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Asda Pudsey G33 mystery shop win down to great availability Subscription

25 Jul 2014 | By Emma Page

Asda Pudsey in Leeds had just one out-of-stock and one not-stocked product…

Neil Fairclouch

Store of the Week: Asda Pudsey, Leeds Subscription

25 Jul 2014 | By Eleanor Ross

Although our 12 department managers have now been reduced to six section managers, the morale among staff has remained hig…

Asda hybrid tills

Asda finally takes first prices win of the Grocer 33 year Subscription

25 Jul 2014 | By Guy Montague-Jones

Week six, and Asda has picked up its first win of the Grocer 33 year…


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Tesco: did slow progress on store refresh plan cost Clarke his job? Subscription

25 Jul 2014 | By Ian Quinn

As a report claims Tesco CEO “had to go” because his store turnaround under-delivered, The Grocer looks at how the wheels came off.

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Small shop, big opportunity

14 Jul 2014 | Updated: 21 Jul 2014 | By Beth Brooks

The Co-operative Group has launched a mobile top-up shop that will act as a temporary store when one of its shops is being refurbished

Paul Finch, Morrisons Cheadle Heath

Store of the week: Morrisons Cheadle Heath Subscription

18 Jul 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

“We recently switched over from HOT service to Morrisons’ new Five Star service rating”…

Sainsbury's Woolton manager

Sainsbury's Woolton Subscription

11 Jul 2014 | By Beth Brooks

The discounters are growing fast and it seems nearly every new development in the north is for an Aldi store…

Waitrose Brighton

Waitrose Brighton Subscription

04 Jul 2014 | By Guy Montague-Jones

We wanted to create a brighter environment and have done that with lighter tilling and clever use of lighting…

Asda Oadby

Asda Oadby Subscription

27 Jun 2014 | By Sara Spary

“We’ve been in consultation over redundancies but the team are upbeat”…

Asda Great Yarmouth

Asda Great Yarmouth Subscription

20 Jun 2014 | By Sara Spary

We didn’t have Black Friday here and I have the team to thank for that…

Sainsbury's Melksham

Sainsbury's Melksham Subscription

13 Jun 2014 | By Beth Brooks

One of our values is to deliver great service and so for us it’s business as usual…

Morrisons Bathgate

Morrisons Bathgate Subscription

06 Jun 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

I’m thrilled it was such a great shopping experience as we had a really tricky start to the day…

Tesco Consett

Tesco Consett Subscription

30 May 2014 | By Sara Spary

We’re delighted. It’s great to have got this award for Consett and for Tesco.

Sainsbury's Burpham

Sainsbury's Burpham Subscription

23 May 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Your mystery shopper visited at one of our busiest times, and the weather was really good, so it made the win sweeter…

Claire Meyer, Morrisons Littlehampton

Morrisons Littlehampton Subscription

16 May 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

The big news at Morrisons is the ‘I’m cheaper’ strategy…

Sainsbury's Burnley

Sainsbury's Burnley Subscription

09 May 2014 | By Sara Spary

I’m delighted. This is my second win – and it’s also my 25th anniversary at Sainsbury’s this year…

Sainsbury's Cheadlie

Sainsbury's Cheadle Subscription

02 May 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Winning The Grocer 33 is a big deal for any store, so to win twice in a year is mind-blowing…

Sainsbury's High Wycombe

Sainsbury's High Wycombe Subscription

25 Apr 2014 | By Beth Brooks

We have lots of local competition but we traded well at Easter and I was very pleased…

Tesco Purley

Tesco Purley Subscription

17 Apr 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Service is always the key focus. Creating that culture in store where staff are willing to say hello to customers…

price winners

Morrisons replaces hot service

Morrisons wins G33 price battle with promotional blitz Subscription

18 Jul 2014 | By Guy Montague-Jones

Morrisons has stormed to victory for the third time in five weeks – with more products on promotion than at full price…

Iceland store front

Iceland wins on Grocer 33 pricing debut Subscription

11 Jul 2014 | By Guy Montague-Jones

Iceland, our first guest retailer in the newly revamped Grocer 33, has come out cheapest on price…

Tesco 21 supermarket aisle

Tesco wins G33 price battle thanks to Fairy tablets Subscription

04 Jul 2014 | By Guy Montague-Jones

Tesco has sealed a narrow victory, leaving Asda still searching for its first win of the new G33 year…

Sainsbury's colney hatch

Sainsbury’s to use chiller heat to warm stores

28 Jul 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Sainsbury’s has adopted new technology that allows it to use heat produced by chillers to heat its stores.

Murco fuel group

Murco sale looming after four year wait

27 Jul 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Murco, which has been up for sale for four years, is believed to be on the verge of being acquired…

McColls fresh & Chilled

McColl's plans to push up its premium c-store total to 555

26 Jul 2014 | By Beth Brooks

McColl’s Retail Group is aiming to have 555 ‘premium’ c-stores in its estate by November 2016…

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