California set to impose statewide ban on single-use plastic bags
ChainStoreAge.com - Sep 8th 2014, 10:24
New York - California is on track to become the first state in the United States to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.
Lawmakers passed the bill last week, and California governor Jerry Brown on Thursday said he would probably sign it into law.
The legislation would ban single-use plastic bags from supermarkets and drug stores in 2015 and from convenience and liquor stores in 2016. The bill would allow stores to charge 10 cents for paper or reusable bags.
More than 50 Californian cities already have similar laws in place, including San Francisco and Los Angeles.
Checkers brings world-class retail to Constantia with new flagship store
27/11/2019 - 13:01
Checkers has opened the doors to its state-of-the-art 2 330 m² flagship supermarket at the Constantia Emporium as the retailer continues to take innovation to new heights.
Shoprite & Checkers are ready for this year’s Black Friday bonanza
06/11/2019 - 11:32
Checkers is the most experienced South African supermarket in the Black Friday game, after being the first food retailer to introduce this one-day sales promotion locally in 2014.
Shoprite shares in dramatic U-turn after update
05/11/2019 - 09:04
Shoprite’s share price jumped by 6% in opening trading on Monday after the group reported turnover growth of more than 7% in the three months to September. But by later afternoon, its share price was down almost a percent.
UK supermarkets join the nude-food revolution
16/10/2019 - 10:28
British supermarkets are starting to go “nude”.
Sainsbury's best performing of the big four but discounters still gaining ground
16/10/2019 - 09:17
Latest grocery market share figures from Kantar show total supermarket sales grew by 1.3% year-on-year over the 12 weeks to 6 October with Sainsbury’s continuing its recent run of better performance following investment in cutting prices and improving its offer.