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Paraguayan indigenous community goes digital to protect ancestral lands

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ISLA JOVAI TEJU, Paraguay (Reuters) – Rumilda Fernández’s indigenous community has long tended its ancestral lands in Paraguay, marking boundaries with an ancient system of names for trees and streams. Now, squeezed by deforestation and farming, the community is going digital to defend itself. Fernández, 28, is one of the group’s first technology-equipped forest monitors, Read More

Amazon squares up to Uber with backing for UK food app Deliveroo

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LONDON (Reuters) – Amazon has led a funding round in British online food delivery company Deliveroo, pitting itself against Uber Eats and other smaller providers in an escalating battle to deliver takeaway meals. A Deliveroo scooter driver takes a break between deliveries in London, Britain June 8, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson The news that the world’s Read More

Retail chiefs dismiss AI job threat, promise more training

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AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Executives from major global retailers played down the threat to employment in stores from artificial intelligence and automation on Thursday and pledged more training to help staff adopt more high-value tasks as machines take over their work. FILE PHOTO: Self checkout machines are seen at a supermarket of Swiss retail group Coop Read More

Walmart says higher China tariffs will increase prices for U.S. shoppers

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(Reuters) – Walmart Inc said on Thursday that prices for shoppers will go up due to higher tariffs on goods from China as the world’s largest retailer reported its best comparable sales growth for the first quarter in nine years. Walmart shares, which have gained 7% so far this year, jumped nearly 4% to $103.84 Read More

Beyond Meat surges after coffee chain Tim Hortons adds vegan sausages to menu

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(Reuters) – Shares of Beyond Meat rose as much as 16% on Wednesday after Canada’s Restaurant Brands International Inc’s coffee chain Tim Hortons said it will introduce three new sandwiches using the vegan burger marker’s plant-based sausages A giant digital display shows Beyond Meat (BYND) listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange during the company’s IPO Read More

Jellyfish, insects & 3D-printed meat: Here’s what experts think you’ll be eating in the future

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A new report gives a fascinating insight into the future of food five, 30 and 150 years from now as the world adapts to technological advancements and a changing environment. Just don’t read it over lunch. The 34-page report, commissioned by British supermarket Sainsbury’s, paints a picture of grocery shopping in 2025, 2050 and 2196 Read More

Walmart mulls stock market listing for UK arm Asda

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LONDON (Reuters) – Walmart, the world’s biggest retailer, said it is considering a stock market listing for its British supermarket arm Asda, whose attempt to combine with rival Sainsbury’s was blocked by the UK regulator last month. A gull flies near an Asda store in west London, Britain, April 28, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville Judith McKenna, Read More

Carrefour and TerraCycle launch ‘Loop’ test in Paris to tackle waste

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PARIS (Reuters) – French retailer Carrefour and U.S. waste recycling company TerraCycle launched on Tuesday the test for their ‘Loop’ initiative which they hope will tackle the problems of plastic waste threatening to destroy the environment. FILE PHOTO: A Carrefour logo is seen on a Carrefour Hypermarket store in Toulouse, France, March 20, 2019. REUTERS/Regis Read More

Kraft Heinz to restate nearly three years of financial reports after investigation

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(Reuters) – Kraft Heinz Co will restate financial reports for a near three-year period to fix errors that resulted from lapses in procurement practices by some of its employees, the packaged food company said in a filing on Monday. Various Heinz sauces of U.S. food company Kraft Heinz are offered at a supermarket of Swiss Read More

Kraft Heinz to restate certain financial reports after investigation

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(Reuters) – Kraft Heinz Co will restate financial reports for over a two-year period to fix errors that resulted from lapses in procurement practices by some of its employees, the packaged food company said in a filing on Monday. Various Heinz sauces of U.S. food company Kraft Heinz are offered at a supermarket of Swiss Read More