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Tesco responds to ‘speculation’ around Aldi ‘price war’

Despite concerns about the short time frame for the ‘tough negotiations’, Groceries Code Adjudicator Christine Tacon says she’s received no complaints 

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Tesco: why our push for low prices isn’t anti brand

Tesco chief product officer Andrew Yaxley addresses the speculation about its price changes 

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Tesco pressures suppliers to drop prices in Aldi price war

The Grocer understands suppliers have been given a cut-off of 10 July to respond to its call for a switch to everyday low pricing (EDLP), which will also see promotions canned unless they come under its Clubcard loyalty scheme

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Aldi sees 50% hike in sales of free-from food and drink

Aldi now has a 5.7% market share - the largest of any non mult retailer, although Tesco still dominates with a 24.3% share of free-from sales.

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Bare shelves: free-from category report 2020

Pre-lockdown panic buying pushed Brits to the free-from aisle in droves, leaving shelves naked for those with dietary requirements

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As sales rocket, what next for free-from food and drink?

It could be time for free-from alternatives to be ranged alongside their mainstream counterparts

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