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How grocery retail is emerging as a platform for health and wellness

The lines between grocery retail and healthcare are increasingly blurring and delivering a holistic proposition is essential as shoppers’ views of their health evolve.

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Walmart Canada is acquiring Foodmaestro to deliver a more personalised online shopping experience and help shoppers discover more relevant products aligned with their health and dietary needs.

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All 167 Cheers and FairPrice Xpress stores to charge for plastic bags from 1 January 2022. Extension of plastic bag charging at supermarkets FairPrice took the lead to be the first retailer to charge for plastic bags at selected supermarkets. In two years, the initiative has saved more than 30 million plastic bags, with seven out of 10 customers willing to bring their own bags, said NTUC Fa...
DIA continues to expand its private label range to offer shoppers healthier and more sustainable products, while also developing its relationship with Amazon. Separately, Mercadona is testing BiofreshTech’s autonomous refrigeration technology in one of its delivery vehicles. DIA expands private label range DIA has worked with its partners to develop its private label range and offer its shopp...
As Auchan looks to advance its local operations, we round up news from the retailer as it aims to support sustainable initiatives in France and drive ecommerce growth in Portugal and Russia. Auchan signs up to Planet-Score Environmental Labelling System Auchan has said it supports the launch of the Planet-Score environmental labelling system as part of the on-going expansion of environmenta...
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