Retail Intelligence

Did You Know?.... 30 June, 2020

By Donna Ahern
Did You Know?.... 30 June, 2020

Did you know?... China's appetite for salmon and other seafood has crashed this month, after a resurgence in coronavirus infections in Beijing was traced to chopping boards for imported salmon in a wholesale food market in the capital, reports Reuters.

Did you know?... Lidl and Kaufland have agreed to waive contracts for third parties involved in slaughtering, cutting and packaging of fresh meat and poultry in its own production by January 2021. The move aims to help in establishing better working conditions in the supply chain.Both companies were considering the possibility to remove fresh meat and poultry from the list of suppliers with work contracts for some time, Lidl said in its statement

Did you know?... Italy's Pam Panorama has opened a new Pam Local convenience store in Turin, which it has described as a 'safe store', in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The project aims to ensure the highest safety standards for both customers and workers, taking into account new shopping habits emerging as a result of the coronavirus emergency.

Did you know?... Shareholders decisively voted down Tesco's remuneration report, as Britain's largest retailer joined a growing list of big companies to be rebuked over executive pay, reports Reuters. Supermarket group Tesco said 67.3% of votes cast at its annual general meeting (AGM) on Friday (26 June) were against the resolution to approve the pay report, with only 32.7% in favour.

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