By Chris Dawson August 30, 2017 - 3:00 pm

Alibaba steps up online-to-offline commerce with food deliveries

It's no wonder that stocks in supermarkets are dropping and the investors are worried about future performance. Earlier this week we wrote about the effect of Amazon's plans with Whole Foods on supermarkets in the West and now news from the East, Alibaba is joining

The Food Exchange, London: 29/9/17

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Tesco Now launches 1-hour London deliveries

Tesco is launching one-hour deliveries in a pilot program in central London (Zones 1 and 2). Up to 20 instore products such as bread, fruit and veg, meat, frozen produce and (you'll be grateful if you've ever run out) even loo roll. The trademark 'Tesco

How to get your food and drink product retail ready, webinar: 25/4/17

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Calling all food producers: Sell at Morrisons

If you are a local food producer then Morrisons want to hear from you. They have launched ‘The Nation’s Local Foodmakers’ campaign which aims to get local produce into each Morrisons store and sell more British food. Morrisons want to recruit more than 200 new

Amazon Go Checkout Free Store to come to London

The Sunday Times* reported that Amazon are scouting locations for an Amazon Go store in London. According to the paper, Amazon have eyed up a couple of dozen potential locations. Amazon already registered the Amazon Go trademark in the UK back in December, so it would

A year in, how competitively priced is Amazon Pantry?

Amazon launched Amazon Pantry just over a year ago in November 2015. The service offers more than 4,000 low-priced everyday essentials in everyday sizes. On the day Amazon Pantry launched I placed an order to test the service. I ordered 4 x six packs of Coke

Deliveroo for Business launches for lunches

Deliveroo for Business launches this week aiming to spice up the 'eat at your desk' fodder employees consume during their working day. They also of course want to capture the meeting room buffet business and supply the food for the board room platters. The business service

Sainsbury’s challenge Amazon with same day food delivery

Just nine weeks after Amazon Fresh launched in London, Sainsbury's have announced that they will also be delivering fresh food the same day to selected London postcodes as well as expanding delivery capability from a new fulfilment centre. London expansion Sainsbury’s will create 900 jobs at its

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