Two key executives who helped to shape UK retail died in the last few days. Paul Myners was the former chairman of M&S and Landsec and John Sainsbury was the driving force behind the supermarket chain for 23 years.
Delivery specialist InPost has announced a deal with Westfield to add its lockers to its London malls. Both inside and outside the malls, they’re another step towards making e-deliveries easier, and boosting footfall.
Tesco has averted pre-Christmas strike action that could have severely damaged its festive season trading. The UK supermarket chain and F+F fashion line owner has secured an above-inflation pay rise for depot staff.
Empty clothes rails, beauty and food shelves at Tesco could be a possibility if a strike at the supermarket giant’s warehouses can’t be averted. Over 1,000 distribution staff have voted to strike from December 16.