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UPDATE 2-Dr. Martens says brand's strength helped it during pandemic

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Refillable revolution - UK supermarket Asda expands reuse scheme

Jun 15 2021

LONDON British supermarket group Asda is to extend its trial of a refill scheme that allows shoppers to replenish their own containers after sales of several products in an initial pilot store outsold packaged alternatives, it said on Wednesday.

UK's Morrisons faces investor heat over unhealthy food

Jun 10 2021

LONDON (Reuters) -Morrisons on Thursday became the latest British supermarket group to be targeted by activist shareholders over the amount of unhealthy food it sells.

UK's Morrisons faces investor heat over unhealthy food

Jun 09 2021

LONDON, June 10 Morrisons on Thursday became the latest British supermarket group to be targeted by activist shareholders over the amount of unhealthy food it sells.

Exclusive: Amazon starts testing UK staff for coronavirus variants

Jun 03 2021

LONDON Amazon is testing its front-line staff in Britain for coronavirus variants and feeding the data to public health officials, including in hotspots where a strain first found in India is spreading fast. | Video

Britain's M&S expects profit recovery after 88% slump

May 26 2021

LONDON (Reuters) -British retailer Marks & Spencer forecast a rebound in profit this year after an 88% slump in 2020-21 that reflected a collapse in clothing sales due to the COVID-19 pandemic but warned investors not to expect a dividend this year. | Video

M&S to shut a third of core store estate over a decade

May 26 2021

LONDON Marks & Spencer plans to have about 30% fewer combined clothing and food stores in 10 years time as more sales shift online, but will still open new shops when prime sites - like six former Debenhams outlets - become free, it said on Wednesday.

World News

Iran election set to hand presidency to hardline judge

Iranians choose a president on Friday in a contest likely to be won by a judge fiercely loyal to the religious establishment, although large numbers of people are expected to ignore the vote due to discontent with economic hardship and hardline rule.