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Petfood can't escape inflation as average prices rise by 2% Subscription

23 Feb 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Shoppers aren’t just paying more for their own dinner in the wake of the Brexit vote

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Shoppers plan to abandon brands as Brexit hits bill Subscription

16 Feb 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Shoppers would abandon brands for own label, switch to cheaper supermarkets and even cut back on chocolate

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Chivas Regal offers Bang & Olufsen prizes Subscription

16 Feb 2017 | By Helen Gilbert

The on-pack promotion will give consumers the chance to win one of 10 £10,000 vouchers

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Food prices begin to rise in wake of underlying cost pressures Subscription

03 Feb 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Lower prices were recorded in January, but BRC believes this will only be a short-term blip

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Dairy inflation pushes up block butter prices Subscription

27 Jan 2017 | By Beth Gault

Block butter prices are up 7% year on year on average across 80 SKUs in the major mults

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Drinks industry warns of 'huge extra costs' of bottle DRS Subscription

26 Jan 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The BSDA was responding to Sky TV’s new Ocean Rescue campaign to tackle plastic waste, backed in the UK by Prince Charles

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Table sauce prices up as cost hikes squeeze major brands Subscription

19 Jan 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Shoppers are facing price hikes on their favourite table sauces as well as Marmite

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Marmite prices up as Brexit-driven inflation hits spreads Subscription

12 Jan 2017 | By Carina Perkins

The mults have kept a lid on the price of 250ml jars, but other SKUs are more expensive

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Cut VAT on healthy food, urge health campaigners Subscription

12 Jan 2017 | By Ian Quinn

New research found nearly one in three Brits say they cannot afford to purchase healthy food

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Meat & poultry hit by price rises despite January ‘sales’ Subscription

06 Jan 2017 | By Carina Perkins

The mults have put up prices for meat, fish and poultry despite embarking on a brutal price war elsewhere in grocery

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Easter chocolate prices set to rise as shrinkflation hits Subscription

06 Jan 2017 | By Amy North

Shrinkflation and changes to supermarket promotions threaten to hike the cost of the UK’s annual chocolate binge

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Supermarket price wars slash sales by £800m

16 Dec 2016 | By Adam Leyland

Fresh meat is biggest victim with £328m lost through price cuts and share declines

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Prosecco sales rocket despite fall in Champagne prices Subscription

12 Dec 2016 | By Lisa Riley

Prosecco has burst Champagne’s bubble with booming sales

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Mince pie prices crumble as mults defy Brexit fears Subscription

09 Dec 2016 | By Carina Perkins

The mults are sweetening up festive shoppers by offering bigger savings on mince pies than last Christmas

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£3 meal deals under threat as sandwiches face cost hikes Subscription

01 Dec 2016 | By Julia Glotz

The end could be nigh for the £3 meal deal, as UK sandwich makers face a perfect storm

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Cheers! Price of Champagne is down 7% since Brexit

01 Dec 2016 | By Lisa Riley

The price drop comes as the mults prepare for a festive push on bubbly

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Rising fuel and transport costs have hit consumers reports Asda Subscription

01 Dec 2016 | By Ian Quinn

October saw the second consecutive month of just single-digit spending power growth, says Asda Income Tracker

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IRI reports 'first serious pause in promotional escalation ever' Subscription

28 Nov 2016 | By Daniel Selwood

The proportion of grocery volume sold across Europe on promotion is down by 0.7 points to 28.1% of all fmcg sales

Olive oil

Shoppers face rising olive oil prices after Christmas Subscription

17 Nov 2016 | By Carina Perkins

Poor crops from Italy and Greece and delays to Spanish harvests have seen large market price rises in the past week

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Global food prices up 9.1% on last year Subscription

17 Nov 2016 | By Carina Perkins

Global food prices rose again last month and are now almost 10% above last year’s levels, according to new UN figures

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Alcohol 'more likely' to feature on-pack promotions Subscription

16 Nov 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

Snapshot study of three London superstores found alcohol category made up 28% of 71 on-pack promotions

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A quarter of Brits fear Trump victory will bring higher food & drink prices Subscription

10 Nov 2016 | By Julia Glotz

A flash poll by HIM conducted after the US election also shows 38% are now more concerned about the UK economy

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Tesco set to be cheaper than Argos on toys this Christmas Subscription

07 Nov 2016 | By Emma Weinbren

This year will be Sainsbury’s first Christmas following the acquisition of Argos

Asda dairy aisles

Asda price for four-pinter hits highest in almost two years Subscription

31 Oct 2016 | By Kevin White

The retailer has hiked the price of the milk SKU by 4p to 99p, its highest price since 1 January 2015

Marmite

Marmite: Morrisons is first to put the price up Subscription

28 Oct 2016 | By The Grocer News Team

Morrisons has put the price of Marmite up by 12.5% – the first supermarket to do so since ‘Marmitegate’

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Tim Mason talks hyper-personalised promotions - video Video

24 Mar 2017

Tim Mason, CEO of Eagle Eye, makes the case for hyper-personalised promotions

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Post-Brexit surge in wheat hits breakfast bowl prices Subscription

23 Mar 2017 | By Carina Perkins

After Weetabix warned Brexit could hit breakfast, shoppers are already paying more for some favourite cereal brands

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Spanish orange production back to normal Subscription

23 Mar 2017 | By Beth Gault

Orange production in Spain has returned to normal levels this year

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Cotton prices on the rise as ending stocks dry up Subscription

23 Mar 2017 | By Beth Gault

Cotton prices have continued to rise as ending stocks are projected to fall for the second consecutive year

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Make offers and promotions hyper-personal Video

23 Mar 2017 | By Tim Mason

In days gone by, getting customers into stores revolved around blunderbuss techniques like cut-price essentials

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Black pepper prices fall as stocks are replenished Subscription

16 Mar 2017 | By Jara Zicha

Food manufacturers are finally having to shell out less for black pepper

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Aluminium prices driven up by Chinese cuts Subscription

16 Mar 2017

Aluminium prices have continued to rise, reaching the highest level since May 2015

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Steel strengthens thanks to tight supply Subscription

16 Mar 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Steel prices in the EU continued to strengthen in January, despite declines in raw material costs

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Imported sugar cane doesn't come cheap Subscription

10 Mar 2017 | By Carina Perkins

A global sugar deficit has elevated world prices for the commodity “significantly”

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Cotton prices hiked by high consumption Subscription

09 Mar 2017 | By Beth Gault

Global production for 2016/17 is at 105.4 million 480lb bales; consumption is forecast at 112.4 million 480lb bales

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Price rise refusals could be bad news for UK shoppers

09 Mar 2017 | By Chris Elliott

The fluctuations in currency exchange rates have been well documented since the vote for the UK to leave the EU



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