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Friday 21 October 2016 loc: GB


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 »

Waitrose boosts Italian range and focus on small parcels

Waitrose is upping its focus on small volume wines that will see it add a revolving series of fine wines that are better signposted in store, and boosting its Italian range.

Friday, October 14th, 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 »

Waitrose launches consumer wine event

Upmarket retailer Waitrose is targeting consumers with the launch of its first two-day Waitrose Drinks Festival in central London.

Monday, August 8th, 2016 1 Comment »

Waitrose puts its faith in Andalusia

Waitrose is putting its faith in southern Spain via a new wine from Andalusia soon to go on sale in 77 of its stores ­– the only non-fortified from the region currently available at a UK supermarket.

Monday, August 1st, 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 »

Waitrose highlights campaign for German Riesling

Waitrose is anticipating strong sales of German Riesling, as it rolls out national tasting in-store as part of the 31 Days of German Riesling campaign.

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 »

Waitrose cuts payment terms for small suppliers

Waitrose is cutting the time it takes to pay small suppliers by rolling out seven day payment terms to smaller producers.

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 No Comments »

Grocery market sees first decline since January

The grocery market slipped into decline for the first time this year as a result of the ongoing price war between the retailers – but the greater competitiveness of the sector was likely to stand it in good stead for any Brexit fall-out, analysts argued.

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 No Comments »

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