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Tesco Price Promise ticket

Customer data: the price is right - but is it fair? Subscription

24 May 2015

What most retailers should consider is rationalising the roster of promotions that have accumulated over the years

Amazon warehouse

Amazon leadership shows power of a consumer manifesto Subscription

23 May 2015

How can a company walk the talk, and stay properly focused on the consumer?

booker londis budgens

Booker's £40m swoop on Musgrave GB looks like a steal Subscription

22 May 2015 | By Adam Leyland

To gain an extra 2,000 stores and an extra £1bn in buying power for the cost of a couple of Extras looks like a steal…

food waste mountain

Tesco has taken a backward step in dropping food waste report Subscription

22 May 2015 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco deservedly won plaudits from politicians and campaigners when, in October 2013, it became the first supermarket to c…

soft drink sugar

Tesco and sugar: More Drinks reflects on its partnership Subscription

21 May 2015

The battle against obesity and the war on sugar are clearly worthwhile, with Tesco leading the charge this week…

Red Wine

Horizon's van Tulleken twin booze experiments are entertaining Subscription

21 May 2015 | By James Halliwell

Who’d be a twin? As a baby you get half the attention you deserve, as a teen you worry if your twin is better-looking…

londis

Inconvenient truth: c-store business is changing fast Subscription

21 May 2015 | By Beth Brooks

Booker’s deal this morning is just another thing that proves the sector needs to stay on its toes

Sweden: Voluspa luxury candle

Premium candles burning up the market as retailers smell success Subscription

20 May 2015 | By Amy North

British shoppers spent £78m on scented candles in grocery alone over the last year

Andy Clarke, Asda

Asda plays the long game Subscription

19 May 2015 | By Alec Mattinson

If Asda CEO Andy Clarke needed a little literary inspiration before facing the nation’s press today, a phrase or two from Rudyard Kipling…

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Obese belly

Making public health commitments count Subscription

04 May 2015

New research commissioned by Fishburn for a recent industry round table chaired by Professor Susan Jebb found 83% of consumers cannot name any public information campaigns

tesco tills

General election reflects upheaval in grocery says Kantar Subscription

24 Apr 2015 | By Giles Quick

There are a number of parallels between the election and the grocery market

Training

Pre and post training: how to gain and retain an advantage Subscription

17 Apr 2015

Fifty per cent of money spent on training is wasted.” That is the finding of Dr Brent Peterson of Columbia University…

Poll

How will Booker's acquisition of Budgens and Londis affect the convenience sector?

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soft drink sugar

Tesco and sugar: More Drinks reflects on its partnership Subscription

21 May 2015

The battle against obesity and the war on sugar are clearly worthwhile, with Tesco leading the charge this week…

Coffee beans

Grocery needs new strategies for risky food commodities Subscription

17 May 2015

Supplies of everyday food products like chocolate, coffee and tea are based on increasingly risky sources

LOYALTY CARDS

The beginning of the end for supermarket loyalty schemes? Subscription

01 May 2015

Are we seeing the beginning of the end for supermarket loyalty schemes?…

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OUTDOOR Pub lunch

Insect promotions are Karoline's latest way to create Buzz

26 Apr 2015 | By Titania Touché

I am envisaging a summer of decadent lunches on a sun-drenched Mayfair terrace…

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