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.
Tear gas in the air and the sound of police shotguns fill the streets — every day since April thousands of Venezuelans have been protesting in the capital city of Caracas.
Tesco, the UK’s biggest supermarket announced plans to launch a same-day delivery service across the country on Monday.
Tesco, the UK’s biggest supermarket chain and Booker, the UK’s largest food wholesaler asked the competition regulator to fast-track its probe into their planned £3.5bn merger.
John Mackey, the chief executive of Whole Foods, attacked one of the health-focused US supermarket chain’s biggest investors, Jana Partners as “greedy bastards” on Thursday.
British supermarket Waitrose has become the first in Europe to power its delivery trucks using food waste.
German-owned retailer Aldi is now Britain’s fifth largest supermarket, according to industry data released today by research firm Kantar Worldpanel.
Sir Ken Morrison died today aged 85, the Yorkshireman who took his father’s small Bradford-based grocery chain with an annual turnover of £50,000 and turned it into the UK’s fourth biggest supermarket worth £13bn (£16.4bn).