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Nisa Planning To Launch New Small Shop Fascia

Nisa is reportedly working on plans for a new small store format to offer retailers in order to better compete with rival convenience symbol groups operated by the likes of Booker. Quoting sources close to the wholesaler, trade publication betterRetailing (more…)

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Is your business Brexit ready?

Keep up with the latest developments from IGD. Find out more (more…)

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Walmart Prepares Asda For Stock Market Float With Pension Deal

The potential stock market flotation of Asda has moved a step closer following the news that its owner Walmart has secured a deal to offload nearly £4bn of the UK supermarket’s pension liabilities. According to Sky News, Walmart and Asda’s (more…)

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Seabrook Crisps Making Strong Progress Since Acquisition

A year on from when it was acquired by global snack firm Calbee, Seabrook Crisps has issued an upbeat statement about its future. The Bradford-based firm has just released its latest financial statement in Companies House, although performance comparisons are (more…)

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Deliveroo Riding Into Grocery Sector

Deliveroo has reportedly stepped up its efforts to grab a major share of on-demand delivery market for groceries. According to trade magazine The Grocer, the fast-growing courier firm has signed up over 200 independent and symbol convenience stores in London, (more…)

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Negotiating with your Supermarket Buyers: Would Guardiola send his team into battle without practice?

If you are facing potentially difficult negotiations with your supermarket buyers regarding Brexit or a Cost Price Increase, then why not practice with an ex supermarket buyer before-hand with our 121 Negotiation Masterclass. These sessions have been specifically designed for (more…)

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Aldi Hoping To Make Wine Aisle “Less Baffling”

Aldi has launched a free online course which it hopes will make the wine aisle “less baffling” for shoppers and encourage them to try new varieties. The ‘Aldiploma’ has been designed by the retailer’s resident wine expert Sam Caporn.  The (more…)

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Health Of Retail Sector Drops Below Historic Lows

Analysis by the KPMG/Ipsos Retail Think Tank (RTT) suggests that the health of the retail sector in the third quarter of 2019 surpassed the historic low previously recorded in the final quarter of 2012, when the UK economy faced a (more…)

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Waitrose Launches First Own Brand ‘Facon’

Waitrose has launched its first own label vegan bacon alternative, called ‘facon’, aimed at the ever-increasing demand for such products. Made from seitan, the smoky streaky slices and pieces offer “a rich, smoky and earthy flavour and have been cured (more…)

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Food Groups Issue Warning Over Post-Brexit Trade Deals

Major food producers have sounded the alarm bell over concerns that the government will “sacrifice” British standards in order to secure post-Brexit trade deals. Read the full article on the Sky News website (more…)

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Marks & Spencer Emulates Whole Foods In Bid To Juice Up Food Arm

For a taste of Chief Executive Officer Steve Rowe’s ambitions to transform Marks & Spencer, look no further than its newly refurbished shop in London’s Clapham neighbourhood. Read the full article on the Bloomberg website (more…)

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Lee Kum Kee Introduces New Wok Oil

Lee Kum Kee, the Chinese sauce producer, has announced the launch of a new cooking oil that it says is “perfectly engineered for cooking at high heat”. The Lee Kum Kee Sesame Wok Oil is blended with soybean oil to (more…)

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Fears For Scottish Whisky Industry After US Tariffs

Sales of Scottish whisky could drop by 20% within a year due to new tariffs placed on exports to the US, it has been claimed. Read the full article on the Sky News website (more…)

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Aimia Extends Horlicks Pods Range

Aimia Foods has launched a new pod variant under its Horlicks brand in the UK which are compatible with Dolce Gusto machines. The Horlicks Chocolate Pods, available in three cases of 16 pods (RRP £11.99), aim to offer a convenient, (more…)

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Clover Launches New Consumer Campaign To ‘Spread The Love’

Saputo Dairy UK has launched a new marketing campaign to support Clover, its market-leading spread brand. The ‘Spread the Love’ digital campaign is centred on YouTube and online display advertising, and will support both the Clover Original and Clover Light (more…)

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Molson Coors JV Serves Up CBD-Infused Waters

Truss Beverage Co, a joint venture by Molson Coors, has announced the launch of a CBD-infused bottled water line in Canada.  The JV, formed with cannabis producer Hexo, has tied up with Flow Glow Beverages (the team behind Flow Alkaline (more…)

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FRANCE: Casino Sells More Assets As Sales Slow In Q3

The Casino Group has announced the sale of some more non-core assets, as it continues to work on lowering its debt levels.  The move came even as it reported a slowdown in sales growth for its fiscal third quarter. The (more…)

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BELGIUM: Lidl Trials Click & Collect Service

Lidl has launched a pilot click & collect service in Belgium, which it says makes it the first discounter in the country to do so. The move follows on the launch of a home delivery service (by bicycle) in the (more…)

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POLAND: Biedronka Trials Small-Store Format

Jerónimo Martins has begun trials of a new small-store format for its Biedronka discount banner in Poland, which it expects to rapidly expand in the country. The banner currently operates two such outlets – in Radwanice, and in Kłodawa – (more…)

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GREECE: Upfield Expands Plant-Based Presence With Arivia Acquisition

The Upfield Group, the global leader of plant-based butter and spreads, has announced a deal to acquire local firm Arivia, a leader in the plant-based cheese category. No financial details of the deal were disclosed. Arivia owns the Violife brand, (more…)

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