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People are being a bit more frugal and shopping little and often in the run-up to Christmas

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ATM business rates dispute set to reopen following VOA appeal Subscription

07 Dec 2018 | By Andrew Don

The retailers involved in the case include Tesco, Sainsbury’s and the Co-op, supported by independent cash machine operator Cardtronics Europe

Morrisons free fruit

Morrisons to hand out free fruit to children at all stores

05 Dec 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Rival Tesco has given out more than 50 million pieces of free fruit since it launched its Free Fruit for Kids initiative

Tesco electric vehicle charging

Tesco and VW to develop electric vehicle charging network Subscription

30 Nov 2018 | By Ian Quinn

2,400 charging bays will be rolled out across 600 Tesco stores within the next three years

Booths Lytham St Annes

Booths to trial John Lewis click & collect in five stores

28 Nov 2018 | By Andrew Don

JLP said the trial was an opportunity to further extend its click & collect service

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EasyCoffee links with Yoyo for payment and loyalty scheme app Subscription

22 Nov 2018 | By Andrew Don

EasyCoffee plans to open 200 new shops by 2021

Thatchers cider

Thatchers sales up 22% in Co-op driven by data-sharing tech Subscription

22 Nov 2018 | By Andrew Don

Both Co-op and Thatchers have been using Atheon’s SKUtrak system since early summer

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Bestway offers rebates to Store Excel independents

05 Nov 2018 | By Andrew Don

Retailers can accumulate rebates from both delivered and cash & carry purchases

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Iceland using AI tech to analyse reviews and target ads Subscription

02 Nov 2018 | By Steve Farrell

Customer reviews have been analysed with AI to create targeted marketing

Henderson Self Checkout

Henderson Group accelerates bespoke self-checkout rollout Subscription

29 Oct 2018 | By Andrew Don

A total of 40 lanes would be installed by the end of this year

morrisons more loyalty app

Upgrade for Morrisons More loyalty scheme app Subscription

17 Oct 2018 | By Steve Farrell

The updated app does away with need for physical loyalty cards and paper vouchers

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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Ubamarket scan-as-you-go app set for Budgens Islington launch Subscription

08 Oct 2018 | By Steve Farrell

The app is days away from launching in a Budgens owned by Paul Gardner in Islington, north London

asda scan & go

Asda to roll out mobile app scan and pay trial

05 Oct 2018 | By Ian Quinn

The supermarket has launched a trial of the service at its Middleton store in Leeds, beginning with Asda staff

Asda Click & Collect

Asda unveils app function to speed up click & collect service Subscription

04 Oct 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Asda said it hoped to make the service available across 110 stores by the end of November

Waitrose flower delivery

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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Sainsbury's to extend lanyard trial for disabled customers Subscription

14 Sep 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

Customers who may need extra support can collect a complimentary lanyard to indicate as much.

Waitrose and John Lewis

Waitrose and John Lewis to trial joint loyalty scheme Subscription

14 Sep 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

Some 600,000 myWaitrose and My John Lewis loyalty cardholders will receive the combined card

Easyfood's Gurpreet Sidhu, Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou and Jeewan Sagu

EasyFood offers free subscription to restaurants Subscription

13 Sep 2018 | By Steve Farrell

Ambition remains “100%” to move into grocery following expansion drive

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M&S continues to open Wasabi sushi concessions Subscription

12 Sep 2018 | By Andrew Don

The retailer added three new Wasabi concessions this summer

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Co-op employees petition to end 'unsafe' one-on-one shifts Subscription

11 Sep 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

Petition signed by almost 6,000 Co-op store employees

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