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Will Walmart’s sale of a majority stake in Asda solve the retailer’s problems?

Private equity money is likely to lead to demands for more returns – or reduced costs

Jempson's Wadhurst

Jempson’s hails boosted c-store trade and premium range for solid growth

The group grew overall gross sales by 4% to £32.9m compared with 2018

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City snapshot: Walmart in talks with potential Asda buyers

Walmart has admitted it is in talks with potential buyers for Asda, despite an IPO for the UK supermarket chain remaining an “attractive” option. Plus, on a hectic day of annual results, ReckittBenckiser swings to £3.6bn loss after £5bn baby milk writedown, and annual results from ABInBev, Bakkavor, British American ...

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City snapshot: Walmart/Asda, Diageo, SSP Group

Walmart is in talks with private equity firms about selling a majority stake in Asda, a year after the collapse of its deal to merge the supermarkets chain with Sainsbury’s.

North South Wines

North South Wines receives investment from German winery Reh Kendermann

Following the transaction, North South Wines will manage Reh’s UK business in the wholesale, convenience, discount, independent and on-trade channels

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Pukka Pies sales rise after ramped-up marketing activity

Several advertising and marketing campaigns run during the year have bared fruit, boosting the pie manufacturer’s sales almost 7%

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Sainsbury’s bucks grocery’s inflationary trend with price cuts

Sainsbury’s was the only big four supermarket to cut its prices year on year in January as the overall grocery sector remains in mild inflation, with further inflationary pressures on the horizon.

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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