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Asda blames Brexit nerves as Q3 sales fall 0.5% year on year

CEO Roger Burnley said the figures showed there was “no respite” from the impact of the political crisis on the grocery market

Refresco

City snapshot: Refresco pushes further into the US with AZPACK acquisition

Bottling giant Refresco has expanded its footprint in North America with the acquisition of AZPACK (Arizona Production & Packaging) as it continues its acquisition spree. Plus, shopping tech firm Eagle Eye continues to grow sales, new non-exec at McBride and all the rest of the latest news from the City.

Unilever

Media Bites 14 Nov: Unilever, Just Eat/Takeaway.com, Coca-Cola HBC

Unilever’s chairman Dr Marijn Dekkers has stepped down a year after he U-turned on a decision to axe the company’s London headquarters in favour of Rotterdam.

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Five reasons why M&S’s food turnaround is working

The figures show M&S’s food business is doing something right. What is it?

Confex HQ

Confex to make all members shareholders in major overhaul

Confex said all future profits made by head office will be shared amongst the membership according to their contributions

Re-Marks-able Value M&S

M&S looks to tackle price perceptions with ‘Re-Marks-able Value’ campaign

M&S is currently working on around 800 separate cost-saving initiatives

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Supermarket prices fall back in September

Supermarket prices edged back into deflation last month for the first time since April, according to the latest Grocer Price Index.

The Grocer Price Index - Categories
The Grocer Price Index - Retailers

The GPI tracks pricing of more than 70,000 grocery products using a 12-month chained index. The index was set at 100 in September 2008. The average does not include Waitrose. The GPI is compiled by Brand View.

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