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Tesco promises more price cuts as profits drop 6%

16 Apr 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco today promised to accelerate the price war against its supermarket rivals and the discounters, as group profits fell 6%.

Tesco Giraffe restaurant Watford

Tesco’s store plan: More Giraffes and gyms in the pipeline

16 Apr 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco is to open more than 100 Giraffe, Decks and Harris+Hooles as part of plans to accelerate its UK store turnaround programme.

Fruit & veg aisle in Tesco Watford

Tesco full-year results prompt calls for action

16 Apr 2014 | By Jon Yeomans

Analysts are calling for greater action from Tesco to clarify its proposition and take on the discounters, following today’s results.

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Pie and mash-up

16 Apr 2014 | By James Halliwell

Behold, the M&S fish and chips pie! Is this a belated April Fool, or the start of a new wave of supermarket NPD?

Fruit and veg

Scant evidence of 'price war' as inflation remains steady Subscription

13 Apr 2014 | By Guy Montague-Jones

Price cuts to select fresh produce and dairy KVIs are the exception as inflation remains steady…

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Dairy bull numbers spark concern

13 Apr 2014 | By Julia Glotz

The European beef sector needs to figure out what to do with the increased numbers of dairy bull calves, a report warns…

Asda hours

Why are Sunday trading rules back in the open? Subscription

11 Apr 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

And, as the debate resurfaces, what chance of a relaxation?…

Food waste

Is House of Lords wasting its energy in berating bogofs? Subscription

11 Apr 2014 | By Ian Quinn

The inquiry led to fresh vilification of supermarkets. Unfair, given the scale of efforts to cut waste…

Supermarket trolley

Marketing food and drink to the unselfish consumer Subscription

12 Apr 2014 | By Nick Mustoe

Fat, salt, carbs and fibre are all nutritional elements that have been under the spotlight in the past decade…


Tobacco plain packaging: beware the hype Subscription

12 Apr 2014 | By Neil McKeganey

Tobacco plain packaging is coming to a shop near you – in fact possibly to your shop…

Horsemeat Tests

Food crime: how can we match consumers' high expectations? Subscription

12 Apr 2014 | By Sue Davies

Which? research has repeatedly shown that consumers have high expectations of food law enforcement…


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Toys category report 2014

14 Apr 2014 | By John Porter

Toys and collectables are on the front line in the battle between grocers and high-street retailers - and the supermarkets are sustaining heavy casualties.

Focus on Suncare

Suncare category report 2014

14 Apr 2014 | By Lisa Riley

What a scorcher! As the mercury rose last summer, so did sales of suncare products.

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