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Amazon launches checkout-less first UK physical store in Ealing

The Amazon Fresh store is a “new convenience grocery format” for the e-commerce giant

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Amazon to debut standard and premium own-label food ranges

Both ranges will debut in Amazon’s new London store and soon be available online

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Post Office partners with Amazon in click & collect trial

The new partnership will enable customers to pick up parcels ordered via Amazon from their nearest Post Office

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Sainsbury's to cut costs with the loss of 1,000 jobs

The retailer is shrinking its support centre, commercial operations, human resources, supply chain and logistics, technology and general merchandise and clothing teams

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Sainsbury’s asks suppliers for pricing talks after Aldi Price Match move

Sainsbury’s introduced its Aldi Price Match – a pledge to match the discounter on 250 lines – in mid-February

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The Goodness Issue

How and why fmcg brands got political


With social media affording more space than ever before for food and drink brands to have a ‘voice’, an increasing number are speaking out on political issues. So what are the benefits – and how can it backfire?

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