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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

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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

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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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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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