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Supermarket prices in deflation as festive period looms Subscription

07 Dec 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

Supermarket prices remained in annual deflation for a second consecutive month in November

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Morrisons adds discount produce box to cut food waste

13 Dec 2018 | By Rachel Graham

The Too Good to Waste boxes are set to go on sale this week at £1

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Campylobacter levels in supermarket chicken decline

13 Dec 2018 | By Kevin White

Quarterly tests reveal improvements in the presence of the bug

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Waitrose to trial robots to farm food

12 Dec 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

The upmarket grocer is to use the robots in the wheat fields in a three-year trial from February 

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Sainsbury’s and Asda request judicial review to extend CMA process Subscription

12 Dec 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

Sainsbury’s and Asda will today lodge an application for a judicial review of the Competition & Marketes Authority investigation into their proposed merger. 

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Justin King returns to M&S as non-executive director

11 Dec 2018 | By Steve Farrell

M&S chairman Archie Norman described King as ‘a great addition to a strong team’

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Tesco doubles its Christmas vegan food range Subscription

11 Dec 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco hopes to attract shoppers looking at international flavours as well as vegan takes on British Christmas food

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Grocery growth slows as Christmas looms Subscription

11 Dec 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

The latest grocery market share figures have showed the weakest supermarket sales growth since March 2017 as the industry heads into the vital Christmas trading period.

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Sainsbury's recalls turkey meatballs over undeclared milk Subscription

10 Dec 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

The only allergens the packaging outlined were cereals containing gluten, including wheat

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Tesco fraud trial is thrown out... so who was to blame?

07 Dec 2018 | By Adam Leyland

The SFO smelt blood. And in Bush and Scouler (and UK finance director Carl Rogberg) it thought it had found the villains of the piece

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Tesco court case has changed grocery forever Subscription

06 Dec 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Even to a lawyer who once prosecuted mass murderer Fred West, a courtroom ordeal such as this was unusual

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Co-op's Christmas ad is reassuringly bland Video

06 Dec 2018 | By Mark Dishman

The Co-op’s festive effort focuses on some buddies discussing the point at which they start ‘feeling Christmassy’

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Morrisons slammed for Welsh lamb PGI labelling error Subscription

06 Dec 2018 | By Kevin White

The retailer has faced criticism on social media over the labelling issues

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Tesco directors acquitted of fraud charges due to lack of evidence

06 Dec 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Judge John Royce ruled that former UK managing director Chris Bush, and John Scouler, ex-UK food commercial director, should be found not guilty

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Tesco switches to single supplier for own-label potatoes Subscription

06 Dec 2018 | By Rachel Graham

It dropped Greenvale as a supplier and will now only source own-label potatoes from rival Branston

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Inexperienced and ignorant buyers are choking the life from suppliers

05 Dec 2018 | By David Sables

Product empathy is disappearing, and new buying models are compounding the problem, says David Sables

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Morrisons to hand out free fruit to children at all stores

05 Dec 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Rival Tesco has given out more than 50 million pieces of free fruit since it launched its Free Fruit for Kids initiative

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Morrisons claims Sainsbury's-Asda merger will hit own-label quality Subscription

04 Dec 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Morrisons also suggested it would be in the firing line if the merger goes ahead

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When is a promise not a pledge? It’s all in the Ts&Cs

30 Nov 2018 | By Adam Leyland

It has emerged that Waitrose quietly scaled its price match pledge back to 1,000 lines in April 2017

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How the Co-op's Pay in Aisle app is faring in West Didsbury Subscription

30 Nov 2018 | By Ronan Hegarty

The future has arrived with the Co-op’s Pay in Aisle app

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Co-op Christmas ad focuses on food bringing communities together Video

30 Nov 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

The society’s 2018 ad puts its own label food in the spotlight 

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