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NHS to trial grocery discounts in exercise incentive scheme

22 Aug 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

NHS looking to reward people who complete their target number of steps per day with discounts at local shops, including supermarkets

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Major supermarkets' online imagery lags behind Amazon and Ocado Subscription

22 Aug 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

An analysis of six large grocers found they only displayed one image on at least 95% of their bestselling products

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Morrisons looking to add more lines to fresh free-from range Subscription

21 Aug 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The counters had received a “positive response” from customers and some were travelling long distances

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GMB looks to 'dramatically reduce' Asda job losses

18 Aug 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Asda has commissioned a review of 3,257 staff to streamline its operations…

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Tesco Extra store in Bristol snapped up for £28.5m by supermarket investment firm Subscription

18 Aug 2017 | By Edward Devlin

Property investment firm Supermarket Income REIT, which floated on the London Stock Exchange in July, has purchased the freehold of a Tesco Extra store in Bristol for £28.5m.

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Electronic shelf edge labelling: supermarkets step up tests

18 Aug 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Morrisons is testing two different forms of electronic shelf labels

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Asda Q2 results: what the analysts say Subscription

17 Aug 2017 | By Ian Quinn

How have the experts responded to the first sales increase since 2014?

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Copycat packaging tricking 'autopilot' shoppers into buying Subscription

17 Aug 2017 | By Ian Quinn

British Brands Group study equipped shoppers with used eye-tracking technology

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Morrisons fights school holiday hunger with free meals

16 Aug 2017 | By Emily Bright

Four hundred of its cafés will dish out meals including spaghetti bolognese and burgers

Food prices

Supermarket prices rise at fastest rate for four years Subscription

11 Aug 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Supermarket prices are growing at their fastest level for almost four years as the pressure on shoppers’ wallets mounts.

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Hundreds of jobs on the line as Asda reviews 3,000 staff roles

10 Aug 2017 | By Emily Bright

Supermarket says only 10% of the staff are likely to be affected by redundancy or reduced hours

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Sainsbury's rumoured to be axing over 1,000 jobs at head office Subscription

07 Aug 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Sainsbury’s is rumoured to be axing more than 1,000 jobs at its head office just one month after Tesco made a swingeing round of redundancies.

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Tacon sent remedies in drop & drive furore Subscription

03 Aug 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Supermarkets embroiled in a row over drop & drive charges have written to Christine Tacon setting out plans to respond

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UK consumers abandoning online purchases says Visa Subscription

03 Aug 2017 | By Emily Bright

The study of 1,000 UK online shoppers reveals 72% of British customers have cancelled their online baskets

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Morrisons and McColl’s strike landmark supply deal Subscription

01 Aug 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Morrisons will supply grocery goods across McColl’s estate under the relaunched Safeway brand

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Tesco to close accounts of tens of thousands of bank customers Subscription

31 Jul 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco Bank has written to Clubcard Plus account holders to warn them that all accounts will be closed

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Tesco cuts sanitary product prices to end 'tampon tax'

28 Jul 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Price of tampons and sanitary towels will fall by 5% from today, ahead of government plans to remove VAT…

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iPads boost shop floor service at Sainsbury's Subscription

28 Jul 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Sainsbury’s is giving out iPads to store management teams to encourage them to spend more time on the shop floor

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Waitrose to cut carbon footprint with more biomethane trucks

27 Jul 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

A study by UK gas network Cadent found biomethane trucks emitted 84% less carbon dioxide than equivalent diesel vehicles…

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The number of jobs in the industry falls 3.3% on a year ago Subscription

27 Jul 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The latest BRC Retail Employment Monitor showed reductions in hours worked on both full-time and part-time contracts

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Plastic-free supermarket aisles backed by 91% of shoppers

26 Jul 2017 | By Benedict Cooper

Shoppers aged over 65 were most supportive of the initiative

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Tesco rolls out nationwide same-day delivery Subscription

24 Jul 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Customers who order their shopping before 1pm can opt for evening delivery for a price of between £3 and £8 

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Supermarket shop up 47% since 1997... but Stella is cheaper

21 Jul 2017 | By James Halliwell

The Grocer’s study shows how intense competition has kept a lid on inflation

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Waitrose launches consumer campaign to reduce food waste

20 Jul 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The Waitrose Weekend magazine has committed to a regular section on preventing food waste as part of its Live Wise campaign

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Sainsbury's to spearhead rollout of community fridge network

20 Jul 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The supermarket will donate chilled food to at least nine community fridges across the UK

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The CMA should not allow retailers to be vague and dismissive about code breaches Subscription

21 Aug 2017 | By Ian Quinn

News that supplier complaints about possible breaches by Asda have shot up in the past year, doesn’t tell the whole story, at least it took the reporting process seriously … unlike some supermarkets

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How pay stacks up at the supermarkets

09 Aug 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Following the pay rise at Sainsbury’s, we look at how wage levels at Tesco, Morrisons, Asda, Aldi, Lidl, M&S and Iceland compare

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Turf Wars: the battle between Walmart and Amazon Subscription

04 Aug 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

As Amazon and Walmart battle it out for territory in the US, we analyse how they measure up on the key tactical areas

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Supermarkets edging back towards multibuy promotions Subscription

03 Aug 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Britain’s biggest supermarkets appear to be switching back to multibuys

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Battle of the cookery competitions is good news for fmcg brands Subscription

02 Aug 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Proof will be in the pudding to see which food programme rises to the top, meanwhile supermarkets had better start stocking up on ingredients

Morrisons and McColl's tieup

The Morrisons-McColl's deal: the key questions answered Subscription

01 Aug 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

What does the tie-up mean for the wholesale, supermarket and convenience players caught in the fallout?

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Tesco should be recognised for taking a stand on the ‘tampon tax’ Video Subscription

31 Jul 2017 | By Amy North

 It’s not about the money – Tesco is taking a stand for its customers

Still Wine Market: winners and losers

Who will win the battle for the plonk pound? Subscription

28 Jul 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

Wine sales have been sliding at Sainsbury’s, Asda and Morrisons, while the discounters gain ground

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Christmas in July: supermarket range preview 2017 Subscription

17 Jul 2017 | By The Grocer News Team

What do we know about what the supermarkets have planned to win the big one this Christmas?

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Uber-style surge pricing in supermarkets is uber-unlikely Subscription

26 Jun 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

The replacing of paper shelf-edge labels in some stores with electronic ones could mean prices go down rather than up

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How to negotiate with supermarket buyers - video Video

17 May 2017

David Sables of Sentinel Management Consultants explains the biggest mistakes suppliers make when negotiating with supermarkets - and how to avoid them

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