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Supermarket price inflation drops to lowest level for 18 months Subscription

10 Aug 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

Supermarket price inflation has hit its lowest level for 18 months as the post-Brexit jump in grocery prices continues to stabilise.

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Stuart delivery plan for 22 more UK towns and cities Subscription

12 Oct 2018 | By Steve Farrell

The expansion will bring Stuart’s total territory to 29 UK towns and cities

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Jack’s basket ‘20% cheaper’ on ‘identical’ Tesco lines Subscription

12 Oct 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco has used its mid-tier range for 75% of the Jack’s lineup

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Can supermarket packaging be stylish, safe and sustainable? Subscription

12 Oct 2018 | By James Halliwell

Packaging has always had two main functions. The first is pretty prosaic: to protect the product. The second is pretty fascinating: to make it so attractive that it flies off the shelf

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Asda wine buying manager Jo Durant departs for Treasury Wine Estates

11 Oct 2018 | By Daniel Woolfson

She will oversee Treasury’s relationship with her former employer

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Tesco's MD of online Adrian Letts leaves for new role

11 Oct 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

Letts has been MD of online at Tesco since August 2015

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Tesco CEO Dave Lewis tells court of 'shock' over profits Subscription

11 Oct 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Two former directors at the supermarket chain are standing trial accused of fraud

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M&S introduces cloud-based supplier portal Subscription

11 Oct 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

The retailer aims to improve efficiency for suppliers and product availability for customers

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First look: inside Sainsbury's new beauty departments

10 Oct 2018 | By Julia Glotz

Sainsbury’s is trialling a new, expanded beauty offering in eight stores. We went to its Purley Way store to see what’s on offer

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Yo Sushi to pilot food-to-go counters at Tesco Subscription

10 Oct 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Yo will have a manned kiosk at two Tesco sites, creating made-to-order sushi

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Can Jack's tackle the discounters without cannibalising Tesco sales?

09 Oct 2018 | By Darren Smith

Jack’s is a pleasant shop but doesn’t match up to Aldi and Lidl in every respect, says Darren Smith of Making Business Matter

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Aldi and Lidl campaigns respond to Tesco 'cheaper' claim Subscription

09 Oct 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Both discounters have claimed typical baskets at their stores are cheaper than at Tesco

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Fundamentals of category management, 11: Know your retailer

09 Oct 2018 | By Jeremy Garlick

In this latest piece in his series on category management, Jeremy Garlick of Insight Traction says suppliers must cater category strategies to individual retailers

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George Wright to join Marks & Spencer in food team shake-up

08 Oct 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

Wright was one of the key people behind Tesco’s Project Reset range review

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Retrial of Tesco executives Chris Bush & John Scouler begins Subscription

08 Oct 2018 | By Ian Quinn

The evidence came as a retrial began into the 2014 profits scandal that saw Tesco lurch into its worst-ever financial crisis

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Own-label showcase: Waitrose Cooks' Ingredients

08 Oct 2018 | By Ellis Hawthorne

We’ve selected some of the new products to highlight what they are, what they’re competing against and what the new launches tell us about Waitrose’s wider own-brand strategy

Waitrose While Youre Away

Waitrose to deliver and unpack orders while customers are out Subscription

08 Oct 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

Customers grant access to a Waitrose delivery driver by setting a temporary access code for their door’s lock 

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Tesco to remove best before dates from 100-plus fresh fruit & veg lines

08 Oct 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco said best before dates would be scrapped on 116 items including apples, oranges, cabbages and asparagus

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Tesco backs 'Exclusively at Tesco' brands with in-store push Subscription

08 Oct 2018 | By Ian Quinn

The supermarket has rolled out PoS promotional displays to support its 16 ‘Exclusively at Tesco’ brands

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JLP to trial trackable reusable cups containing RFID chips Subscription

08 Oct 2018 | By Steve Farrell

RFID chips in the lid and base are used to track the return of the cups to drop-off points

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Unite considers legal action against Sainsbury's in pay row Subscription

08 Oct 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

Base pay for Sainsbury’s shop floor staff increased last month but other changes caused take-home wages to fall for some

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Plastic and the Packaging Conundrum

Plastic is the new public enemy number one. But how should the industry, which is so reliant on plastic as a packaging solution, respond?

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The Soft Drinks Sugar Levy Webinar

What does the Sugar Levy mean? Everything you ever wanted to know and never dared to ask

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Coca-Cola: How to Bring Sales and Operations Alive with Data

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Whitepapers

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White Paper: Sustainability – don’t stand still

Is plastic packaging your friend or foe? Are you making sustainable decisions that will retain your customers and attract new ones? Sustainability is high on every agenda and an opportunity for brands and retailers to make a difference to the planet and your bottom line.

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How can food and drink manufacturers avoid supply-chain issues?

The UK food and drink supply chain is a dynamic model of speedy efficiency, so even a minor disruption such as this summer’s CO2 shortage can create a ripple effect that magnifies as it widens. In this whitepaper, the most catastrophic and high-profile supply chain breakdowns are examined to understand what went wrong and why – and, crucially, what can food and drink manufacturers avoid supply-chain issues?

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WHITE PAPER – Research: Food and drink report 2018

Bray Leino surveyed 1,400 consumers in London, Wales and the North East on a range of behaviours and attitudes to food and drink. What is influencing their buying decisions? What are they buying more and less of? How do they feel Brexit will impact price and quality? What are the regional differences and what does this all tell us about how food and drink brands should approach their brand-building activity?

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