments, but she will look to integrate its offering with Argos, Sainsbury’s Bank and Nectar, says food trends editor Emma Weinbren


UK market ‘attractive’ says expanding Dutch online firm Subscription

07 Jun 2018 | By Steve Farrell

The retailer has recently expanded beyond the Netherlands to Germany


Grocemania restarts crowdfunding following plagiarism claim Subscription

07 Jun 2018 | By Steve Farrell

Grocemania’s push for £100k was pulled by Crowdcube in April

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Fmcg packaging design must get fit for e-commerce

06 Jun 2018 | By Fiona Florence

When innovating around design, fmcg products must from the outset consider a buying journey that extends well beyond the shelf, says Fiona Florence of JDO UK

Lidl’s announcement follows rival discounter Aldi’s pledg to scrapping 5p bags

Discounter and online gains set to continue, predicts IGD Subscription

05 Jun 2018 | By Steve Farrell

Discounters predicted to see 36.7% growth by 2023

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Iceland offers more early morning/late evening online deliveries

04 Jun 2018 | By Steve Farrell

The retailer said it was adding 4,000 new slots across the country

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UK online grocery sales to grow 48% within four years, says IGD Subscription

31 May 2018 | By Steve Farrell

Online grocery to grow by 129% in the US and 286% in China over the same period

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Ocado and Flipkart deals prove Kroger and Walmart are serious about online grocery

31 May 2018 | By Tim Mason

It’s brilliant for the two US giants to prove there is a serious business case for online grocery, says Eagle Eye’s Tim Mason


Home Run launches £500k crowdfunding campaign to expand grocery delivery service Subscription

31 May 2018 | By Steve Farrell

Home Run currently delivers to 15 London postcode areas, or 36,000 individual postcodes

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M&S extends its online grocery delivery trial to Colliers Wood Subscription

30 May 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

Customers within a three-mile radius of the south west London branch can order food products for home delivery


GDPR, ready or not for the new data regulation rules? Subscription

24 May 2018 | By Andrew Don

This week sweeping new regulation comes into force in the UK transforming the rights, rules and risks that surround handling data

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Timely and efficient Tesco wins: online 33

24 May 2018 | By Emma Gesto

It impressed with a fairly quick ordering time of 34 minutes and a “straightforward” registration

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Eve Henrikson, Tesco, on winning the Online Grocer 33 Subscription

24 May 2018 | By Ian Quinn

‘It’s our intention to create a simpler online experience for customers’



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