Groceries News

Waitrose launches loyalty card with a difference

Tuesday, October 25th 2011
The new loyalty card from Waitrose offers personalised deals to customers. Waitrose has become the latest retailer to launch a reward card in an effort to encourage greater...

Tesco says Big Price Drop attracts 1m more transactions per week

Tuesday, October 18th 2011
A rise in transactions on household essentials has been recorded at Tesco in recent weeks. Tesco has estimated an additional one million transactions have been seen at its...

Morrisons claims rival grocers cannot compete with its prices

Thursday, October 13th 2011
Chief executive of Morrisons Dalton Philips said the supermarket is cheaper than the rest of the big four grocers. Rival supermarkets cannot compete with Morrisons on price,...

Tesco to slash grocery essentials in £500m initiative

Friday, September 23rd 2011
Everyday items such as milk and fruit will be reduced in price. Tesco has announced it will spend £500 million on a series of price cuts to everyday grocery items in a...

Tesco to launch new owned product brands

Tuesday, May 31st 2011
The strategy is designed to increase the company's profitability. Tesco has announced plans to launch a series of new food and non-food owned product brands in the coming...

Waitrose Good to Go range tipped to appeal to shoppers

Thursday, May 12th 2011
Retail analyst Jonathan Banks believes the convenience food range will prove popular. The new Good to Go convenience food brand from Waitrose is likely to prove a hit with...

Morrisons encouraged by first quarter performance

Thursday, May 5th 2011
The supermarket chain saw total sales rise 4.2 per cent. Morrisons has enjoyed an "encouraging" start to its 2011-12 financial year, with sales driven up by the...

Asda finds family spending power is recovering

Wednesday, April 20th 2011
The typical household's discretionary income rose from February to March. The average UK family had £10 less to spend each week in March 2011 than at the same time last...

Tesco group sales hit £68bn in 2010-11

Tuesday, April 19th 2011
Tesco has revealed it witnessed an 8.1 per cent rise in group sales last year. Tesco bosses have declared their pleasure after the group posted an 8.1 per cent increase in...

Argos named as top UK multi-channel retailer

Tuesday, April 19th 2011
Consumers who engage in multi-channel shopping have labelled Argos as their favoured retailer. Argos has emerged as the most popular outlet for consumers who engage in...