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Analysis

Analysis: Supply chain snarl-up – how retailers can smooth out the kinks

2021-09-03T05:30:00+01:00By

Any time, any place, anywhere. Retail has pretty much lived by the Martini mantra for decades now as an ever more sleek and adaptable supply chain has enabled consumers to benefit from an abundance of goods always on the shelf, whether digital or in-store.

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Co-op Food chief executive Jo Whitfield

Opinion

Jo Whitfield: ‘Shopping little and often is here to stay as sustainability rises up agenda’

2021-08-11T05:30:00+01:00By

This year has brought seismic shifts in the food sector, which continues to adjust to the major impacts in trading brought about by Covid and Brexit.

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Opinion

‘Political will needed to remove Northern Ireland Brexit trade friction’

2021-07-27T05:30:00+01:00By

At the start of last week, chief executives from the UK’s leading supermarkets, and the BRC chief executive Helen Dickinson, wrote to Brexit minister, Lord Frost, and vice-president of the European Union, Maroš Šefčovič.

Marks & Spencer chair Archie Norman

Opinion

Archie Norman: ‘Pointless enforcement of Customs Union is destructive to businesses’

2021-07-21T13:27:00+01:00By

About 40,000 pages of forms to fill in per week, trucks turned back because they are sometimes filled in with the ‘wrong coloured’ ink, and debates over the dairy content of chocolate chip cookies. M&S’s chair starkly sets out his concerns about EU trade rules enforcement in the island of Ireland in a letter to Brexit minister Lord Frost