Waitrose pushes expansion in Scotland by partnering with Margiotta

Waitrose has entered into an agreement and begun delivering its products to Margiotta, a convenience store chain in Scotland known for its high-quality fresh food. The retailer is supplying more than 600 items to 16 of Margiotta’s shops and will add two more locations after the new year as soon as those stores are revamped. […]

Sainsbury’s adds another convenient tech piece for shoppers

Sainsbury’s has implemented checkout-free shopping at its Holborn Circus convenience store as it looks to improve customer satisfaction and ease of purchasing. The retailer is utilising Amazon’s Just Walk Out technology to allow consumers a better experience. “We’re excited to bring Just Walk Out technology to our first customer internationally with Sainsbury’s,” Dilip Kumar, Amazon’s […]

Research & Analysis: Industry Should Focus On Getting the Poor to Eat More

Consumers indeed make produce a personal decision, and to whatever degree the industry — growers/shippers and retailers — can offer more options, consumers will split up their purchases, and so the new items offered will have some volume. It is also true that some of the new items — better varieties, more convenient cuts, interesting […]

Tesco opens first checkout-free supermarket in London

Imagine walking into a supermarket, getting all of your groceries and simple leaving without being forced to go through a queue. Tesco has done it. The retail giant has unveiled its first ever checkout-free store in at its High Holborn location in central London, giving its shoppers who utilize the Tesco.com app the chance to […]

Amazon Fresh opens first UK grocery store, offering private food brand

Amazon Fresh has launched its first convenience grocery store to offer Just Walk Out Shopping in the UK. The store in Ealing, London, is Amazon’s first physical shop and first grocery store outside of the US.  To shop at the Amazon Fresh store, customers simply use the Amazon app to enter and can put their […]