Retail

Sourcing goods made in Africa: A UK business perspective

Looking at how to overcome real and perceived barriers to sourcing African-made products in the UK

Retail Horizons

Envisioning the future of the retail industry

Businesses must lobby for long-term thinking, says Ian Cheshire

We aren’t only piling up sandbags, we are piling up costs – says Kingfisher’s Group Chief Executive.

The Beauty and Personal Care Products Sustainability Summit

We're proud to convene an unprecedented, cross-sector summit in September that will be co-hosted by retail giants Target and Walmart to improve sustainability performance in the personal care and beauty industry

M&S Plan A: what’s next, and why they’re still pioneers

M&S was the only UK retailer to emerge unscathed from the horsemeat scandal back in early 2013.

The logic of lobbying for good

Pioneering businesses are calling on governments to change the rules, with good reason, says Paul Monaghan, Director of Up the Ethics.

Value chain data can improve business performance, retailers believe

Research reveals that over 80% of retailers and brand owners believe value chain data is important for product quality and performance.

Starbucks Japan closes loop from waste coffee grounds to milk

Over one hundred Starbucks coffeehouses across Japan are transforming waste coffee beans into feed for dairy cows – and buying back their milk.

Tesco builds on Lidl’s junkfood ban at checkouts

Both supermarket chains plan to remove junk food from the checkout aisles of all their UK stores, replacing it with healthier snacks.

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