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UK retailers’ sustainability strategies 2022

We explore the top 10 retailers’ sustainability strategies and their latest initiatives. 

Sustainability trends 2022

In this report we highlight five global sustainability trends we expect retailers to implement as part of sustainability strategies during 2022, and beyond. 

HFSS update: a look at retailers' progress so far

An overview of how UK retailers have been modifying their assortments, merchandising, store design and shopper marketing ahead of October’s new rules.

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European value retailer Action’s strong performance in 2022 underlines how variety discount's growth shows no signs of slowing down. The retailer’s double-digit like-for-like sales are a good reminder that this often-forgotten section of the discount channel warrants more attention.

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To coincide with the International Green Week 2023 trade fair in Berlin, we look at some recent sustainability initiatives from Edeka, Lidl, REWE, Penny and Aldi Süd. Edeka responds to new food-to-go legislation From 1 st January 2023, all food-to-go and drinks containers provided to shoppers in Germany must be reusable. The new packaging law aims to reduce the amount of disposable packagi...
Loblaw is opening four additional pharmacist-led clinics in Alberta following the success of its first location in the province. The retailer launched this new model in Lethbridge in June. Expanded role for pharmacists The new clinics are being developed following a change in the province to expand the scope of pharmacists. This enables them to assess patients and prescribe medications for ...
This week I visited the city of Düsseldorf, in the west of Germany. Here are the five things I loved during my visits to stores around the city. 1. Wowed by Edeka Zurheide Feine Kost Grocery retail doesn’t have to be boring, and it certainly isn’t at Zurheide Feine Kost run Edeka stores. The independent owner has six stores in the region, with the two I visited in Düsseldorf the real highli...
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