Sainsbury’s investors should be relieved that the Co-op has entered into exclusive talks with Nisa, avoiding a competition investigation, Nisa shareholder’s discontent, and most importantly: future disappointment.
Sainsbury’s, the second-biggest supermarket chain in the UK, has halted discussions of its £130m takeover bid with wholesaler Nisa until the the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) publishes its ruling on a similar deal between Tesco and Booker.
When it comes to shopping British people are not so fussed where things come from, except it seems for food.
Tesco and Sainsbury’s are taking over the independent corner shop market in Britain.
If supermarkets were parliamentary seats, we would be looking at a majority government for the Conservatives according to the latest poll from GlobalData.
Fancy an almond milk latte, some courgetti (courgette spaghetti), or brownies made from beetroot?
As supermarkets battle with suppliers over increased costs following the devaluation of the pound, it is apparent that they don’t have a lot of room to swallow those increases themselves.
The e-commerce grocery market is climbing thanks mostly to price inflation.
Tesco has been ordered to pay £129m in fines after it overstated its profits in 2014.
Charging suppliers for customer complaints and bullying them into buying charity tables; supermarkets have been throwing their weight around.
Extremists have made an estimated £250,000 ($310,000) from advertisements for UK brands on Google, according to a Times investigation.
British online supermarket giant Ocado has reported double-digit sales growth in its latest quarter.
The supermarket industry has seen contactless card payments, self-service checkouts, self-scanners, and mobile payments rip through their stores.
German-owned retailer Aldi is now Britain’s fifth largest supermarket, according to industry data released today by research firm Kantar Worldpanel.
The UK’s biggest grocers have been among the poster boys for a bumper festive season, but what does their success really say about the state of the grocery sector and what lies in store for 2017?