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Ocado Posts 5.7% Increase in Profits

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Earlier this month, we reported the launch of Amazon Fresh, the nation’s newest online grocery shopping platform. Unperturbed, perhaps its biggest competitor, Ocado, has posted an increase in profits by some 5.7% in the last six months, December to May.

The retailer’s profit before tax also rose from £7.2m to £8.5m …

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Better Restaurants Could Prevent the Death of the High Street

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A new study claims that by improving the range and quality of high street restaurants the decline of the UK’s town centres could be halted. The survey of more than 2,000 UK adults revealed that people are greatly influenced to visit the high street by food and leisure facilities and, furthermore, that better quality facilities …

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Sports Direct Looks At Saving BHS From Liquidation

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Sports Direct has expressed interest in buying the BHS brand and some of its retail stores, after the British department store franchise went into administration in April. The sportswear giant has contacted administrators and is looking seriously at the prospect of a major acquisition.

British Home Stores (BHS) has been staple of the …

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“Amazon Fresh” Good News For Consumers

Amazon will begin fresh food deliveries in the UK this month. The instantly recognisable online retailer will start to service an ambition to supply fresh food through its Amazon Fresh service and will see the company step up its competitive battle with supermarkets.

Great News For Consumers

The move by Amazon is good …

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Nestlé Welcomes New International Standard On Food Waste

Nestlé says the new FLW standard for food waste is a major step forward for the industry on a global scale. The Food Loss and Waste Accounting and Reporting Standard, otherwise known as “FLW”, has been launched by Global Green Growth Forum (3GF). The FLW standard is the first of its kind and defines the …

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Amazon Fresh Food Delivery Launches in London

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E-commerce giant, Amazon is launching its hugely successful food delivery arm, Amazon Fresh, in the UK today.

The online retailer is opening up its food delivery service to North and East London after it was a phenomenal hit state-side. Amazon is making more than 130,000 different grocery products available to purchase online, including …

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