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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…

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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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Asda inches ahead of rivals in third win of the year Subscription

10 Aug 2017 | By Adam Leyland

Asda has inched ahead of rivals Tesco and Morrisons in the annual Grocer 33 competition

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Marks & Spencer launches lunchtime meal deal for £3.50

07 Aug 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

The deal, for a “bargain price”, was introduced last week and is thought to be the cheapest ever from the retailer

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Nisa launches 'win a picnic party' summer promotion

04 Aug 2017 | By Emily Bright

The push is part of Nisa’s wider Come Rain or Shine marketing campaign…

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Asda gets a leg up from lamb in this week's Grocer 33 win Subscription

03 Aug 2017 | By Adam Leyland

But Sainsbury’s £7.85 average price for a half leg of lamb is lower than even Asda’s


Asda hikes price of a kilo of bananas to 76p Subscription

03 Aug 2017 | By Beth Gault

The move makes Asda’s loose bananas the most expensive across the mults, closely followed by Waitrose

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Devil in the detail as Morrisons wins its first 33 of year Subscription

27 Jul 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

Our new look Grocer 33 also aims to give more of a snapshot of how inflation or deflation is impacting the retailers

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Bestway own-label sales rise following Best-one revamp

26 Jul 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Bestway announced at the end of June it was relaunching its Best-in range under the Best-one name

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Supermarket shop up 47% since 1997... but Stella is cheaper

21 Jul 2017 | By James Halliwell

The Grocer’s study shows how intense competition has kept a lid on inflation

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Londis' Wine Festival boosts sales by 60% across estate

19 Jul 2017 | By Helen Gilbert

The four-week promotion featured offers including half-price deals on Silent Lake and Isla Negra

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Lidl and Aldi square up in back-to-school price battle

13 Jul 2017 | By Benedict Cooper

It follows a similar clash last year

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The Brexit effect: 10 foods we're already paying more for

10 Jul 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Justin King has warned shoppers should prepare themselves for “higher prices, less choice, and poorer quality”

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Supermarket inflation hits highest level in four years Subscription

07 Jul 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Supermarket price inflation has rebounded to its highest level since the end of 2013, new Grocer Price Index figures show

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Tesco ups banana price as import costs soar Subscription

07 Jul 2017 | By Beth Gault

Tesco’s unit price for bananas is now the highest it has been since April 2015

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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


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


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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Deals and savings down but multibuys make comeback Subscription

31 Aug 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Sainsbury’s has ramped up multibuys by 4.3ppts despite cutting bogofs

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Production concerns push up durum wheat price Subscription

03 Aug 2017 | By Beth Gault

Durum wheat prices have increased over the past month due to concerns over production in Europe’s largest producer, Italy

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Supermarkets edging back towards multibuy promotions Subscription

03 Aug 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Britain’s biggest supermarkets appear to be switching back to multibuys

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Cod recovery boosts UK self-sufficiency Subscription

03 Aug 2017 | By Verity Michie

A resurgence in North Sea cod stocks should help the UK reduce its reliance on Norwegian imports

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