A new study has revealed that UK households are currently spending an extra £361 million a week in supermarkets due to panic buying during Covid-19. Read more
North American e-commerce platform Instacart has announced plans to hire an additional 300,000 full-service shoppers, to keep pace with burgeoning consumer demand for grocery deliv... Read more
Online grocery orders in the US have grown 123% year-on-year in response to the coronavirus pandemic, according to new research by food-tech firm Chicory. Read more
Canadian retailer Metro Inc is investing $303.9m over the next five years to build a new automated distribution centre in Terrebonne, Quebec. Read more
Iceland is trialling plastic-free and low-plastic packaging solutions across several of its fruit and vegetable lines, reducing the amount of plastic packaging used on its fresh pr... Read more
Retailer Ahold Delhaize USA has announced that it will invest $480m over the next three years to expand and upgrade its supply chain on the East Coast of the US. Read more
Tesco have announced today that its group CEO Dave Lewis will step down from his role in Summer 2020. Lewis will be succeeded by the former Walgreens Boots Alliance executive Ken M... Read more
Iceland claims that over 300,000 plastic bottles have been recycled through reverse vending machines located at its stores since it launched a reverse vending trial last year. Read more
Instacart has announced that it will introduce its Instacart Pickup click-and-collect grocery pickup service nationwide in the US. Read more
Retail Business Services, the services company of Ahold Delhaize USA, has announced that it will remove all artificial ingredients from its private brand products by 2025. Read more
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