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City snapshot: Grocery sales cool off after record summer Subscription

16 Oct 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

Grocery sales have cooled off following record summer growth, as shoppers tightened their purse-strings ahead of the expensive Christmas season, British American Tobacco warn that earnings will fall 7%, and the rest of the news from the City


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


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Dave Lewis has managed to get under the skin of Aldi and Lidl with his ‘cheaper’ claims

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

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Andy Clarke made chairman at operations consultant Newton

By Ian Quinn

Clarke has held a number of non-executive roles since leaving Asda in 2016

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