Dive Brief: Giant Food plans to add charging stations for electric vehicles at many of its supermarkets across its mid-Atlantic service area, according to a press release. The stations will be available for customers to use while shopping for no charge. The retailer plans to place two charging stations at each store it elects to
Selfridges was one of the first UK retailers to temporarily close its stores amid the coronavirus crisis. // Selfridges reopens its food hall at London flagship // It comes with “stringent” social distancing measures to keep staff and customers safe // The rest of the London store and its other sites in Manchester & Birmingham
Aldi to sell groceries online for the first time in the UK – in food parcels for self-isolating shoppers
Aldi is to sell groceries online for the first time in the UK, as it puts food parcels for vulnerable and self-isolating shoppers on sale on its website. From tomorrow morning the supermarket will be selling food parcels of 22 products for home delivery, including tinned food, rice, pasta, toilet roll and antibacterial handwash.
I spoke recently with the head of strategy and architecture of a large distributor of industrial products about his company’s implementation of Oracle Supply Chain Management (SCM) Cloud and how its flexibility had enabled them to adjust their distribution network to cope with COVID-19 disruption. What struck me most forcibly was the contrast between his
(Image: Yui Mok/PA Wires) // M&S shares plans to support NHS response to coronavirus in the UK // Plans include uniform donations to NHS Nightingale in London and scrubs for NHS Derbyshire // M&S also donating clothing packs for discharged patients and free delivery for 2 London hospitals Marks & Spencer has announced a series
I have just returned from the supermarket, and have witnessed the empty shelves (Report, 9 March). I suggest that for the immediate future you publish the Guardian in long, narrow strips.David NapierLewes, East Sussex • I confess to panic-buying lapsang souchong tea (loose leaf, of course).Fr Chris BensonDevon • My favourite definition is the one