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Monday 27 February 2017 loc: GB


Sainsbury’s boss blasts “archaic” business rates

Sainsbury’s boss Mike Coupe has attacked the business rates system, demanding fundamental reform of an “archaic” system that gives online retailers the advantage over bricks and mortar operations.

Monday, February 20th, 2017 No Comments »

Sainsbury’s adds Chinese wines

UK retailer Sainsbury’s is adding two Chinese wines to its line-up – a Cabernet blend and a Riesling – as well as an Albariño from Uruguay.

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 No Comments »

McGuigan releases four new wines in UK

Hunter Valley based producer McGuigan Wines has released a quartet of new reds into the UK across its ‘Classic’, ‘Reserve’ and ‘Founders’ ranges.

Monday, January 30th, 2017 No Comments »

Sainsbury’s online trading boosts Christmas

Sainsbury’s added to the positive performance of the UK supermarket’s over Christmas, reporting like-for-like sales up in its third quarter and a strong online trading.

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 No Comments »

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 »

Kantar: Tesco sees fastest growth in three years

Tesco has continued to grow its grocery market share, accelerating at its fastest rate in three years, the latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel have shown.

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Sainsbury’s poaches CEO of Poundland for CFO role

Sainsbury’s has poached the CEO of Poundland as its new chief financial officer, it announced this morning.

Monday, November 7th, 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 »

Sainsbury’s boosts premium French portfolio

Sainsbury’s has boosted its premium Taste the Difference range with a dozen new own label wines, including a £7 claret, and added three fine wines.

Friday, October 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Sainsbury’s extends one-hour grocery-by-bike service

Sainsbury’s has rolled out its pilot one-hour grocery-by-bike service, Chop Chop across Central London following a limited trial earlier this summer.

Thursday, September 29th, 2016 No Comments »

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