Tesco Extra Slough

Tesco launches extended bulk buying concept at Grimsby store Subscription

15 Oct 2018 | By Ian Quinn

The concept replaces unwanted GM space with cash & carry-style deals

Sainsbury's beauty

First look: inside Sainsbury's new beauty departments

10 Oct 2018 | By Julia Glotz

Sainsbury’s is trialling a new, expanded beauty offering in eight stores. We went to its Purley Way store to see what’s on offer

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Bestway MD Martin Race says more cuts to core range necessary Subscription

10 Oct 2018 | By Helen Gilbert, Ronan Hegarty

Martin Race said cuts already made across a number of categories had not gone far enough

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Can Jack's tackle the discounters without cannibalising Tesco sales?

09 Oct 2018 | By Darren Smith

Jack’s is a pleasant shop but doesn’t match up to Aldi and Lidl in every respect, says Darren Smith of Making Business Matter

Waitrose Cooks Ingredients

Own-label showcase: Waitrose Cooks' Ingredients

08 Oct 2018 | By Ellis Hawthorne

We’ve selected some of the new products to highlight what they are, what they’re competing against and what the new launches tell us about Waitrose’s wider own-brand strategy

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How Tesco Finest offer is evolving to stay ahead of the pack

05 Oct 2018 | By Megan Tatum

As Tesco Finest celebrates its 20th birthday we look at the history of this premium tier range, how rivals have copied it, and what it’s doing to stay ahead

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McColl's looks to revamp pricing, range, website and loyalty offer Subscription

05 Oct 2018 | By Ronan Hegarty

McColl’s CEO Jonathan Miller told the recent IGD Convenience Retailing Summit that food to go was a “massive opportunity”

Asda vegetarian

Asda ramps up focus on plant-based Subscription

01 Oct 2018 | By Rachel Graham

The retailer last week rolled out a range of own-label vegetarian and vegan options into its chilled aisle

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Sainsbury's expands vegan lineup with raft of Fry's listings

01 Oct 2018 | By Rachel Graham

New chilled SKUs include chicken-style strips, chargrilled beef-style strips and vegan sausage rolls

Sainsbury's Local

Sainsbury’s Local brings in case-by-case ranging for stores Subscription

28 Sep 2018 | By Ronan Hegarty

Sainsbury’s is ditching the ‘one size fits all’ approach in favour of tailored offerings to suit local needs

Yeo Valley

Yeo Valley and Rachel's hit as Waitrose resets yoghurts aisle Subscription

28 Sep 2018 | By Kevin White, Marianne Calnan

A total of 79 yoghurt SKUs have been pulled during the past three weeks

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Iceland opens first 'stores within stores' at The Range Subscription

27 Sep 2018 | By Steve Farrell

New concepts have been rolled out in Liverpool and Birmingham

Seachill Grimsby

Seachill wins £50m Tesco prawn supply contract

26 Sep 2018 | By Kevin White

The deal will see it supply cooked and raw prawn to Tesco from both coldwater and warmwater fisheries

M&S Craft

M&S links with Real Ale to add slew of new craft beers Subscription

24 Sep 2018 | By Daniel Woolfson

The news brings the number of products supplied to M&S by Real Ale to over 200

Cotswolds Whisky

Cotswold Distillery's single malt wins national Waitrose listing Subscription

21 Sep 2018 | By Daniel Woolfson

It joins the brand’s Cotswolds Dry Gin on the retailer’s shelves

Iceland What the Fish

Iceland launches fish fillets bag of solely bycatch species

21 Sep 2018 | By Rachel Graham

The retailer’s What the Fish? brand includes bycath fillets of whiting, megrim, pouting and grey gurnard

Tesco

Tesco slashes 90 beer SKUs in latest BWS review Subscription

21 Sep 2018 | By Daniel Woolfson

Some smaller suppliers have lost out in favour of major brewers…

Fish counter at Mercadona

Fish counters: eight examples of brilliant merchandising from around Europe

20 Sep 2018 | By Bryan Roberts

Tcc Global insight director Bryan Roberts takes a look at best practice in fish merchandising 

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Eight alternative spreads that have disappeared from shelves

20 Sep 2018

Avocado and coconut spreads burst onto shelves as the biggest new thing in BSM. We explore why they didn’t work

Jacks milk

Tesco Sustainable Dairy Group to supply all of Jack's milk Subscription

19 Sep 2018 | By Kevin White

The new discount chain has also made a 100% British commitment on fresh meat

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Plastic is the new public enemy number one. But how should the industry, which is so reliant on plastic as a packaging solution, respond?

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Coca-Cola: How to Bring Sales and Operations Alive with Data

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Whitepapers

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White Paper: Sustainability – don’t stand still

Is plastic packaging your friend or foe? Are you making sustainable decisions that will retain your customers and attract new ones? Sustainability is high on every agenda and an opportunity for brands and retailers to make a difference to the planet and your bottom line.

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How can food and drink manufacturers avoid supply-chain issues?

The UK food and drink supply chain is a dynamic model of speedy efficiency, so even a minor disruption such as this summer’s CO2 shortage can create a ripple effect that magnifies as it widens. In this whitepaper, the most catastrophic and high-profile supply chain breakdowns are examined to understand what went wrong and why – and, crucially, what can food and drink manufacturers avoid supply-chain issues?

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WHITE PAPER – Research: Food and drink report 2018

Bray Leino surveyed 1,400 consumers in London, Wales and the North East on a range of behaviours and attitudes to food and drink. What is influencing their buying decisions? What are they buying more and less of? How do they feel Brexit will impact price and quality? What are the regional differences and what does this all tell us about how food and drink brands should approach their brand-building activity?

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