Monday, January 27, 2020
Sainsbury's Mike Coupe trading update Christmas

Sainsbury’s posts low Christmas figures, warns on “highly competitive” 2020

Sainsbury's has recorded lower sales over its Christmas quarter as a tough toy market counteracted grocery sales.
Clearance sales boost John Lewis Partnership's weekly performance

Clearance sales boost John Lewis Partnership’s weekly performance

John Lewis Partnership has kicked off the new year on a positive note.
Asda starts 2020 with slew of new board appointments

Asda starts 2020 with slew of new board appointments

Asda has kicked off the new year with the announcement of new appointments to its executive board.
UK grocers endure slowest Christmas growth since 2015

UK grocers endure slowest Christmas growth since 2015

UK grocers have endured the lowest rate of sales growth over the crucial Christmas period since 2015.
Morrisons David Potts trading update

Morrisons sales drop 1.7% in “challenging” market

Morrisons has reported a drop in group like-for-like sales after trading conditions remained "challenging"
Majestic Wine John Colley

Majestic Wine bottles 4.3% sales rise during Christmas

Majestic Wine has recorded a sales rise during the festive period thanks to increased sales in English wine, Cremant
Tesco price cuts discounting

Tesco unfolds fresh round of price cuts

Tesco has slashed prices on hundreds of products as part of its ongoing centenary celebrations
Aldi rakes in £1bn in record-breaking Christmas sales

Aldi rakes in £1bn in record-breaking Christmas sales

Aldi sold 55 million mince pies over a boozy Christmas which saw British shoppers spend record amounts at the chain.
Lidl Georgina Hall cereal packaging

Lidl to remove cartoon packaging from cereals

Lidl has announced it will stop displaying cartoon characters on its own-brand cereal ranges in the UK
December Discounts were “deeper and began earlier” for retailers

December discounts were “deeper and began earlier” for retailers

The BRC's Helen Dickinson warns that the government must ensure "tariff-free and low-friction trade" to aid shop prices in 2020.

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