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Tuesday 17 January 2017 loc: US

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Record Christmas for supermarkets, but inflation returns

UK supermarkets saw a record Christmas, according to KantarWorldpanel, but the grocery market has returned to inflation after 28 months.

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 No Comments »

Asda sales slump continues in 3Q

Asda’s woes continued as the the UK retailer saw weaker trading in its third quarter, with net sales falling for the ninth quarter in a row.

Friday, November 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Tesco sees growth – but grocery inflation is set to rise

Tesco is back in ‘healthy growth’ but there are signs that the overall price of groceries is set to rise before the end of the year, Kantar Worldpanel has warned.

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Top 14 UK retailers: multiple opportunities

Retailers are battling not just each other, but also a 2% fall in wine volume sales in the UK. Arabella Mileham looks at how the top 10 store chains are coping.

Monday, October 10th, 2016 No Comments »

Asda Wine Shop boosts focus on fine wine parcels

Asda is upping its focus on fine wine parcels in its online Wine Shop as it seeks to increase exposure and build momentum of its wine site.

Thursday, September 29th, 2016 No Comments »

Asda appoints new BWS boss

Asda has appointed Andrew Tiffin to head up its BWS team, as BWS boss Tracy Ford moves to another part of the business.

Thursday, September 29th, 2016 No Comments »

Wal-Mart reaffirms commitment to Asda amid falling sales

Falling footfall at Asda has contributed to a 7.5% drop in sales, the UK retailer’s parent company reported, but it said it remained committed to turning around the business.

Friday, August 19th, 2016 No Comments »

Grocery market sluggish – but no hit from Brexit

Sales across the grocery market have continued to be slow, but have not felt any impact from Brexit, analyst KantarWorldpanel has reported.

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 No Comments »

Asda hires Lidl COO to head up small stores

UK retailer Asda has poached Lidl’s COO to head up its small store format, as it looks to capitalise on changing consumer habits.

Friday, July 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Asda promotes spirit buyer to head up wine team

Asda has promoted its spirit buyer Lynsey Grace, who will head up the retailer’s wine team following the departure of senior buyer of wine, Ed Ashley.

Friday, July 15th, 2016 No Comments »

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