Articles about supermarkets

Sales of organic food to hit €100 million this year

Recent research in Ireland by Bird Bia has shown that the main reasons for going organic are health concerns, fad diets and special occasion.

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Justin King bids farewell to Sainsbury’s

After 10 years as chief executive, Justin King said goodbye to Sainsbury’s yesterday, and reassured customers and shareholders that the company was “in safe hands”.

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Only five more good years for Supermarkets?

Reports have shown that supermarkets will not be the main destination for grocery shopping much longer – with predictions that online shopping, convenience stores and discounters will overtake them within five years.

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Dalton Philips the boss of Morrisons yesterday spoke about discounters, and how they may come to make up 25 per cent of the UK grocery market – calling it a "brutal reality”.

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New lockers are in use at Newbury Park and Finchley Central tube station car parks – produced by electronics giant Amazon.

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Schwarz Group could be number one grocery retailer by 2018

Schwarz Group - the owner of Lidl - is on course to become the number one grocery retailer in western Europe.

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Walmart to spend $48m on food safety in China

Wal-Mart Stores Inc, the world’s largest food retailer, announced this week that it has plans to spend more on food safety in China - a 100 million yuan increase in the next two years.

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Sainsbury's reports second consecutive sales slide

Sainsbury’s has reported a second consecutive quarter of declining sales after the supermarket giant suffered from increasing competition from discount rivals.

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Morrisons begins loyalty card trials

Morrisons has begun trials of a number of loyalty card schemes as part of its wider attempts to encourage sales and hit out at its rivals.

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Supermarkets accused of shirking responsibility for “morally repugnant” levels of food waste in UK

Supermarkets and food retailers are under the kosh today after a report published by the House of Lords EU Committee claimed British retailers are shifting the blame of food waste on to customers with Buy One Get One Free offers.

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