Tesco launches packaging reduction initiative Currently on trail at its Watford and Swindon Extra stores, Tesco has removed plastic packaging for its fruit and vegetables wherever a loose alternative exists. If successful, the retailer will roll out the initiative across the UK. Read more.

Asda announces plans to sell clothes made from recycled plastic As part of several commitments to improve the ethical and environmental impact of products, the retailer's clothing brand George has announced plans to only use recycled polyester by 2025 - including cushions and throws made from recycled plastic bottles. Read more.

H&M expands into Bosnia and Herzegovina A queue of approximately 1,000 customers marked the opening of the new flagship store in Banja Luka’s new mall Delta Planet. The H&M group has plans to open COS and Weekday flagship stores in Iceland later this year. Read more.

Sports Direct offers to buy Magasin du Nord The offer for Debenhams’ Danish business is worth £100m. If approved, Sports Direct founder and CEO Mike Ashley would become a director and chief executive of Debenhams. Read more.

Co-op launches its first-ever online delivery service The retailer will use electric cargo bikes to fulfil orders recieved through a new online delivery-dedicated website. The new service is currently on offer from its store in London Chelsea with plans to expand to others. Read more.

Sainsbury’s and Asda will sell stores if merger is approved If allowed to merge, Sainsbury's and Asda have pledged to sell 125 to 150 supermarkets, having also committed to achieving £1b in price cuts last week. The CMA's final report is expected by 30 April. Read more.