Monday, August 20, 2018
Sainsbury's Asda

CMA taps Oxford economics professor to assist Sainsbury’s-Asda probe

The CMA is about to instruct Oxford Uni economics professor Howard Smith to assist with the probe on Sainsbury's-Asda.
July shop prices

BRC warns of “very real danger” for food supply chains under Brexit

The British Retail Consortium has warned that the UK’s “fragile food supply chains” could be at risk in the wake of the government’s upcoming...
John Lewis weekly

John Lewis Partnership weekly sales edge up

The John Lewis Partnership reported a 2.5 per cent year-on-year uplift in overall sales for last week.
grocery sales

World Cup fever and heatwave drives UK grocery sales

UK grocery sales have grown at their fastest rate this year thanks to a combination of World Cup fever and hot weather.
Tesco forecast

Tesco appoints UK exec Kari Daniels as new Irish CEO

Tesco UK executive Kari Daniels has been appointed chief executive of the retailer’s Irish business, where she will replace Andrew Yaxley. Daniels joined Tesco in...
Iceland customer service

COMMENT: How Iceland fought back to regain customer trust & loyalty

Iceland recently surged 37 places to number 10 on the UK Customer Satisfaction Index.

Aldi crowned best place to buy wine in UK

Aldi has been named “Supermarket of the Year” at the International Wine Challenge Merchant Awards.
Tesco discount

Tesco could launch discount chain within weeks

Speculation is rife that Tesco is on the verge of launching its new discount chain after it advertised for workers to staff new format...
McColl's update

Mixed results in McColl’s interim results as CFO resigns

McColl's has reported a mixed bag of results in its interim report, which also announced the resignation of its CFO.
Supermarket recycle

Almost 1/3 of supermarket packaging not recyclable

Almost one third of plastic packaging used by UK grocery retailers is not widely recyclable, a leading consumer group has found.

Feature Resource

The retail CMO’s guide to Christmas 2018

Things are tough in retail right now. Administrations, Amazon, CX, AI, a weak pound...it's a lot. But we’re here to spread some Christmas cheer. The retail...