Britain's largest retailer has once again beaten analyst
expectations, hitting a new sales record of £41.8bn. But as it
unveils plans for greener technologies, environmental campaigners
fail to back the strategy.
The Slovak government has asked the European Commission to extend
its inquiry into Tesco and Carrefour's proposed supermarket swap,
fuelling speculation of a burgeoning reluctance to give global
retailers free rein in new markets.
Marks and Spencers and Sainsburys are sending senior managers on a
new training course that promises to teach mainstream business
leaders about the ethics of product sourcing in a bid to improve
supply chain relations.
While William Morrison Supermarkets is reportedly on the hunt for a
new chief executive, it has issued another warning that it is
having a hard time digesting its £3.35bn (€5bn) acquisition of
Safeway last year, reports Ahmed ElAmin.