UK retailer Sainsbury's has downplayed concerns over increased competition around price in the UK grocery sector. The supermarket group has...
Morrisons today (1 May) gave the first significant details on its plan, announced in March, to lower prices across the store in a bid to ste...
Tesco reported a disappointing set of full-year numbers with both sales and profits falling this morning (14 April). The UK retail behemoth...
The UK ad watchdog's order for Aldi to pull a TV advert demonstrates how the discounter will need to be precise in its competitive claims -...
The development of digital platforms has transformed how retailers interact with consumers in the UK. To Sainsbury's, the interaction between physical and digital platforms is key to delivering a full consumer experience. This requires a portfolio that spans the spectrum of formats, Kevin Barrett Sainsbury's director of space and formats, tells just-food.
Amy's Kitchen, the US frozen-food, organic and free-from business, is a quarter of a century old this year but there is a passion - almost a sense of mission - one would normally associate with a start-up. Dean Best spoke to co-owner Amy Berliner and European commercial director Damien Threadgold about the company's plans.
Discount retailers' share of the UK grocery market will almost double by 2019, according to forecasts from industry analysts IGD.
just-food brought you exclusive updates from some of the power players in our industry as the likes of Nestle, Danone and Kerry Foods set out their investment case at the Consumer Analyst Group of Europe conference in London this week. In other news, Sainsbury's booked its first like-for-like sales drop in nine years, General Mills continued to face pressure in the US and we spoke to FrieslandCampina CFO Kees Gielen. Here are the highlights from the past week.
Kerry Group CEO Stan McCarthy has indicated the Ireland-based food group believes increasing demand for snacking presents an opportunity to grow the company's consumer foods business.
Sainsbury's booked its first drop in like-for-like sales in nine years this morning (18 March), when the UK retailer revealed fourth-quarter comparable revenues fell 3.8%.
The biggest story of the week came as it started - with the announcement of the proposed merger between banana giants Chiquita Brands International and Fyffes. Elsewhere, UK grocers Morrisons and The Co-operative Group grabbed the headlines - the former for its bid to revive sales and the latter for the resignation of its chief executive.
Management at the UK's largest retailers are seeing the pressure mount. As sales continue to disappoint and market share continues to be eroded, some serious questions are being asked about the strategic direction pursued by the likes of Morrisons and Tesco.
The horsemeat saga of 2013 resulted in significant calls for clear labelling and traceability so people were aware of the origins of their meat and could make informed decisions. But yesterday another call for more comprehensive labelling hit headlines - this time, concerning halal and kosher meat.
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