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....But the boss of a bank also needs to be good with numbers. So a later stint in the forecasting department, where he had to predict how many Easter eggs the supermarket would sell, probably helped. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....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. The supermarket said it was just a "refinement" of the existing policy. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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. The supermarket chain Asda has withdrawn a range of slimming meals after a disagreement with weight loss organisation Slimming World. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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.... . Earlier on Thursday, the supermarket chain Sainsbury became the latest retailer to warn of the pressure to raise prices. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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. Fans of Heineken beers including Amstel, Sol and Kingfisher will not be able to find them in Tesco for the foreseeable future after the supermarket refused to accept price increases the brewer blamed on Brexit and the budget. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... Germany is third with 114 billionaires. The number of UK billionaires increased from 50 to 54, with new entrants including Philip Day, the man behind Edinburgh Woollen Mill, and Simon Nixon, the co-founder of moneysupermarket. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... Once upon a time, this would have been taken as excellent news for shareholders, as opposed to customers. Inflationary breezes, allowing prices to be raised faster than overheads, used to be a supermarket’s best friend and surest way to protect profit margins. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Waitrose faces tough competition in the UK as discount rivals Lidl and Aldi expand and market leader Tesco fights harder on price. In February Waitrose said it planned to close six stores and remove a level of management in its supermarkets, putting nearly 700 jobs at risk. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....The Brexit vote has weakened the pound which, in turn, is pushing prices up as the cost of imports rise. Earlier this month, we learned that supermarket inflation doubled in February as shoppers had to pay more for basics such as butter and tea. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Shares in Tesco rose 1. 1% after Deutsche Bank raised its rating on the supermarket to "buy". ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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FTSE 100 dips despite boost from Next image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of March 2017 09:31:43 AM
....Shares in Tesco rose 1. 1% after Deutsche Bank raised its rating on the supermarket to "buy". ...
Driver warning: Four out of 10 motorists losing hundreds of pounds with THIS mistake image
....Motorists are overpaying a collective £2. 73billion a year on insurance, with around 40 per cent of drivers auto-renewing with their existing provider when they receive their renewal letter, according to Moneysupermarket. ...
Tesco pulls Sol, Amstel and Tiger from shelves in Brexit price row image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 03:07:10 PM
. Fans of Heineken beers including Amstel, Sol and Kingfisher will not be able to find them in Tesco for the foreseeable future after the supermarket refused to accept price increases the brewer blamed on Brexit and the budget. ...
Waitrose axes free coffee for shoppers – unless they buy something first image
....Waitrose faces tough competition in the UK as discount rivals Lidl and Aldi expand and market leader Tesco fights harder on price. In February Waitrose said it planned to close six stores and remove a level of management in its supermarkets, putting nearly 700 jobs at risk. ...
Waitrose coffee change gives grounds for complaint image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 11:13:26 AM
....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. The supermarket said it was just a "refinement" of the existing policy. ...
Forbes billionaire list: Trump loses $1bn as elite club gets 233 new members image
.... Germany is third with 114 billionaires. The number of UK billionaires increased from 50 to 54, with new entrants including Philip Day, the man behind Edinburgh Woollen Mill, and Simon Nixon, the co-founder of moneysupermarket. ...
Asda withdraws Slimzone meals amid row with Slimming World image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 20th of March 2017 11:10:47 AM
. The supermarket chain Asda has withdrawn a range of slimming meals after a disagreement with weight loss organisation Slimming World. ...
Rising food costs - what's that got to do with the price of Brexit? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of March 2017 07:00:01 AM
....The Brexit vote has weakened the pound which, in turn, is pushing prices up as the cost of imports rise. Earlier this month, we learned that supermarket inflation doubled in February as shoppers had to pay more for basics such as butter and tea. ...
Any old Joe image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 17th of March 2017 10:00:40 PM
....But the boss of a bank also needs to be good with numbers. So a later stint in the forecasting department, where he had to predict how many Easter eggs the supermarket would sell, probably helped. ...
Sainsbury's takes inflation hit on the chin as Aldi and Lidl loom | Nils Pratley image
.... Once upon a time, this would have been taken as excellent news for shareholders, as opposed to customers. Inflationary breezes, allowing prices to be raised faster than overheads, used to be a supermarket’s best friend and surest way to protect profit margins. ...
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. The supermarket's like-for-like sales, which strip out new stores, fell by 0. ...
Bye round pound image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 03:04:47 PM
....The new £1 coin comes into circulation this month, signalling the beginning of the end for the round pound, which will be completely phased out by 15 October. If you're struggling to make heads or tails of the change, here's what you need to know, including what to do with your old coins and what it means for those supermarket trolley key fobs. ...
UK unemployment falls to joint lowest rate since 1975 but wages stall image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 11:27:55 AM
....Household finances are expected to come under increasing pressure in 2017, as the sharp fall in the value of the pound since the Brexit vote increasingly feeds through to higher prices for consumer goods. Inflation is expected to rise to about 3% by the end of the year and household budgets are already under increased strain from a spike in supermarket prices. ...
Calls for ibuprofen sale restrictions after study finds cardiac arrest risk image
.... They should probably be avoided in patients with cardiovascular disease or many cardiovascular risk factors,” he said. “I don’t think these drugs should be sold in supermarkets or petrol stations where there is no professional advice on how to use them. ...
Obesity crisis image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 12:04:40 AM
....Fast-forward to today and oil is now so abundant and cheaply available that most of us use it liberally in our cooking - chucking it in anything from salad dressings to deep fat frying. It's not only in our home cooking, oil is also an ingredient in most of the items we buy from the supermarket. ...
Discounters 'exploit' lorry drivers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 12:01:50 AM
.... Some complain they aren't being paid any more for this and the training isn't good enough. The rise of the discount supermarkets has seemed unstoppable in recent years. ...
Credit card Britain: Seven out of ten adults have average debts of £6,372  image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 04:08:00 PM
. Borrowing through personal loans, overdrafts and credit cards is up five per cent this year to an average £6,372, according to Moneysupermarket. ...
Petrol price war sparked as supermarket SLASHES fuel costs amid tumbling oil prices image
. Asda is cutting petrol prices by 2p a litre from tomorrow and more supermarkets are expected to follow suit in the coming days. ...
How to beat UK energy price rises image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 12:20:57 PM
....This is the solution favoured by industry and, unsurprisingly, comparison sites. Moneysupermarket says the best value deals are £229 cheaper than the standard tariffs that many people are on. ...
Glad to be sacked image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 12:12:20 AM
....Ultimately, Mr Gormley says that for Virgin Wines to survive it had to cut its workforce by 90%, "retreat to Norwich with our tails between our legs", and start again from the very bottom. In addition to cutting costs, Mr Gormley says he turned around the company by focusing on selling interesting wines from small producers instead of selling the same big brands that people could buy from the supermarkets. ...
Rags to revolution image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 12:12:14 AM
....Finally, digital is doing to paper what paper did to parchment with the help of the Gutenberg press: outcompeting it, not on quality, but on price. Paper may be on the decline, but it will survive not only on the supermarket shelf or beside the lavatory, but in the office too. ...
The farming revolution that aims to bring free-range milk to Britain image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 12th of March 2017 12:05:09 AM
....”. Could it happen? Could the typical journey of the modern pint – a week-long trek from cow to fridge via tankers, processing plants, distribution hubs and supermarkets – be replaced by a bucolic idyll of farmers milking and bottling before delivering, all within 12 hours, as Our Cow Molly does?. ...
Call to boycott Tesco over 'endangered' white men claim image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 11th of March 2017 01:31:13 PM
. Activists have called for shoppers to boycott Tesco after the supermarket’s chairman claimed white men were becoming an “endangered species” in UK boardrooms. ...
The Guardian view on the Ofcom deal: too little, too slowly | Editorial image
.... Shopping and banking are increasingly expensive for the minority who can’t afford to do them online. Just as with the last century’s spread of car-ownership and supermarket shopping, greater opportunities and convenience for the majority who can take advantage of them go hand in hand with an absolute loss of both for the minority. ...
Wetherspoons boss condemns Hammond's 'budget for dinner parties' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 10:08:26 AM
....He said: “We understand the need for the government to raise taxes. However, there should be a sensible rebalancing of the taxes paid by pubs and supermarkets, if the pub industry is to survive in the long term. ...
Wetherspoons chairman criticises 'dinner party' Budget image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 08:04:21 AM
. The chairman of JD Wetherspoons has criticised the Chancellor for a "dinner party" Budget that failed to tackle tax inequalities between pubs and supermarkets. ...
Why is John Lewis tightening its belt? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 07:16:34 AM
Co-op Bank warns of more branch closures as it reports £477m loss image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 11:25:19 AM
....He said the bank had only been able to put itself up for sale because the “bank is stronger in many areas than in 2013 and these options would simply not have been feasible before”. The Co-operative Group of supermarkets and funeral homes now owns just 20% of the bank after ceding control to hedge funds during the 2013 rescue, which Holt reiterated had taken place without recourse to the taxpayer. ...
Tesco to pay back thousands of underpaid staff image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 11:24:00 AM
....Tesco is reimbursing 140,000 current and former staff who were left underpaid due to a payroll error. The supermarket is set to pay out about £10m with most workers getting up to £40, although some could get much more. ...
Tesco to pay out nearly £10m to staff after payroll errors image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 10:56:20 AM
....7m after payroll errors meant they were paid below the national minimum wage. Britain’s biggest supermarket chain said the majority of workers affected would receive up to £40. ...
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
....The partnership said it held back more of its profits due to an "increasingly uncertain market this year". The group, which runs department stores and supermarkets, also warned of price pressures and intense competition. ...
Morrisons leads FTSE 100 lower image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 09:21:19 AM
. The London stock market opened lower, with shares in supermarket Morrisons dropping more than 5% despite it reporting rising sales and profits. ...
Morrisons profit rises as recovery continues image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 07:36:42 AM
. Morrisons, the UK's fourth-biggest supermarket chain, has reported rising sales and profits as its turnaround strategy continues to bring results. ...
Get ready for food inflation to take a bite out of growth | Vicky Pryce image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 12:37:50 PM
.... More than half of what we eat, or which goes into our food manufacturing process, comes from abroad – and half of that again is from the EU. For years, the consumer has enjoyed low prices as supermarkets contained any price increases because of intense competition. ...
Sainsbury's drops bid to halve household food waste image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 07:01:00 AM
....Sainsbury’s launched its “Waste Less, Save More” programme in 2016 – a £10m five-year plan to help customers save money by reducing their food waste. Using official statistics showing that the average UK family throws away £700 of food each year, the supermarket set a target of getting households to slash this by 50%. ...
Sainsbury's drops bid to halve household food waste image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 07:01:00 AM
....Sainsbury’s launched its “Waste Less, Save More” programme in 2016 – a £10m five-year plan to help customers save money by reducing their food waste. Using official statistics showing that the average UK family throws away £700 of food each year, the supermarket set a target of getting households to slash this by 50%. ...
Food inflation doubles in a month as UK shoppers start to feel the pinch image
.... A weaker pound makes goods imported from overseas more expensive. 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. ...
Asda fined £300,000 after dead mice and flies found at delivery depot image
....Asda has been fined £300,000 after dead mice and flies were discovered in the aisles of a home delivery depot that distributes food to online shoppers across London and Essex. The supermarket chain pleaded guilty to three breaches of the Food Safety and Hygiene (England) Regulations 2013 after inspectors found the dead vermin alongside mouse droppings and pupae shells at its distribution centre in Enfield, north London. ...
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 cut in the bonus reflects the tough retail environment. The business, which covers department stores, supermarkets and online shopping, is expected to report a 10% fall in underlying annual profits for last year. ...
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. ...
ISAs 2017: Can I move existing shares into an ISA? What happens to my ISA if I go abroad? image
....” . Although you cannot transfer existing holdings “directly” into ISAs, there are a few exceptions, according to Moneysupermarket. ...
Healthy foods cheaper than junk food in UK supermarkets, study reveals image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 11:57:00 AM
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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, Britain’s third largest supermarket chain and owner of the George brand, is imposing harsher payment terms on its clothing suppliers as it attempts to turn the business around. ...
ITV shouldn't get away with blaming Brexit for falling revenues | Nils Pratley image
.... For the first four months of 2017, ITV expects a 6% fall in ad revenues. One can understand that the priority for supermarkets and branded food companies, which are bracing for a bout of inflation, is to hold down prices in the shops. ...
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. ...
Moneysupermarket shares hit as revenues dip image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 09:27:26 AM
. Shares in Moneysupermarket fell more than 6% after the comparison website warned that revenues so far this year were running below last year's levels. ...
Theresa May must block London Stock Exchange bids until after Brexit | Nils Pratley image
.... Truss will review the current framework to ensure it remains “fit for purpose”, which suggests she knows it isn’t. PriceWaterhouseCoopers was the auditor on the job at Tesco when the supermarket chain confessed to a £263m overstatement of profits. ...
Cereal lovers could shell out more for muesli as cost of brazil nuts soars image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of February 2017 07:19:10 PM
.... “It’s a potent combination,” he said. But it is not clear whether wholesale price rises will feed through directly to consumers as the popularity of nuts means supermarkets might choose to hold down prices to win over shoppers. ...
Tesco to replace 1,700 managers with lower-paid staff image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 27th of February 2017 03:31:16 PM
....". In recent years, the UK's big four supermarket groups have faced stiff competition from smaller rivals such as Aldi and Lidl. ...
Strawberry deals forever? British fruit in shops two months early image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of February 2017 12:01:44 AM
. British strawberries, usually synonymous with summer, are appearing on supermarket shelves this week, more than two months before the traditional start of the season. ...
Quids in: why it’s time to get rid of your £1 coins image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of February 2017 07:00:05 AM
....The Automatic Vending Association has predicted that the upgrades required so that the UK’s estimated 500,000 vending machines are ready to accept the new £1 coins will cost around £32m. As for supermarket trolleys, Tesco told us: “We’ve replaced the lock … The new coin slots will accept the old and new pound as well as existing trolley tokens. ...
Norwegian's low-cost long-haul transatlantic fares take off quickly image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of February 2017 07:00:05 AM
.... In a move reminiscent of Ryanair’s notorious Frankfurt (Hahn) gambit – which involved the airline flying to an old military base 75 miles from the German hub – Norwegian will be offloading its New York passengers at Stewart international, an airport that has not hitherto troubled many international travellers. Its terminal building, with the red brick and mock turrets that resemble an out-of-town Tesco supermarket, includes a newsstand and a small gift shop, while the outskirts of New York city itself are a good 90-minute drive away. ...
Let’s move to the Torridge valley, Devon: ‘It’s lush’ image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of February 2017 04:30:37 PM
....”. Janet Sharp “No big supermarkets, but we don’t need them. ...
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. ...
Comparethemarket ads lead way as online firms become top TV spenders image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 07:01:00 AM
....Big spenders also included MoneySupermarket and Amazon. Moneysupermarket, whose campaign featuring a bodyguard who grabs his crotch was the most-complained about of the year, increased its spending by 6% year on year. ...
Supermarket sourcing image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 12:18:01 AM
.... . "When we go into a supermarket, restaurant or coffee shop, we're at the very centre of a huge web of food and drink trading relationships, with layers and layers of exchanges going on out of sight," says James Walton, chief economist at food and grocery research charity IGD. ...
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. ...
Shoppers set to DITCH big brands & switch to cheaper own-label produce if food prices rise image
. For the latest research shows that shoppers would abandon brands for own-label, switch to cheaper supermarkets and even cut back on chocolate if food prices rise in the wake of Brexit. ...
The supermarket food gamble may be up | Felicity Lawrence image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of February 2017 06:00:29 AM
.... “As you were, everyone,” appears to be the message. But why would supermarkets – which are said to have lost sales worth as much as £8m in January thanks to record-breaking, crop-wrecking snow and rainfall in the usually mild winter regions of Spain and Italy – be so keen to fly in substitutes from the US at exorbitant cost?. ...
Another Brexit downside: foreign giants in power grabs for famous British names image
....There are some factors in Kraft Heinz’s favour. Unilever’s recent row with Tesco about increasing the price of Marmite shows it is working hard to protect profit margins at a time when costs are rising and supermarkets are trying to push food prices down. ...
Organic food sales soar as shoppers put quality before price image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of February 2017 07:00:02 AM
....Waitrose also said the sector was thriving. “We were the first supermarket to sell organic products in the 1980s and shoppers are as enthusiastic as ever,” a spokeswoman said. ...
Five minute guide to the rising cost of car maintenance image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 19th of February 2017 12:01:00 AM
....Heavy footed drivers who accelerate and break sharply between junctions also burn fuel unnecessarily. TAKE CHEAPER COVER New figures from moneysupermarket. ...
Co-op Bank is up for sale – is it time to leave? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 18th of February 2017 07:00:33 AM
....How much of a blow will a sale of The Co-operative Bank be to the very concept of co-operatives? Stuart Coe, chief operating officer of umbrella group Co-operatives UK, and a Co-operative Bank customer, believes any buyer will have to maintain the values the bank has championed. He argues that the co-operative model is thriving in the UK, not least the Co-op supermarkets, which will relinquish their 20% holding after its sale. ...
Unilever to mount fierce defence against Kraft Heinz after rejecting £115bn offer image
....Analysts said that while any deal would create massive cost savings, it would also give the combined firm the muscle to drive up prices on popular brands such as Hellmann’s mayonnaise and Ben & Jerry’s ice cream. “Market power would be much increased as the major supermarkets would have little choice but to buy from the merged business,” said Professor John Colley of Warwick business school. ...
Morrisons to 'hedge bets' and recruit more UK-based suppliers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 17th of February 2017 07:01:03 AM
. Morrisons is aiming to recruit 200 more British suppliers after a report commissioned by the supermarket found that only just over half the food eaten in the UK comes from local sources. ...
Two-car families pay £40 extra per month as fuel prices soar, says AA image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 17th of February 2017 12:01:17 AM
....Edmund King, the AA’s president, said motorists should shop around: “Drivers need to keep their ears and eyes open to locate lower pump prices. Along the A3, from Portsmouth towards London, supermarket petrol varies by as much as 8p a litre. ...
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
....The underpayments of about £64 per person date back to 2014 and were first uncovered last year ahead of Argos’s takeover by Sainsbury’s. The supermarket said it had changed processes as quickly as possible last December after being made aware of the issue, and would be repaying staff at the end of this month. ...
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. ...
Energy bills to rise up to 28% for thousands in UK as fixed contracts end image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of February 2017 02:23:09 PM
....So far this winter, EDF, npower and Scottish Power have all announced hikes, meaning the customers of those companies need to look carefully at what they paying, particularly if they coming off a fixed tariff. Moneysupermarket has said 77 fixed energy deals are set to expire before the end of April, leaving average households typically facing a £200-a-year increase to around £1,100 a year for gas and electricity. ...
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
....The WSTA is urging the chancellor, Philip Hammond, to make a 2% duty cut in his budget next month. In 2016 Brits bought more than 131m bottles of fizz from UK shops and supermarkets – up 13% on the previous year. ...
UK inflation is forecast to come in shy of Bank of England's 2 per cent target image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of February 2017 12:00:00 AM
....8 per cent in January, with an upward pressure coming from air fares. Economist Victoria Clarke said the shortage of vegetables after extreme weather ravaged crops across Europe might have also pushed up prices at the supermarket checkout. ...
The Co-op Bank is the new Bradford & Bingley image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of February 2017 02:34:40 PM
.... Maybe what we are really seeing is a crack in the extraordinary price premium that vineyards in an area of north-eastern France have historically charged for their output. Wine snobs will sneer at the cheap supermarket fizz. ...

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