‘Most wanted’ list needed to stop shoplifters hitting convenience stores

The impassioned plea comes from the Association of Convenience Stores which found theft across the sector had reached record highs

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Aldi offering kids free sessions of Olympic and Paralympic sports

The discounter has also released the findings of a poll suggesting millions of children are at risk of missing out on sport in the cost of living crisis

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D&I in retail is improving, but we must shift gear to drive meaningful change

Having a diverse and inclusive workplace isn’t just good ethics, it’s good business, says Helen Dickinson, CEO of the British Retail Consortium

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Central Co-op saves shoppers £2.6m through exclusive member pricing

Central said the savings would stay put as the nation headed into the summer as a way of helping shoppers navigate the cost of living crisis

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Convenience stores losing profits from free ATM services

One Premier retailer said his store’s ATM transactions had dropped by around 70% to 45 a day, with a 15p payment per transaction


The women taking on a world of ‘meat men’

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In the final set of our power lists on women in grocery, we look at the progress the meat industry is making on gender diversity, and shine a light on the high-profile female talent that’s rising to the top

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ACS urges cautious approach to future wage rates

In a submission to the Low Pay Commission, ACS has urged it to recognise the unique challenges faced by businesses caused by the cost of living crisis


Jempson’s launching bakery experiences for shoppers

The retailer is also selling bread subscription boxes for the first time, including a breakfast box for £17.50 a month

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Southern Co-op reports major drop in carbon emissions

The society also plans to install more solar panels, trial thermal night blinds on refrigeration units and optimise recycling methods


Scottish c-stores to promote Best Start Foods prepaid cards

The Scottish Grocers Federation will train and encourage shop staff to get customers used to paying with Best Start Foods cards

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What’s on at the UK Food & Drink Shows 2023

The UK Food & Drink Shows 2023 will bring together grocery’s best brands and leading experts. Here’s how to make the best of it

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Petfood makers and FareShare team up to help animals

Companies including Pets at Home, Purina Petcare, Lily’s Kitchen and Mars Petcare are taking part in the scheme 

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GroceryAid campaign to highlight charity's support for shop workers

The awareness campaign will point workers to the charity’s free and confidential helpline, online support and financial grants

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JW Filshill to rebrand entire KeyStore estate

The wholesaler plans to roll out the new branding across the rest of its estate across the next five years

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Aldi to donate up to 400,000 meals in Easter school holidays

At least a quarter of the donations will go to causes supporting children, according to the discounter

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Aldi launches ‘adult breakfast club’ for parents skipping meals to feed kids

The initiative follows research which found 44% of parents from lower-income households were skipping meals to ensure there was enough food for their family


Shop theft reaches record highs across convenience sector

Of the areas worst affected across the UK, London was at the top, with 48% of retailers saying theft had increased over the past year

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Co-op and Nisa raise £20m to fund clean water projects

3p of every litre of Co-op own-brand water sold goes to The One Foundation – a UK charity funding grants for humanitarian water, sanitation, and hygiene programmes

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Aldi bosses to run London Marathon as Cuthbert the Caterpillar

Aldi UK MD Graham Hetherington and group MDs Dan Ronald and Oliver King will run in the three-person costume


Co-op partners with Barnardo’s to help young people

Co-op aims to raise the money by engaging colleagues, members and customers in a range of national and local fundraising


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