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Sainsbury's, Asda, Morrisons follow Tesco with 2ppl fuel cut Subscription

24 Mar 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Tesco will introduce the reduced prices at its 500 petrol stations this afternoon ahead of Mother’s Day

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Morrisons cuts time to pay smaller suppliers to 14 days Subscription

24 Mar 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons is shortening its payment terms for its smaller suppliers to a maximum of 14 days

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London attack 'may prompt tighter store security' Subscription

24 Mar 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Retailers may be forced to bring in Istanbul-style security measures in stores in London, a leading analyst has warned

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Tesco overhauls beers, wine and spirits to give more space to craft and own label Subscription

22 Mar 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco says the changes “better reflect the way customers shop”

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Morrisons upgrades Merret supply system for Nutmeg womenswear Subscription

22 Mar 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Morrisons announced the launch of its spring/summer collection in 50 of its selected supermarkets earlier this month

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Asda withdraws Slimzone range ahead of Slimming World hearing

21 Mar 2017 Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | By Ian Quinn

A court hearing is due next week over Asda’s linking of Slimzone products to Slimming World

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Tesco takes an axe to Heineken range in major reset Subscription

20 Mar 2017 Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Cull includes Amstel, Sol, Tiger and most Fosters sub-variants, but no brand has been spared

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The Co-op looks for 'deeper meaning' of Mother's Day Video

20 Mar 2017 Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The retailer is also running events, where parents and children can get involved in craft activities and afternoon tea

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Property value of major supermarkets down £6.5bn in two years Subscription

20 Mar 2017 Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Research by Saving Stream showed the property estates of Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons and Asda amounted to £37.8bn in 2016

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Hypermarkets being used as convenience stores, new report finds

17 Mar 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Hypermarkets are part of ‘little and often’ trend

Asda Petrol fuel

Asda leads fuel price cuts across supermarket forecourts Subscription

13 Mar 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Average fuel prices had risen by 16.8% in the last year…

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Viable convenience store sites for mults 'pretty much gone' Subscription

10 Mar 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Many available stores are too small for traditional c-store models

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Collins confident in strategy despite Waitrose sales decline Subscription

10 Mar 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

MD Rob Collins insists the Waitrose store renovation programme is working

Aldi Kilburn

Discounter growth set to plateau as new stores cannibalise sales Subscription

06 Mar 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The latest Colliers International/MSCI UK supermarket investment report claims Aldi will be hit most

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Sainsbury's kicks off 'autism-friendly' trial in Liverpool

01 Mar 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Staff have received training from community enterprise Autism Adventures to enable them to provide specialist assistance

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Ocado home delivery

Ocado launches hunt for up-and-coming food & drink supplier

29 Mar 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The winning product will be listed at Ocado and will receive a £20,000 marketing package

Soil Association Organic

Caterers' spend on 'ethical' British food nears £50m mark Subscription

29 Mar 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Spend shot up by 40% between 2015 and 2016, according to the Soil Association…

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Deliveroo targets office lunch trade with employee gift cards Subscription

28 Mar 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The initiative is part of Deliveroo’s business arm, which launched in September

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Booths products to go on sale at Jasons Food Hall in Malaysia Subscription

28 Mar 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The upmarket grocer has struck a deal with Asian food group Dairy Farm

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Morrisons cuts time to pay smaller suppliers to 14 days Subscription

24 Mar 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

Morrisons is shortening its payment terms for its smaller suppliers to a maximum of 14 days

NFU Farming Charter

Lidl pledges support to NFU 'Back British Farming Charter' Subscription

23 Mar 2017 | By Helen Gilbert

Lidl is to strengthen its British product offering and work with British farmers to develop fair, beneficial and transparent

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Fresh review of supermarket forecasting to be launched Subscription

13 Mar 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Groceries Code Adjudicator Christine Tacon is to launch a fresh probe into supermarket forecasting to suppliers…

Alana Spencer

Apprentice winner Alana Spencer launches recruitment drive for brownie brand

07 Mar 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Entrepreneur is on the hunt for candidates who are “passionate about food” to become Ridiculously Rich brand ambassadors

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FDF to host Groceries Code training sessions for suppliers Subscription

02 Mar 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Last year’s GSCOP survey found just 45% of large suppliers said they had received training on the code

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Urban Food Fest to open branded deli concession at Selfridges Subscription

28 Feb 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Its specialities will include a Provençal truffle oil focaccia pizza topped with blue cheese, figs and truffle oil…

Gillian Barker

Gillian Barker becomes part-time advisor at Bridgethorne Subscription

22 Feb 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

The former director general of GroceryAid will work closely with joint managing directors John Nevens and Andrew Cole

Greenergy

Penny Petroleum adds Greenergy fuel to three more forecourts Subscription

22 Feb 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Greenergy will now supply fuel to seven Penny Petroleum sites…

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Morrisons ditches customer complaint charges to suppliers Subscription

17 Feb 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

The retailer notified suppliers this week in a letter from group commercial director Darren Blackhurst

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Adjudicator rules payment for shelf space is beyond remit Subscription

08 Feb 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Consultation did not find enough evidence to launch an official investigation into any of the big supermarkets

Norman Pickavance

Pickavance urges government to crack down on online giants Subscription

31 Jan 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Government action could avert “millions of job losses in a soulless virtual world” warned a report by the Fabian Society’s retail taskforce

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Landmark Wholesale drops 100 retailers from Lifestyle Express Subscription

23 Mar 2017 | By Ellis Hawthorne

  Landmark has also raised the minimum entry level for new stores

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Wellocks cuts out substitutions with live online ordering Subscription

23 Mar 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Customers registered to Wellocks’ online system have a unique PIN to access the system

Palmer & Harvey

Imperial Brands and JTI confirm Palmer & Harvey stake talks Subscription

21 Mar 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

According to Sky News, the tobacco giants are considering investing tens of millions of pounds into P&H…

Kenton Bmorelocal store

Bmorelocal's fifth store opens in Kenton, Newcastle

20 Mar 2017 Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | By Ellis Hawthorne

The wholesaler first launched the fascia last May

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P&H hails power of the Morrisons Daily brand Subscription

02 Mar 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

  Morrisons Daily forecourt sales ‘gathering pace quickly’ says Martyn Ward…

Fine Food Angel

The Fine Food Angel launches cut-price fine food ordering Subscription

01 Mar 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

15 retailers, including Sussex Farm Shop of the Year Cowdray, and 45 artisan producers, have signed up so far…

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CJ Lang blames deflation and weather for 1% sales fall Subscription

22 Feb 2017 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Pre-tax profits fell to £914,000, down 25% from £1.2m last year

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Palmer & Harvey launches new transactional website Subscription

17 Feb 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

The first phase of the new website went live on 7 February with 200 retailers

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Russell Grant resigns from Blakemore Wholesale MD position Subscription

16 Feb 2017 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Blakemore Wholesale Distribution MD James Russell will take over the role on an interim basis

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Bestway warns retailers over unregistered booze sellers Subscription

16 Feb 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

The Alcohol Wholesale Registration Scheme (AWRS) was announced in 2013’s autumn statement by then chancellor George Osborne

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Bidvest Foodservice announces Bidfood name change Subscription

16 Feb 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

The company has already implemented the name change in other countries such as Australia and New Zealand

CompareTheWholsaler Webpage

CompareTheWholesaler.com price comparison site relaunches Subscription

15 Feb 2017 | By Ellis Hawthorne

The site features nearly 1,500 products ranging from big brands to artisanal producers…

Scottish Wholesale Achievers 2017

United dominates Scottish Wholesale Achievers awards Subscription

13 Feb 2017 | By Ellis Hawthorne

United Wholesale Scotland named Scotland’s top wholesaler at the 15th annual awards in Edinburgh

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Bidvest launches exclusive range of artisan coffee Subscription

02 Feb 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

The Black + White Coffee Co branded products are designed “to deliver the very best coffee experience”

Dhamecha cash & carry

Dhamecha posts strong sales and profit growth Subscription

01 Feb 2017 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Sales at the Today’s Group wholesaler are up 2.1% to £668m for the year ending 31 March 2016

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PHE moves on from promotions to take different tack in obesity fight Subscription

02 Mar 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Why do people consume junk food when it is more expensive than heathier food?

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Fight this PayPoint landgrab

27 Mar 2017 | By Steve Parfett

Steve Parfett is unimpressed with PayPoint’s new EPoS system for indies

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Brand value must go into the mix at Morrisons

23 Mar 2017 | By Matt Lee

It’s not unheard of for supermarkets to focus on non-food departments to boost sales and footfall

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Syn values and Porky Lights

23 Mar 2017

Sir, Slimming World does not endorse any products and we certainly do not, and have never, endorsed Porky Lights sausages

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Brands must be worth their prices in Brexit era

23 Mar 2017

Sir, So what will the new world of grocery retail look like when Article 50 is triggered?

Online booze sales

The diner tech revolution hits its stride

17 Mar 2017

“Technology has had a central role in shaping restaurant operations”



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How can the multiples beat the discounters?

Aldi and Lidl are showing continued growth, but with 94% of customers shopping at both a multiple and a discounter, and with price only the fourth most important factor to a customer, the likes of Tesco, Asda and Sainsbury’s can still beat the discounters.

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