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Clothing retailers must differentiate themselves if they are to survive a consolidating marketChristian Wylonis - Founder & CEO of commented:It is not surprising that online clothes retailers are starting to consolidate. Economies of sc...
10:55AM - Mon 1st September 2014

Back to school competition shows the rise of Supermarkets

As families prepare to send the kids to school from this month, the battle of ‘back to school’ shopping looks fierce for retailers as the competition rises. With the final mad dash for ‘back to school’ shopping kicking in competition between retai...
10:18AM - Mon 1st September 2014

Targeting the Lidl class – discount chain unveils £20m ad campaign

Lidl, who is currently implementing a £220 million expansion, is not famed for it’s frills and packaging. Whilst it may be at the forefront of the great supermarket price battle, when it comes to brand identity and polish the German retailer has b...
10:00AM - Fri 29th August 2014

Tesco release fresh profit warning

Things appear to be going from bad to worse for Britain’s biggest retailer; today they have issued their second profit warning in as many months, and have slashed their dividend by 75 percent.The supermarket giant has stated that “a number of unce...
09:39AM - Fri 29th August 2014
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Grocery price inflation nearly vanishes

The latest figures released today by Kantar show that grocery price inflation is on the verge of disappearing completely. Market growth is down to just 0.2%; the the lowest number recorded since October 2006 when Kantar began measuring in this spe...
10:48AM - Wed 27th August 2014
Mike Coupe, CEO of Sainsburys

Sainsbury’s new CEO latest victim of a ‘hospital pass’?

Much has been written about the so-called ‘hospital pass’ that Sir Terry Leahy gave to Philip Clarke when he took over from him as Tesco CEO in 2011 – a tenure that recently ended prematurely. And now that Justin King has stepped down as Sainsbury...
09:52AM - Wed 27th August 2014

Failed online deliveries will cost more than £771 million this year

The total cost of delivery failures to UK retailers is predicted to be £473 million this year, according to a review conducted by IMRG (Interactive Media in Retail Group). If this figure is added to the cost of Marketplace deliveries then the tota...
09:32AM - Wed 27th August 2014

Progress towards a UK E-Cigarette industry standard

Steps are being taken to regulate the E-cigarette industry; this comes among growing concerns, from both World Health Organization (WHO) and The United Nations health organization, about the safety of the cigarette alternative.The trade body ‘ECIT...
09:13AM - Wed 27th August 2014

Aldi swap checkout treats for healthy snacks

Aldi has become the latest supermarket to trade in checkout treats for healthy alternatives; chocolates and sweets are to be replaced with nuts, dried fruit and water. The swap will be implemented by January 2015, following a 16-week trial which t...
09:08AM - Wed 27th August 2014

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