Blog: Public backlash against supermarkets?

Catherine Sleep | 4 February 2005

According to a new poll, the great British public is waking up to the fact that supermarkets have ‘too much power’ and is keen to see greater government intervention to impose limits.

Almost half of participants in an ICM poll said that Tesco is getting ‘too big and powerful’, while 82% thought the government should impose rules and regulation to make supermarkets act in the public interest.

The survey’s findings are being interpreted as a warning shot across the bows of Tesco and its ilk, but why? In my experience we Brits are very good at agreeing that things need to change, without actually taking any steps to bring that change about. I don’t think supermarkets need fear a noticeable drop in footfall anytime soon.

Public say shopping giants are too big


BLOG

Another reshuffling of pack at Hain Celestial

Hain Celestial, under the scrutiny of the investment community in recent months and facing some challenges in its domestic market, has announced another shuffling of its management pack....

BLOG

FrieslandCampina looking to sell final non-dairy asset

FrieslandCampina, which today served up higher profits but lower sales for 2016, is ready to offload the last non-dairy business owned by the Dutch cooperative giant....

BLOG

just-food back up and running

To follow on from our earlier notice and after some hard work from our technical team, just-food is back live after today's power outage....

BLOG

Storm Doris causes power outage at just-food

Much of the UK has felt the impact of Storm Doris today - and just-food's head office has been no exception....

just-food homepage



Forgot your password?