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Tesco joins Innovation Gateway environmental exchange Subscription

06 Jul 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Supermarket will share its experience on how to make buildings more environmentally friendly

Lidl’s middle aisle ’genuinely creates excitement’

Lidl makes non-food 'middle aisle' star of new TV advert - video

06 Jul 2017 | By Benedict Cooper

Ad will air tonight during the Coronation Street commercial break


Aldi readies €5bn European store revamp programme Subscription

04 Jul 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The speculation comes amid fierce competition in the UK driven by the German discounter and rival Lidl, and the reported investment across Denmark, France and Benelux countries would mark its largest ever to date

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Sainsbury's reveals plan to switch all sites to LED lighting

27 Jun 2017 | By Michelle Perrett

Under the supermarket’s Sustainability Plan, greenhouse gas emissions will be cut by more than 3.4% annually

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Heatwave-hit mults face criticism over chiller failures

23 Jun 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Social media is awash with reports of fridges breaking down as the mercury topped 30 degrees

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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

Tracey Clements

Tesco trials four shopper mission-led Express store formats Subscription

08 Jun 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

The stores will merchandise products to fit with customer habits, rather than sticking to categories

Darcy Willson-Rymer

Costcutter to use Shopper First refurbs as incentive Subscription

08 Jun 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

The symbol group has piloted its ‘Shopper First’ programme in seven stores since October

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Sainsbury's adds new dairy-free fixture Subscription

01 Jun 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

The supermarket has also introduced lines from Califa Farms and Plenish

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Tesco set to slash carbon emissions with refrigerant switch

26 May 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Retailer has already converted the first 60 stores to the new system

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Waitrose sizes up other locations for hit supper clubs Subscription

25 May 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The “overwhelmingly positive feedback” has prompted Waitrose to weigh up taking the concept to other locations

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Berry Bros & Rudd opens new outlet on Pall Mall Subscription

22 May 2017 | By Daniel Woolfson

The store sits just around the corner from its original No 3 St James’s Street store…

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Nisa Chingford retailer drives sales hike with layout changes Subscription

15 May 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Products were repositioned to create a better “store flow” and to increase traffic towards the fresh and chilled section

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Tesco sets itself 'high ambition' carbon reduction targets

15 May 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Retailer will switch to 100% renewable electricity in the UK and Ireland this year

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Simply Fresh unveils new city centre & on the go formats Subscription

04 May 2017 | By Ellis Hawthorne

The city centre concept will focus on fresh food to go and feature the new Simply Fresh Kitchen

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Sainsbury's to trial Patisserie Valerie products at counters

28 Apr 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Sainsbury’s will also increase the number of sushi counters from 20 to 50 by the end of the year

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New agency offers virtual shelf testing Subscription

28 Apr 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The agency offers suppliers and retailers the chance to trial new on-shelf ideas without going near a supermarket

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Sainsbury's plans digital makeover for third of Argos stores Subscription

13 Apr 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Sainsbury’s has so far reported encouraging results from its Argos concessions

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London Nisa store rebrands as high-end organic independent shop Subscription

12 Apr 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Pav Sahota will open Raw Store in Old Street next week after seeing demand “for something a little bit different”

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Nisa offers flexibility with Store of the Future 2 concept Subscription

06 Apr 2017 | By Matt Strudwick

Launched in 2015, the Store of the Future 2 format has seen almost 300 stores convert to the fascia

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First look: Waitrose Haywards Heath Subscription

04 Apr 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The latest addition to the Waitrose estate hosts a number of the retailer’s new concepts, including an open kitchen and wine bar

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Tesco brings no and low-alcohol drinks together in stores Subscription

31 Mar 2017 | By Ian Quinn

Industry figures show Brits are drinking less alcohol than they did a decade ago


Nisa focuses on ‘store of the future’ as Loco numbers slide Subscription

27 Mar 2017 | By Ellis Hawthorne

Nisa initially planned to open 150 Loco stores within its first year of operation

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The Co-op to cut 'clutter' in in-store marketing revamp Subscription

21 Mar 2017 | By Ian Quinn

The Co-op is reducing the number of different types of PoS from 37 to 19

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Bmorelocal's fifth store opens in Kenton, Newcastle

20 Mar 2017 Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | By Ellis Hawthorne

The wholesaler first launched the fascia last May

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Christmas in July: supermarket range preview 2017 Subscription

17 Jul 2017 | By The Grocer News Team

What do we know about what the supermarkets have planned to win the big one this Christmas?

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Sainsbury's shows the beauty of simplicity - video

10 Jul 2017 | By Jeremy Garlick

As an industry, we are good at making things complicated for shoppers, says Jeremy Garlick of Insight Traction

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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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What the Whole Foods tie-up will mean for Amazon Subscription

23 Jun 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

Amazon’s food armoury had lacked crucial weapons. Not any more

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Four things to learn from Waitrose - video

14 Jun 2017 | By Jeremy Garlick

Waitrose’s ability to continue to grow sales has been impressive. So how is it doing it and what can be learnt?

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How to negotiate with supermarket buyers - video Video

17 May 2017

David Sables of Sentinel Management Consultants explains the biggest mistakes suppliers make when negotiating with supermarkets - and how to avoid them

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Leaked Labour manifesto: the key points for food & drink Subscription

11 May 2017 | By Ian Quinn, Julia Glotz

From a new childhood obesity strategy to an extension of the Adjudicator’s remit, we’ve picked out the key policy pledges for food & drink

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The Waitrose suppermarket experience Subscription

03 May 2017 | By Megan Tatum

The Grocer headed out to the Waitrose Café at its new Haywards Heath store to rate the ambience and cuisine

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Sainsbury's results: what the analysts say Subscription

03 May 2017

Sainsbury’s has reported a 1% drop in profit before tax for the year to 11 March. Here’s how leading City and retail analysts reacted to the news

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How the craft beer boom is shaking up the BWS aisles Subscription

28 Apr 2017 | By Carina Perkins

Sales are set to double again in a sector with sustainable premiums and the opportunity for differentiation

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Can the supermarkets really cook up a winner from recipe boxes? Subscription

24 Apr 2017 | By Emma Weinbren

The relatively new concept of having your dinner delivered to your door has got supermarkets running scared … why?

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