When Sainsbury's new boss hosts a virtual focus group with supermarket shoppers on his first day in charge on Monday, the conversation will be radically different from the one he might have imagined when he got the job.
Sainsbury's retail and operations director Simon Roberts has emerged as the internal favourite to succeed Mike Coupe as chief executive if the supermarket group opts to promote from within, reports said.
Tesco has pledged to remove one billion pieces of plastic packaging from products in its UK stores by the end of 2020, seeking to reduce its environmental impact and meet growing consumer demand for less waste.
The last of three former senior directors of Tesco accused of fraud at Britain’s biggest retailer in 2014 has been formally acquitted, leaving the Serious Fraud Office without a conviction for the accounting scandal.
Two former senior executives of Tesco abused their positions to encourage practices that resulted in a 250 million pounds overstatement of expected profits and misled the stock market, a London court heard on Monday.