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How Bargain Buys is turning Poundstretcher sales around Video Subscription

Opened under the name Bargain Buys, 45 new Poundstretcher stores are helping turn around a sales slump

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How Bargain Buys is turning Poundstretcher sales around Video Subscription

11 Feb 2019 | By Steve Farrell

Opened under the name Bargain Buys, 45 new Poundstretcher stores are helping turn around a sales slump

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How Aldi keeps getting things right

11 Feb 2019 | By Jeremy Garlick

Aldi and Lidl have had a profound impact on our industry in the past five years, taking almost all the growth, says Jeremy Garlick, partner at Insight Traction

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Aldi eliminates 5p single-use plastic bags

06 Feb 2019 | By Steve Farrell

The move will remove an average 80 million bags a year from circulation, equating to 900 tonnes of plastic

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It's time for suppliers to re-evaluate the stunning rise of Aldi and Lidl

05 Feb 2019 | By David Sables

A staggering sales growth of 10% over Christmas signals that the discounters may be unstoppable, says David Sables, CEO of Sentinel Management Consultants

Iceland's rebranded palm oil products

Iceland 'could have been more open on palm oil branding' says petitioner Subscription

04 Feb 2019 | By Steve Farrell

Iceland ‘could have been more open on palm oil branding’ says petition starter…

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Lidl opens biggest UK distribution centre yet in Doncaster Subscription

31 Jan 2019 | By Steve Farrell

The Doncaster site is the third new Lidl UK DC to be opened in two years…

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B&M continues rollout of 'B&M Express' banner Subscription

30 Jan 2019 | By Steve Farrell

The number has grown by 15 since The Grocer first reported on the appearance of the new banner

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Iceland rebranded ambient, chilled and frozen lines instead of removing palm oil

25 Jan 2019

The supermarket committed in April to remove palm oil from all own label products by 31 December…

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Aldi UK & Ireland claims it is now a carbon-neutral business Subscription

24 Jan 2019 | By Steve Farrell

Aldi said it had cut greenhouse gas emissions per square-metre of sales floor space by 53% since 2012

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First seven locations of Poundworld founder Chris Edwards' new chain revealed Subscription

24 Jan 2019 | By Steve Farrell

The first branches will be in Leeds, Bradford, Wakefield, Glasgow, Irvine and London

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Aldi extends Team GB sponsorship to Paris 2024 Olympics

23 Jan 2019 | By Steve Farrell

The move will take the length of the sponsorship to three Olympics over nearly a decade

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Aldi increases basic hourly store wages

22 Jan 2019 | By Steve Farrell

The new rate exceeds the Living Wage Foundation’s recommended ‘real living wage’ of £9.00 per hour nationally

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Bargain Buys name row: Poundstretcher trademark accepted Subscription

16 Jan 2019 | By Steve Farrell

The variety discounter has opened more than 40 stores under the banner since September

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Going further: the secret of Home Bargains' success

10 Jan 2019 | By Jeremy Garlick

TJ Morris’s Home Bargains boasts that it was recently ranked 6th in the Which? list of top 100 stores in the UK

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Lidl creates new customs department to deal with Brexit Subscription

09 Jan 2019 | By Steve Farrell

The supermarket has previously stated that it sources two-thirds of its products from the UK

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Lidl decks out Leicester maternity ward with Xmas decorations

21 Dec 2018 Updated: 28 Dec 2018 | By Steve Farrell

Staff and patients at Leicester Maternity Hospital were given candles, truffles and a Yamaha keyboard

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Aldi donates Christmas trees to Teenage Cancer Trust wards

19 Dec 2018 | By Steve Farrell

The supermarket’s donations are aimed at helping young cancer patients celebrate Christmas away from home

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Poundworld founder Chris Edwards hires for new chain Subscription

14 Dec 2018 | By Steve Farrell

Edwards plans to open first of 100 ‘OneBelow’ branches in February

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Poundland planning to 'reboot' store design Subscription

13 Dec 2018 | By Steve Farrell

Retail director Austin Cooke likened the planned reboot to Aldi’s Project Fresh

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Aldi swaps polystyrene pizza discs for recycled cardboard

12 Dec 2018 | By Steve Farrell

The move applies to all Aldi pizza products and will remove a claimed 180 tonnes of plastic from circulation annually

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