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Asda CEO promises more 'everyday low prices' in new strategy Subscription

15 Feb 2018 | By Ian Quinn, Ronan Hegarty

Roger Burnley told suppliers the retailer was still “too expensive”, despite its recent Rollbacks

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AF Blakemore rewards Spar customers with film for Valentine's

14 Feb 2018 | By Emily Bright

Customers buying a Valentine’s meal deal will be offered a free movie of their choice

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Coca-Cola cutting back on promotions for its flagship soda Subscription

05 Feb 2018 | By Carina Perkins

Latest data suggests CCEP has scaled back promotional activity on its flagship carbonates brand

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Co-op's £50m price cuts close gap on convenience rivals Subscription

02 Feb 2018 | By Ian Quinn

The Co-op’s £50m price investment has succeeded in making it much more competitive with its main convenience rivals

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JJ Food Service offers caterers healthier options discount Subscription

31 Jan 2018 | By Emily Bright

New customers signing up to London’s Healthier Catering Commitment get a 10% discount on five products for three months

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Co-op to invest £50m in raft of in-store discounts Subscription

24 Jan 2018 | By Ian Quinn

The retailer has slashed 600 prices by an average of 14%.The move follows plans to open 100 new convenience stores and to revamp a further 150 of its outlets

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Price key to dissuading healthier choices says Him report

22 Jan 2018 | By Emily Bright

Over a third of shoppers rate healthy products as important, but three-quarters (74%) say price is important

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Sainsbury's raises price of own-label 'house' wines Subscription

18 Jan 2018 | By Daniel Woolfson

The supermarket has raised the price of all 24 75cl and 150cl SKUs in its ‘house’ wine range

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Bans on HFSS promotions would 'threaten Scottish business' Subscription

18 Jan 2018 | By Ian Quinn

FDF Scotland said the move would have huge repercussions for companies that relied on promotions for sales

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Houmous price hikes make for costly Veganuary Subscription

12 Jan 2018 | By Carina Perkins

Average prices for supermarket houmous have increased by a whopping 12% since January 2017

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Asda has massively cut price gap with discounters says Bernstein Subscription

15 Dec 2017 | By Ian Quinn

‘On their (limited) range of Farm Stores products, similar to Tesco’s Farms, they are actually 5% cheaper than Lidl’

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Christmas getting costlier as retailers cut promotions Subscription

15 Dec 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Christmas is getting closer, but festive bargain hunters might be left disappointed by the deals on offer in the mults

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Festive price war looms as Tesco cuts cost of Christmas veg Subscription

14 Dec 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco has relaunched its Festive 5 promotion, with prices reduced to 29p for key Christmas ingredients

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Shoppers on the hunt for deals ahead of big Christmas shop Subscription

06 Dec 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Nearly half of all shoppers agreed that they spent more time at Christmas seeking out promotions

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Morrisons pledges price freeze on 100 key Christmas lines Subscription

02 Nov 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty, Edward Devlin

Pledge comes as Morrisons reported a 2.5% like-for-like sales increase in the third quarter of this year

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Rising grocery prices to slow early next year Video Subscription

17 Oct 2017 | By Edward Devlin

Kantar Worldpanel predicts supermarket price rises will peak later this year

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Morrisons extends options in £3 lunchtime meal deal Subscription

02 Oct 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

Shoppers will be able to choose from 370 lines including products from its The Best premium own-label range…

Tesco Pay+, formerly known as PayQuiq, was relaunched last month

Tesco launches drive for rebranded digital wallet Tesco Pay+ Subscription

27 Sep 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Users will collect one extra Clubcard point for every £4 spent in Tesco if they use Pay+ between now and 14 January

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The Co-op urges suppliers to sign up to bigger 'wow deals'

15 Sep 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Commercial chiefs want to slash prices in return for longer-term partnerships

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Costcutter readies goody bag giveaway for freshers' week Subscription

13 Sep 2017 | By Emily Bright

Retailer will be hosting supplier sample days at 16 campus stores

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Amazon price investment plan triggers global grocery fallout Subscription

01 Sep 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

More than $11bn was wiped off the value of the world’s largest supermarkets and food & drink manufacturers on 25 August

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Tesco raises own-label haddock line prices by 20% on average Subscription

31 Aug 2017 | By Beth Gault

Six haddock SKUs have been affected by the price rises, according to Brand View data

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The Co-op covers cost of tampon tax

29 Aug 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The Co-op said a 5% price reduction would come into effect from tomorrow ahead of government proposals to remove the VAT

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NHS to trial grocery discounts in exercise incentive scheme

22 Aug 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

NHS looking to reward people who complete their target number of steps per day with discounts at local shops, including supermarkets

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Morrisons to offset VAT on female sanitary products

17 Aug 2017 | By Emily Bright

Move comes after Tesco and Waitrose pledged to take 5% off the price of their products

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Supermarket Valentine's Day meal deals - who's doing what and for how much?

09 Feb 2018 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Here’s what the mults have on offer for Valentine’s Day

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How the mults scaled back on deals and savings in 2017 Subscription

18 Jan 2018 | By Carina Perkins

Supermarkets scaled back promotional activity last year, latest data confirms

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Yes, food price inflation should ease – but we can’t afford to get complacent Subscription

10 Jan 2018 | By Carina Perkins

It’s been a bruising 18 months for consumers since the Brexit vote sent sterling crashing

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Christmas 33 basket reveals soaring cost of traditional fare Subscription

15 Dec 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Our Christmas basket cost 1.14% more this year at £127.63 compared with £126.19 in 2016

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What impact will Scottish MUP have on the drinks trade? Subscription

22 Nov 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

How will minimum pricing hierarchies be affected in Scotland – and the rest of the UK? And who will benefit?

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Asda cuts average savings as it ramps up promo levels Subscription

17 Nov 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Asda is getting festive as it ramps up deals on confectionery, biscuits and snacks ahead of Christmas

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Cheapest Bacardi helps Asda stay on its winning streak Subscription

20 Oct 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

Asda beat all comers this week, including guest retailer Iceland

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Cost hikes looming for balsamic vinegar Subscription

13 Oct 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Makers of balsamic vinegar are facing potentially massive cost rises following weak grape harvests in Mediterranean Europe 

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Supermarkets slash booze deals as overall promos fall Subscription

13 Oct 2017 | By Carina Perkins

A cutback on booze deals drove a significant drop in promotional activity across the mults last month

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Is a cut-throat price war coming to UK razors?

14 Sep 2017 | By Warren Ackerman

A YouGov survey last year highlighted 40 million Brits subscribe to at least one product or service

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Is surge pricing worth the gamble? Subscription

13 Sep 2017 | By Edward Churchfield

Surge pricing – as used by the likes of Uber – could soon be in a store near you…

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Whole Foods price cuts just the beginning Amazon vows Video Subscription

01 Sep 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

How much should we read into early Whole Pay Check price cuts?

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