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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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Sainsbury's accused of starting 'war on brands' at briefing Subscription

16 Jun 2017 | By The Grocer News Team

Worried suppliers contacted The Grocer following a Sainsbury’s trade briefing this week

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Tesco revamps Brand Outlet value fixtures Subscription

16 Jun 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco has relaunched its Brand Outlet aisles, in a bid to up competition with the discounters

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Cost top factor driving consumers to switch supermarkets Subscription

15 Jun 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

As many as 18% of consumers have switched supermarkets within the past two years

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Iceland rapped by ASA over Marmite giveaway

07 Jun 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

Iceland has been told by the ASA to ensure it has made a “reasonable estimate” of stock availability in future

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Savings creep up as mults focus on half-price offers Subscription

02 Jun 2017 | By Daniel Selwood

Average savings increased month on month at Tesco (7.5%), Waitrose (4.5%), Sainsbury’s (4%) and Morrisons (2.6%)…

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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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Tesco takes second pricing win of Grocer 33 year Subscription

13 Jul 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

Four weeks in and competition in the current Grocer 33 pricing year is looking hotter than ever…

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Sausage, bacon and pork price hikes outpace rest of meat

13 Jul 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Supermarket prices for bangers, bacon and fresh pork products are surging

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Asda takes its first pricing win of the Grocer 33 year

07 Jul 2017 | By James Halliwell

After a nervy couple of weeks, Asda is back in business, recording its first win of the Grocer 33 year

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Iceland far cheaper than Grocer 33 pricing rivals Subscription

30 Jun 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

With a £67.22 total, Iceland came in £5.49 cheaper than second-placed Asda

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Uber-style surge pricing in supermarkets is uber-unlikely Subscription

26 Jun 2017 | By Ronan Hegarty

The replacing of paper shelf-edge labels in some stores with electronic ones could mean prices go down rather than up

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

31 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

Fruit & Veg

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

Morrisons Price Crunch

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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