29 April 2013
German retailer Edeka has booked an increase in full-year sales, with growth in each of its divisions.
12 February 2013
French food retailer and manufacturer Les Mousquetaires saw its sales increase by more than 5% in 2012, with supermarket chain Intermarché gaining market share and higher revenues at its production arm.
2 January 2013
German food retailer Edeka has divested its minority stake in discount chain Netto Stavenhagen.
9 October 2012
UK retailer Asda has booked an increase in profit last year, despite a "challenging" period for the economy and despite its new chain of small stores incurring losses.
11 September 2012
UK retailer Morrisons lost ground to its bigger rivals Asda and Sainsbury's, Kantar Worldpanel claimed today (11 September) as they issued their latest sales data on the country's grocery sector.
18 May 2012
Asda, the UK's second-largest retailer, has reported "market-leading growth" in early weeks of 2012. Analysts say Asda's focus on price has helped the retailer gain shoppers from the likes of Tesco and Morrisons, although, if and when the economy recovers, it may need to demonstrate it can offer consumers more. Dean Best reports.
17 May 2012
The sale of Dansk Supermarked's Netto stores in the UK to Asda has hit profits at the Denmark-based retailer.
27 April 2012
Since the onset of the downturn, German discounters Aldi and Lidl have, for the most part, been able to grow sales ahead of the UK's four largest grocery retailers. Andrew Don investigates whether they can maintain momentum after the country's now double-dip recession.
24 April 2012
The top- and bottom-end of the UK grocery market is outperforming the middle ground, with the discounters and Waitrose benefitting from the hourglass effect and witnessing faster sales growth than the country's largest supermarkets.
17 April 2012
A year ago, when Philip Clarke took the reins as chief executive of Tesco, one City analyst told just-food that the retailer's new boss was likely to only have to "fine-tune" the business than "rebuild the engine".
27 March 2012
Asda has grown its market share to an all-time high as the impact of last year's acquisition of Netto's UK stores boosted sales.
27 March 2012
We are just days away from the end of the first quarter of 2012, a year in which manufacturers were hoping the pressure of last year's commodity inflation would ease significantly. However, those hopes may not materialise as quickly as many manufacturing giants expect.
12 March 2012
It was, in the end, no major surprise. But it did mark the end of a saga that had lasted the best part of two years. A consortium led by Malcolm Walker, founder and chief executive of UK frozen food retailer Iceland Foods, has taken over the company.
9 March 2012
Waitrose, the upmarket UK retailer, has proved one of the success stories of the downturn and, despite a fall in profits in 2011, industry watchers remain upbeat about its performance, strategy and prospects. But, Dean Best writes, there are areas in which Waitrose still needs to improve.
28 February 2012
Tesco has seen its share of the UK grocery market fall to its lowest level for seven years, according to data issued by Kantar Worldpanel.
21 February 2012
Shares in Wal-Mart Stores fell today (21 February) after the retail giant admitted price cuts in the US had led to lower margins from its local operations in the last quarter of its financial year.
21 February 2012
Asda, the UK's second-largest retailer, saw its sales growth slow in the final quarter of its financial year.
13 January 2012
Asda, unlike Tesco and Sainsbury's, increased its number of promotions in December, according to data from just-food's Promo Tracker.
10 January 2012
Asda and Sainsbury's have increased their share of the UK grocery market, according to the latest data from Kantar Wordpanel, which includes the run-up to Christmas.
9 January 2012
Asda and Aldi enjoyed the fastest sales growth in the UK in the run-up to Christmas, according to data issued by Nielsen.
6 December 2011
Tesco's Big Price Drop promotional campaign has hit its share of the UK grocery market, according to the latest data from Kantar Worldpanel.
29 November 2011
Analysts say Jumbo's acquisition of rival retailer C1000 will not threaten the balance of power in the Dutch grocery sector.
15 November 2011
UK supermarket giant Asda saw its like-for-like sales growth accelerate in the third quarter of its financial year.
14 November 2011
German grocery retailer Edeka has confirmed it is looking to expand into foreign markets as part of its plans for future growth.
9 November 2011
Sainsbury's chief executive Justin King today (9 November) heralded the company's work to alter consumer's perceptions of the supermarket's position on price - but admitted there is still work to do.
18 October 2011
French retail group Les Mousquetaires has appointed Thierry Cotillard as director for purchasing for its Intermarché and Netto divisions.
17 October 2011
Malcolm Walker, the founder and current CEO of Iceland Foods, will reportedly not make an offer to buy the remaining shares in the UK food retailer in the first round of bidding.
17 October 2011
After losing the support of the Metro Group board, CEO Dr Eckhard Cordes this week announced his plan to leave the world's third-largest retailer by next year. Elsewhere in retail, Sainsbury's made its latest move in the battle for the UK's deal-hungry consumers and the country's retailers met at the annual IGD conference. On the other side of the Atlantic, meanwhile, PepsiCo brushed off the latest questions on whether the company was considering to split in two.
12 October 2011
Sales at former UK Netto stores converted to Asda's supermarket format have jumped 45% since the takeover of the business, Asda CEO Andy Clarke has said.
12 September 2011
Asda's president and CEO Andy Clarke has announced two new appointments to the retailer's executive team.