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Sainsbury's staff

Hot topic: Sainsbury's pay rise Subscription

28 Aug 2015 | By Megan Tatum

Both Mike Coupe and his fellow supermarket bosses will continue to face tough questions over pay

CUSTOMERS IN STORE:The reaction to Asda's Black Friday sale has been phenomenal. Excited shoppers rush to Asda stores to snap up the best Black Friday deals. Customers have been queuing since 5am to get their hands on the deals, with a 40" Polaroid LED TV

Bargain Fever Britain shows the panic... but not much else Subscription

27 Aug 2015 | By James Halliwell

Remember Black Friday? Wembley natives showed no chill once Asda’s doors slid open…

Ronan Hegarty

Mike Greene's M Local plans will be fascinating to see unfold Subscription

21 Aug 2015 | By Ronan Hegarty

Location, location, location! That’s what I’ve been thinking about this week…

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Changing Nature of our Shopping Habits: shift underlined Subscription

20 Aug 2015 | By Megan Tatum

The combative tones of John Humphrys and his co-presenters on Radio 4’s Today programme are part of the morning ritual…

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Lolling and lolz as E-Lites man gets the girl Subscription

28 Aug 2015 | By Mark Dishman

Vaping is still an unusual sight on TV, but E-Lites is doing its best to make it seem sexy

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Caviar TV's slow small screen thrills Subscription

28 Aug 2015

TV-watching foodies are pretty well served. But what if the likes of Bake Off and Jamie & Jimmy Up The Pier

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Cheshire's Ice Cream Farm is lapped up by visitors Subscription

28 Aug 2015

A breathless press release arrives concerning visitor attraction The Ice Cream Farm in Cheshire


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Dairy valued at last by the industry? Subscription

27 Aug 2015

New initiatives and moves towards more sustainable pricing models on liquid milk are welcome changes

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Letters: Short-termism in milk, pop-up gimmicks, digital coupon standards Subscription

21 Aug 2015

Milk farmers are not alone. The situation of milk pricing looks very similar to that of bananas

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NPD must get passionate if it is to pass muster Subscription

21 Aug 2015

The slowdown in grocery NPD with almost a third fewer new products launched in the last year highlights the end of…



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