Sainsbury’s has been crowned the UK’s greenest supermarket, producing the lowest emissions some 12 times better than the worst offenders. According to new research from Engaged Tracking, Sainsbury’s emits the lowest number of greenhouse gases (GHG) out of the UK’s largest grocers, followed closely by its larger rival Tesco. Iceland came last, producing an intensity of emmisons 34 per cent higher than the average supermarket, while discounters Aldi and Lidl made up the next two bottom spots
It’s a tough time for retail, and it seems just about everyone has the same plan of action for the future: customer experience. There’s sound logic to giving customers more of a reason to shop in-store than online, but what is experience, really
Aldi and Lidl have a more loyal customer base than all of the UK’s Big 4 supermarkets, according to new research. The 2018 Loyalty Study conducted by TCC Global, which analysed 1000 in-depth interviews with shoppers across the country, found that the German discounters demanded a greater devotion from their customers than any other supermarkets in the UK
Jim Cramer applauds the market's resilience before diving into his game plan for the week ahead.
Retail has been revealed as the most miserable industry to work in, according to a new study on attitudes towards bosses. The study, commissioned by Expert Market and facilitated by independent survey company Vivatic, quizzed 2200 people about their relationship with their managers to determine the industries with the worst bosses. Just over half of respondents – 52 per cent – said that they hated their job specifically because of their boss, and one in 10 said they imagined killing them.
The company's CEO Brian Cornell dismissed the notion that he should have either Amazon or Walmart in his peripheral vision, saying, “We’ve got to focus on our game plan.”
Superdry and Game have both announced the imminent departures of their chief financial officers. Superdry’s finance boss Nick Wharton, who has held the role since 2015, has announced his retirement from the fashion retailer
Game hailed a return to growth for the first time since 2015 thanks to continued cost saving measures and the launch of popular new consoles. Ahead of its annual general meeting later this month, Game revealed a 5.2 per cent rise in group gross transaction value (GTV) in the peak trading period during the 9 weeks to January 6.
Game has posted revenue and profit losses for the full year as it continued to struggle with “structural headwinds” and the transformation of its core business. In the 52 weeks to July 29 the video game retailer saw a 3.6 per cent decline in revenues to £782.9 million compared to 2016. Group gross transaction values also fell 2.4 per cent despite a 6.6 per cent boost in the second half of the year.
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