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What search data can tell us about the impact of supermarket Christmas ads

Cultural playfulness, fun and emotional connections are winning with shoppers, says Google’s Harry Walker

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How own label is making gains in the online grocery battle

07 Dec 2018 | By Angelina Mason

Food retailers are making a concerted effort to sell more own-label products online

Part two of our Christmas ad review

What search data can tell us about the impact of supermarket Christmas ads

04 Dec 2018 | By Harry Walker

Cultural playfulness, fun and emotional connections are winning with shoppers, says Google’s Harry Walker

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Bol Foods becomes first vegan grocery brand on Deliveroo Subscription

03 Dec 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

Deliveroo users can order chilled meals, soup and salad from an eight-strong selection of Bol’s plant-based portfolio

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Ocado meal planning service launched by Home Run Subscription

29 Nov 2018 | By Steve Farrell

A smartphone app version will launch in a “few weeks”, according to Home Run CEO and founder Takis Malavetas…

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Starship asks customers 'where next?' for its delivery robots Subscription

29 Nov 2018 | By Steve Farrell

Last week Starship launched a new feature on its app

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Soulful Food Co launches Vibrant Vegan ready meal service Subscription

27 Nov 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

Greenwich-based Vibrant Vegan offers an à la carte menu and tailored selection boxes

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Amazon calls end to Restaurants takeaway delivery service

27 Nov 2018 | By Steve Farrell

Amazon Restaurants first launched in Seattle in 2015 before coming to London in 2016

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Convenience stores urged to take part in Small Business Saturday this weekend

26 Nov 2018 | By Andrew Don

SBS is a grassroots campaign which encourages the public to ‘shop local’ and support small firms in their communities

Grocemania

Grocemania raises £77k in crowdfunding for expansion Subscription

23 Nov 2018 | By Steve Farrell

The funds include nearly £20k from the firm’s director and founder

Amazon Whisky

How Amazon’s move into premium whisky could threaten booze retailers this Christmas Subscription

23 Nov 2018 | By Daniel Woolfson

It’s the first time big names in posh whisky have been bottled exclusively for Amazon. So what challenges does this create for online competitors?

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Costco could launch UK online grocery delivery service Subscription

22 Nov 2018 | By Andrew Don

Costco was looking to integrate its online and what it calls its “inline” business more

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Wrights Food Group rolls out home delivery service

16 Nov 2018 | By Steve Farrell

A range including breakfast baps, pies and pasties can be ordered on the app for delivery by Wrights’ own vehicle fleet

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New Co-op partnership paves way for online launch Subscription

15 Nov 2018 | By Steve Farrell

The partnership has so far involved a trial of 12 Co-op branches offering home delivery by taxi of shopping bought in-store

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What Asos scrapping its A-List scheme tells us about the future of loyalty

14 Nov 2018 | By Tim Mason

Asos dropping its A-List loyalty programme is no surprise – it collects sufficient data by its very nature, says Eagle Eye CEO Tim Mason

PayPoint

PayPoint and eBay link on Collect+ click & collect service Subscription

07 Nov 2018 | By Andrew Don

The eBay click & collect service will become available at 2,500 retailers

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Advantage Amazon and D2C: retailers face a double threat

07 Nov 2018 | By David Sables

Suppliers are looking seriously at direct-to-consumer options, says David Sables. And the consequences for retailers are potentially serious

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Asda links with Just Eat for pizza delivery trial Subscription

07 Nov 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Pizza deliveries will be made within a two-mile radius of selected stores

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Pizza Express and Barburrito commit to Deliveroo deal Subscription

06 Nov 2018 | By Steve Farrell

Wagamama and Azzurri have extended similar exclusive deals with Deliveroo…

Waitrose While You're Away

Waitrose to update policy on age-restricted online sales Subscription

06 Nov 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

The upmarket retailer currently follows a Challenge 25 rule when customers order any products online

Starship robot

On-demand robot delivery service eyeing global expansion Subscription

05 Nov 2018 | By Steve Farrell

Starship offers to deliver for any online retailer

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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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What goes on behind the scenes in any retail envi­ronment may not be seen by many but is a massive operation requiring streamlined logistics solutions. 

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