Supermarket groups J Sainsbury and Asda have been forced to abandon their merger after the deal was blocked by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). Sainsbury’s group chief executive Mike Coupe vowed that no distribution centres would be closed in a letter to the House of Commons Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee last year. Although he admitted that there could be cuts to suppliers currently working with both supermarkets, and a reduction in supplier deliveries had the deal received […]
The FTA is hosting a series of seminars on the second day of the Multimodal show next week.
Clipper Logistics delivered record revenues of more than £500m last year, boosted by a strong e-fulfilment performance and some “value-enhancing” acquisitions.
Sainsbury’s and Asda’s distribution networks could be a target for cuts if the proposed merger between the two supermarket giants goes ahead, a retail analyst warned this week.