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CMA to include Aldi and Lidl in Sainsbury's-Asda probe Subscription

16 Oct 2018 | By Ian Quinn

The move appears to increase the chances of the merger going ahead without a huge disposal of stores

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Jack’s basket ‘20% cheaper’ on ‘identical’ Tesco lines Subscription

12 Oct 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco has used its mid-tier range for 75% of the Jack’s lineup

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Why beauty is now a major battleground for UK supermarkets

15 Oct 2018 | By Julia Glotz

Sainsbury’s made all the headlines, but it is far from the only grocer to go big on beauty. So why is the beauty market proving such an attractive opportunity for supermarkets? We look at the growth prospects, key challenges - and individual retailer strategies

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Bimber Distillery expands into craft rum Subscription

By Daniel Woolfson

The rum is made from column and pot distilled rums created at Bimber’s West London base

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Waitrose adds more own-label vegan and veggie lines Subscription

By Helen Gilbert

The retailer has added 30 new own-label vegan and vegetarian products

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Severe blaze damages B&M's Clifton Moor store Subscription

By Steve Farrell

Local residents were advised to stay indoors as the fire service dealt with the blaze

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Media bites 16 October: Greencore, Iceland, Tesco Subscription

By Henry Saker-Clark

Greencore Group is selling its US business for £817m just two years after it launched a big transatlantic push

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Edward Bentley joins JW Filshill as impulse buyer

By Helen Gilbert

Bentley will report to category manager Derek Cowan at the wholesaler

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Asda, Queensway, Stafford: Grocer 33 store of the week Subscription

By Ian Quinn

‘We have to be very competitive on prices, and we are thanks to our Rolled Back Staying Back cuts’

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White Paper: Sustainability – don’t stand still

Is plastic packaging your friend or foe? Are you making sustainable decisions that will retain your customers and attract new ones? Sustainability is high on every agenda and an opportunity for brands and retailers to make a difference to the planet and your bottom line.

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How can food and drink manufacturers avoid supply-chain issues?

The UK food and drink supply chain is a dynamic model of speedy efficiency, so even a minor disruption such as this summer’s CO2 shortage can create a ripple effect that magnifies as it widens. In this whitepaper, the most catastrophic and high-profile supply chain breakdowns are examined to understand what went wrong and why – and, crucially, what can food and drink manufacturers avoid supply-chain issues?

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WHITE PAPER – Research: Food and drink report 2018

Bray Leino surveyed 1,400 consumers in London, Wales and the North East on a range of behaviours and attitudes to food and drink. What is influencing their buying decisions? What are they buying more and less of? How do they feel Brexit will impact price and quality? What are the regional differences and what does this all tell us about how food and drink brands should approach their brand-building activity?

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Plastic and the Packaging Conundrum

Plastic is the new public enemy number one. But how should the industry, which is so reliant on plastic as a packaging solution, respond?

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The Soft Drinks Sugar Levy Webinar

What does the Sugar Levy mean? Everything you ever wanted to know and never dared to ask

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Coca-Cola: How to Bring Sales and Operations Alive with Data

Implementing a robust Sales and Operation process at Coca-Cola

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News UK, a leading provider of digital and print media, is conducting research into the quality of retail activation in fmcg with the aim of understanding the challenges around aligning in-store activation.

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