Grocers should consider introducing more widespread deposit and return schemes instead of waiting...
With a deal or no-deal Brexit to be decided in weeks, GlobalData Retail are conducting a quick survey to see what retailers are doing in preparation for Brexit.
Grocers should consider introducing more widespread deposit and return schemes instead of waiting for government action, since 88.9% of UK consumers stated that they would be likely to use a scheme as environmental concerns move higher up their agendas.
Following the broadcast of Stacey Dooley’s investigative documentary, Fashion’s Dirty Secret, on BBC1 yesterday evening, the issue of the fashion industry’s impact on the environment will have become more prominent in the minds of many UK consumers.
Chatteris – a smallish Fenland town – is not used to finding itself splashed over the national press, but such has been the case in recent weeks in the wake of the announcement it was to be the site of the first of Tesco’s new discount retail venture - Jack’s.
Retailers targeting males could be missing out the potential sales uplift that delivery saver schemes can offer.
Supermarkets are already embracing ‘wonky’ vegetables - produce that doesn't fit the store’s aesthetic expectations - with the aim of cutting down food waste. And shoppers are supporting the move, as they enjoy cheaper prices for only slightly imperfect food. With a healthy food company, MuscleFood, introducing the first ‘wonky steak’, could wonky meat be the next food trend?
New brand ambassador Holly Willoughby alone cannot revive M&S. She does, however, provide the high street stalwart with its greatest opportunity to pull in the younger clothing shoppers that it so desperately needs.
The supermarkets’ newfound environmental efforts regarding plastic waste are definitely chiming with the public, according to new research from GlobalData.
For those observing the cigarette sector in the UAE in recent times, the recent announcement from the government that a new digital scheme for cigarette packs is to be introduced from 2019 should come as no real surprise.