Landmark Wholesale is cutting the prices permanently on 12 of its best-selling own-brand products by up to 30%.
Baskets sizes have almost doubled at Budgens Crouch End store since it was refitted in line with the retailers new concept model in March.
The proposals have proven controversial in some sectors, especially with smaller traders
Already available from some health food outlets, the US meat alternative will get a mainstream UK retail rollout from Sept
The company’s ice cream van has been touring a series of London landmarks this week
Hicks, who takes up the role on 31 August, has been with Tesco for around five years
Morrisons warned it was gathering evidence on the identities of the “perpetrators of these activities”
Kinnerton focuses on quality with image rebrand Subscription
British confectioner Kinnerton is aiming to transform its image with a quality-focused rebrand
The government has today launched a consultation on its plans to relax current Sunday trading laws by giving local areas the power to allow large shops to open for longer
City snapshot: Deflation ticks up to 1.4% in July Subscription
Overall shop prices reported an increase in deflation to 1.4% in July from 1.3% deflation in June, according to the BRC-Nielsen Shop Price Index.
The expected announcement of new powers for local councils to decide Sunday trading hours are well covered today.
As well as customer facing campaigns, Team GB athletes have also been working with Aldi staff
Strong dollar hits Kellogg’s revenues Subscription
Kellogg’s has reported a 5.1% fall in second quarter net sales, but insists it is building momentum after a “difficult” 2014.
Tags Crisps bags backing of Dragons Subscription
Former Seabrook Crisps MD John Tague has secured a six-figure investment for his snack brand Tags after a pitch on the BBC’s Dragons’ Den. He hopes the backing of Deborah Meaden and Peter Jones will be the key to unlocking the door to a listing in Sainsbury’s.
The wholesaler has added multiple improvements to the online search function to make it more user friendly
Tyrrells unveils new Emporium of Tyrrells brand Subscription
Tyrrells has launched a new brand, Emporium of Tyrrells, to offer products other than potato crisps
Data reveals that poultry prices have risen at an average rate of 1.6% per annum over the past 27 years
Grainger has nearly 25 years of experience in HR and management, mostly in the retail sector with Morrisons
Each card in the 240-card set features a player’s photos alongside player star ratings and a range of statistics
New ad is part of a £12m media investment for Carlsberg this year
The new packs feature the slogan ‘Master of mintyness’ under the brand name
The drive, which launched in June, aims to reposition the drink away from younger consumers and towards ‘daily strivers’
Captain Morgan is the number two rum brand, and is growing fast, with sales up 19.1% to £87.6m
Sales of the Thatchers range are at £26.5m, up 25.9% - with £18.9m accounted for by its main variant Thatchers Gold
Adnams beer volumes fell 5% in the first half as the rapid evolution of the craft beer market posed a threat to its traditional English bitters
Heineken’s first-half results show why the Dutch brewer is often highlighted as a takeover target; Sainsbury’s Bank cuts interest rates for Nectar cardholders; Kraft recalls 36,000 cases of individually wrapped cheese slices which pose a choking hazard; and Walmart removes realistic toy guns from its shelves.
A joint operation of HMRC, Cheshire Police and Trading Standards raided the site last Friday, seizing the alcohol
Group revenues at Dutch brewer Heineken grew by 2% organically in the first six months of the year on improving beer volumes.
Fresh to Store, the new owner of Kerryfresh, has launched two new routes for retailers to place orders - online or via the new GoKart app.
Mondelez has brought back Maynards Red n’ Blacks as a permanent Wine Gums line…
Wolf Blass rugby promo recruits Will Greenwood Subscription
The #WinningLineUp push kicks off 10 August with a limited-edition range of Wolf Blass Yellow Label
Halloween fancy dress safety standards have been stepped up after a Watchdog exposé of the fire risk of such products…
Charlie Bigham's revamps pie recipes Subscription
Shepherd’s Pie and Cottage Pie look to enhance old recipes as part of relaunch
The unit will be handed over to the supermarket in May with an expected opening in July 2016
The competition will seek out the best high streets across the country and showcase how effectively they are capitalising on digital
Is the UK set for French-style farmer protests?
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A difficult year for sauces & condiments: value has dipped; volumes have inched up, suggesting price is increasingly important.
Why podcast marketing is an idea worth listening to Subscription
The audience is growing, creating opportunities for fmcg brands
Disillusionment with UK supermarkets grows apace, but free parking still gives them one crucial, unfair advantage
As price becomes less of a priority for shoppers, lessons can be learned from similar upheaval in air travel
For many grocers, the Christmas period is crucial as it allows them to drive a substantial portion of their sales and margin for the year
Farmers must be careful to keep consumers on side Subscription
The current restrained protests have kept public opinion behind the farmers, but caution is needed
The rise of the discounters has been fuelled by the embrace of consumers, but why? Jon Kershaw of Havas Media explains
How have the supermarkets responded to the risk? How will sales of costumes and Halloween goods in general fare this year?
Bristling beards and moustaches are the look of choice for many British men, 45% of whom now sport some kind of facial hair
Is it time to go in hot pursuit of the hirsute? Subscription
With nearly half of British men now sporting some kind of facial hair, razor sales have lost their edge
Christmas is a huge opportunity for NPD but standing out from the crowd is tough. Gareth Evans of Five by Five looks out how to get your festive launch right
In the latest instalment of our digital feature series, we turn the spotlight on confectionery, with exclusive consumer and retailer research, sales figures, creative challenges and more. Tuck in…
Nisa hits the road in fight to restore profitability Subscription
Out on the road, CEO Nick Read has found members supportive