Leclerc inaugurates its first organic market in the Grand Est

Leclerc inaugurates its first organic market in the Grand Est

  Leclerc is opening its first organic store in Germany and the second one after its first store in Charente-Maritime, France.   The French-based retailer has announced through its CEO that it is having its first store concept dedicated to organic products in the first store inaugurated in Saintes where the focus is on local and short-circuit supply.  “Our […]

Iceland wins the 2018 Supermarket Survey Award

Iceland wins the 2018 Supermarket Survey Award

  Environmental Investigation Agency has declared the winners of their 2018 supermarket award based on a survey of the best supermarket Plastic Policy.   The evaluation tackled reducing single-use plastic, eliminating non-recyclable plastic, influencing suppliers and transparency. Checkingoutonplastics.org stated:  “Based on their survey responses, retailers were scored on their commitments to reduce single-use plastic, eliminate non-recyclable plastic packaging, engage […]

AB7: Africa’s Biggest F&B Expo Keeps Getting Bigger

AB7: Africa’s Biggest F&B Expo Keeps Getting Bigger

AB7: Africa’s Biggest F&B Expo Keeps Getting Bigger “It’s time that Africa gets recognition for its status in the world as an economic powerhouse on a stable path to growth,” says John Thomson of Exhibition Management Services, the organisers of Africa’s Big Seven (AB7) food and beverage expo. AB7 takes place from 19 to 21 […]

Crisis not yet over for the big four, says Sainsbury’s chief

Crisis not yet over for the big four, says Sainsbury’s chief

UK’s biggest supermarkets have not yet reached the low point in the crisis caused by the rise of German discounters Aldi and Lidl, says Sainsbury’s, the country’s second biggest supermarket. Sainsbury’s and its “big four” British adversaries, Tesco, Wal-Mart’s Asda and Morrisons, have seen share, profits, and sales hit by a severe price war to […]