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....Hummus crisis? What hummus crisis? . Sainsbury's and Marks & Spencer have been forced to withdraw parts of their ranges from stores due to a "production issue". ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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. Lovers of Middle Eastern cuisine are bracing themselves for a new kind of double dip recession as both Sainsbury’s and Marks & Spencer face a shortage of hummus. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....”. Indeed, neither Tesco – which started offering a Chinese red wine last week – nor Sainsbury’s sell any English reds. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Hummus crisis? What hummus crisis? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 11:40:00 AM
....Hummus crisis? What hummus crisis? . Sainsbury's and Marks & Spencer have been forced to withdraw parts of their ranges from stores due to a "production issue". ...
Hummus shortages after shops remove dip from sale over 'taste issues' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of April 2017 01:18:52 PM
. Lovers of Middle Eastern cuisine are bracing themselves for a new kind of double dip recession as both Sainsbury’s and Marks & Spencer face a shortage of hummus. ...
England’s vineyards meet their biggest challenge – a decent bottle of red image
....”. Indeed, neither Tesco – which started offering a Chinese red wine last week – nor Sainsbury’s sell any English reds. ...
Yorkshire Building Society launches record low 0.89% mortgage rate image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 20th of April 2017 11:01:02 PM
....The deal is also restricted to people needing to borrow no more than 65% of the value of their property and who are happy to pay a fee of £1,495. There are new entrants in the mortgage lending market, with Sainsbury’s Bank returning this month after a 13-year absence. ...
FTSE 100 stumbles as Burberry tumbles image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 19th of April 2017 07:46:07 AM
....3bn, thanks to the weakness of the pound since the UK's vote to leave the EU. At the other end of the scale, supermarket chain Sainsbury's was the biggest riser on the 100-share index, adding 3. ...
The Guardian view on apprenticeships: an invitation for employers to cheat | Editorial image
.... Scale back the ambition. Great strides in understanding weaknesses in Britain’s vocational and technical education have been made through Lord Sainsbury’s report on 16-plus educational choices and the Holman investigation into career guidance. ...
Pound to euro rate: Sterling rises to seven-week high in Easter boost for holidaymakers image
.... Pick up cash in-branch to avoid any delivery charges. The Post Office and Sainsbury’s are money the currency providers that offer better rates if you follow this method. ...
Sainsbury's pushes ahead with Argos rollout in supermarkets image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 13th of April 2017 09:00:31 AM
. Sainsbury's is pushing on with plans to open 250 Argos outlets in its stores as it takes on low-cost rivals and Amazon. ...
Why dental floss and kippers explain your rising post-Brexit shopping bill image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 04:37:34 PM
....co. uk compiled data from Asda, Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Waitrose, Ocado and Morrisons and found that, while milk stood still at £1 for four pints everywhere, the cost of an exotic fish supper has increased markedly since last October. ...
Supermarket woes dent FTSE 100 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 08:07:25 AM
....73% after its full-year profits fell because of legal costs arising from a fine for overstating its profits in 2014. Rival Sainsbury's also came under strain, dropping 1. ...
Fashion for gluten- and dairy-free continues to grow image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of April 2017 11:40:54 AM
....". Kantar Worldpanel's survey also indicated that sales of "free from" products were higher amongst a more affluent demographic, reflected in higher sales of the products at Waitrose and Sainsbury's, compared with those grocers' market share. ...
Sharp rise in UK food prices inflates household shopping bill image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of April 2017 09:17:14 AM
....”. Last year, Sainsbury’s became the first of the major supermarkets to phase out controversial “buy 1, get 1 free” offers in favour of lower everyday prices. ...
Mining shares help FTSE 100 to a 0.5% gain image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of April 2017 08:03:47 AM
....8 points. Morrison and Sainsbury fell 2. ...
May's 'global Britain' gets boost as Qatar looks at £5bn investment image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 05:10:53 PM
....Theresa May’s ambitions to create a “global Britain” after Brexit have been boosted by Qatar’s announcement that it expects to invest £5bn in the UK over the next five years. On Monday, two days before the planned triggering of article 50, Qatari investors at a London conference suggested they were unperturbed by the prospect of Britain’s departure from the EU and were looking for further opportunities to build on already significant investments in the UK that include the Olympic Village in east London, the Shard building, Harrods department store and a stake in Sainsbury’s. ...
Taking the easy option with car insurance renewal can be costly image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 12:01:00 AM
.... . The rules apply to insurance companies and anybody else selling cover, which includes banks, brokers and high-street retailers, such as M&S, Sainsbury’s and Tesco. ...
New £1 coin: Tesco to leave trolleys unlocked image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 07:57:17 PM
....Fewer than 200 of Tesco's 3,500 UK stores have trolleys which need a coin or keyring token to use them. Asda, Morrisons and Sainsbury's have said their trolleys accept both the old coins and tokens and the new ones. ...
Petrol and diesel prices cut amid pressure on retailers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 03:15:07 PM
....Wholesale prices have dropped and motoring organisations have suggested this merits reduced pump prices. Tesco and Morrisons are cutting prices by 2p a litre on Friday, and Asda and Sainsbury's said they would reduce prices by up to 2p a litre on Saturday. ...
New £1 coin: Tesco to unlock every trolley as it misses deadline image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 01:37:58 PM
....The unlocking of the Tesco fleet at 200 of its biggest stores across the UK could provoke a fresh surge of trolley abuse, with shoppers having no financial incentive to return them. Other supermarket groups including Sainsbury’s, Asda, Morrisons, Aldi and Lidl said their trolleys had been fully converted. ...
Next shares leads FTSE 100 higher image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 09:31:43 AM
....9% after Deutsche Bank raised its rating on the supermarket to "buy". However, shares in rival Sainsbury's slipped 0. ...
Google braces for questions as more big-name firms pull adverts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of March 2017 03:24:45 PM
....The decision by Vodafone, Sky, HSBC, Lloyds and Royal Bank of Scotland to suspend their ads, or review whether to do so, follows action last week by other brands. They include McDonald’s, L’Oréal, Audi, Sainsbury’s, Argos and the BBC. ...
Any old Joe image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 17th of March 2017 10:00:40 PM
....It was all so different when First Direct launched in 1989 as the UK's first telephone bank, pioneering banks without branches. Joe's formative experience was in the grocery section of Sainsbury's, where he worked as a graduate trainee. ...
Sainsbury's takes inflation hit on the chin as Aldi and Lidl loom | Nils Pratley image
. “We entered the quarter with deflation and exited the quarter with inflation,” declared Mike Coupe, chief executive of Sainsbury’s, describing shop prices in the most recent trading period. ...
UK interest rates kept on hold at 0.25% image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 12:38:45 PM
.... . Earlier on Thursday, the supermarket chain Sainsbury became the latest retailer to warn of the pressure to raise prices. ...
Sainsbury's warns over 'uncertain' impact of pound's Brexit slide image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 08:22:39 AM
. Sainsbury’s has warned that the impact of cost pressures from the post-Brexit vote decline in the pound remains uncertain as it reported a slight fall in sales at its supermarkets. ...
Sainsbury's sales fall but Argos growth strengthens image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 07:24:57 AM
. Sales have fallen at Sainsbury's in the first nine weeks of the year, but the newly-acquired Argos reported strong growth. ...
Bye round pound image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 03:04:47 PM
....If you have a key ring the same size as a £1 coin that fits in to supermarket trolleys, you may still be able to use it after October. The bigger supermarkets, including Morrisons and Sainsbury's, say their trolleys will accept both the new and old £1 coin, as well as tokens used to resemble them. ...
Discounters 'exploit' lorry drivers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 12:01:50 AM
.... . Big stores like Waitrose, Sainsburys and Asda said they do not allow drivers to unload, considering it safer for warehouse staff to do so. ...
Five ways the singles chart can be fixed image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 09:55:40 AM
....A look at the midweek chart update suggests Ed will continue to overshadow the competition, with six tracks clinging on to their position in the top 10. The record industry is delighted - HMV says the album "exceeded expectations", while Sainsbury's recorded their biggest week of CD sales since Adele's 25. ...
Energy costs to soar as Big Six companies turn up the heat image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 08:01:00 AM
....com. Tariffs from EDF Energy, Npower, SSE, The Co-operative Energy, First Utility and smaller suppliers such as M&S, Sainsbury’s, Better Energy, Flow, Spark, Loco2 and iSupply could rise by as much as £578. ...
Asda offers staff a pay rise for 'flexible' contract image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 03:18:08 PM
....". The UK's third-biggest supermarket chain, after Tesco and Sainsbury's, has been struggling with declining sales. ...
Britons like vodka and Nike and won't consider Airbnb, survey reveals image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 12th of March 2017 03:42:14 PM
....7bn for gambling firms last year. When it comes to groceries, Tesco remains the most popular choice, with 62% of consumers putting it in their top three, followed by Sainsbury’s, Asda and Aldi. ...
Call to boycott Tesco over 'endangered' white men claim image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 11th of March 2017 01:31:13 PM
....Despite this, the company is in the top half of FTSE 100 companies in terms of boardroom diversity. Britain’s biggest grocer ranks joint 33rd on the “female FTSE” league table, seven places behind Sainsburys. ...
Sainsbury's drops bid to halve household food waste image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 07:01:00 AM
. Supermarket giant Sainsbury’s has scaled back an ambitious target to get consumers to halve their household food waste after finding it was more difficult than expected to achieve behavioural change. ...
Sainsbury's drops bid to halve household food waste image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 07:01:00 AM
. Supermarket giant Sainsbury’s has scaled back an ambitious target to get consumers to halve their household food waste after finding it was more difficult than expected to achieve behavioural change. ...
Food inflation doubles in a month as UK shoppers start to feel the pinch image
....The rise in food prices ends a run of falling costs that began in September 2014 as supermarket competition in the sector intensified and companies stepped up price wars. Fraser McKevitt, head of retail and consumer insight at Kantar Worldpanel, said that supermarkets including Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Asda and Morrisons – the so-called big four – were now benefiting from rising prices. ...
Sainsbury's online deliveries cancelled after 'technical difficulties' image
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Sainsbury's to cut 400 jobs in shakeup of operations image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 3rd of March 2017 06:56:36 PM
. Sainsbury’s is cutting 400 jobs, with 4,000 other employees facing a major change to their working hours as part of a shakeup of how the retailer runs it supermarkets. ...
Asda imposes harsher terms on suppliers after pound's Brexit slide image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 10:25:36 AM
....Asda has been under intense pressure to reverse its fortunes after food shoppers flocked to discounters Aldi and Lidl and customers looking for cheap clothes migrated to Primark. It is the weakest of the big four grocers and its sales have lagged behind Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Morrisons. ...
Whisper it: small towns need a Waterstones | Fay Schopen image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 10:40:00 AM
....Many independent shops in the town are resolutely aimed at affluent tourists and visitors: windows full of overpriced designer lamps and “vintage” homeware serve no purpose to locals, and some understandably choose to get in their car and drive a short distance to the large Tesco on the outskirts of town. There is also a Sainsbury’s; and just last week an M&S Foodhall and an Aldi opened. ...
Sainsbury's named world's best sustainable seafood supermarket image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 12:01:42 AM
. Sainsbury’s has been named the best sustainable seafood supermarket in the world in a survey published by the Marine Stewardship Council. ...
UK falls in love again with Fairtrade bananas and coffee image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of February 2017 07:01:03 AM
....The sales will trigger payments of about £30m in premiums, on top of the price paid for goods, for use in social projects in developing countries including Malawi and the Dominican Republic. The volume of bananas, by far the biggest Fairtrade product in the UK, rose 6% amid strong sales at the likes of Sainsbury’s and Waitrose, which only stock the Fairtrade version of the fruit, while Tesco, the UK’s biggest retailer, began stocking Fairtrade bananas for the first time. ...
Barclays apologises for cash machine and debit card faults image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 25th of February 2017 04:31:38 PM
...." . Another customer, Chris Sparks, who lives in Camberley, Surrey, said he was worried he would not be able to pay his council tax bill after his card was declined in a local Sainsbury's. ...
Supermarket sourcing image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 12:18:01 AM
....Supermarkets are coy on just how much they source from the UK, with Morrisons the only one of the "Big Four" to answer my email on this question. Tesco, Asda and Sainsbury's did not reply. ...
How to drive a hard bargain image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 12:01:00 AM
....” . Banks are offering record low APRs for larger loans of £7,500 or more with TSB and Sainsbury’s Bank charging just 2. ...
Hens housed image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of February 2017 05:08:55 PM
....Retailers have told the BBC that the prices - up to twice as much as caged hens' eggs - will remain static for now. A spokesman for Sainsbury's said the cost to their suppliers would not change, so prices would stay put to support them - although the supermarket expects few of its suppliers to continue to be affected after the end of the month. ...
Tackle your debts while interest rates are at lowest image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 19th of February 2017 11:59:00 AM
....When that happens, the debt mountain will look even more daunting. Many Britons are already taking evasive action, with Sainsbury’s Bank reporting a surge in customers taking out personal loans to consolidate debts at low interest rates. ...
Small shops recoil in the face of business rates that will more than double image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 18th of February 2017 04:00:05 PM
.... These include measuring energy usage rather than property values; offering discounts for employing workers; linking business rates to corporation tax; and tweaking the existing system by introducing more frequent revaluations. Another idea that was mooted by Justin King, the former boss of Sainsbury’s, was to replace business rates with a sales tax. ...
Argos to pay £2.4m to 37,000 workers paid less than minimum wage image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of February 2017 03:26:07 PM
....5m after a HMRC investigation. The catalogue and online retailer, which was bought by Sainsbury’s last year, wrote to staff on Thursday after it was found to have been paying less than the legal minimum wage to workers, because it was asking them to attend staff briefings and carry out security checks outside the working hours for which they were paid. ...
Waitrose voted UK's best supermarket image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of February 2017 12:01:26 AM
....”. Ocado, the internet-only grocery delivery company, took second spot ahead of other online competitors including Morrisons, Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury’s and Waitrose. ...
Wine lovers face triple whammy Brexit price rise, says UK trade body image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of February 2017 07:01:36 AM
....In 2016 Brits bought more than 131m bottles of fizz from UK shops and supermarkets – up 13% on the previous year. Some of the country’s biggest supermarkets, including Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Waitrose and Morrisons, triggered a price war by applying deep discounts. ...
£1.74 an hour: Jinn couriers complain over low earnings image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of February 2017 03:51:19 PM
....74 an hour, far below the national minimum wage. A courier in Leeds self-employed through Jinn, an app that allows customers to have meals and groceries delivered to their homes from outlets such as McDonalds, KFC and Sainsbury’s, provided evidence to the Guardian that he had been paid just £125 for 72 hours’ work. ...
UK labour shortages reported as EU worker numbers fall image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of February 2017 07:01:07 AM
....At the end of last year industry groups representing the major supermarkets and food manufacturers warned that EU workers provided “an essential reservoir of skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled labour” and without them food prices would rise. The open letter to the government was signed by 30 food and drink industry bodies, including the Food and Drink Federation, which represents major suppliers, including Marmite maker Unilever and Mr Kipling owner Premier Foods; the British Retail Consortium, which counts Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Asda and Morrisons among its members, and the National Farmers Union. ...
Instagram generation is fuelling UK food waste mountain, study finds image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of February 2017 12:01:36 AM
....A national supermarket study of the food waste patterns of 5,050 UK consumers, published on Friday, reveals nearly two-fifths of those aged over 65 say they never waste food, compared with just 17% of those under 35. The research by Sainsbury’s found more than half (55%) of 18- to 34-year-olds had a “live to eat” attitude to food – more about pleasure than necessity but with higher shopping bills and more waste. ...
Five reasons why Waitrose is closing stores image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of February 2017 02:57:04 PM
....3m in the six months to the end of July, even before a £25m write down of property assets where it no longer wants to build stores. Its “big four” supermarket rivals – Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Asda and Morrisons – have already pushed through restructuring plans in the face of an increasingly competitive landscape and the growth of online shopping. ...
Aldi becomes UK's fifth largest supermarket image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 7th of February 2017 09:18:50 AM
....”. While their pace of growth has slowed in the past two or three years, Aldi and Lidl now control nearly 11% of the UK grocery market after the major players Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Asda all lost share. ...
Dooming stock markets are a warning sign for those with long memories image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 5th of February 2017 12:01:00 AM
.... . Although it has yet to make a profit since it was founded in September 2011, Snap is valued at a staggering $25billion (£20billion), which is more than Sainsbury’s and Tesco combined. ...
War of convenience as supermarket chains take on small stores image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 4th of February 2017 04:00:33 PM
....7% over the next five years to £42bn as Britons turn their backs on the weekly shopping trip in favour of more frequent top-up shops. “When we opened the store here in the 80s, the only competition was a small independent round the corner but now there are 11 major shops on my doorstep,” says Patel, reeling off a list of competitors to his Nisa Local store that includes Sainsbury’s, Marks & Spencer and Waitrose. ...
Supermarkets ration lettuces after poor weather hits growers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of February 2017 06:59:03 PM
.... The standard price before the shortages was about 50p. Sainsbury’s has just started selling US-grown icebergs for £1. ...
Fighting food waste with an app… and a measuring spoon image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 28th of January 2017 06:59:48 AM
....”. Lisa, 31, and husband Jamie, 34, signed up last year to be part of a ground-breaking £1m Waste Less, Save More trial run by Sainsbury’s to help consumers reduce their food waste and save money. ...
Why is Tesco buying Budgens' owner – and will it affect shoppers? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 27th of January 2017 02:12:27 PM
.... Meanwhile, Tesco estimates it will save £175m a year in costs, £96m of which will come from improved procurement. Tesco already controls nearly 30% of the UK grocery market – nearly twice as big as its closest rival, Sainsbury’s. ...
This SIMPLE TRICK helped a bargain hunter SAVE £3,400 on his annual food shopping bill image
....For a full year, Tom Church only bought cut-price supermarket goods, typically marked by yellow reduced-to-clear stickers. The food or drink items are usually coming to the end of its shelf life, so the likes of Tesco and Sainsbury's are trying to offload them as fast as possible - resulting in big discounts. ...
Well-paid bosses should not get knighthoods – says Sir Philip Hampton image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 24th of January 2017 06:22:08 PM
....He was appearing before MPs on the Commons business, energy and industrial strategy select committee and was among a number of witnesses giving evidence on corporate governance. Hampton, who has also been chairman of Royal Bank of Scotland and Sainsbury’s, was also asked to justify high executive pay. ...
Theresa May's post-Brexit industrial strategy ducks tough decisions | Nils Pratley image
.... If he or she has messed up – intentionally or not – it’s important to say. The tale of David Tyler, the Sainsbury’s chairman, and his barn conversion was told in Monday’s paper. ...
Sainsbury's chairman sanctioned for using staff to work on country home image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 23rd of January 2017 07:00:26 AM
. Sainsbury’s chairman David Tyler was sanctioned by the supermarket’s board after using the company’s staff and suppliers to help revamp his country bolthole. ...
Your money: Hidden costs behind your financial products image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 22nd of January 2017 12:01:00 AM
....Check before using your balance transfer card for purchases as some charge the full APR on new spending, although others, including Halifax, also offer interest-free purchases for a shorter initial period. A number of cards offer zero interest on new purchases, led by Sainsbury’s Bank, which charges zero per cent for 29 months, while the AA, Tesco and Virgin Money offer 28 months. ...
Mr Kipling maker's shares in exceedingly sharp fall as profits sliced image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 18th of January 2017 03:09:46 PM
....Premier reiterated it would have to pass on some of the cost increases to retailers by pushing through “limited price increases where these cannot be avoided”. For months it has been haggling with big supermarket groups such as Tesco and Sainsbury’s about price hikes of 5-6% on some ranges. ...
Our next Scandi import: organic ‘folk food’ for all image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 15th of January 2017 12:05:01 AM
....The new EU money, which is shared with Denmark, which is substantially more than it has received in previous funding rounds, will be used to fund national advertising campaigns and retailer promotions. The £9m includes a £340,000 contribution from 60 Organic Trade Board members, including Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Rachel’s. ...
Five minute guide to the surge in the UK stock market image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 15th of January 2017 12:01:00 AM
....The UK has enjoyed one positive surprise after another, with last week’s official figures showing manufacturing and industrial production growing strongly, while house prices remain buoyant, according to Halifax. Laith Khalaf, senior analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown, says UK stocks got a further lift after supermarket giants Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Morrisons delivered unexpectedly positive results for the key Christmas period. ...
Jingle tills image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 01:08:49 PM
.... Tesco said fresh food had been "particularly popular, outperforming the market", adding that there had been a 24% increase in party food sales over Christmas, while Morrisons reported its strongest Christmas sales for seven years. Even Sainsbury's, which saw a meagre 0. ...
Tesco hails turnaround as festive sales increase image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 09:18:49 AM
.... “Its laser-like focus on the core UK food business through deeper price investment and further asset disposals has halted the loss of market share against the smaller but faster growing discounters,” he said. Unlike rival Sainsbury’s, Tesco said its growth was underpinned by strong food sales,which rose by 2% over the 19 weeks to 7 January despite price deflation of just under 1%, a slight slowdown from earlier in the year. ...
Tesco hails 'strong progress' as sales rise image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 08:19:59 AM
....Marks and Spencer beat analysts Christmas sales forecasts on Thursday. Sainsbury's reported record Christmas sales on Wednesday, and on Tuesday Morrisons said it had seen its best festive performance for seven years. ...
FTSE 100 extends string of record rises image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 11th of January 2017 08:31:20 AM
....6%. Supermarket chain Sainsbury's added 1% after a positive update on its Christmas trading, but its rivals fared less well, with Morrisons falling 2. ...
Morrisons enjoys some 'remarkable' Christmas cheer image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 10th of January 2017 08:05:01 AM
....Bruno Monteyne, an analyst at Bernstein Research, said: “This strong result reflects good execution by Morrisons as customers lost over the past few years come back to stores. We also expect it to reflect an overall strong Christmas by UK food retailers with this result boding well for Sainsbury’s and Tesco results later this week. ...
Morrisons sees best Christmas performance for seven years image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 10th of January 2017 07:29:30 AM
.... Most leading supermarkets will give updates this week. On Monday, discount food retailer Aldi reported record sales, and Marks and Spencer, Tesco and Sainsbury's are also due to give updates this week on their Christmas trading. ...

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