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Nisa to use Co-op scale for Valentine's deals boost Subscription

22 Jan 2019 | By Andrew Don

Nisa and the Co-op are in the process of aligning deals and promotions

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Junk food promotions crackdown proposal slammed as 'madness' Subscription

14 Jan 2019 | By Ian Quinn

Government estimates the plan would cost businesses at least £90m a year

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Morrisons launches café deal for cash-strapped families

10 Jan 2019 | By Ian Quinn

Dishes on offer as part of the deal include meals such as macaroni cheese, steak pie and bangers & mash

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Morrisons slashes prices by 20% in Price Crunch push Subscription

07 Jan 2019 | By Ian Quinn

The retailer is cutting the price of 935 products by an average of 20% as part of its ongoing Price Crunch campaign

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Waitrose follows Morrisons and Sainsbury's with milk price hike Subscription

07 Jan 2019 | By Kevin White

The retailer said it had increased its retail price for milk to reflect a farmgate price hike 

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Nisa starts new year with two promotions Subscription

04 Jan 2019 | By Andrew Don

One scheme aims to help shoppers make the most of post-Christmas top-up shopping, the other is to encourage healthier eating

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One Stop hails success of Christmas promotions strategy Subscription

02 Jan 2019 | By Andrew Don

The group launched its first online game, as well as a Christmas Countdown promotion

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Tesco brings back Festive Five 29p fresh food promotion Subscription

14 Dec 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Festive Five was launched by Tesco boss Dave Lewis in his first Christmas as CEO, in 2014

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Supermarket prices in deflation as festive period looms Subscription

07 Dec 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

Supermarket prices remained in annual deflation for a second consecutive month in November

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Mults keep lid on turkey cost hikes to boost Xmas sales Subscription

07 Dec 2018 | By Rachel Graham

Turkey production costs have risen this year but supermarkets aren’t passing on costs to shoppers

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Waitrose downsizes Tesco price-match promise Subscription

26 Nov 2018 | By Marianne Calnan

Waitrose’s Brand Price Match now covers 1,200 lines instead of 8,000

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Shoppers saving a third less on supermarket wine promotions Subscription

16 Nov 2018 | By Carina Perkins

Shoppers stocking up on wine deals before Christmas will save just 20.4% on average compared with 28.4% last year

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Morrisons hikes milk prices in wake of farmgate increase Subscription

13 Nov 2018 | By Kevin White

It comes amid concerns that extreme weather would tighten supplies and lead to prices rises

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Nisa to run promotions on Italian foods in world cuisine push

08 Nov 2018 | By Andrew Don

The promotion will also feature deals on Italian beers

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M&S warns 'further significant change is still needed' Subscription

07 Nov 2018 | By Henry Saker-Clark

Like-for-like food sales sunk 2.9% in the six months ended 29 September 2018

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Supermarket veg prices still rising in wake of heatwave Subscription

02 Nov 2018 | By Carina Perkins

Onions, carrots, asparagus and broccoli are getting pricier following the cold spring and long hot, dry spell over the summer months

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Cost is biggest healthy snacks purchase barrier, finds report

18 Oct 2018 | By Helen Gilbert

Him report was based on more than 1,500 online shopper interviews

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Jack’s basket ‘20% cheaper’ on ‘identical’ Tesco lines Subscription

12 Oct 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco has used its mid-tier range for 75% of the Jack’s lineup

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Lidl Northern Ireland rapped over special offers brochure Subscription

10 Oct 2018 | By Helen Gilbert

Lidl’s weekly deals pamphlet was ruled misleading over dates

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Aldi and Lidl campaigns respond to Tesco 'cheaper' claim Subscription

09 Oct 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Both discounters have claimed typical baskets at their stores are cheaper than at Tesco

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Tesco backs 'Exclusively at Tesco' brands with in-store push Subscription

08 Oct 2018 | By Ian Quinn

The supermarket has rolled out PoS promotional displays to support its 16 ‘Exclusively at Tesco’ brands

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McColl's looks to revamp pricing, range, website and loyalty offer Subscription

05 Oct 2018 | By Ronan Hegarty

McColl’s CEO Jonathan Miller told the recent IGD Convenience Retailing Summit that food to go was a “massive opportunity”

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Tesco is now 'cheaper than discounters', says Lewis Subscription

04 Oct 2018 | By Ian Quinn

The UK’s biggest retailer is set to launch a major in-store campaign this weekend in a bid to reposition its price reputation

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Aldi will cut prices to stay cheaper than Jack's, says UK CEO Subscription

01 Oct 2018 | By Steve Farrell

A recent price comparison by The Grocer found Tesco’s new discount chain was £1.87 cheaper for a basket of 35 items

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Supers slash deals in push for everyday low pricing Subscription

17 Sep 2018 | By Carina Perkins

All the major retailers had fewer featured space promotions in stores last month compared to July

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What expensive ketchup can tell us about Amazon's grocery strategy

25 Jan 2019 | By Julia Glotz

We asked Ray Gaul of Kantar Consulting to explain Amazon’s own-label pricing strategy on ketchup - and what it tells us about its wider grocery ambitions

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How changing promotions can help retailers escape pricing standoffs

23 Jan 2019 | By Stephen Jacobs

Grocery retailers are trapped in pricing deadlocks, but promotions can be a way out, says Stephen Jacobs, insight director at IRI

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Tesco's Centenary price cuts capture shoppers' imagination Subscription

18 Jan 2019 | By Carina Perkins

The price cuts are deeper than Tesco’s standard promotional cycle

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US-China trade talks boost soybean prices Subscription

10 Jan 2019 | By Carina Perkins

Prices for US soybeans came under pressure last year after China imposed 25% tariffs on US soybean exports

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Mults hike prices across own-label milk, cream and butter Subscription

10 Jan 2019 | By Carina Perkins

Waitrose has become the latest supermarket to increase its price for a four-pint own-label bottle of milk

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As profit margins shrink, what's going wrong in liquid milk? Subscription

14 Dec 2018 | By Kevin White

Müller Milk and Ingredients CEO Patrick Müller this week warned the sector had reached a “tipping point” in terms of profitability

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When is a promise not a pledge? It’s all in the Ts&Cs

30 Nov 2018 | By Adam Leyland

It has emerged that Waitrose quietly scaled its price match pledge back to 1,000 lines in April 2017

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Supermarkets slash price of some festive favourite chocs Subscription

22 Nov 2018 | By Carina Perkins

A 290g box of Roses is now £2.63 on average in the mults, 38p cheaper than it was in the run up to Christmas 2017

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Can the food & drink supply chain cope with rising costs? Subscription

19 Oct 2018 | By James Halliwell

Currency swings, supply shortages, mergers and Brexit are escalating commodity volatility

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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

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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

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