Aldi’s cashierless store in the capital reportedly cost £1.8 million for the budget supermarket to refit. Earlier this week, the retailer announced it was trialling its first checkout-free store in London.
Uber Eats is adding over 340 Shell forecourt stores across the UK to its platform. In a win for the delivery company, grocery deliveries from Shell stores were previously handled by rival Deliveroo.
4,000 employees returning to work at Ocado’s headquarters are receiving fresh, personalised lunches cooked by food service robot Semblr. According to Karakuri, the UK-based tech company which develops the robot, the Ocado roll-out is the first ever installation of foodservice robotics in a large, high-volume catering environment.
The billionaire founder and former chief executive of Amazon told the UK prime minister this week that it is the government’s job make sure large businesses pay more tax.
Barclays has announced that Antony Stephen, the current head of Amazon Payments Europe, will become the new chief executive for its partner finance business. Barclays Partner Finance (BPF) works with retailers, offering point-of-sale finance and Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) lending.
Sainsbury’s is relaunching its same day delivery and click & collect services across nearly 250 stores this week. The supermarket retailer said that it would continue to roll out the service, adding 100 additional stores by the end of next month.
Under the new guidelines, retailers still aren’t legally obliged to cut ties with modern slavery. Alexandra Leonards reveals why the latest measures aren’t likely to change things on the ground, and explores how retailers must look beyond the legal minimum to rid their supply chains of forced labour.
Retail Systems editor Peter Walker sits down with Brother’s senior commercial client manager Jessica Stansfield to talk through the company’s solutions for retailers and hospitality businesses, what’s new in labelling technology, and the benefits of outsourcing printing.
Fluent Commerce’s EMEA managing director Rob Shaw sat down with Retail Systems editor Peter Walker to discuss omnichannel opportunities, the best way to tackle technology and how the company is expanding into the UK and Europe.