Co-op own-label easter egg

Own-label prices falling twice as fast as brands Subscription

17 Apr 2015 | By Vince Bamford

“Although brands have been reducing prices for longer, own-label prices are now falling more quickly,” says IRI strategic insight director Tim Eales

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Sunday trading survey shows support for all-store openings Subscription

17 Apr 2015 | By Ian Quinn

The survey also showed 40% of people agree with the recent claim by Asda boss Andy Clarke that the Sunday trading laws were indicative of “rip-off Britain”

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Poundland sticks to its guns forcing in-depth CMA investigation of 99p deal Subscription

17 Apr 2015 | By Edward Devlin

Poundland £55m acquisition of rival discounter 99p Stores will face in-depth scrutiny from the Competition and Markets Authority after the group decided not to allay the watchdog’s monopoly fears.

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City News: Diageo's pain is SABMiller's gain Subscription

17 Apr 2015

There were contrasting fortunes for the UK’s largest listed alcohol firms on Thursday…

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Morrisons to cut 720 head office jobs as it boosts shop floor numbers

16 Apr 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons is to cut 720 head office jobs while ramping up the number of shop floor staff as it looks to drive sales through its core supermarket estate…

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Hannah Wright, Sainsbury's Longwater: store of the week Subscription

16 Apr 2015 | By Helen Gilbert

We’re absolutely delighted and really proud. We believe we’re the best in town.

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Beware ‘peak protein’ Subscription

16 Apr 2015 | By Carina Perkins

Are we on the brink of a backlash against high-protein diets? That is the conclusion suggested by new research from Datamonitor, which predicts…

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Nigel Farage gets feisty over fish Subscription

15 Apr 2015 | By James Halliwell

Some argue the creeping homogenisation of our political parties renders modern day manifestos redundant. Well, UKIP weighed in with theirs…

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  • Own label category report 2015

    17 Apr 2015

    As shifting pricing strategies and the growth of the discounters transform the UK retail landscape, supermarkets are moving away from the established three-tier ‘good, better, best’ approach to own-label ranging

  • National Convenience Show category report 2015

    17 Apr 2015

    what tricks can the indies pull out of the hat to add a touch of magic to sales?

  • Suncare category report 2015

    10 Apr 2015

    With average prices falling and the discounters taking growing share of the market, what’s the forecast for the coming year in the suncare sector?

  • Yoghurts category report 2015

    02 Apr 2015

    What’s behind the category’s recent sales slump? And what can be done about it?

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Scotmid Stockbridge store wins Convenience Retailer of Year Subscription

30 Mar 2015 | By Andrew Don

Store manager Craig McAulay said he was “gobsmacked”. “I think we won because we’re trying to give something different to the customers”.

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Shelf marketing factor

18 Apr 2015

Category management does indeed need to be wholly integrated with shopper marketing in a continuous process if you want profit to underpin your retailer relationship

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Features List 2015

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Own label category report 2015

As shifting pricing strategies and the growth of the discounters transform the UK retail landscape, supermarkets are moving away from the established three-tier ‘good, better, best’ approach to own-label ranging

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