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Asda's Price Guarantee isn't cutting it: expect it to go Subscription

20 Nov 2015 | By James Halliwell

The five-year rise of the discounters has changed the grocery landscape

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The Apprentice's candidates lack discounter sophistry Subscription

19 Nov 2015 | By James Halliwell

I haven’t watched The Apprentice for years. But I quite enjoyed this episode, where the task was to start up a discounter

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Dave Lewis will ensure government can't dodge rates issue Subscription

13 Nov 2015 | By Ian Quinn

The industry’s fight to address business rates reform won’t go away


Aldi's Supermarket Secrets: the discounter backlash begins Subscription

12 Nov 2015 | By Megan Tatum

Once the underdog Brits love to root for, Aldi is facing up to the inevitable backlash of doing too well, too fast

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My Week… by Rowan Gormley (as told to Bill Tush) Subscription

19 Nov 2015

These store managers have looked away… to the future, to the horizon. Never their minds on where they were

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Beard fear over as hipsters get 'Stache Shield' Subscription

19 Nov 2015

Ever find yourself struggling to maintain your dignity while trying to eat or drink through your enormous personality-substitute beard?

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The Tod: a cosy cocktail in a chilly city Subscription

19 Nov 2015

Hipsters will be keen to venture into the unfamiliar territory of West London to try the hottest new cocktail in the capital


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QUEUES OUTSIDE: Crowds of excited shoppers wait outside the Asda store in Wembley for the highly anticipated Black Friday sales. This years offers are 3 x times bigger and better than last year, with double the number of ranges on offer in 441 of its stor

Black Friday could stain reputations Subscription

20 Nov 2015

Asda’s decision to sit out this year’s Black Friday is likely to have been influenced more by prudence than passion

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Minimum price absent from Asda banana move Subscription

19 Nov 2015

It’s a shame that Asda has picked the lowest-hanging fruit when the trickier ones were still within reach


Hugh's war on Morrisons is unfair Subscription

05 Nov 2015

My sympathies are not frequently aroused when jousting corporations are caught up in a PR debacle

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