Market Information

Please click on the images below to download PDF's

IRI All Outlets

Supplied by IRI
IRI


News

KamCity

Waitrose Trialling New Store Format Hosting John Lewis Products And Services

Following Monday’s news that John Lewis has launched a new store concept featuring ‘experience playgrounds’ that host some food & drinks products from its sister chain, it has been revealed that Waitrose has launched a similar trial at its outlet (more…)

The post Waitrose Trialling New Store Format Hosting John Lewis Products And Services appeared first on KamCity.

Know how to use GSCOP – a core skill for NAMs

Being confident on GSCOP is an essential negotiating skill. 13 top retailers now trade by its rules and their buyers are re-trained annually. Our highly-rated courses, designed for all supermarket suppliers, provide essential knowledge on the Code and Adjudicator and, (more…)

The post Know how to use GSCOP – a core skill for NAMs appeared first on KamCity.

Fever-Tree Loses Its Fizz As Consumer Spending Slows

Premium tonic maker Fever-Tree has cut its full-year revenue forecasts, blaming the weaker consumer spending in the UK. The company has seen rapid growth in the last few years and is now the market leader in mixers having benefited from (more…)

The post Fever-Tree Loses Its Fizz As Consumer Spending Slows appeared first on KamCity.

Earlier Christmas Spending Boosts Sales At Waitrose But John Lewis Struggles

Waitrose ended a prolonged run of falling sales last week, benefitting from the launch of the Partnership’s ‘Excitable Edgar’ Christmas campaign. The supermarket chain’s total sales were up 2.6% year-on-year, buoyed a surge in festive spending. Waitrose highlighted that Edgar (more…)

The post Earlier Christmas Spending Boosts Sales At Waitrose But John Lewis Struggles appeared first on KamCity.

Kingfisher’s New CEO To Make Changes After Disappointing Quarter

Kingfisher’s new Chief Executive has suggested that changes to the home improvement group’s strategy are on the way after the business posted another quarter of weak trading. Over the 13 week period to 31 October, overall company like-for-like sales were (more…)

The post Kingfisher’s New CEO To Make Changes After Disappointing Quarter appeared first on KamCity.

October’s Online Retail Sales Growth Lowest On Record

Heading into the all-important Christmas trading period, the online retail sector was given a much-needed boost in October, with sales growing by 6.2% year-on-year, according to the latest IMRG Capgemini Online Retail Index. However, whilst an improvement on the 3-month, (more…)

The post October’s Online Retail Sales Growth Lowest On Record appeared first on KamCity.

Unsworth Family Takes Majority Stakes In Supplier Of Aldi Bread

Geary’s Bakery has received a significant investment from the Unsworth Family, which will support the company’s ambitious growth plan. The investment will see the Unsworth Family take a majority stake in the 113-year-old family-owned artisanal craft bakery. Jason Geary will (more…)

The post Unsworth Family Takes Majority Stakes In Supplier Of Aldi Bread appeared first on KamCity.

Commercial Director Reshuffle At Britvic

Phil Sanders has taken on the role of ‘Out Of Home’ Commercial Director at Britvic, having previously led the ‘At Home’ sales team. Ben Parker, who currently manages the soft drinks group’s Tesco account, has replaced Sanders in the At (more…)

The post Commercial Director Reshuffle At Britvic appeared first on KamCity.

Lidl Spending £10m To Raise Staff Pay

Lidl has revealed that it is investing over £10m to increase the hourly wages of staff working in its 770 stores in the UK. The discounter, which this month celebrates its 25th anniversary since entering the UK, will increase entry-level (more…)

The post Lidl Spending £10m To Raise Staff Pay appeared first on KamCity.

Müller Ditching Plastic Straws

Müller has committed to removing all plastic straws from its school milk cartons by 2020. The dairy giant stated that its decision was prompted by children at Sunnyside Primary School in Glasgow, who contacted the firm last year and presented (more…)

The post Müller Ditching Plastic Straws appeared first on KamCity.

Leading Pubs Group Deliver Robust Results

Mitchells & Butlers and Ei Group have defied the gloom in the pub and restaurant sector by posting robust annual results. In the year to 28 September, Mitchells & Butlers’ adjusted operating profit grew £14m to £317m, boosted by stronger (more…)

The post Leading Pubs Group Deliver Robust Results appeared first on KamCity.

Couple ‘Disappointed’ After Finding Aldi Label On Waitrose Products

A couple have complained after a mix-up saw them receive a Waitrose product covered with Aldi labels – despite a 71p price difference. Read the full article on The Independent website (more…)

The post Couple ‘Disappointed’ After Finding Aldi Label On Waitrose Products appeared first on KamCity.

PepsiCo Serves Up New Quaker Porridge Range for Kids

PepsiCo has introduced a new range of porridge specially designed for children, as part of the new Quaker Kids sub-brand. The Quaker Kids Porridge Mix-Ups are aimed at offering healthier options for kids.  The products contain no added sugar, are (more…)

The post PepsiCo Serves Up New Quaker Porridge Range for Kids appeared first on KamCity.

Made For Drink Secures Major New Listings With Grocers

The Made for Drink brand has announced major new listings in UK, all effective 1 December 2019, which will see it significantly expand its presence in the grocery retail market. The new listings will see the award-winning snacks now being (more…)

The post Made For Drink Secures Major New Listings With Grocers appeared first on KamCity.

Skin Academy Secures Listing With LloydsPharmacy

The Skin Academy brand has secured a listing with the LloydsPharmacy chain for its most recent beauty products range. The ‘Zero’ range is described as the UK’s first mass market, 100% natural, 100% recyclable / recycled packaging and sustainable skincare (more…)

The post Skin Academy Secures Listing With LloydsPharmacy appeared first on KamCity.

Mars Overhauls Look, Formula For Trackers

Mars Chocolate Drinks and Treats has introduced a new recipe as well as a new pack design for its Trackers bar range. The changes see the range’s Chocolate & Peanut variant now containing more chocolate chips, while the Peanut & (more…)

The post Mars Overhauls Look, Formula For Trackers appeared first on KamCity.

Lily O’Brien’s Launches Christmas Campaign

The Lily O’Brien’s luxury chocolate brand has launched a Christmas OOH campaign, building on the success of the ‘Share Wisely’ brand platform. The new creative, which is now on digital screens nationwide, showcases Lily O’Brien’s Desserts Collection and features a (more…)

The post Lily O’Brien’s Launches Christmas Campaign appeared first on KamCity.

Lavazza Set For Finals Of First UK Barista Competition

The Lavazza brand is gearing up for the finals of its first-ever barista competition in the UK, with six contenders remaining from the initial 150 candidates. The Lavazza UK Barista Championship 2019 was launched to provide a platform for baristas (more…)

The post Lavazza Set For Finals Of First UK Barista Competition appeared first on KamCity.

US: Kroger To Implement Infarm’s In-store ‘Living Produce Farms’

Kroger has announced that it has entered into a tie-up with Infarm, a Berlin-based urban farming network, in a move that will see the roll-out of modular ‘living produce farms’ at the retailer’s stores. The move, which is the first (more…)

The post US: Kroger To Implement Infarm’s In-store ‘Living Produce Farms’ appeared first on KamCity.

GERMANY: Metro AG Updates On Restructuring Review

Metro AG has placed a figure on the costs related to its ongoing restructuring programme, even as it said it will offer details of an efficiency review soon. The group said it will “clarify” the specifics of its previously-announced review into (more…)

The post GERMANY: Metro AG Updates On Restructuring Review appeared first on KamCity.