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City snapshot: Warm June weather boosts supermarket sales growth to multi-year high Subscription

27 Jun 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Warm weather in June helped the UK grocers to their largest monthly year-on-year rise in sales since July 2013, according to market share data from Nielsen, while Kantar Worldpanel finds the best supermarket growth since March 2012.

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Little Miracles plans move into snack bars and juice shots Subscription

By Daniel Selwood

The natural energy drink brand intends to roll out its on-the-go NPD later this year

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Unite strike action threatens M&S deliveries at 100 sites Subscription

By Emma Weinbren

eTwenty workers are due to strike for 12 days over claims of £8,000 pay discrepancy at delivery company Gist

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What the Whole Foods tie-up will mean for Amazon Subscription

By Emma Weinbren

Amazon’s food armoury had lacked crucial weapons. Not any more

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JBS faces struggle to find a buyer for Moy Park Subscription

By Edward Devlin

The Northern Ireland-headquartered supplier is one of the biggest poultry processors in Europe

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Top New Talent 2017 is open for entries Video

By Megan Tatum

The awards are open to anyone under 35, and nominees can be working in any part of the industry

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Tesco Warrington: Grocer 33 store of the week Subscription

By Ian Quinn

“We have a golden rule that our cashiers should not go at a speed that is detrimental to service”

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Tesco crowned Grocer of the Year at Gold Awards

Tesco’s award capped a dazzling evening at the magnificent Guildhall in London

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DIY nutrition labels? Unacceptable says CASH

Allowing food companies to adopt their own nutrition labelling risks undermining public confidence in food labelling

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Waste Not Want Not food waste campaign: The industry pledges its support

The Grocer has launched a major campaign on food waste. Here’s how it’s been received so far

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