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Supermarket price war drives down food prices for first time since 2017

Food prices have fallen for the first time in more than four years as supermarkets continued to slug it out in a bid to win shoppers, according to the latest figure from the British Retail Consortium and NielsenIQ.

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City snapshot: Grocery growth stays strong as retail reopens and lockdowns lift

Grocery sales growth has remained in positive territory in recent weeks despite the reopening of wider retail, food service and the relaxation of social restrictions

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City snapshot: Retail sales rebound ahead of reopening

Retail sales volumes continued to recover in March ahead of the reopening of non-essential shops, according to date from the Office of National Statistics

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What does the reopening mean for food and drink stocks?

With the FTSE250 at pre-Covid levels, and the FTSE350 actually trading higher, we look at how grocery, retail, leisure and food to go stocks have fared

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