Supermarkets now represent 36% of retail property pipeline

The level of new grocery store space either in planning or under construction was at its highest at the end of the third quarter...

Waitrose winning social media battle this Xmas

Upmarket grocer Waitrose is the leading UK supermarket at using social media to convert sales, according to a new study published this week. Research...

Riot-hit Co-op Food in Croydon reopens

A Co-operative Food store in New Addington, Croydon, which was severely damaged by looters during August‘s riots, has reopened following a £540,000 refurbishment. Opened...

Morrisons to create 7,000 jobs in 2012

Supermarket chain Morrisons has announced that it is to create 7,000 jobs in 2012 as the retailer continues to focus on expansion. In keeping...

Sainsbury‘s signs up to new BT broadband

Leading supermarket group Sainsbury‘s has today announced a new deal with telecommunication giant BT which will see faster broadband brought into its stores. BT‘s...

Waitrose sales up 6.2% in Christmas build-up

Total sales at upmarket grocer Waitrose were up 6.2 per cent on last year for the week to December 10th 2011, as customers stocked...

Tesco latest retailer to mislead customers – ASA

Another leading retailer has had its knuckles rapped by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) this week, with Tesco being told by the industry watchdog...

Retailers fear extra £100m food storage bill

The government needs to do more to prevent retailers incurring a new bill of “at least £100 million” caused by proposed changes to food...

Waitrose total sales rise 5.7%

Total sales at upmarket grocer Waitrose rose 5.7 per cent for the week to December 3rd 2011 compared to the same period last year,...

Tesco sales up by volume but LFLs remain low

Leading supermarket Tesco has today hailed its Big Price Drop initiative for improving the number of transactions in store but trading figures show its...

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8 Tips to Ensure Great Employee Experience in Times of Crisis

We know 2020 has been a challenging year for workplaces around the world. To help you cope with disruption, we've put together an eBook offering 8...