Walmart Navigates Supply Chain To Deliver This Holiday Season
United States: Gordon Food Service® unveils: Goodfinds by Gordon
Inspired by the belief that food shouldn’t just taste good, it should also be good, Gordon Food Service® unveiled a new program for its customers called Goodfinds by Gordon. The program’s mission is to partner with companies at the forefront of food service innovation to provide customers with meaningful food solutions that benefit communities, customers and the planet.
United States: How Walmart is navigating the supply chain to deliver this holiday season
Joe Metzger, Executive Vice President, Supply Chain Operations, Walmart US said, “We have all seen and heard a lot in recent months about supply chain issues in the retail industry. . forecasting the season, it’s natural to wonder if the items will hit store shelves and how that might affect holiday preparations. We have been delivering the holiday season for over 50 years. This year, we’re doing even more to make sure product orders arrive when customers need them.
France: Launch of the picnic in Lille next week
After a successful trial in Valenciennes (northern France), the Dutch online supermarket Picnic will expand its activities to neighboring Lille on October 13.
Australia: Doug Jones appointed new CEO of Metcash Limited
Metcash Limited informed that group CEO Jeff Adams has informed the board of directors of his intention to step down and that Doug Jones, currently CEO and senior vice president of Massmart Wholesale, based in South Africa , will succeed him.
France: Auchan does not consider a hostile offer after the end of Carrefour negotiations – Les Echos
Auchan does not intend to make a hostile gesture to Carrefour after the latter broke off discussions on a merger between the 2 French distribution groups, said the business daily Les Echos.
UK buyer confidence at year-long low: IGD
UK buyer confidence fell to its lowest level in a year in September, according to IGD’s latest buyer confidence index. The index, which provides professionals in the category, information and trade with reliable information on buyers, highlights that concerns about food price inflation are at their highest level since March 2013.
Finland: Groupe S extends its purchase agreement with Carrefour
The Finnish group S has announced the extension of its purchase agreement with Carrefour to a range of international brand products. A number of other Nordic cooperative groups, including Coop Norway, Coop Sweden and Coop Denmark, are also involved in the purchase agreement.
Philippines: WalterMart unveils its plan to open 2 new stores
WalterMart, the Luzon-based supermarket chain owned by SM Retail and the Wilson Lim family, plans to open 2 new stores before the end of the year to strengthen its position as one of the major players in the retail industry. by retail. Waltermart said the new stores will be located in Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon), which is experiencing a rapidly growing population and increasing purchasing power.
UK: Which was the cheapest supermarket in September 2021?
Aldi defeated rival Lidl’s supermarket as the cheapest supermarket in September by just 37p, the latest monthly analysis from Which? found.
Auchan, Aldi stand out for vegan products in Portugal
Auchan and Aldi are food retailers with the best offering of vegan products in Portugal, a new report from the Portuguese Vegetarian Association (AVP) has revealed. The result comes from the RankingVeg project, set up by AVP in partnership with the German Albert Schweitzer Foundation. The study focused on the retailers most present in the Portuguese market, namely Aldi, Auchan, Continente, Intermarché, Lidl, Minipreço and Mercadona.
Italy: Lidl sets new climate protection targets
Lidl Italia has announced that it is on track to become climate neutral by next year and reduce its CO2 emissions by 48% by the end of the decade. The retailer, which operates more than 680 stores across Italy, is committed to the Paris Climate Agreement target of limiting global warming to 1.5 ° C.
UK: Tesco seeks to fill thousands of vacancies
This year, Tesco is recruiting 30,000 temporary colleagues to help customers during the busy Christmas season. With recruitment already underway, half of those positions were filled by temporary colleagues who joined Tesco during the pandemic and whose contracts were extended to cover Christmas.