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This is the fourth and final blog in a series in which we look at how the supply chain trends we identified for 2019 have panned out. In this instance, I’ll be taking a look at Clarity on circularity.

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Co-op, the major UK convenience retailer, has set out plans to extend its reach in online sales in 2020. Same-day city-centre delivery to roll-out to 650 stores Over the next 12 months same-day delivery services will be made available across almost 100 towns and cities.  This will be facilitated by the expansion of both the Co-op's in-house delivery operation shop.coop.co.uk and its partner...
Food and grocery delivery service Deliveroo has signed up more than 200 independent and symbol convenience stores and off licences in London, according to reports from The Grocer. On-demand grocery deliveries In an effort to expand its reach of on-demand grocery delivery, Deliveroo has signed up over 200 symbol and independent convenience stores across London. Partner retailers include Budgen...
Co-op has announced the extension of John Lewis’ ‘Click & Collect’ service trial to 50 food stores. The service is now available across multiple locations Back in May, Co-op has launched the trial in 6 of its food stores to offer customers another option for picking up their John Lewis’ orders. The ‘Click & Collect’ service is now available across many cities, including Bristol, Cambri...

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21/10/2019
An essential summary of supply chain priorities, latest network developments, and other key statistics for Co-op.
14/10/2019
Using global examples from retailers including Walmart, E.Leclerc, Carrefour and Amazon, among others, we explore different click and collect formats and how retailers and operators are approaching the opportunity.
21/02/2019
On shelf availability (OSA) provides retailers with a shopper perspective of service and a view of overall supply chain effectiveness. This report explores shopper responses to out of stock products and what retailers, including Tesco, Sainsbury's and Co-op are doing to improve OSA.

The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR), the UK government’s independent forecasting body, has issued a new edition of its regular Fiscal Risks Report.

This includes interesting content, relevant to grocery businesses. Chapter Nine examines climate change as a threat to economic performance and fiscal outcomes.

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