Patrick van der Zee

25 February 2019 Flux in the retail sector is nothing new, but we’ve seen unprecedented changes in the industry in recent times. The proposed merger between Sainsbury’s and Asda sent shockwaves throughout the industry last year, while Tesco joined forces with European retail giant Carrefour. French supermarkets Auchan and Casino also partnered to jointly negotiate with their main food and non-food suppliers.