Northern Irish convenience food manufacturer Mash Direct has increased profits five-fold thanks to a rise in sales driven by growing consumer awareness of the brand outside its domestic market.
Meat packer benefits from positive foreign currency conditions and sales growth in number of markets
Parfetts sees sales boom over Christmas period Subscription
Parfetts has reported a rise in Christmas sales of 8.8%
Fortnum & Mason sales soar 16% over Christmas Subscription
The luxury brand reported a 22% year-on-year increase in online sales in the five weeks to 1 January
Cook reports record rise in Christmas sales Subscription
Cook reports strong growth in its 87 shops of just under 6%, so “still believes in the high street”
The recovery of the supermarkets has piled increasing pressure on the supply chain
Dairy processor Meadow Foods saw its sales drop by almost 40% last year as the plunging price of milk hit revenues
Sales and profitability have soared at Addo Food Group after it turned around the Kerry chilled savoury pastry business
Booths reported strong growth in its online channel, with sales from home delivery and click & collect channels up by 6.9%
M&S reported better-than-expected results over Christmas, with group sales up 5.9% in the 13 weeks to 31 December. But what did the analysts and retail watchers maker of it?
City Snapshot: 'Super Thursday' brings solid festive updates from Tesco, M&S, Waitrose and more Subscription
Tesco has reported UK like-for-like growth of 1.4% in the 19 weeks to 7 January November as market share gains and volume growth boosted sales
The business, owned by the Tayub brothers’ Crown Crest Group, closed 30 shops in the year to 31 March 2016 as part of its expansion strategy to more modern, larger sites.
Lidl said its Christmas, ad which featured one of its turkey farms, helped boost sales of the bird by 40%
Spar said it aimed to draw in more customers by building on the success of fresh food sales
Best-one symbol group sales up almost 20% Subscription
New Bestway DC sees sales soar “as members get behind our fresh and chilled offer”…
The Spar wholesaler reported a 2.4% sales increase to £1.31bn for the year ending 30 April 2016
Sainsbury’s Christmas results: what the analysts say Subscription
Leading retail and City analysts react to the latest results
Co-op reports Christmas like-for-likes up 3.5% Subscription
The Co-op attributes success to investment in stores, focus on convenience and its heavyweight advertising campaign
Majestic Wine celebrates best ever Christmas Subscription
Majestic Wine has reported a bumper Christmas for its retail stores, with like-for-like sales jumping 7.5% – its best ever festive performance.
Morrisons Christmas results: what the analysts say Subscription
City and retail analysts react to Morrisons’ Christmas trading update
Forecourt operator HKS Retail has reported a £16m sales boost after growing store numbers
Poundworld slips to a loss as it invests in growth Subscription
Poundworld has fallen into the red despite sales growing another £40m last year as new private equity owner TPG Capital invested in future growth.
Record year for Direct Food Ingredients Subscription
Direct Food Ingredients has increased sales 29% to a record £17.6m in 2016 thanks to the expansion of its client business and the introduction of new product ranges.
Aldi reports record sales over Christmas Subscription
The discounter attributes a 15% year-on-year uplift to strong demand for premium products
Asset sale boosts Maxxium UK’s profits as sales dip Subscription
Premium whisky distributer Maxxium UK has reported a 56% jump in pre-tax profit largely due to the sale of a subsidiary business as its overall sales dipped in “challenging” conditions.
Grocers' Christmas results top City expectations Subscription
Which of the supermarkets ‘won’ Christmas is a fight decided at the tills, but the winner of the battle in the City comes down to expectations.
All of the major food and drink retailers have come through the crucial trading period in decent fettle
Tesco Christmas results: what the analysts say Subscription
Our roundup of how leading retail and City analysts reacted to Tesco’s latest quarterly update
A back to basics approach implemented by CEO David Potts has seen the once-troubled supermarket bounce back with its best financial results for seven years
Which of the grocers has "won" Christmas? Subscription
Ahead of a busy week of grocery trading updates there are good reasons to think the supermarkets had a far better time of things over the festive period.
As general retailers suffered this week on a gloomy outlook for 2017, the City rushed to grab a piece of B&M European Value Retail, with discounters seen as a safe haven in uncertain times.
The popularity of the programme was undeniably good news for the home baking category, which has actually been declining
The September sunshine was blamed for plummeting gravy sales at the Bisto and Oxo supplier
Swiss chocolate giant Lindt & Sprüngli recorded double-digit sales and profit growth in the UK last year thanks to “significant” growth of its Lindor and Excellence product lines.
Tesco revealed its pension deficit ballooned an eye-watering £3.2bn to £5.9bn in the first half, but what does it mean for the turnaround at the supermarket?
Tesco’s ‘big six’ questions Subscription
Dave Lewis hailed its first-half results as proof the retailer was “out of crisis”. Here are the big six questions raised by today’s announcements
Tesco results: what the analysts say Subscription
Analysts full of praise for CEO Dave Lewis as “the tanker is turned around”