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Supermarket prices rise again after Christmas cuts Subscription

08 Feb 2019 | By Alec Mattinson

The Grocer Price Index moved back into annual inflation of 0.4% in January compared with a 0.4% price drop in December

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Tulip loses big M&S contract to add to Danish Crown's woes Subscription

15 Feb 2019 | By Kevin White

But pork giant says it’s winning new business too and its strategy is unchanged

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Waitrose adds online 'aisle' for certified B Corp products

15 Feb 2019 | By Marianne Calnan

The trial bands together 20 brands and 50 products for sale on its website

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Waitrose Foundation expands to Senegal and The Gambia Subscription

15 Feb 2019 | By Marianne Calnan

Waitrose already works with more than 100 farms across South Africa, Namibia, Kenya, Ghana and Costa Rica

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Lidl to roll out 'fun-size' children's trolleys nationally

15 Feb 2019 | By Steve Farrell

The “fun-size” trolleys are to be a feature in more than 250 stores following a trial

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Tesco's F&F clothing range to be sold online through Next Subscription

14 Feb 2019 | By Ian Quinn

The new tie-up would begin with a selection of womenswear products for UK and international shoppers

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Pilgrims Choice cheese makes return to Morrisons Subscription

14 Feb 2019 | By Kevin White

By the end of February Morrisons will carry eight Pilgrims Choice SKUs

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Tesco and FareShare to distribute unsold Valentine's flowers

14 Feb 2019 | By Ian Quinn

FareShare volunteers will visit Tesco stores to collect the flowers and deliver them to charities

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Co-op seeking independent retailers to open franchise stores Subscription

13 Feb 2019 | By Ronan Hegarty

Stores must be over 2,000 sq ft and turning over £20,000 a week

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Waitrose expands rapid delivery service for second time in weeks Subscription

13 Feb 2019 | By Steve Farrell

Waitrose said the expansion followed encouraging growth in demand for the delivery service

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Amazon secures central London retail space for Amazon Go Subscription

12 Feb 2019 | By Steve Farrell

The sites will be devoted to the UK’s first Amazon Go stores, where customers are automatically charged for their shopping

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Iceland set to roll out partnership with The Range

12 Feb 2019 | By Steve Farrell

The supermarket has been offering all its food lines in The Range stores since August last year

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CMA extends Sainsbury's-Asda merger probe deadline Subscription

11 Feb 2019 | By Ian Quinn

The Competition & Markets Authority said today it would not publish its final report, previously due by 5 March, until 30 April

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Co-op partners with Deliveroo for rapid delivery in London Subscription

11 Feb 2019 | By Steve Farrell

Deliveroo is also taking orders for convenience stores across the country supplied by the Co-op-owned buying group Nisa

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Waitrose staff to host 'hands-on' cookery classes Subscription

11 Feb 2019 | By Marianne Calnan

The hands-on workshops are designed to give customers insight into staff’s specialisms


Shoplifting: are we giving thieves a licence to steal?

08 Feb 2019 | By Angelina Mason

Legislation, policing policy, austerity, the growth of self-checkouts and even bags for life are being blamed for the rise in crime. But what can be done to tackle it?

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Suppliers respond to good treatment from buyers, finds study Subscription

08 Feb 2019 | By Ian Quinn

The study found suppliers who believe they are fairly treated by retailers put more resources into their relationships


Ocado and M&S: there's no smoke without fire

08 Feb 2019 | By Adam Leyland

The fire is a serious blow to Ocado in the short term, with 10% of its UK capacity taken out

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Asda raises price of fruit ciders as new duty levels kick in Subscription

07 Feb 2019 | By Daniel Woolfson

The retailer has raised prices across SKUs from brands such as Kopparberg, Magners, Old Mout and Rekorderlig

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Christine Heffernan to take over as Tesco comms director

07 Feb 2019 | By Ian Quinn

Heffernan replaces Jane Lawrie who has spent two-and-a-half years in the role

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Ocado warehouse fire latest: evacuation area lifted Subscription

07 Feb 2019 | By Steve Farrell

Properties up to a mile from the facility were evacuated yesterday amid fears of a toxic gas leak or explosion

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