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The prospect of food price inflation is a worrying new development

Echoes of previous crises are unavoidable, but this is no time to panic

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Booker scraps bulk of Premier promotions in favour of EDLP strategy

The wholesale giant told The Grocer the move was a reaction to customer feedback

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Sainsbury’s asks suppliers for pricing talks after Aldi Price Match move

Sainsbury’s introduced its Aldi Price Match – a pledge to match the discounter on 250 lines – in mid-February

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Sainsbury’s to drop 'Live Well for Less' slogan

The supermarket will swap out its decade-old ‘Live Well for Less’ strapline in the coming months

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Morrisons launches major pork price promotion amid flooded European market

The move follows a collapse in demand for pork and tumbling farmgate prices

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Sainsbury’s apes Tesco with launch of Aldi Price Match campaign

The supermarket has today launched Aldi Price Match, having reduced the price of around 250 staple grocery products

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Shelf prices fall as supermarkets brush off import cost concerns

Supermarkets have avoided passing on any extra costs incurred from importing goods into the UK, The Grocer Price Index has suggested

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Brits fear HFSS promotions ban will push up price of food

The survey by BritainThinks found 73% of shoppers said they usually or always purchased products that were on promotion

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Aldi drops vegan Valentine’s Day deal prices to match Morrisons

Aldi dropped the price of two of the plant-based menu items 

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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