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...."To keep prices low for consumers, it is particularly important that we don't have any new tariffs and we maintain frictionless movement of goods and put consumers at the heart of this," she told the Mail on Sunday. The groups' members include British farms, food giants such as Nestle and supermarket chains such as Tesco. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....The English football association said "active discussions are under way regarding a lower level partnership" with Vauxhall. Bookmakers Ladbrokes, supermarket chain Lidl, Mars chocolate and Carlsberg are among current sponsors of the England national team. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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. The Serious Fraud Office and Tesco are within days of announcing a settlement that could mean Britain’s biggest supermarket chain will pay a multimillion-pound fine over an accounting scandal. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Vauxhall drops FA home nations football sponsorship deals image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of March 2017 05:09:23 PM
....The English football association said "active discussions are under way regarding a lower level partnership" with Vauxhall. Bookmakers Ladbrokes, supermarket chain Lidl, Mars chocolate and Carlsberg are among current sponsors of the England national team. ...
Tesco and Serious Fraud Office near to deal over accounting scandal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of March 2017 05:46:01 PM
. The Serious Fraud Office and Tesco are within days of announcing a settlement that could mean Britain’s biggest supermarket chain will pay a multimillion-pound fine over an accounting scandal. ...
Brexit: Food chiefs warn on EU tariffs image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of March 2017 08:55:57 PM
...."To keep prices low for consumers, it is particularly important that we don't have any new tariffs and we maintain frictionless movement of goods and put consumers at the heart of this," she told the Mail on Sunday. The groups' members include British farms, food giants such as Nestle and supermarket chains such as Tesco. ...
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 The supermarket chain Asda has withdrawn a range of slimming meals after a disagreement with weight loss organisation Slimming World. ...
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. The UK’s supermarket chains are facing higher import costs following the fall in the pound against the dollar and the euro since the June referendum, as well as some commodity price rises. ...
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. ...
Why is John Lewis tightening its belt? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 07:16:34 AM
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
Supermarkets ration lettuces after poor weather hits growers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of February 2017 06:59:03 PM
. Shoppers afflicted by the “courgette crisis” are facing further privation, as supermarket chains Morrisons and Tesco imposed restrictions on the number of lettuces that can be bought by each customer. ...
TalkTalk hoping for rapid results as Dunstone gets his hands dirty image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of February 2017 07:29:32 PM
....In the 1980s and 1990s, the retail industry’s golden years, Sir Ken Morrison, who has died aged 85, was king. Morrisons was never the biggest supermarket chain in the land, but its chairman and driving force would have collected the “most admired” gong in most years. ...
Sir Ken Morrison's best quotes: 'You’ve got a lot more bullshit than me' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of February 2017 01:24:50 PM
. Sir Ken Morrison, founder of the Bradford-based supermarket chain, has died aged 85. ...
Our next Scandi import: organic ‘folk food’ for all image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 15th of January 2017 12:05:01 AM
....4bn, the average Briton spends £24 a year on organic foods, compared with £141 in Denmark, with the market amounting to less than 2% of UK grocery sales. Denmark’s organic industry has benefited from the long-running support of major retailers, including Netto, the discount supermarket chain owned by Dansk Supermarked, the Danish equivalent of Tesco. ...
UK Christmas retail: the winners and losers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 01:23:56 PM
.... Fresh fruit and vegetables, beers, wine and spirits, and Morrisons’ new upmarket The Best range did well, while sales of the Nutmeg clothing range rose 30%. Britain’s second biggest supermarket chain surprised the City with a record Christmas and its first sales growth since March. ...
Tesco hails turnaround as festive sales increase image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 09:18:49 AM
....9% rise in sales at Waitrose’s growing number of in-store cafes, restaurants, wine and snack bars. Asda, the UK’s third biggest supermarket chain, is expected to have had a trickier trading period. ...
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. ...
Record Christmas at Sainsbury’s 'shows logic of Argos takeover' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 11th of January 2017 08:29:40 AM
....5% in the quarter compared with a 1% fall in the previous six months. Britain’s second largest supermarket chain said online groceries, convenience stores, clothing and other non-food performed strongly in the third quarter. ...
Morrisons enjoys some 'remarkable' Christmas cheer image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 10th of January 2017 08:05:01 AM
. Morrisons enjoyed its best Christmas in seven years as the supermarket chain revamped its premium ranges, opened more tills and cut fewer prices. ...
Morrisons sees best Christmas performance for seven years image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 10th of January 2017 07:29:30 AM
. Morrisons has reported its strongest Christmas sales for seven years as the supermarket chain's recovery continues. ...
Tesco set to cut 1,000 jobs in restructuring plans image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 9th of January 2017 06:38:03 PM
....Tesco, which employs more than 300,000 people in the UK, is scheduled to unveil its trading figures for the vital Christmas period on Thursday. James Anstead, analyst at Barclays – one of Tesco’s house brokers – has predicted that the supermarket chain will report that sales during the six weeks to 7 January were flat on the same period the previous year. ...
Tesco announces 1,000 job losses image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 9th of January 2017 05:18:34 PM
....The announcement comes as Tesco prepares to issue a trading statement on Thursday that will give details of its retail performance over the Christmas period. Like its main High Street rivals - Sainsbury's, Asda and Morrisons - the supermarket chain has been struggling to maintain market share in the face of competition from German discounters Aldi and Lidl. ...
Muesli queen image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 9th of January 2017 12:26:12 AM
....Despite their youthful enthusiasm, increased sales were hard to come by, and Manya left the business two years later. Carolyn, however, persevered on her own, and in 1997 the company got its big break when Australia's second largest supermarket chain, Coles, started to stock its muesli. ...
What used to stress out Sainsbury's boss? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 9th of January 2017 12:23:46 AM
. Mike Coupe, the head of the supermarket chain Sainsbury's, shares the business advice he wishes he had been given when he started out. ...
Good Christmas? M&S set to surprise as retailers reveal festive sales image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 8th of January 2017 02:14:45 PM
.... “If they delivered another 6% decline [on clothing] the market would clobber them,” said Jeary. With food a key component of the Christmas spending spree analysts are optimistic that, as in 2015, the major supermarket chains will deliver decent figures, with Morrisons leading the pack amid its renaissance under chief executive David Potts. ...
'Blueberries pay 10 times more than tobacco' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 6th of January 2017 02:08:46 PM
. Before embarking on a controversial land reform programme, Zimbabwe was one of the top horticultural exporters to the European Union, supplying fresh fruit and flowers to some of the world's leading supermarket chains. ...
Aldi to become highest-paying supermarket in UK image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 5th of January 2017 09:57:13 AM
....Aldi is to give more than 3,000 staff a pay rise in an effort to leapfrog fellow German discounter Lidl to become the highest-paying supermarket in the UK. Employees at the fast-growing supermarket chain will earn £8. ...
Retailer B&M reveals hearty Christmas trading period image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of January 2017 02:19:57 PM
....5p in morning trading on Wednesday, the best performer across the FTSE 100 and 250 indexes, as some analysts said they planned to upgrade their profit forecasts for the year. The strong sales at B&M – which Arora bought in 2005 with his brother – bode well for discounters despite talk of a fightback by the major supermarket chains before Christmas. ...
Richard Cousins makes shock departure from Tesco board of directors image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 3rd of January 2017 06:26:50 PM
....Richard Cousins, the chief executive of the catering group Compass, has abruptly left his position as senior independent director of Tesco just days before Britain’s biggest retailer unveils its Christmas trading figures. The surprise departure of Cousins after just two years on the board will be seen as a blow for the supermarket chain by the City. ...
BP fills up with $1.3bn Australian petrol station deal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of December 2016 02:46:00 PM
....3bn (£1. 1bn) for the petrol station business of Woolworths, the Australian supermarket chain. ...
Brexit, strikes and pay revolts: the year in business image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of December 2016 06:00:27 AM
.... However, the competition commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, later said the full amount may not be payable to Ireland. In the empire-building stakes, supermarket chain Sainsbury’s won control of Argos, Shire Pharmaceuticals took over Baxalta, ABInBev, the world’s biggest brewer, completed its £79bn acquisition of SAB Miller and as the year drew to a close, Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox lodged an £11. ...
A third of Brits throw away Christmas turkey and sprouts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of December 2016 07:01:41 AM
....One in three UK consumers admit to binning turkey and sprouts for their Christmas dinner before it even reaches the table because of their lack of culinary knowhow, a new report has revealed. Official figures show that UK households throw away 7m tonnes of food every year, but the new research from supermarket chain Sainsbury’s shows householders are more likely to bin food over the festive season because they don’t know how to prepare and cook it. ...
GCHQ asked to step up action against cyber-attack threat to financial services image
....Tyrie’s letter to Martin, who is leading the Cheltenham-based National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), uses last month’s incident at Tesco Bank to illustrate the vulnerabilities of the financial system. In November, the banking arm of supermarket chain Tesco admitted that £2. ...
7,000 tonnes of dried fruit: inside the world's largest mince pie factory image
.... This year Wood and his technical staff have been asked by Asda to close the notorious mince pie “air gap” – the space between filling and lid which means the whole pie collapses at first bite. The gap, explains Wood, is the result of the pie’s lid rising in the oven – and the supermarket chain wants rid of it. ...
UK food prices will rise without EU workers, say trade groups image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 8th of December 2016 06:30:35 PM
....Nearly 4 million people are employed in growing, harvesting, producing, packaging, selling and serving food and drink in the UK, a large proportion of whom are EU nationals. Although food prices continue to fall amid heavy competition between the major supermarket chains and fast-growing discounters Aldi and Lidl, rising costs are expected to drive up inflation in the coming months. ...
Supermarket shoppers can get their Christmas dinner for £20 – survey image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 30th of November 2016 01:00:03 AM
....48 a head, after shopping around for the best prices at Aldi, Lidl, Asda, Morrisons and Iceland, Good Housekeeping magazine found in its annual festive shopping basket cost survey. Good Housekeeping tracked the price of the 11 products across 10 major supermarket chains and found prices were the cheapest since it began its survey eight years ago. ...
SFO will not charge former Tesco boss over accounting scandal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 29th of November 2016 12:38:53 AM
. Tesco’s former chief executive Philip Clarke will not face charges in relation to an accounting scandal at the supermarket chain, it has been confirmed. ...
Theresa May should ignore objections to publishing pay ratios | Nils Pratley image
....Yet even this gentle proposal, likely to be included in the government’s green paper on corporate governance on Tuesday, is running into resistance. Pay ratios are too crude and could mislead, runs one argument, because an investment bank, where lots of people tend to earn megabucks, could seem to be a “fairer” employer than a supermarket chain employing tens of thousands of shelf-stackers and checkout assistants. ...
Dunelm buys Kiddicare in online drive image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 28th of November 2016 09:28:02 AM
....5m rescue deal for UK online shopping group Worldstores. It is the latest twist for Kiddicare, which was bought by supermarket chain Morrisons for £70m in 2011 before being sold for £2m just three years later. ...
Iceland government challenges retail chain Iceland over name use image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 24th of November 2016 07:05:03 PM
....“The Icelandic government’s legal challenge at the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EU-IPO) seeks to invalidate this exclusive registration on the basis that the term ‘Iceland’ is exceptionally broad and ambiguous in definition, often rendering the country’s firms unable to describe their products as Icelandic,” the statement added. The ministry said Iceland had tried several times to negotiate in the hope of reaching a fair solution and avoiding legal action but its efforts had been met with “unrealistic and unacceptable demands by the supermarket chain leaving Iceland with no choice but to proceed with a legal resolution to the situation”. ...
Iceland launches legal challenge over supermarket name image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 24th of November 2016 06:02:56 PM
. The Icelandic government is taking legal action against the supermarket chain Iceland in a trademark dispute over using the name, it has confirmed. ...
Aldi and Lidl hike milk and banana prices as pound's fall bites image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 22nd of November 2016 06:55:10 PM
.... They have had to move up on price on the single most popular product line in any supermarket,” one industry source said. Most traditional supermarket chains price their loose bananas, which shoppers compare closely with their competitors, slightly more cheaply than bagged bananas. ...
Morrisons to revive Safeway brand name image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 22nd of November 2016 01:44:18 PM
. The supermarket chain Morrisons is to revive the Safeway name for some of the food it makes for independent retailers. ...
Tesco chief warns brands not to make UK shoppers pay for weak pound image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 17th of November 2016 06:49:32 PM
....”. The Marmite dispute resulted in gaps on Tesco’s shelves after the UK’s largest supermarket chain refused to accept price increases of about 10% on household brands ranging from Marmite to Persil and Flora in order to accommodate the falling price of sterling. ...
Majestic Wine toasts sales growth image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 17th of November 2016 09:50:05 AM
.... Its Naked Wines business operates in the UK, the US and Australia. If you think the big grocers have it tough in competition with the internet, spare a thought for Majestic Wines, which flourished in the yuppie years but now faces a struggle against not only online rivals but the combined might of the big supermarket chains. ...
Amazon expands Morrisons grocery delivery deal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of November 2016 08:31:59 AM
...."We look forward to adding more stores and reaching more customers in the future," said Prime Now EU director Mariangela Marseglia. Analysts at Shore Capital described the latest stage of Morrisons' deal with Amazon as "innovative" and said it would boost the supermarket chain in areas where it had little foothold. ...
More than 7m Britons now in precarious employment image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 15th of November 2016 01:48:33 PM
....It is not just insurgent tech companies that use large numbers of non-staff workers to deliver their core services. Tesco, Britain’s biggest supermarket chain, said between 35% and 40% of its warehouse workers – some 6,000 – are provided by agencies. ...
Tesco makes gains as Aldi and Lidl growth hits five-year low image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 15th of November 2016 12:26:45 PM
....Meanwhile, action by Tesco, Asda, Morrisons and Sainsbury’s to cut prices has drawn the discounters into the price war. “Aldi and Lidl haven’t let their price differential [to the major supermarket chains] slip and so they have been cutting prices which has slowed their growth down,” said McKevitt. ...
Argos boss plans whirlwind shop tour to boost catalogue retailer image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 13th of November 2016 05:42:24 PM
....Rogers is working hard to turn Argos, considered by many to be one of the dying dogs of the high street, into a modern growth story for Sainsbury’s. The supermarket chain paid £1. ...
Weak sterling puts Irish mushroom farmers in the shade image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 12th of November 2016 12:04:20 AM
.... The last thing we need is for uncertainty and devaluation of the pound endangering this massively successful product,” Reilly says. Every day 50 tonnes of Irish mushrooms are shipped across the Irish Sea to the big supermarket chains in Britain. ...
Sainsbury’s boss says suppliers should take hit over falling pound image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 9th of November 2016 09:08:09 AM
....Coupe warned that, excluding the contribution from Argos, Sainsbury’s profits for the second half of its financial year would be even lower than the first because of price cuts and cost inflation, partly resulting from wage rises for shopfloor staff. Profits and sales for all the main supermarket chains have fallen in the face of rising competition from discounters Aldi and Lidl, which has forced a wave of price cuts across the market. ...
Sainsbury's profits fall 10% as first-half sales fall image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 9th of November 2016 08:20:08 AM
....German discount chains Aldi and Lidl have expanded rapidly in the UK, undercutting Sainsbury's and its rivals, including Tesco, Morrisons and Asda. The supermarket chain fought back by cutting prices on its everyday products rather than run promotions. ...
Tesco Bank cyber-thieves stole £2.5m from 9,000 people image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of November 2016 10:10:43 PM
....5m. The banking arm of the supermarket chain also revised down the number of accounts from which money was removed from 20,000 to 9,000 and announced that banking services had been restored for all its customers. ...
Tesco Bank cyber raid 'unprecedented', says financial regulator image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of November 2016 11:48:52 AM
.... Customers have reported that sums have been transferred to Spain and Brazil. The National Crime Agency (NCA) is one of a number of organisations scrutinising what has taken place at the supermarket chain’s banking arm, which has more than 7 million customers. ...
Tesco Bank freezes transactions after cash taken from 20,000 accounts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 7th of November 2016 08:52:08 AM
....Tesco immediately froze online transactions and pledged to refund the 20,000 customers whose current accounts had been plundered in one of the largest cyber-thefts ever to hit a UK bank. Benny Higgins, chief executive of the supermarket chain’s banking arm, said the decision to suspend some banking activities was an attempt to protect customers from “online criminal activity”. ...
Price of 20 Unilever products up by average of 5.7% since Brexit vote image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 7th of November 2016 06:01:37 AM
....Despite the furore over the company’s Marmite, which has become the unlikely symbol of the battle between retailers and Unilever over price rises, Bertolli spread saw the most inflation of the 20 products monitored by MySupermarket – up 31. 5% on average across the UK’s four largest supermarket chains. ...
Birds Eye and Walkers ask supermarkets for up to 12% price rises image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 6th of November 2016 12:46:50 PM
....Marmite became the unlikely symbol of the fight over who would pick up the tab for rising costs after Tesco ran low on stocks, a situation dubbed Marmageddon, after Unilever halted deliveries as talks between the two businesses got tough. The smaller supermarket chain Morrisons then fuelled fears about food price hikes by increasing the shelf price of the very British toast-topper by 12. ...
Morrisons sales helped by 'biggest ever' Halloween image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 3rd of November 2016 08:33:37 AM
. The UK's fourth largest supermarket chain, Morrisons, has reported another rise in sales, helped by its "biggest ever" Halloween. ...
Asda apologises for dirty home delivery crates image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 2nd of November 2016 11:55:56 AM
....Watchdog is broadcast at 20:00 GMT on BBC One on Wednesday. Although all major supermarket chains offer home delivery, analysts are concerned about the financial impact on the retailers. ...
School-leavers 'lack essential workplace skills' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 1st of November 2016 12:04:45 AM
.... . He says the training he received at the supermarket chain was invaluable in helping him learn how to approach and deal with customers. ...
Typhoo Tea: Cost of a cuppa to go up image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 28th of October 2016 08:12:13 PM
....". The news comes amid warnings of rising prices in the grocery sector, and with supermarket chain Morrisons increasing the cost of a jar of Marmite by 12. ...
Survey: 41% of young women expect to face discrimination at work image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 24th of October 2016 11:01:07 PM
.... A recent TUC study found that more than half of all women and nearly two-thirds of women aged 18 to 24 said they have experienced sexual harassment at work. Workers recently won the right to lodge a sex discrimination claim against Asda that could force the supermarket chain to adjust the pay of many of its 130,000 shop floor staff and make back payments to those involved in the case going back to 2002, at an estimated cost of up to £100m. ...
Inflation means inflation image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 17th of October 2016 11:20:43 PM
....One estimate of the extent of possible price rises has come from the former boss of Northern Foods, Lord Haskins, who told the BBC that he expected to see food price increases running at an annual rate of 5% by this time next year. He was speaking in response to supermarket chain Tesco's recent spat with Unilever, which was trying to pass on its higher costs incurred because of sterling's weakness - though that dispute has since been resolved. ...
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. ...
Sainsbury's sales slip as food prices continue to fall image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of September 2016 06:32:27 AM
....German discount chains Aldi and Lidl, which have expanded rapidly in the UK, have been undercutting Sainsbury's and its rivals, including Tesco, Morrisons and Asda. The supermarket chain has fought back by cutting prices on its everyday products rather than run promotions. ...
Aldi reports record sales but profits drop image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 26th of September 2016 07:30:37 AM
....Mr Barnes said Aldi would continue to concentrate on maintaining "a significant price advantage over our competitors". The majority of consumers in the UK still shop at the big four supermarket chains - Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury's and Morrisons. ...
Morrisons recovery continues as sales and profits rise image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 15th of September 2016 07:32:32 AM
. Morrisons has reported rising sales and profits, indicating that the recovery at the UK's fourth largest supermarket chain is continuing. ...

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