Tesco… but no tills: Supermarket giant will launch first checkout-free store 

Supermarket giant Tesco is set to launch its first checkout-free store following in Amazon’s footsteps. The announcement follows successful trials at Tesco’s head office, which saw shoppers scan items with their phone.  Payment was then taken automatically from the customers account as they walked out the store.   Chief executive Ken Murphy said the year-long trial at … Read more

Peperami delights vegetarians with the release of its first meat-free Vegerami range

It’s NOT a bit of an animal! Peperami delights vegetarians and flexitarians with the release of its first meat-free Vegerami range which comes in TWO flavours and costs £1 a pack Peperami has released its first vegetarian range at £1 per 40g pack at TescoGerman brand is launching Vegerami Pep’d Up and Smokin’ Chick’nless Bites Delighted social media … Read more

Channel 4 documentary looks at Scottish island North Uist’s £3million postcode lottery winners

A new documentary has shared the story of a small Scottish community who split a £3million lottery jackpot and spent their winnings on a plastic wheelbarrow, an electric heater and a breadmaker. Channel 4’s ‘The Scottish Island that Won the Lottery’ follows the people of North Uist, a tiny island off of Scotland described as … Read more

SouthYork the sequel: Prince Andrew’s marital home is replaced by ultra-modern mega-mansion is born

When Prince Andrew‘s former marital home was razed six years ago by its new owner, few design connoisseurs would have lamented its loss. Sunninghill Park had been compared to both a Tesco superstore and Southfork Ranch, JR’s vulgar pile in Dallas, and it had gone to wrack and ruin after lying empty for eight years. … Read more

Customers asked if they want to opt out of emails about Father’s Day in case it triggers grief

Growing number of retailers ask customers if they want to opt out of emails about Father’s Day in case it triggers grief among the bereaved More retailers are asking customers if they want to opt out of emailed reminders The trend has been welcomed by customers who find the occasions ‘too much’Approach has been adopted by … Read more

The ultimate caterpillar cake taste test from M&S’ Colin to Aldi’s Cuthbert

From Sainsbury’s Wiggles to Tesco‘s Curly, most British supermarkets have their own version of a caterpillar cake.  The original, Marks & Spencer’s Colin Cake – who turned 30 last year – has been a staple at British birthday parties for decades, with similar cakes gaining in popularity in recent years.   M&S lodged an intellectual property … Read more

How waste from some supermarkets ends up illegally dumped by side of roads in Turkey

Plastic from British supermarkets is being illegally dumped and burned on Turkish roadsides, it has been claimed. Waste from major chains including Tesco, Aldi and M&S is among rubbish strewn across Turkey’s Adana province, according to an investigation by Greenpeace. The UK exports more than 500,000 tons of plastic waste every year – enough to fill … Read more

Nationwide UK shortage of baby milk formula leaves parents panicked

Nationwide shortage of baby milk formula leaves parents panicked as supermarket and pharmacy shelves are stripped bare due to ‘issue with ingredient’  Parents have been left panicked over a nationwide shortage of baby formulaDanoe, who own the UK’s biggest formula brands Aptmail and Cow & Gate say they are experiencing low availability due to an issue … Read more

Nationwide shortage of baby milk formula leaves parents panicked

Nationwide shortage of baby milk formula leaves parents panicked as supermarket and pharmacy shelves are stripped bare due to ‘issue with ingredient’  Parents have been left panicked over a nationwide shortage of baby formulaDanoe, who own the UK’s biggest formula brands Aptmail and Cow & Gate say they are experiencing low availability due to an issue … Read more