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    All 50 John Lewis shops will close Monday because of impact from coronavirus

    All Waitrose shops will stay open during the pandemic, and its websites, will serve customers. John Lewis Partnership aides with charitable donations and Community Support Fund. Read more >

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    Produce industry events cancelled or postponed because of coronavirus

    Popular gatherings across the globe, from Italy and the Netherlands to the United States, have either called off shows or have rescheduled their dates. Read more >

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    Tesco boss tries to quell shopper concerns, reiterates that food is plentiful

    Allan: 'There’s plenty of product in the supply chain, there’s plenty of food at Tesco and other supermarkets, and I don’t think anybody needs to panic buy.' Read more >

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    Report: Morrisons says it will pay small suppliers and businesses immediately

    The British retailer is also planning to temporarily re-classify those that have £100,000 of business-a-year with the company to those with £1 million of business. Read more >

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    Kantar: Of Big Four retailers, Sainsbury's is the only one growing sales

    But even its numbers aren't stellar, barely outpacing Tesco, Asda and Morrisons, which continue slump; discounters Aldi and Lidl roll on with robust performances. Read more >

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    New Zealand kiwifruit industry working on coronavirus mitigation plan

    The country's Kiwifruit Growers has taken proactive steps to mitigate labor risks and the potential of dry weather on the fruit. Read more >

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    Ireland's Total Produce notches higher revenues and profits in 2019

    The group's total revenue grew by 22%, while adjusted profit before tax rose by 28%, and does not expect any disruption from coronavirus outbreak. Read more >

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    Allen: I'm 'thrilled' to take reins as permanent CEO at Berry Gardens

    During his days as COO, he led the planning and completion of the firm's packhouse and head office; now he is ready for 'new phase of growth.' Read more >

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    Citing struggles to keep stores 'profitable', Waitrose will close four stores

    As fierce competition takes hold of the grocery sector, Waitrose faces inevitable decision to cut certain shops. 'We have to do what’s right for the business as a whole.' Read more >

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    Top UK retailer Tesco takes stunning step, announcing it will price match Aldi

    Still at the top but losing ground to deep discounters, the supermarket will drop what customers pay on hundreds of products, including many of its own-brand items. Read more >