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$16 falafel patties anyone? Amazon moves into meal-kit market image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 18th of July 2017 08:47:22 AM
....In Britain, the company has also partnered with supermarket Morrisons to deliver food and other goods through its Amazon Prime Now same-day delivery service. In the US, it took a much larger step into the food market in June, announcing a $13. ...
Berlin’s not perfect, but Samsung is right: it’s more fun than London | Musa Okwonga image
.... There are parks, lakes and forests within a short train ride, nightclubs on which the sun never sets. There are theatres, food markets, streets of endless bars. ...
Sainsbury's poised to buy Nisa in response to Tesco swoop on Booker image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 17th of June 2017 12:35:00 PM
.... Tesco, meanwhile, operates nearly 2,500 convenience stores under its Express and One Stop banners. Tesco and Booker say the deal, which is the subject of a competition investigation, is not about stores but cashing in on the “out of home” food market which is growing faster than retail sales as more Britons opt to eat out. ...
More Pritt Stick than Pippa  image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 18th of May 2017 11:00:06 PM
.... Instead, food was a big focal point of the day for the couple, who both work in catering. Their evening reception included a street food market, with six different trucks offering everything from fish and chips to ice cream and crepes. ...
Just Eat faces competition inquiry over Hungryhouse takeover image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 10th of May 2017 07:38:30 AM
....“Following its initial investigation into the merger, the Competition and Markets Authority has found that the companies are close competitors because of the similarity of their service and their broad geographical coverage,” the regulator said in a statement. The CMA said more recent entrants into the takeaway delivery market, such as Deliveroo, UberEats and Amazon Restaurants, represented less direct competition in the takeaway food markets as they targeted different types of restaurant, primarily dine-in ones without their own delivery services in fewer areas. ...
Lancashire living rooms: the backdrop to cottage industry revolution image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 6th of May 2017 12:02:08 PM
.... The long abandoned Cotton Exchange has been taken over by artist Liam Hopkins, who has filled the space with brightly coloured alien pods made with card supplied by the local Cardboard Box Company. There will also be screenprinting and plastercasting workshops for all ages, classes in leatherwork and paper manipulation – plus a food market featuring hand-reared lamb dishes, sticky Asian braised beef cheeks, vegan churros and Polish kielbasa. ...
Sainsbury’s warns over pay squeeze as profits slide image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of May 2017 10:02:09 AM
....Coupe defended his acquisition of the Argos chain, which has dramatically increased Sainsbury’s footprint in general merchandise. He said that despite the difficult backdrop, Sainsbury’s was “well set up” and had increased its share of the non-food market in a challenging environment. ...
White van nation: meet the drivers behind the on-demand economy image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 15th of April 2017 06:00:17 AM
.... “Thousand, easy,” says Johnny Bates, scanning the fleet of Ford Transits and Mercedes Sprinters as they grind in and out of gear, halt with sudden handbrake croaks, and give out rich and satisfying roars as cargo-bay doors slide open. Bates, 55, who is employed to choreograph traffic at the east London food market, gestures at a Vauxhall Vivaro. ...
Japanese snack giant Calbee hit by potato shortage image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 05:58:07 AM
....According to local media reports, including The Japan Times and The Manichi, Calbee and Koike-Ya are halting shipments of 49 potato crisp products. Calbee, which owns more than half of Japan's snack food market, saw shares fell by more than 1% to a two-month low on Tuesday. ...
Kraft Heinz withdraws Unilever takeover bid image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of February 2017 05:28:53 PM
....The bid of £115bn would have made it the second largest takeover in corporate history, beaten only by Vodafone’s $203bn (£163bn) takeover of Mannesmann in 2000. A combined Kraft-Unilever would have been valued at more than £200bn and control 3% of the global packaged food market, according to Euromonitor. ...
Organic food sales soar as shoppers put quality before price image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of February 2017 07:00:02 AM
....That’s good news for an industry that was hit hard by the economic downturn but now seems to be returning to rude health as more shoppers say organic food is worth paying the premium for. This week the Soil Association will release its annual report on the state of the organic food market, which is expected to show that it has grown for the fourth consecutive year. ...
Waitrose voted UK's best supermarket image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of February 2017 12:01:26 AM
....2% share of the UK supermarket business (according to recent Kantar figures), yet with 17. 5% of the frozen food market, second only to Tesco. ...
Nurofen maker acquires US baby food and Choco Milk company image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of February 2017 09:57:31 AM
....Mead is the third-largest baby food company in the world, after Nestlé and Danone, according to market research company Euromonitor International. The global baby food market is forecast to grow by between 7. ...
War of convenience as supermarket chains take on small stores image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 4th of February 2017 04:00:33 PM
.... The surprise move has set hares running among rival retailers and wholesalers in a market where around 80% of the UK’s 41,000-plus convenience stores are still independents or belong to buying groups such as Costcutter or Nisa (known as the “symbol groups” in the industry). Convenience stores are an increasingly important player in the UK food market, ringing up £37. ...
Rubbish cooking image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 30th of November 2016 12:10:19 AM
...."The levels of waste in fine dining are quite astounding," he says. Together with fellow co-founder Alice Gilsenan, he is now running a pop-up restaurant, Tiny Leaf, in a food market in south London. ...
Morrisons to revive 'much-liked' Safeway food and grocery brand image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 22nd of November 2016 12:51:25 PM
....Morrisons already operates five petrol station convenience stores as part of a trial with another forecourt operator, Motor Fuel Group. David Potts, the chief executive of Morrisons, said: “These are two capital-light ways of growing in the convenience food market. ...
World food prices surge in September image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 6th of October 2016 11:25:33 AM
.... . However, it stressed prices remained "relatively low" and the outlook for the global food market was "stable". ...
Wendy's sales hit by cheaper US grocery prices image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 10th of August 2016 03:57:40 PM
.... . New competitors in the fast food market and consumers' growing desire for healthier options have also caused problems for many in the industry. ...
Weak pound 'could raise supermarket prices' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of June 2016 11:05:45 AM
....Kantar's comments came as Ocado's chief executive Tim Steiner also said that a weak pound could see prices rise. "Currency weakness may bring some inflationary pressure in the food market, which wouldn't be such a bad thing given the deflation we've seen," he said. ...
Time Out shares drop on first day of trading amid Brexit fears image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of June 2016 10:18:48 AM
....Time Out makes its money from print and digital advertising and fees earned from online booking through its websites. It also wants to expand its food market business from Lisbon to other cities. ...
From taxis to takeaways: Uber drives in to UK food delivery market image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 3rd of June 2016 12:02:55 PM
. Uber is recruiting an army of delivery drivers as it prepares to go to war with Deliveroo for a slice of the UK’s takeaway food market. ...
City news: Volkswagen, Co-Op Funeralcare, Alliance Trust and Time Out image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of June 2016 07:30:00 AM
....Under Oakley the firm has seen digital activities rise from 10 per cent to half of its revenues. It is expected to make a loss for a few years due to investment to expand its food markets and digital products. ...
Time Out owner hopes flotation will raise £90m to fund expansion image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 31st of May 2016 09:54:20 AM
....Elliott sold a controlling stake to Oakley in 2010 to ease financial pressures and raise funding for digital development but he still owns 10% of the company. The private equity firm has invested heavily in the loss-making business, including taking its print magazine free in London, New York and Chicago, developing digital formats and launching a successful food market in Lisbon. ...
Marks & Spencer clothes to sharpen image image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Thursday 26th of May 2016 07:32:00 AM
.... These actions, combined with difficult trading conditions, will have an adverse effect on profit in the short term. “We are in difficult and challenging times – consumer confidence has dipped, the clothing market is flat, online sales have slowed and there’s deflation in the food market. ...
Marks & Spencer share price plummets after turnaround warning image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 25th of May 2016 07:09:36 AM
....Rowe was upfront that his turnaround of the business faced major headwinds. “Consumer confidence has dipped, the clothing market is flat, online sales have slowed and there’s deflation in the food market,” he said. ...
Time Out plans £200m stock market flotation image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 29th of April 2016 04:16:25 PM
....Related: Time Out set free in slimmer format. Oakley has invested heavily in growing the loss-making business internationally, including taking its print magazine free in London, New York and Chicago, investing in digital and more recently launching a highly-successful food market in Lisbon. ...
The innovators: fruitful idea turns waste food into a tasty snack image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 17th of April 2016 12:34:52 PM
....Related: Supermarkets pledge to cut food waste 20% by 2025. In the food markets they found fruit they could use as it could not be sold because of seemingly minor problems, such as ageing in bananas. ...
Co-op chief's trumpeted 60% pay cut does not complete until 2017 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 7th of April 2016 08:10:41 PM
....This year the company plans to open a further 100 small stores and close or sell off a similar number as well as investing in improving the quality of own-label products and another £45m in price cuts. Murrells said: “For most of last year deflation [in the food market] was running at 1. ...
Premier Foods lays out ambitious growth plans image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 6th of April 2016 06:47:23 PM
....It also highlighted the potential benefits to Batchelors Super Noodles from Nissin’s patent for laser perforation technology, which makes thicker noodles hydrate faster. The benefits of a partnership with Nissin add to Premier’s existing growth plans, which include expansion into the chilled food market and “cake on the go”. ...
Walmart and Tesco won’t help India’s food security problems image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 11th of March 2016 02:05:00 PM
.... Large domestic retailers such as Future Retail, Big Bazaar and Reliance Industries are trying hard to appeal to Indian shoppers. Alongside them, looking for a foothold in India’s $360bn-a-year retail food market, are a handful of foreign players – Germany’s Metro, US-based Walmart and the UK supermarket Tesco among the most prominent. ...
Tesco slows sales decline as recovery gathers pace image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of March 2016 01:17:11 PM
....4%. Related: Amazon enters fresh food market with Morrisons deal. ...
Moving to the country? Britain's liveliest and most idyllic winter villages  image
.... A slog to the top of the medieval “pie-crust” castle is worth it for the far reaching views and there’s nothing better than sitting outside the Royal Seven Stars hotel watching the town go by, according to Tanya Bedford from Marchand Petit. There’s a monthly Sunday food market while weekly markets sell secondhand books, furniture and crafts. ...
Home business innovation 2015-16 competition entry: Pure Panela image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 27th of January 2016 11:29:10 AM
....Pura Panela is ideal for sweetening any food or drinks. Therefore, we started taking it around to food markets around the UK. ...
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Moving to the country? Britain's liveliest and most idyllic winter villages  image
.... A slog to the top of the medieval “pie-crust” castle is worth it for the far reaching views and there’s nothing better than sitting outside the Royal Seven Stars hotel watching the town go by, according to Tanya Bedford from Marchand Petit. There’s a monthly Sunday food market while weekly markets sell secondhand books, furniture and crafts. ...
Twenty years on – the winners and losers of Britain’s property boom image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 23rd of January 2016 06:59:05 AM
.... By 1999 the increase in property prices enabled me to release £90,000 equity to invest in my business, Match Bar. If I hadn’t, I wouldn’t have the business I do today [Downey is co-founder of London street food market networks Street Feast and London Union, recently valued at £24m]. ...
Six things you need to know about Sainsbury's bid for Home Retail Group image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 13th of January 2016 09:51:57 AM
.... . There is currently almost no growth in the British food market, thanks to deflation caused by an ongoing brutal price war sparked by the rampant expansion of budget supermarkets Lidl and Aldi. ...
Asda warns of more retail turmoil image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 9th of January 2016 08:00:06 PM
.... . “There is currently no growth in the food market and the rise of the discounters means that we must take radical action to win back our customers,” said the chief executive. ...
Clicks sum up at John Lewis image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 6th of January 2016 09:35:00 PM
....The healthy performance keeps John Lewis on track to meet annual pre-tax profit forecasts of £270million-£320million. Chairman Sir Charlie Mayfield said: “The non-food market has seen significant shifts in trade patterns and the grocery market continuing to be challenging. ...
Death of the high street? Retailers' store sales PLUNGE as shoppers flock to the internet image
....1 per cent year-on-year sales in the six weeks to January 2. Sir Charlie Mayfield, chairman of the John Lewis Partnership, said: "'This has been a strong Christmas trading period for the partnership despite the non-food market seeing significant shifts in trade patterns and the grocery market continuing to be challenging. ...
Sainsbury's bid for Argos firm rejected image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 5th of January 2016 01:29:44 PM
....Conlumino food and grocery analyst George Scott said this meant Sainsbury's already had a good understanding of the sector. He said if the deal went ahead it would help Sainsbury's to better establish its presence in the non-food market. ...
The entrepreneurs over 70 taking the business world by storm image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of December 2015 07:15:10 AM
....”. The pet food market is worth £2bn a year in the UK, and Van Praagh is keen to get in on the action. ...
Sainsbury's edges ahead of supermarket rivals in run-up to Christmas  image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 15th of December 2015 11:13:45 AM
Costa launches Costa Fresco to serve lucrative lunch market image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 7th of December 2015 05:00:51 AM
....   Photo: Costa . “We really want to bring something different to the food market in London. ...
The rise of the student entrepreneurs image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 3rd of December 2015 12:10:02 AM
....While her dad, Peter Dickinson, is in charge of the accounts and legal side of the firm, Ms Dickinson is the face of the business. So in between lectures and studying, the food marketing management student can be handling sales, testing new products and managing the brand's social media. ...
70pc of shoppers turn to Aldi and Lidl for Christmas groceries image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 1st of December 2015 10:15:43 PM
.... . The growth of Aldi and Lidl, which now together control 10pc of the UK food market, has meant that ‘Big Four’ supermarkets have been forced into slashing prices in order to compete and slow the exodus of shoppers to the discounters. ...
Bag a £20 voucher for buying your Christmas tree at Ikea  image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 26th of November 2015 11:43:11 AM
.... . Unfortunately for those hoping to stock up on meatballs, the coupon is not valid in the restaurant or food market, or online. ...
How Ireland built a cheese movement image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 25th of November 2015 12:18:28 AM
....And instead of putting a few rounds in the post, he vowed to drive to the French capital. Despite having never left Ireland before, the County Cork farmer filled his van with cheeses, and drove to Paris' Rungis food market via the UK and two ferries. ...
Tesco takes on Aldi and Lidl with £6 lobster  image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 20th of November 2015 11:47:30 AM
.... Low-cost luxury foods have helped the German discounters entice more middle class shoppers through their doors and boost their market share. They now have a combined 10pc slice of Britain’s food market, up from 8. ...
Asda sales slide again as it tries to narrow the gap with discounters image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 17th of November 2015 03:25:34 PM
.... Andy Clarke, Asda chief executive  Photo: Julian Simmonds. Mr Clarke has faced intense pressure from the discounters Aldi and Lidl, whose rampant expansion has meant they now control 10pc of the food market. ...
'I realised that something was missing in the British confectionery market' image
....Events take over a lot of my evenings. I offer pop-up stands and “s’more stations” for corporate parties, weddings and street food markets. ...
Marks & Spencer homeware and fashion sales fall image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of November 2015 08:03:38 AM
....M&S said market conditions remained challenging but that it was “well set up” for Christmas and was confident it was ready to cope with a surge in demand on the Black Friday sales event at the end of November, having learned lessons from problems at its hi-tech distribution centre over the busy discount day last year. Bolland said M&S was outpacing its bigger rivals in the food market by as much as 4%. ...
VIDEO: Ivory Coast's baby food pioneer image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of October 2015 11:03:43 AM
....So she decided to start a firm that could offer highly nutritious baby food at an affordable price. Now her firm, Protein Kissee-La (PKL), occupies second place in the baby food market in Ivory Coast and it also sells products to Senegal, Cameroon and the Democratic Republic of Congo. ...
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Long-haul holidays: how a strong pound lets you go further image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 25th of September 2015 01:00:02 PM
....8%, making South Africa another attractive destination this winter. Johannesburg is buzzing with new food markets, while there are a host of amazing places to stay on the beaches of the Western and Eastern Capes. ...
Ikea shows off its new ethical stance ... on seafood image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 22nd of September 2015 09:04:52 AM
.... Ikea has been keen this year to prove its willingness to nudge its customers’ buying habits in a different direction. From this week all 23 varieties of seafood, including Atlantic cod, salmon and shrimp, on sale in the Swedish furniture chain’s restaurants, bistros and food markets across 47 countries will be from certified sources. ...
BHS shrugs off price war as it ramps up food store expansion image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 17th of September 2015 11:51:13 AM
. The new boss of BHS has shrugged off concerns that the 87-year-old department store is entering the food market at the toughest time in history for grocery retailers as he outlined the chain’s convenience food expansion plan. ...
Ocado sales climb but no word yet of an international deal image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 15th of September 2015 07:27:30 AM
.... . The finance chief said he was calm about the potential arrival of Amazon Fresh and said that if the US giant entered the UK food market it would make the online grocery market even bigger. ...
McDonald's to stop using eggs from caged hens within the next 10 years image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Thursday 10th of September 2015 01:16:57 PM
....McDonald's has promised to stop using eggs from caged hens within the next ten years in its 16,000 stores in the US. The chain is trying to adapt to changing consumer tastes to reverse sinking profits as the fast food market becomes increasingly crowded. ...
SME owners propping up their firms with personal funds image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 1st of September 2015 05:51:08 PM
.... Yumbles features artisan foods such as chocolate salami. Simos Kitiris and his wife Katie, founders of online food marketplace Yumbles, sold their house in Barnes, south-west London, to finance the launch of their business last summer. ...
Poundland launches online delivery - for £4 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 1st of September 2015 04:04:34 PM
New Orleans fishermen battle back from a decade of hurricanes and oil slicks image
....Guidry says his industry is, in many respects, pretty healthy right now. While Louisiana was on its back for several years, the seafood market both internationally and at home flooded with imported shrimp selling for historic low prices, sometimes through the use of slave labor. ...
Affordable dream homes in beautiful places: welcome to Britain's hidden gems  image
.... There are wool shops, delis, tea rooms and Barter Books, one of the biggest second-hand bookshops in Europe. The food market sells local produce, including lamb, cheeses and cakes. ...
Happier meal? McDonald's trials table service in UK as part of major revamp image
. McDonald’s is responding to increased competition in the fast food market by entering the slow lane. ...
Washing dirty dishes to serving dazzling plates: Madrid chef's journey to the top image
.... As Spain’s economy went from boom to bust and unemployment soared, hundreds of thousands of immigrants who had arrived alongside Marte were forced to return home, giving up on their dreams of making a life for themselves in Spain. Related: Top 10 food markets in Madrid. ...
Google tried to buy a meatless burger company (and was rejected) image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of July 2015 11:08:48 AM
. Google has reportedly been trying to take a bite of the burgeoning sustainable food market by bidding to buy Impossible Foods, a company that makes meatless burgers. ...
Iran nuclear deal: Does this application form mean you'll soon be able to get McDonald's in Tehran? image
.... . "To the rest of the world, McDonald's is a little slice of Americana," John Stanton, a professor of food marketing at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, told the BBC. ...
Big food is going green, but will consumers buy in? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 26th of June 2015 06:17:13 PM
....”. According to Laurie Hartman, CEO of the food market research firm The Hartman Group, however, part of the problem is that many big packaged goods companies still don’t understand the nuances of consumer behavior. ...
Henry Dimbleby: it took a long time to get Leon’s business model right image
....I went on holiday to Norway last summer and was without my mobile phone for a few days; all my worries evaporated and suddenly I was having new thoughts. I had this strong instinctive feeling that London needed one of these markets on a permanent scale – one that could become a great food market of the world. ...
Celebrity chefs back London food market venture image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 18th of June 2015 07:27:19 AM
. A group of celebrity chefs and restaurant owners including Nigella Lawson, Jamie Oliver and Yotam Ottolenghi are backing a venture that aims to open 16 food markets across London over the next five years. ...
Nigella and Jamie Oliver among stars investing in new London food markets image
. Celebrity cooks Nigella Lawson and Yotam Ottolenghi have joined forces with Jamie Oliver and 15 other top chefs, restauranteurs and food writers to back a new project to turn London’s disused spaces into pop-up food markets. ...
Smarter working 2014: Pura Panela image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 11th of June 2015 01:24:44 PM
.... But recently we realised that selling the drinks ready-made has a significant impact in revenue. At food markets we used to give away Agua Panela Limon y Canela (Panela water with lime and cinnamon) and Café Campesino (Coffee with Panela) for free to promote the business. ...
Warts and all: the best and the worst bits about starting companies around the world image
....” . Oscar Farinetti’s Italian food marketplace concept, which is coming to London in 2016 under a joint venture with Selfridges, has taken traditional Italian food and brought it to global audiences, from China to Sao Paulo. ...
Pork pie takeover given go ahead image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of June 2015 04:52:07 PM
...."We will now take stock of our entire business, taking into account our employees', customers', owners' and suppliers' needs. in what is an exciting and pivotal time in the UK chilled food market. ...
Co-op 'let down' by mismanagement image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 13th of May 2015 05:46:26 AM
....The group is focusing on its grocery shops and funerals, and retains a 20% stake in the Co-operative Bank, which is now controlled by US hedge funds. The Co-op was second to Tesco in the convenience food market, he said, and the quality of its products had increased markedly: "We can absolutely compete with the best. ...
Source : Independent [Read Article] Tuesday 5th of May 2015 11:58:35 PM
....It is true that the sector is currently competitive. Rivals have proved that it if you have a website and a marketing budget you too can grab a slice of the £5bn UK takeaway food market. ...

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