UK firms urge Brazil to stop Amazon deforestation for soy production

Tesco and Asda are among 67 firms and investors who have written to President BolsonaroTesco, Sainsbury’s, Asda and the UK’s largest asset manager are among 67 major companies and investors who have written to Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsona…

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Supermarket luxury mince pies – ranked

Which? panel blind-tests 11 premium mince pies – with surprising resultsThis year’s best mince pies are from Marks & Spencer, according to baking experts at Which?, with Iceland the much cheaper runner-up.The panel blind-tested 11 supermarket premi…

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And they’re off … £6.8bn Christmas ad spree gets under way

Walkers calls on Mariah Carey and Argos pulls on heartstrings but ad binge masks overall fall in spendingA record £6.8bn festive advertising spree gets under way this weekend with Argos, Asda, Iceland and Walkers calling on the star power of Mariah Car…

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Big supermarkets still selling knives to children

Trading Standards test purchases found retailers failing to prevent sale of knives to children on 15% of occasionsChildren are still buying knives from big UK supermarkets including Tesco and Asda – despite retailers’ recent public pledges to toughen u…

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UK retailers demand business rate cuts to save high street stores

Marks & Spencer and other chains say tax changes needed to save jobs and communitiesMore than 50 major UK retailers, including Marks & Spencer, Harrods and Iceland, have demanded tax cuts from the government to safeguard the future of the high …

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