IRI is making Tesco sales data available over the Internet with the launch of its InfoScan SalesWeb service. More than £1.5m in savings have been passed on to shoppers by the 200 Nisa retailers involved in the group's first Multibuy Bonanza campaign. Retailers have seen an overall sales uplift of 500% on the 30 featured products. Germany has filed its complaint with the European Court of Justice over the EU's proposed ban on tobacco advertising and sponsorship. SmithKline Beecham boss Jan Leschly insists the group will remain independent, despite last week's speculation it was in merger talks. Boots is planning to open 50 stores in the Netherlands over the next five years. Asda won most successful group retailer in this year's British Video Association Awards. Next year's Alimentaria Lisboa international food show from May 1-5 is set to attract 40,000 visitors. For details call Tomas Gonzalez on +34 93 452 0722. Tesco has applied for permission to build a 62,856 sq ft store in Burnley, even though the Lancashire town is already served by Asda, Sainsbury, Kwik Save and CRS Pioneer outlets. Legal proceedings have been launched against five tobacco firms in Ireland by a Dublin solicitor representing 100 people claiming compensation for damage to their health. Asda has launched a cut price, pre-pay mobile phone with no contract and no monthly charge. Cut price Siemens PCs will be sold in 60 Tesco stores in the run up to Christmas. The Committee of Industrial Users of Sugar has welcomed the fine by the European Commission on UK sugar processors for running a pricing cartel. It says the decision provides further evidence of a lack of real competition. The Food Commission pressure group has accused leading food manufacturers and retailers of ignoring the law on labelling sweeteners. CWS South East Co-op is putting the finishing touches to a new 18,500 sq ft store in Edenbridge, Kent, due to open on November 30. Waitrose has relaunched its chilled pure fruit juices in Tetra Rex cartons with screw caps and extended its range to 23 juices. The European Commission is planning new legislation which would force companies to consult with employees before implementing important decisons such as heavy redundancies. Asda is planning to build a £15m, 45,000 sq ft superstore in Bishop Auckland, County Durham. Heineken has been given the go ahead to merge its Polish subsidiary Zywiec with Elbrewery, giving it 40% of the country's beer market. Asda has been awarded a Positive About Disabled People Disability Symbol, which covers its 220 stores. A Mintel study has found that while 30% of Britons claim to be European in outlook, they do not support the introduction of the euro. {{NEWS }}