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Hartman Group: Don’t downplay the online threat

Hartman Group: Don’t downplay the online threat

Could traditional supermarkets disappear in 20 years?

By Elaine Watson

As the immediate shock of the Amazon Whole Foods deal wears off, and spooked retailers are reassured that just 1% of US food and beverage retail sales are generated online,* they would be wise to remember that not all growth curves are linear, says Hartman...

Reducing waste is the top priority, but food companies and retailers are also working together to redistribute surplus food

How retailers are working with suppliers to fight food waste

By Fintan Hastings, external affairs adviser, British Retail Consortium

The close relationship between supply chain partners means they are well-placed to help each other tackle food waste, says Fintan Hastings, external affairs adviser at the British Retail Consortium.

Time for a fair trade

Monday comment

Time for a fair trade

The UK government must introduce a compulsory new supermarket code
ofconduct if it is to make up for past mistakes and save the food
industryfrom a spiral into anti-competitive practices.

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