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Ocado buys £10m stake in driverless vehicle tech firm

Online grocer Ocado has teamed up with autonomous driving software company Oxbotica to build self-driving vehicles for itself...

Scottish Parliament
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SGF unveils its manifesto

Ahead of the Scottish Parliament elections on 6 May, SGF has published its manifesto detailing proposed solutions to...

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Jisp and NFRN hit 100 store mark

One hundred NFRN members have now signed-up with all-in-one shopping app Jisp. Jisp launched its partnership with NFRN...

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Asda shuts in-store bakeries

Asda plans to cut 1,200 jobs by closing its in-store bakeries, as a growing number of customers make...

Smiling girls at Barcode Festival
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New date for Barcode Festival

GroceryAid has pushed back the date of its popular Barcode Festival to Thursday 2 September. This will give...

Tom Fender
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Amazon a ‘triple threat’ to convenience retailers, says TWC

Amazon would be the UK’s sixth-largest supermarket if current shoppers swapped just one grocery shop per month, according...

Raj Aggarwal
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Go on… do as Raj would do this month!

English Spar wholesaler AF Blakemore is set to launch a fantastic UK-wide charity fundraising week this month in...

Plan for Profit guides
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Unitas plans for profit with new category guidance

Unitas Wholesale has launched its first two Plan for Profit category guides for 2021. One focuses on the...

John Brodie
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Scotmid delivers ‘strong’ pandemic performance

Scotmid Co-op Society has reported a £6.4m trading profit for the 53 weeks ended 30 January 2021, compared...

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NFRN calls for funding to improve security systems for smaller retailers

The Federation of Independent Retailers (NFRN) has said smaller retailers need financial support from the government to help...