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B&M Bargains

What retailers can learn from the success of 'cheap and cheerful' B&M Bargains

B&M works very hard to deliver what matters to consumers, says Jeremy Garlick, Partner at Insight Traction

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Bargain Buys Poundstretcher

Poundstretcher sales and profits drop as it expands estate Subscription

11 Dec 2018 | By Steve Farrell

The Grocer revealed last week that Poundstretcher planned to convert the entire estate to the Bargain Buys banner

Poundland secret Santa aisle

Poundland trials 'Secret Santa' aisle with gift-wrapped range

10 Dec 2018 | By Steve Farrell

Everything in the aisle is from Poundland’s Christmas gift range but customers have no idea what they are buying

Jack's Sorbet

Jack's Lemon Sorbet: acid test Subscription

06 Dec 2018 | By Angelina Mason

The product is part of an ice cream tub market up 9.9% this year in grocery

bargain buys

Poundstretcher to convert full estate to Bargain Buys fascia Subscription

06 Dec 2018 | By Steve Farrell

The company has been using the banner for all its new stores since September

Aldi UK and Ireland store

Aldi set to open 24 new stores through end of 2018 Subscription

06 Dec 2018 | By Andrew Don

The new openings will take Aldi to 825 UK stores by the end of the year

iceland palm oil christmas ad

Iceland's palm oil ad ranked 'most powerful' Xmas 2018 ad Video

06 Dec 2018

The film was blocked from TV by broadcast approval body Clearcast for breaking a rule in the advertising code against content from political organisations

B&M Bargains

What retailers can learn from the success of 'cheap and cheerful' B&M Bargains

06 Dec 2018 | By Jeremy Garlick

B&M works very hard to deliver what matters to consumers, says Jeremy Garlick, Partner at Insight Traction

lidl staff

Staff numbers at Lidl grew by 8% in year to February 2018

30 Nov 2018 | By Steve Farrell

The retailer employed an average 20,630 people in the year to 28 February compared with 19,028 the year before

Iceland vegan turkey

Iceland rolls out vegan-friendly No Turkey Christmas Dinner

29 Nov 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

The new meal centre combines Iceland’s No Turkey strips of mushroom & soya protein with vegetables

Lidl

Lidl to donate Christmas dinners to loneliness charities

29 Nov 2018 | By Steve Farrell

The donations are to include 282 turkeys, 4,716 pigs in blankets and 65kg of brussels sprouts

Somnath Saha

Poundstretcher appoints Typhoo tea boss as commercial head

29 Nov 2018 | By Steve Farrell

Somnath Saha took the new position earlier this month, in effect taking over from Chris Edwards

Poundland elf

Poundland adds age restrictions to 'naughty elf' content

29 Nov 2018 | By Steve Farrell

The discounter was chastised by the ASA over last year’s campaign

Dev Singh

Founder of Five Pound World was jailed for tax fraud Subscription

22 Nov 2018 | By Steve Farrell

Dev Singh, whose real name is Gurkirpal Singh Bance, was sentenced to three years in prison for cheating the taxman out of £500k

Poundland Worthing

Poundland reveals two new top team appointments

21 Nov 2018 | By Steve Farrell

Tim Bettley to take Poundland trading director post while Dave Williams becomes CFO

Home Bargains store front

Home Bargains to remain closed on Boxing Day as 'thank you' to staff Subscription

16 Nov 2018 | By Steve Farrell

The discount chain will be shut on one of the busiest shopping days of the year as a “thank you” to its 23,000 employees…

Aldi UK and Ireland store

Aldi and Lidl a 'compelling threat' to grocery market Subscription

16 Nov 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Hurley’s comments came in Aldi’s response to the CMA’s issues statement which was published by the watchdog last week

Five Pound World

Five Pound World CEO and senior team leave in group exodus

16 Nov 2018 | By Steve Farrell

The departures are understood to leave only store staff and the owning family at the new variety retailer

aldi store

Aldi targets 'Career Changers' with new recruitment scheme

13 Nov 2018 | By Steve Farrell

the Career Changers route is in addition to an existing area management recruitment programme for fresh graduates

Aldi Lacura

Own-label showcase: Aldi Lacura beauty & skincare

12 Nov 2018 | By Ellis Hawthorne

The disruptive range regularly expands with new launches inspired by big players and cult brands

Iceland's 'Rangtan' Christmas ad

Iceland Christmas ad blocked over 'political' content Video

09 Nov 2018 | By Steve Farrell

The frozen food specialist had planned to use a 90-second animation as a TV ad over Christmas

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