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Can Tesco reimagine Metro for its new convenience purpose?

Job cuts and store overhauls are due for Tesco’s 153 Metro stores

Roger Burnley

Consumer confidence ‘at six-year low’ due to Brexit, warns Asda’s Burnley

Walmart reported 0.5% like-for-like sales growth for Asda, excluding petrol, for the period 1 April to 30 June 2019

Waitrose Heston Fig Port Cheesecake

Range preview: Waitrose Christmas 2019

From international influences to a full vegan feast with all the trimmings, Waitrose has pushed the boat out to create an all-encompassing Christmas offer this year. Here is our pick of its standout products

co-op Meal Deal Vending Machine

Co-op to install chilled food vending machine at Reading Festival

Products include sandwiches, crisps, healthy snacks, fruit, chocolate and drinks


Budweiser Brewing Group faces mass of delists in Waitrose

Waitrose said it was focused on ‘removing duplication and differentiating our range’

Park Wood coop

Co-op to open sixth franchised store at Newcastle University

The Newcastle store will see the existing students’ union unit extended and transformed

Waitrose At Home Whisky Tasting

Waitrose Wine Tasting at Home launches Discover Whisky masterclass

The tasting showcases five whiskies: Maker’s Mark, The Chita, Highland Park 12, Jim Beam Double Oak and Laphroaig

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Retail CEOs call for reform of ‘broken’ business rates system

Signatories to the letter include Asda, Sainsbury’s and the Co-op

steve murrells

Co-op joins Tesco’s calls for online sales tax

Tesco CEO Dave Lewis has called on the government to cut business rates by 20%, funded by a 2% levy on online sales

Aldi Steak cardboard tray

Aldi to swap plastic for cardboard trays on steaks

The new trays are to replace plastic ones for Aldi’s Specially Selected steaks in more than 380 stores…

Morrisons aisle shopper squash fruit juice

Supermarket prices flat but signs of return to inflation

Supermarket prices have stayed flat year on year, but there are signs food price inflation could be creeping back into the market after close to a year of stagnant prices.