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....We have long known there is no such thing as a free lunch, but now it seems there is no such thing as a free coffee either. Waitrose is changing its offer for loyalty card members so they will have to buy something before being able to claim a "free tea or coffee" in store. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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. Waitrose is cracking down on free-loading coffee drinkers by forcing members of its loyalty scheme to buy something before pouring themselves a free hot drink. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Waitrose axes free coffee for shoppers – unless they buy something first image
. Waitrose is cracking down on free-loading coffee drinkers by forcing members of its loyalty scheme to buy something before pouring themselves a free hot drink. ...
Waitrose coffee change gives grounds for complaint image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 11:13:26 AM
....We have long known there is no such thing as a free lunch, but now it seems there is no such thing as a free coffee either. Waitrose is changing its offer for loyalty card members so they will have to buy something before being able to claim a "free tea or coffee" in store. ...
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. ...
UK inflation basket: gin and cycling helmets dropped in image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 11:31:07 AM
.... The value of gin sold by manufacturers in the UK almost doubled from £126m in 2009 to £239m in 2015. Michael Andrews, the director of ambient buying for Waitrose, said gin sales had risen 16% over the past year. ...
Why is John Lewis tightening its belt? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 07:16:34 AM
John Lewis slashes staff bonus to 6% – the lowest in 63 years image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 09:28:42 AM
....John Lewis has slashed its staff bonus to just 6% of salary, the lowest level since the 1950s, despite a 21% rise in pre-tax profits. The group, which includes department stores and the Waitrose supermarket chain, said the bonus was the equivalent of three weeks’ pay and had been cut to retain profits and strengthen its balance sheet. ...
John Lewis staff bonus cut again image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 09:27:42 AM
John Lewis and Waitrose owner set to reduce staff bonus image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 5th of March 2017 04:49:46 PM
. The owner of John Lewis and Waitrose is poised to cut the annual bonus it pays staff to the lowest level since the 1950s due to the pressure on retailers. ...
Sainsbury's named world's best sustainable seafood supermarket image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 12:01:42 AM
.... “The MSC label means the ‘science bit’ has been done for you. Sainsbury’s, Waitrose, Tesco, Lidl and Aldi are offering their customers clear labelling and the chance to make a difference, helping to protect fish stocks. ...
Tesco to replace 1,700 managers with lower-paid staff image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of February 2017 03:31:16 PM
.... Some poorly performing stores have been closed, while plans for new outlets have been abandoned. Earlier this month, Waitrose said it would shut six supermarkets and also remove a layer of management, cutting 700 jobs in the process, along with the removal of 180 department manager posts in its 350 stores. ...
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. ...
If EU workers go, will robots step in to pick and pack Britain’s dinners? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of February 2017 04:00:05 PM
.... Hence the appeal of those machines. Harry Hall, managing partner of Hall Hunter Partnership, which supplies strawberries, raspberries, blackberries and blueberries to customers including of Marks & Spencer and Waitrose, told the National Farmers Union conference in Birmingham this week that he thinks robotic picking machines, which use 3D cameras and sensors to automatically gauge when fruit is ready before picking and grading it ready for shipment, are not yet economically viable. ...
John Lewis cuts hundreds of jobs amid online shift image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 08:49:50 PM
.... . The staff-owned John Lewis Partnership, which includes Waitrose, said last month it expected staff bonuses to be "significantly lower" than last year because of the challenging outlook for retail. ...
John Lewis expects to cut nearly 800 jobs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 03:45:38 PM
.... The cuts are the first sign of change since the department store’s managing director, Paula Nickolds, took the helm in late January. The cuts come just weeks after Waitrose, John Lewis’s sister company, revealed plans to close six stores and remove a level of management in its supermarkets, putting nearly 700 jobs at risk. ...
Supermarket sourcing image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 12:18:01 AM
.... . The recent scandal at Waitrose, which was forced to rebrand the lamb ready meals in its "British" range because some are made with lamb from New Zealand, has highlighted the issue. ...
Organic food sales soar as shoppers put quality before price image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of February 2017 07:00:02 AM
.... And the home delivery service Ocado, which stocks more than 3,000 organic products, said sales increased 16% last year. Waitrose also said the sector was thriving. ...
Waitrose voted UK's best supermarket image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of February 2017 12:01:26 AM
. Waitrose, Iceland and Marks & Spencer have bagged the top slots in a supermarket survey based on customers’ levels of satisfaction when shopping in store and online. ...
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. ...
Tesco's plan bee:  spilt supermarket sugar to help feed hungry honey bees image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of February 2017 08:35:10 AM
....”. Simon Cavill, a trustee of the British Beekeepers’ Association and founder of the Bee Good skincare range, said he hoped the supermarket Waitrose and other chains would back the scheme by providing free waste sugar. ...
Hundreds of Waitrose jobs may go as retailer plans six store closures image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of February 2017 08:17:54 PM
. Waitrose is planning to close six stores and remove a level of management in its supermarkets, putting nearly 700 jobs at risk. ...
Aldi becomes UK's fifth largest supermarket image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 7th of February 2017 09:18:50 AM
.... Later that year it doubles luxury Christmas range to include lobster and launches major seasonal ad campaign. 2015 Overtakes Waitrose to become UK’s sixth largest grocer. ...
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. ...
Hand delivered: will Ocado's robot soon be picking your shopping? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 31st of January 2017 01:49:24 PM
.... The latest development will fuel fears about jobs being replaced by technology. Automated warehouses have been in use for decades and Ocado, which delivers groceries for Waitrose and Morrisons, already uses a variety of robots in its operations. ...
Let’s move to Streatham, south-west London: forget what you know image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 13th of January 2017 04:30:01 PM
.... This was the main route to London’s airport at Croydon and, flying being an expensive affair back then, the glitterati purred through in their Wolseleys en route for Deauville. You want more proof? Waitrose opened its first supermarket here! Huge efforts have been made to reverse the reputation for crime Streatham attracted in the 80s. ...
M&S: Good news finally? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 12:23:35 PM
....Elsewhere, there was good news tempered with caution about the coming year. This was best expressed at the John Lewis Partnership, which reported like for like sales growth of just under 3% at both the department store chain and the grocery business, Waitrose. ...
John Lewis to cut staff bonus after pound’s Brexit slide image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 09:25:01 AM
....John Lewis has warned that its annual bonus for staff will be significantly lower than last year as it prepares to take a hit from the post-Brexit slump in sterling. Charlie Mayfield, chairman of the staff-owned group, which includes Waitrose, said he anticipated a “challenging” year ahead as retailers would have to absorb a big chunk of the rising cost of importing goods just as they are coping with shoppers’ shift to buying online. ...
M&S beats Christmas sales forecast in clothing and homeware image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 08:18:05 AM
....Among the key trading updates on Thursday, the John Lewis Partnership said like-for-like sales at its department stores had risen 2. 7% over Christmas, while its Waitrose supermarket chain chalked up a 2. ...
Aldi reports record Christmas sales image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 9th of January 2017 12:05:48 AM
....Discount supermarket Aldi has reported record Christmas trading after a 15% rise in December sales. The firm said there was strong demand for its premium product range, launched to compete with higher-end retailers such as Waitrose and Marks and Spencer. ...
The couple who made Tiger roar … and millions of pounds in the process image
.... They also gave up their careers to do so. Philip, 40 at the time, was a self-employed photographer, and Emma had worked as an interior designer for Waitrose supermarkets. ...
English sparkling wine industry toasts export record image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 31st of December 2016 12:01:12 AM
.... In October, the Sussex-based Bolney Wine Estates announced a £2m investment to fund further production through a new winery and major expansion into the US, Scandinavia and Asia. In the UK, sales of homegrown wine at Marks & Spencer doubled while Waitrose sold 50% more English sparkling wine. ...
John Lewis boss: higher minimum wage should boost productivity image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 25th of December 2016 02:17:39 PM
. The boss of John Lewis and Waitrose has said the introduction of the “national living wage” could already be boosting productivity in Britain, despite criticism of the policy by senior retail figures. ...
Supermarkets to rake in £900m in Christmas spend on Friday image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of December 2016 04:55:13 PM
....7% last week, according to shopper tracking company Springboard, and retailers are holding their breath for a final dash to stores. Waitrose, which announced a 1. ...
Sainsbury's chief Mike Coupe stocks up for future image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of December 2016 07:00:40 AM
....Sainsbury’s is also investing in developing product areas where it believes it can differentiate itself from the discounters such as ready meals, prepared fruit or the fast growing gluten and dairy free foods. It has already revamped 3,000 food products, a move which it also hopes will help it fight back against the expansion of Waitrose and Marks & Spencer, which has impinged on Sainsbury’s comfortable position as the handiest place to buy quality food. ...
Festive food shoppers brace for battle on ‘frenzied Friday’ image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 18th of December 2016 12:04:36 AM
....”. Bosses at Asda and Waitrose expect Friday to be the most frenetic day, with the latter anticipating its till takings will be three and a half times higher than normal Friday trading. ...
Furious readers  help get justice for  the man Waitrose labelled ‘shoplifter’ image
. Chrisopher Seddon, the 60-year-old author featured in Guardian Money last week after being falsely accused of shoplifting, has been paid a substantial sum following an outcry by readers furious at his treatment at the hands of supermarket group Waitrose. ...
Petrol prices to rise, plus government to act on ground rent abuse image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 1st of December 2016 12:06:22 PM
....NS&I bond raises hopes of greater savings competition. Handcuffed in Waitrose: the innocent man in search of justice. ...
Supermarket shoppers can get their Christmas dinner for £20 – survey image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 30th of November 2016 01:00:03 AM
.... The most expensive basket was from Marks & Spencer (£49. 40) followed by Waitrose (£40. ...
Rubbish cooking image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 30th of November 2016 12:10:19 AM
...."But in 2011, food waste was such a hippy notion that people immediately thought of bin divers, shuffling through garbage for something," she says. Five years on, Rubies in the Rubble has graduated from a market stall to a supplier of jams, relishes and chutneys to several retailers including Ocado, Waitrose and Fortnum & Mason. ...
The Guardian view on British business: stop stroking the fat cats | Editorial image
.... This is a small but necessary step towards greater transparency. It was always puzzling to hear former business secretary Vince Cable’s argument that this would make Goldman Sachs, with its phalanxes of well-paid bankers, look fairer than Waitrose and its lower-paid till assistants. ...
Executive pay: Companies told to justify rates image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 29th of November 2016 12:07:41 AM
.... . Former Business Secretary Vince Cable proposed them four years ago, but he dropped the idea because of what he called the "Goldman-Waitrose issue". ...
Calling John Lewis about my Partnership card ... is there anybody out there? image
....What a shambles. The John Lewis Partnership card – and yes, it is administered by HSBC – is the retailer’s flagship credit card product, offering rewards which can be used for shopping at John Lewis and Waitrose. ...
Handcuffed in Waitrose: the innocent man in search of justice image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 26th of November 2016 07:00:25 AM
. When Christopher Seddon popped into a Waitrose store last May on behalf of his housebound 89-year-old mother, he was only planning to buy a few items to get her through the week. ...
Cawsand joins St Ives as the new frontline of Cornwall’s war on second homes image
....There is near unanimity in Cawsand over the threat to village life posed by second-home owners, from Brian Smith, with his range of T-shirts giving expression to his feelings about outsiders, to subpostmaster Dave Howden, who watches as visitors descend on the village without stopping at his shop. “You see the second-home owners arrive and the Waitrose trucks come 15 minutes later,” he says“We do get to know them, though, because of their attitude, which can be slightly superior, almost condescending,” says Bowden. ...
Snapchat's potential $25bn flotation may sink company's appeal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of November 2016 07:45:49 PM
.... Life has become even trickier for the Hatfield-based technology whizzes. Ocado still relies on one big supplier, Waitrose, for goods for its own online operation; but Waitrose operates a competing service and shows occasional signs of having itchy feet. ...
Sainsbury's joins Christmas ad battle with animation and James Corden image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 14th of November 2016 12:01:32 AM
....With increasing numbers of people watching programmes online or via catch-up, or recorded services where they can skip ads, companies are having to battle hard to grab attention during the busiest time of the year. As well as Sainsbury’s, which beat John Lewis to be the most popular ad last year with 30m views of its Mog film on YouTube, Marks & Spencer, Waitrose and even Aldi have short-story films this year. ...
Waitrose makes a John Lewis journey with moving Christmas ad image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 13th of November 2016 11:56:48 AM
. Waitrose has taken a leaf out of sister brand John Lewis’s Christmas TV ad playbook with a heart-tugging festive campaign that tells the story of an arduous epic journey home of a young robin. ...
M&S must sell clothes just like it sells food image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 13th of November 2016 11:05:30 AM
.... This Christmas, families will flock to M&S for their festive fare. With Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons and Waitrose dramatically cutting back investment, M&S has a glorious opportunity to expand. ...
Campaigners claim victory after Lego stops Daily Mail promotions image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 12th of November 2016 09:19:10 PM
....Lego responded to Jones and to the campaign group, which has been trying to get businesses to pull their adverts from newspapers that have published controversial front pages on child refugees or the high court judges who ruled that parliament must be given a say on Brexit. The Co-operative Group has said it is “reviewing” its policy but other companies, including Waitrose and Marks & Spencer, have refused to withdraw adverts. ...
Lego giveaways in Daily Mail end amid protest image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 12th of November 2016 05:09:05 PM
....The group, formed in the summer, has criticised several national newspapers for "portraying migrants in overwhelmingly negative terms" and whipping up hatred before and after the EU referendum. It has urged companies including John Lewis, Waitrose and Marks & Spencer to stop advertising with the Daily Mail, the Sun and Daily Express. ...
Yellow sticker hunters image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 3rd of November 2016 04:56:41 AM
....For Katy Stevens, also 28, from Harlow in Essex, the yellow sticker sale starts slightly earlier. "At Sainsbury's, Marks and Spencer, and Waitrose, I find that 5pm to 7pm is the best time," she says. ...
Morrisons raises Marmite price by 12.5% image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 28th of October 2016 01:59:26 PM
....50 at Sainsbury's, £2. 35 at both Waitrose and Tesco and is on special at Asda for £2. ...
Tesco sees first market share rise since 2011 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 18th of October 2016 07:00:12 AM
....8% higher than a year ago. Iceland, Co-op and Waitrose won an increased share of the market. ...
Tesco removes Marmite and other Unilever brands in price row image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 13th of October 2016 04:53:48 AM
....Graeme Pitkethly, Unilever's chief financial officer, said the price rises had "landed" with other customers, implying other retailers had accepted the higher prices. Major supermarket chains including Sainburys, Morrisons and Waitrose declined to comment on specific supplier relationships. ...
Alcohol sales climb as UK toasts Olympics success image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of September 2016 10:31:12 AM
...." . He said that Tesco's summer Drinks Festival had helped to grow its alcohol sales "faster than any other major category" at the store, while Waitrose and Co-op also booked strong drink sales. ...
Once it was touch and go, now contactless is a new-wave revolution image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 10th of September 2016 06:00:24 AM
....A big-name refusenik is John Lewis, which says it has no plans to go contactless at any of its 46 locations because the average transaction value at its department stores is above £30. Its Waitrose division rolled out the new technology in 2012, and last month announced it had opened its first “cashless” store at Sky’s new head office building at its campus in Osterley, west London. ...
Britons go budget: Lidl and Aldi snatch more customers from big supermarkets image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Tuesday 23rd of August 2016 04:18:00 PM
....7 per cent - the lowest level since September 2010. Middle class favourite Waitrose also saw sales rise at a rate of 1. ...

Supermarkets accused of promoting obesity by allowing 'special offers' on seven out of 10 fizzy drinks
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.... . For example Asda and Waitrose have pledged to remove sugar from own-brand soft drinks while Sainsbury's has urged ministers to introduce compulsory targets to cut the amount of sugar in foods, as well as “clear, consistent guidelines” on portion sizes. ...
Supermarket price promotions targeting less healthy food, survey finds image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of August 2016 11:22:03 PM
....UK supermarkets are being urged by a consumer group to play their part in fighting obesity as research reveals more than half their recent promotions were for junk food, sweets and fizzy drinks rather than healthy options. Which? analysed data from price comparison website mySupermarket on special offers from Asda, Morrisons, Ocado, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Waitrose between April and June. ...
Call for supermarket price offers on healthy food image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of August 2016 11:00:16 PM
....". The Which? analysis covered deals found in six major retailers - Asda, Morrisons, Ocado, Sainsbury's, Tesco and Waitrose - between April and June. ...
Yogurts recalled over rubber fears image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 31st of July 2016 07:46:10 PM
....The yogurts, supplied by Yeo Valley but sold under own-brand labels, pose a possible health risk and should not be eaten, the Food Standards Agency said. The products are sold at Asda, Co-operative, Sainsbury's, Tesco and Waitrose. ...

Condiments are getting politicians in a pickle
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 30th of July 2016 01:17:05 PM
....I’m guessing that Mrs May would regard most condiments as an unnecessary and frivolous distraction, but would not be dogmatic about it. And she’ll know that Waitrose do a pretty good Dijon mustard. ...

Man claims he beat odds of one in 1,000,000,000,000,000,000, 000,000,000,000,000,000 with box of double-yolker eggs
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. A student claimed to have beat odds of one in an undecillion by cracking a whole box full of double-yolkers - insisting they weren't the specific double-yolker eggs you can buy in any Waitrose. ...
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Houmous and other 'healthy' dips contain more salt than FOUR bags of crisps
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.... . For example, a pot of Essential Waitrose Sour Cream and Chive dip was found to contain more total fat than a Big Mac. ...

Thanks to Theresa May, we're free to shop at Waitrose without apologising for it
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....The more authentic our leaders strive to be, the more phoney they appear.  So thank heavens for Teresa May, photographed this weekend doing her grocery shop at her local Waitrose in Berkshire, just as usual – well, apart from the even larger security detail than she endured as Home Secretary. ...
Waitrose’s latest offer: £40,000 added to your house price image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 25th of July 2016 11:34:50 AM
. Name: The Waitrose effect. ...

Living near Waitrose could add £38,666 to your house price, survey says
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....It has long been a byword for social success, beloved by middle England for its upmarket products and service. Little wonder, then, that Waitrose can quite literally affect the fortunes of its neighbours. ...
More property funds suspended as Brexit tremors continue in the City image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 6th of July 2016 11:29:00 PM
.... Speaking on his first foreign visit since the referendum, Mark Price, said that Britain could now free itself from EU’s “bureaucratic tendencies” and that a fall in the value of sterling will help exporters and attract new investment. Lord Price, the former boss of Waitrose, said: “The key message here is that we have a strong economy, we remain a fantastic place to invest, and have plenty of innovative, successful businesses. ...

Waitrose targets foreign sales with British Corner Shop online tie-up
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Waitrose warns on tough trade conditions image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 1st of July 2016 10:17:27 AM
. Waitrose supermarket has reported a 17% fall in annual profits as it warned of "exceptionally tough" conditions in the grocery sector, its latest filing at Companies House has revealed. ...

Waitrose profits slide on higher pension costs
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Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 30th of June 2016 10:14:40 PM
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Let’s move to Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire: it’s enemy territory image
....Lucy Roy “A friendly town nestling in the Chilterns. Good mix of shops including my favourite, Adventures In Living, an interior design shop and, of course, a Waitrose!”. ...
Move over Amazon: other grocery apps that make shopping click image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of June 2016 06:00:21 AM
....With apps rather than desktop shopping, you can more easily scroll special offers, and it’s quicker to zip through the mobile checkout while you’re cooking the tea or checking what’s in the cupboards than it is to fire up your computer. Generally speaking, the apps from the major supermarkets, such as Tesco, Asda, Morrisons, Ocado, Waitrose and Sainsburys work in a similar way to the retailers’ websites. ...
Asda boss departure reveals sweeping change among supermarkets image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of June 2016 06:21:57 PM
....That is a clear sign of the tumultuous change in Britain’s grocery industry. The discounters Aldi and Lidl have taken market share at one end of the grocery market, with Waitrose and Marks & Spencer grabbing spending at the other. ...
Why Amazon Fresh is the thin end of the veg | David Mitchell image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 12th of June 2016 09:00:18 AM
....The Amazon announcement made me realise how much comfort I derive from knowing the name and whereabouts of the shop from which online groceries ostensibly come. If your online Tesco, Sainsbury’s or even Ocado account stops working – perhaps MI5 has frozen it because it reckons you’re in Isis – at least you can still go to Tesco, Sainsbury’s or Waitrose and buy the food in a password-free, non-identity-disclosing cash transaction. ...

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