Simon Roberts

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The need to fix the online groceries profit condundrum is critical for many of today’s supermarkets. Photograph: iStock

Jo Ronan had never done a grocery shop online before Covid-19. Now, she and her husband Mike doubt they will venture back into a supermarket until at (...)

Sainsbury’s supermarket in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, England.

For an industry known for wafer-thin margins and cut-throat competition, UK food retail has benefited from a tide of good news in recent weeks. Indus(...)

Photograph: iStock

British supermarket group Sainsbury’s estimated a profit impact of £500 million (€573.5 million) from the coronavirus pandemic and said it would defer(...)

Laura Wade-Gery  attends the WIE50 Power Breakfast at the London Stock Exchange. Photograph: Getty Images

Laura Wade-Gery, Marks & Spencer’s most senior female executive, chose the company’s AGM to let her colleagues know she was planning to take so(...)

The British division of Walgreens Boots Alliance will cut 700 non-store support positions through a combination of job cuts, assignments to other departments and not replacing people who leave or retire, the pharmacy operator said in a statement on Monday.

Chemist chain Boots is to cut it s administrative workforce by 10 per cent. This is part of the UK company’s contribution to a $1.5 billion cost-cutti(...)