What Sainsbury’s Aldi Price Match says about the grocery market

When Sainsbury’s is taking a tilt at Aldi on price you know something extraordinary is happening


Morrisons undercuts Aldi with cheaper vegan Valentine’s Day dine-in deal

Morrisons’ deal will cost £15 and include a starter, main, two sides, dessert and a bottle of fizz for two

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Nisa drives value for January with ‘Half Price or Better’ deals

The promotional event is in store now and lasts until 26 January

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Co-op tells suppliers to absorb Brexit tariff increases on promoted stock

The warning has increased fears suppliers could end up carrying the can for Brexit price increases

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Strong Roots revamps packaging but 'shrinkflates' its burger range

Its burger packs have shrunk from 375g to 300g but retained the same price

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Shoppers start stockpiling for Brexit as a third fear price hikes

The finding comes from the latest Channel Pulse survey of consumer behaviour from Lumina Intelligence

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Amazon booze sales boom thanks to prices 11% cheaper than Tesco and Asda

Analysis of alcohol sales data between July and October on Amazon shows a 121% increase compared with the same period last year

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Holland & Barrett sets out stall to eliminate food waste

The health food retailer is aiming to sell around 370,000 items each year with expired best before dates

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Sainsbury’s incentivises SmartShop usage with Nectar points reward

It will reward shoppers with five times their normal Nectar points

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Sainsbury’s doubles Nectar points value to boost pre-Christmas sales

The supermarket is incentivising customers to get their Christmas shopping done early

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Waitrose continues price cuts with reduced own label lines

Waitrose has cut the price on more than 200 own label lines by an average of around 15%

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Asda invests £6m into lowering free-from essentials prices

Prices have been reduced by as much as 78% across a range of free-from staples

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Waitrose next to reduce prices with round of branded cuts

Its Priced to the Pound promotion rounds the prices of branded items down to the nearest pound

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Sainsbury’s wades into price war with round of 300 price cuts

The retailer said this week it had slashed the price of 300 own-label products by up to around 30%

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Tesco links with brands for Clubcard Prices advertising blitz

Unilever, McCain and Dr Oetker were all involved in the creation of an ad break takeover on ITV

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£3bn-a-year tariffs will push up food prices unless Brexit deal reached, warns BRC

The BRC said with the clock ticking down to Christmas the increase in tariffs without a deal would leave retailers with “nowhere to go” other than to raise the price of food

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Vitality CBD cuts core health supplement prices by 40% after sales soar

The Birmingham brand has seen volume sales almost double during the pandemic

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Tesco’s Clubcard price undercuts rivals as it takes fight to discounters

The supermarket is seeking to use its 19 million loyalty cards customers as a point of difference against rivals

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Tesco launches Clubcard price blitz across branded lines

Tesco first trialled Clubcard Prices in May last year

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Morrisons takes price fight to Asda with cuts

Morrisons is now cheaper on over 50% of comparable lines in Asda’s latest rollback, new research for The Grocer shows


Brands furious as Ocado asks for ‘offensive’ terms reduction

It comes after CEO Melanie Smith told suppliers at an Ocado Retail conference in July she was “shocked” at how low Ocado’s profit margins were