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Thursday 15 December 2011
Budget stores Aldi and Lidl have outperformed Marks & Spencer for the first time in an annual supermarket satisfaction report.
Tuesday 06 December 2011
A fierce price war raging among the major supermarkets has eroded the dominance of market leader Tesco, industry figures showed today.
Friday 11 November 2011
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Wednesday 12 October 2011
Aldi and its fellow discount grocers are raking it in at the till at the expense of the big four supermarkets, with new figures confirming that cash-strapped consumers are increasingly trading down in their hunt for bargains.
Wednesday 17 August 2011
Friday 05 August 2011
I'm concerned about Jane Horrocks. She's being typecast, or so it seems to me. First that Tesco advert – you know the one, from the mid Nineties, the one she said paid for her home ("Tesco Towers") and stopped her having to do dross TV. That's as opposed to her new series for Sky1, Trollied, which, presumably, she doesn't think is dross TV. It's about a supermarket called Valco ("Valco serves you right!") and good old Jane plays interim deputy manager Julie. See? Typecasting. Horrocks obviously screams aisle four from a mile off, though I doubt she'd thank you for saying it. After all, it was her who in a recent promotional interview claimed to find shopping in Tesco "a little scary" because "you can have rather a lot of chavs" in there.
Wednesday 20 July 2011
Asda, the UK's second-biggest supermarket, appears to be fighting back against the market leader, Tesco, with an improved performance in the converted Netto stores it has acquired.
Wednesday 22 June 2011
The reality of how Britain's "squeezed middle" are managing their weekly shopping was laid bare yesterday by closely watched grocery data, with discount chains such as Aldi and Lidl and, at the other end of the spectrum, Waitrose benefiting from the spending patterns of "two nations".
Tuesday 17 May 2011
Monday 09 May 2011
Ministers are poised to publish a draft Bill which would give a new supermarket ombudsman powers to prevent Britain's 10 biggest grocers from bullying their suppliers.
Thursday 28 April 2011
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- 3 Why Barcelona chose Everton to educate their latest prodigy
- 4 Mass murder in the Middle East is funded by our friends the Saudis
- 5 Japan cracks down on leaks after scandal of Fukushima nuclear power plant