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Landmark Wholesale launches 'high demand' summer drinks push

25 May 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

All you Need summer campaign features Landmark’s 12 bestselling seasonal soft and alcoholic drinks

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Booths launches site to deliver hampers all year round Subscription

23 May 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The site will offer a selection of five hampers, five gift boxes and eight champagne and wine gifts

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Co-op offers £100,000 at new Chester and Cambridge stores

23 May 2017

The group’s latest food store opens in Christleton Road, Chester on 1 June following a £740,000 investment

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Greggs promotes low-cal range with 'salad dressing' couture

23 May 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Models dress in salad ingredients to celebrate launch of Greggs summer salads

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Morrisons offers 5ppl off fuel for £40+ spend in store Subscription

22 May 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

The deal, according to the retailer, will make Morrisons petrol the cheapest in the country

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Nisa reports £2m boost from Cider Festival sales

17 May 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

Three-week price promotion event surpassed last year’s by over £1m

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Old El Paso and Green Giant prices rise as mults hike General Mills brands Subscription

17 May 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Supermarket prices for General Mills’ UK brands are surging, prompting speculation the supplier has become the latest to push through Brexit-related cost inflation

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Seven months after #Marmitegate, Tesco finally puts price up Subscription

11 May 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Tesco has hiked the price of Marmite seven months after its public refusal to bow to brand owner Unilever’s demands

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Inflation drops as big four strive to contain cost hikes Subscription

11 May 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

The big four are still trying to limit the extent to which they are passing on higher costs to consumers, data indicates

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Sainsbury's revamps food-to-go range to include 21 new products

09 May 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

A choice of three Asian buns – char sui pork, bulgogi beef and honey & soy chicken – hit the shelves this week

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Morrisons and Sainsbury's cut fuel prices for second time this week

05 May 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Both diesel and unleaded will be cut by a further 2p

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Tesco accused of 'mixed messages' by cutting HFSS & healthy food prices Subscription

05 May 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco is using its power aisles to encourage shoppers to ditch high fat, salt and sugar products in favour of healthier options

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Morrisons hikes prices to compensate for Crunch cuts Subscription

05 May 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Morrisons hiked the price of 700 items to pay for its latest Price Crunch campaign

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Morrisons leads the way with fuel cuts

04 May 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Morrisons takes 2p per litre off diesel and 1p off unleaded petrol; Sainsbury’s and Tesco to follow suit

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Waitrose launches Duchy banquet competition

02 May 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

Customer initiative marks 25 years of the Duchy brand, which has racked up £200m in annual sales

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Mults slash veg prices in response to spring crop glut Subscription

27 Apr 2017 | By Beth Gault

Warm weather during the spring has contributed to a glut of supply from UK growers

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One Stop adds ice cream options to £3 meal deal

26 Apr 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Shoppers will be able to choose one of 14 ice creams

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Sainsbury's launches first Nectar 10X Points Weekend Subscription

25 Apr 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

Customers will be able to earn 10 Nectar points for every £1 they spend over May bank holiday

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AmazonFresh 14% cheaper than nearest supermarket rival on brands Subscription

20 Apr 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The online giant undercut Asda by 14% and the rest of the big four by more than 20% in Profitero study

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Tesco slashes prices on number of fresh fruit & veg products Subscription

18 Apr 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Price cuts follow pledge by CEO Dave Lewis for a post-Easter fightback against discounters and Asda

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Booths looks to 'revive' the roast dinner with new campaign Subscription

13 Apr 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Campaign comes after a survey of more than 14,000 consumers found roasts were becoming an increasingly rare occasion…

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Tesco brings supplier talks forward to stave off inflation Subscription

13 Apr 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco has brought forward negotiations with suppliers to find alternatives to passing on inflation

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Own label prices rising faster than brands, IRI study reveals Subscription

07 Apr 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Grocery promotions are also “falling off a cliff”, the report suggests

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Inflation reaches its highest level since Christmas 2013 Subscription

06 Apr 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

The Grocer Price Index shows annual inflation for the month to 1 April standing at 1.4%

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Health report calls for regulation on sugary food discounting Subscription

27 Mar 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Other recommendations include a crackdown on HFSS advertising and a call to implement portion caps on certain foods

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The Co-op and Waitrose buck trend for fewer promotions Subscription

04 May 2017 | By Carina Perkins

The Co-op made a big promotional push last month, ramping up the number of featured space deals in stores by almost a fifth

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How Amazon is radically changing grocery pricing - video Video

13 Apr 2017

David Sables of Sentinel Management Consultants argues it’s not the discounters that grocers need to worry about. It’s Amazon

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Impulse promotions on the rise as fruit & veg deals decline Subscription

30 Mar 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Latest data reveals the mults are ramping up impulse promotions while cutting back on fruit & veg deals

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Will inflation revive promotions?

30 Mar 2017 | By Clive Black

Inflation is back in the UK food system, confirmed by the ONS CPI data for February 2017

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MPs must eschew multibuys and head down the takeaway Subscription

27 Mar 2017 | By Ian Quinn

A Health Select Committee report calling for a clampdown on supermarket promotions is out of touch

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Supermarket prices rising as curtain falls on deflation Subscription

09 Mar 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

The industry-wide deflation that has gripped the grocery market since mid-2014 fell back to zero in the month to 1 February

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Deals start to dry up at the mults as % savings also fall Subscription

02 Mar 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Shoppers were faced with a dearth of deals in the mults last month, with both the number of offers and savings down

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Bread, beans & beer brands soar in price as Brexit bites Subscription

24 Feb 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Beer, bread and baked beans are the latest victims of Brexit, with shoppers facing price hikes on their favourite brands

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Cost of basket of fruit & veg moves up 3% on last month

17 Feb 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Some individual SKUs are significantly more expensive than a year ago – including those affected by widespread shortages

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Stores must be convinced of electronic shelf label benefits Subscription

17 Feb 2017 | By Ian Quinn

More than three years ago Tesco spoke about the brave new world of electronic shelf labels

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Will electronic displays halt debacles over shelf pricing? Subscription

17 Feb 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Experts tell The Grocer the issue of promotional errors goes much further than just Tesco

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Tesco takes first Grocer 33 pricing win of the year Subscription

16 Feb 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

Tesco claimed its first G33 pricing victory of 2017 – and it was a convincing one at that

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Grocery Retail Structure Report 2017 Subscription

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