Sporting success sees John Lewis sales soar

Department store John Lewis saw total sales rise 14.9 per cent last week as the nation continued to celebrate Team GB‘s sporting success, it...

Coupon use rises as shoppers seek best value

Shoppers are increasingly turning to coupons and promotional vouchers during grocery shopping, with 58 per cent of consumers now using the offers, according to...

Asda LFLs up 0.7% in Q2

Grocery chain Asda has reported a like-for-like sales rise of 0.7 per cent for its second quarter in financial results published today. Net sales...

Shoppers benefit from lower grocery inflation

Lower grocery inflation is benefitting shoppers with prices now at their slowest rate for 18 months, it has been announced today. According to research...

Sainsbury’s rejects Sunday trading extension

Grocery chain Sainsbury‘s has refused to extend Sunday trading hours despite suggestions that the Government may be seeking permanent deregulation, it has been announced...

July supermarket sales saved by Games excitement

Aggregate sales growth across the big four supermarkets saw a 4.1 per cent year-on-year rise in the week preceding the Olympics following “a rather...

John Lewis sales soar amid Games “feel-good factor”

Department store John Lewis has today reported a 22.4 per cent year-on-year jump in total sales last week as sales of London 2012 merchandise...

Tesco opens virtual store at Gatwick

Supermarket giant Tesco yesterday launched the UK‘s first interactive virtual grocery store in Gatwick‘s North Terminal, it has been announced. Following last year‘s successful...

Tesco Bank offers mortgages

Leading grocer Tesco has announced that it will extend its Tesco Bank offer by adding mortgages to its list of services. Holders of its...

Waitrose total sales up 7% in H1

Upmarket grocer Waitrose has seen total sales rise seven per cent in its first half compared to the same period a year ago, it...

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[The Times Report] The Future of E-Commerce

Why brands should take direction from channel-agnostic consumers The pandemic has not only driven more people to shop online but also led to experimentation and...