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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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Jack's shopper

City Snapshot: Supermarket price inflation slides to 0.1% Subscription

12 Oct 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

Price rises triggered by the post-Brexit fall in the pound have almost completely subsided as supermarket price inflation reached its lowest level for 20 months, Produce Investment’s falls to a £9.5m loss and the rest of the news from the City

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Supermarket price inflation at lowest level for 20 months Subscription

12 Oct 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

The Grocer Price Index edged back up to 0.1% in September but is still at its lowest level for months

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Supermarket price inflation drops to lowest level for 18 months Subscription

10 Aug 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

Supermarket price inflation has hit its lowest level for 18 months as the post-Brexit jump in grocery prices continues to stabilise.

Tesco brand guarantee

Tesco prices rise faster than rivals for more than a year Subscription

07 Jul 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

The latest Grocer Price Index shows Tesco has overseen price rises at a faster rate than its rivals every month for an entire year

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City snapshot: OC&C Global 50 grow 5.7% after M&A spike Subscription

06 Jul 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

The globe’s largest consumer goods groups have delivered their highest growth for six years but only after using M&A to boost flatlining sales.

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City snapshot: Supermarket inflation eases to 1.1% in May Subscription

08 Jun 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

The Grocer Price Index measure of supermarket inflation fell from 1.2% to 1.1% as Tesco recorded its lowest level of inflation for almost a year. Plus Distil shares rise after year of double-digit growth and all the rest of the latest news from the City.

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Tesco inflation falls but it's still running ahead of rivals Subscription

08 Jun 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

Tesco has recorded its lowest level of inflation for almost a year as the UK’s biggest supermarket looks to step back into line with the other major players.

Hotel chocolat

City snapshot: Hotel Chocolat buys back £6.4m of customer ‘chocolate bonds’ Subscription

04 Jun 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

Hotel Chocolat repays £6.4m of ‘chocolate bonds’ to fund growth. Plus, annual sales up 56% at UK wine supplier Gusbourne and Bayer sets date for $63bn Monsanto deal completion.

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City snapshot: Grocery inflation rises as soft drinks prices spike Subscription

04 May 2018 | By Alec Mattinson, Andrew Don

 Supermarket price inflation rose again last month as the advent of the ‘sugar tax’ caused a spike in the price of soft drinks. Plus, packaging group Smurfit Kappa Group posts underlying first quarter growth of 7%, Kellogg’s organic net sales rise 0.6% in Q1 and all the rest of the latest news from the City.

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Soft drinks levy reverses trend of declining inflation Subscription

03 May 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

A spike in soft drinks prices since the Soft Drinks Industry Levy came into force on 5 April has pushed up the GPI

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City snapshot: Supermarket price inflation plunges to 0.8% Subscription

06 Apr 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

Supermarket inflation has fallen to its lowest level for over a year, according to the latest figures from The Grocer Price Index, while Sainsbury’s has become the first supermarket to show monthly deflation since February 2017. Plus, consumer stocks surge on market recovery all the rest of the latest news from the City

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Price cuts drive Sainsbury's into annual price deflation Subscription

05 Apr 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

The GPI shows Sainsbury’s as the first supermarket to record a year-on-year price drop for over 12 months

Tesco Price Promise

City snapshot: Inflation gap between Tesco and rivals expands Subscription

09 Mar 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

The inflationary gap between Tesco and its big four rivals has reached a new high even as inflation across the big four supermarkets flattens. Conviviality shares hammered after shock profits warning, Yeo Valley profits hit by rising milk prices and all the rest of the latest news from the City.

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Waitrose profits down by more than a third Subscription

08 Mar 2018 | By Steve Farrell

Operating profit before exceptional items was down 32.1% to £172 million for the 52 weeks to 27 January


Fourth quarter volumes fall at Refresco Subscription

05 Mar 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

European bottling giant Refresco, currently subject to a €1.6bn private equity bid, had a disappointing end to the year with volumes and value sales slipping in the fourth quarter.

Food prices

City snapshot: Tesco sets five year inflation high as annual grocery prices rise 2% Subscription

09 Feb 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

Supermarket price inflation edged up to 2% in the first month of the new year according to the latest Grocer Price Index – but there is wide disparity across the big four, with Tesco price rises swelling the overall figure. Plus another grim day for international stock markets takes its toll on grocery shares and all the rest of the latest news from the City.

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Suppliers are still playing catch-up on price rises

14 Oct 2018 | By David Sables

Intelligence, empathy and resolve are crucial skills for suppliers, says Sentinel Management Consultants’ David Sables

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Can Tesco convince consumers it's cheaper than Aldi and Lidl?

12 Oct 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Dave Lewis has managed to get under the skin of Aldi and Lidl with his ‘cheaper’ claims

Shopper in Tesco

Tesco cheaper than the discounters? A bold but risky claim Subscription

08 Oct 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco CEO Dave Lewis risks a price war with the discounters

OC&C 150

OC&C Top 150 2018: On the edge Subscription

28 Sep 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

No sooner has the industry’s growth engine finally spluttered into life, than suppliers find themselves hurtling towards a potential no-deal Brexit


Strong Kenyan production to push down UK tea costs Subscription

28 Sep 2018

Tea suppliers should face lower costs after production of Kenyan tea rose by 15%


Health, beauty & baby brands push supermarket promos Subscription

28 Sep 2018 | By Carina Perkins

The number of featured space promotions on health, beauty & baby products has surged by 17.3% in the mults

Coffee pods

Coffee pod prices climb as sales soar to £190m Subscription

21 Sep 2018 | By Kevin White

Retail prices for Nespresso and Nespresso-compatible capsules in the supermarkets are climbing

Jack's fresh five

Pricing analysis: Jack's prices vs Tesco, Aldi and Lidl Subscription

21 Sep 2018 | By Adam Leyland

On the evidence of products selected from a flyer sent out to customers ahead of its launch in Chatteris this week, Jack’s



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