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Sainsbury's Macclesfield

Store of the week: Sainsbury's Macclesfield Subscription

26 Sep 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

This week’s shopping list had a green theme. How important is sustainability at your store?…

Sainsbury's Macclesfield

Sainsbury's Macclesfield wins green Grocer 33 battle Subscription

26 Sep 2014 | By Emma Page

Strong availability of green products helped Sainsbury’s triumph in our special green Grocer 33 this week…

Asda Pudsey 1

Asda charges to victory in Green 33

26 Sep 2014 | By Adam Leyland

Which supermarket sells environmentally friendly products at the lowest price?…


Single use image

The eco-store retrofit revolution Subscription

26 Sep 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Supermarkets can no longer afford big, expensive showpiece eco-stores. What is the focus now?…

Light bulbs

Climate change minister Amber Rudd calls for energy efficiency Subscription

25 Sep 2014 | By Amber Rudd

It’s time for an energy-efficiency revolution in the UK – and Britain’s retailers can lead the way…

Asda Huyton

Store of the week: Asda Huyton Subscription

19 Sep 2014 | By James Halliwell

We have an in-store Barclays, which is very popular with some of the local community whose local bank has shut down…

Michael Nobbs

Store of the week: Iceland Dragonville Retail Park, Durham Subscription

12 Sep 2014 | By James Halliwell

Are you expecting Malcolm Walker to arrive in a helicopter with a briefcase full of cash?…

Tesco Trowbridge

Store of the week: Tesco Trowbridge Subscription

05 Sep 2014 | By Eleanor Ross

We’re in line for refurbishments and the builders have been here for two weeks…

John Walker

Store of the Week: Sainsbury’s Scarborough Subscription

29 Aug 2014 | By Eleanor Ross

The store expanded and brought with it a new café upstairs, a huge GM department, 9,000 extra sq ft of clothing

Francesca, Waitrose Goldsworth Park

Store of the week: Waitrose Goldsworth Park, Woking Subscription

22 Aug 2014 | By Eleanor Ross

We had a refresh in the store and the partners were really revved up and keen to improve the customer experience…

John Williams, Tesco Streatham

Store of the Week: Tesco Streatham Subscription

15 Aug 2014 | By Eleanor Ross

Before we opened this store last November, we worked with Jobcentre Plus to train and employ 76 local people…

Waitrose Crowborough store manager

Store of the week: Waitrose Crowborough Subscription

08 Aug 2014 | By Eleanor Ross

We train people up well, but we follow a culture of leading by example too…

Store of the week: Tesco Slough

Store of the Week: Tesco Extra Slough Subscription

01 Aug 2014 | By Eleanor Ross

“We encourage employees to be confident around customers and also be themselves”…

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…

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…

price winners


Asda seals fresher's week 33 win Subscription

19 Sep 2014 | By Adam Leyland

It was nip and tuck in this week’s Grocer 33, really…


Morrisons chalks up fifth G33 win Subscription

12 Sep 2014 | By Adam Leyland

It’s not been the best week for Morrisons as it announced plummeting sales and profits in its first-half results…

Asda store

Asda takes a runaway Grocer 33 prices win Subscription

05 Sep 2014 | By Eleanor Ross

Asda has secured yet another Grocer 33 prices win, bringing its number of total victories this G33 year up to six…

Tesco 21 supermarket aisle

Dave Lewis orders Tesco HQ staff back to shop floor

01 Oct 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Thousands of Tesco head office staff have been instructed to spend time on the shop floor as part of a new initiative by CEO Dave Lewis

Sainsbury's petrol station

Sainsbury’s triggers fuel price cuts as petrol reaches 2010 levels

30 Sep 2014 | By Jon Yeomans

Petrol prices are set to fall again for consumers at supermarket forecourts as Sainsbury’s kicked off a new round of price cuts.

Aldi Honiton

Aldi profits soar 65% as it boasts of ‘best value’ groceries

29 Sep 2014 | By Jon Yeomans

Pre-tax profits at Aldi soared 65.2%, the discounter revealed today, as it claimed to offer “the best value in UK grocery retail”.

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