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Delhaize Group announces nomination of Johnny Thijs as independent member of the Board of Directors

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Delhaize Group announces nomination of Johnny Thijs as independent member of the Board of Directors BRUSSELS, Belgium, April 7, 2014 – Delhaize Group (Euronext Brussels: DELB, NYSE: DEG), the Belgian international food retailer, announces the nomination of Mr. Johnny Thijs to become an independent member of the Board of Directors. At the Ordinary Shareholders’ Meeting, […]

Sainsbury’s launches first ever Easter egg recycling scheme

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Sainsbury’s has launched a brand new scheme to let customers recycle their Easter egg packaging in stores, the first supermarket to do so. The specially designed Easter recycling facility allows customers to recycleall elements of Easter egg packaging – includingplastic, film, card, foil and ribbon. The scheme makes it even easier to recycle the packaging […]

Asda on Track to Achieve Sustainability Goals with Greener, Quieter Fleet

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   Brussels, Belgium, April 9, 2014 – Asda, one of the United Kingdom’s leading retailers, recently purchased low noise whisper units from Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand. Features of the selected SLXe Spectrum Whisper™ units go hand in hand with the ambitious sustainability […]

Alimentaria closes its most international show with 30 per cent of foreign visitors

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Alimentaria closes its most international show with 30 per cent of foreign visitors This afternoon, Alimentaria closed its most international, gastronomic and innovative show, which has been demonstrated by the increase in foreign visitors ¿42,000 from 141 countries¿ and the arrival of major buyers from around the world who took part in over 10,000 business […]

An initial assessment of Auchan’s action plan for combating undeclared subcontracting

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Textile industry: An initial assessment of Auchan’s action plan for combating undeclared subcontracting  1 AREA 2 – Increasing the effectiveness of inspections The plan provided for the creation of a mission undertaking random traceability checks on production, involving unannounced visits to the sites on which our suppliers have undertaken to produce their goods (see […]

Ahold agrees strategic acquisition in the Czech Republic

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Ahold agrees strategic acquisition in the Czech Republic   Zaandam, the Netherlands – Ahold is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to acquire SPAR’s business in the Czech Republic for an enterprise value of CZK 5,245 million. The acquisition will be funded from existing cash resources and is subject to merger […]

BRILLIANT OFFERS TO PUT A SPRING IN YOUR STEP!

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Spring is in the air and we have some fantastic deals to make the season even brighter for parents – so don’t miss our latest Tesco Baby & Toddler Event From 18th – 31st March Tesco will be holding its Tesco Baby and Toddler Event to provide parents with fantastic deals to help the family […]

44 high value acquisition targets named in Plimsoll’s 2014 Fruit Wholesalers & Importers Analysis

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The Fruit Wholesalers & Importers Market has a long tradition of seeing vulnerable businesses taken over by rescuers keen on a bargain. However, a new report by market analysts Plimsoll says this could all change in 2014. Plimsoll’s latest market analysis has identified 44 high valuation acquisitions allowing opportunity for some business to move into […]

HIGH STREET SALES RISE AGAIN – CBI

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Retail sales grew strongly in the year to February, beating expectations, and at the fastest pace since June 2012, according to the CBI’s latest quarterly Distributive Trades Survey.  The survey of 120 firms showed that sales have grown for the ninth consecutive month, while retailers’ investment intentions for the year ahead were at their highest […]

FTA Carbon Conference to celebrate work of the freight industry in reducing emissions

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FTA Carbon Conference to celebrate work of the freight industry in reducing emissions The Freight Transport Association’s (FTA’s) annual Cutting Carbon, Cutting Costs Conference will not only focus on key developments that enabling the logistics sector to significantly reduce carbon emissions, but will also celebrate the individual efforts of companies to reduce carbon with the […]

The tills are alive: Up to £200,000 of investment up for grabs as Worth Foundation scours UK for top retail ideas

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Up to £200k investment pot for winner and two runners up ·        The free-to-enter competition launches on 20 January 2014, see http://worthretail.com/foundation/for more Worth Foundation Fund, set up by the founders of Worth Retail launches today. The only retail-specific competition of its kind, the competition will see an expert panel scouring the nation for a […]

Greenvale Extends Award-Winning Brand into Baking Specific Pack

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  Leading potato supplier Greenvale is building on the success of its award-winning consumer brand, with the introduction of GreenVale Jacket Potatoes, offering consumers four larger spuds specifically for baking.   Like the GreenVale All Rounders, GreenVale Jacket Potatoes come in striking, brightly coloured paper sacks with a net window which are both environmentally friendly […]

Property Industry hits back at “misleading” flood insurance claims

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Property Industry hits back at “misleading” flood insurance claims The property industry has hit back at misleading claims that leasehold property will be covered by the Government’s new flood insurance scheme, Flood Re. The British Property Federation (BPF) spoke out after the Association of British Insurers (ABI) claimed yesterday that “Flood Re will cover domestic […]

NEW YEAR RETAIL SALES GROWTH MODEST – CBI

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NEW YEAR RETAIL SALES GROWTH MODEST – CBI There was modest high-street sales growth in the year to January, according to the latest CBI Monthly Distributive Trades Survey. However, fortunes were mixed across the different sectors: grocers and furniture & carpets retailers saw sales volumes rise, whereas clothing retailers, which have been affected by unseasonably […]

New study finds toxic chemicals in children’s clothing

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esting was carried out on products sold by 12 brands across the industry, including American Apparel, GAP, Primark and Nike for the report “A Little Story About the Monsters in Your Closet” [2]. The findings showed little distinction between the levels of hazardous chemicals in clothing made for children – a group particularly vulnerable to […]

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