UK shoppers are ditching traditional supermarkets in favor of German discount grocers Aldi and Lidl.
Amazon intends to slash prices of products sold by Whole Foods on Monday, the day it takes control of the upmarket grocer and rival supermarket chains aren’t pleased.
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.
Morrisons’ pledge to never stock so-called fake farm brands — farms made up to suggest to people food came from British farms — makes sense: Morrisons wants to be see as the people’s supermarket.
Tesco, the UK’s biggest supermarket, will stop selling 5p pastic bags in its 6,553 stores across the country in just three weeks’ time.
When it comes to shopping British people are not so fussed where things come from, except it seems for food.
Tesco, the UK’s biggest supermarket announced plans to launch a same-day delivery service across the country on Monday.
Tesco and Sainsbury’s are taking over the independent corner shop market in Britain.
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.
If supermarkets were parliamentary seats, we would be looking at a majority government for the Conservatives according to the latest poll from GlobalData.
The competition watchdog has launched an initial investigation into Tesco’s planned £3.7bn takeover of Booker, the largest UK wholesaler.
UK consumers enjoyed shopping more in the last 12 months compared to the previous 12 months for every retail sector that they were asked about, according to new GlobalData research.
Having already disrupted food retail, discount players are increasingly impinging on the grocers’ share of non-food retail sectors, with homewares becoming the next battle ground.
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.
Discount players such as B&M and Home Bargains have rapidly expanded in recent years.
Tesco, the UK’s largest retailer, beat forecasts for its full-year profit this morning as its recovery gained pace.
Booker, the UK’s largest wholesaler responsible for supplying goods to over 125,000 convenience stores across the country, has seen a sharp fall in tobacco sales.
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.
Supermarket giant Tesco has pulled Heineken products from its shelves over a disagreement over price rises.
Charging suppliers for customer complaints and bullying them into buying charity tables; supermarkets have been throwing their weight around.
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.
Supermarkets across the country have been forced to limit the amount of iceberg lettuce and broccoli customers can buy.
Tesco has made a surprising, and very bold move to acquire food wholesaler Booker for £3.7bn ($4.6bn) this morning.
While retailers will have challenges to firefight through this year and will have already tied up much of their 2017 budgets, there are key areas retailers should be investing in to aid organic growth, secure shopper loyalty and take advantage of advancing technology.
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?