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Food retailers tighten grip on market

A league table of the world’s top 250 retailers by turnover published recently by the US National Retail Federation reveals the continued and mounting domination of the global retail market by large food-based groups, led...

UK: Tesco denies land bank accusations

UK: Tesco denies land bank accusations

The UK’s largest retailer Tesco has denied accusations that the supermarket chain stockpiles land and attaches restrictive agreements to its sale to block the construction of rival stores.

UK: Supermarket enquiry slated at bakers’ group meeting

UK: Supermarket enquiry slated at bakers’ group meeting

The Office of Fair Trading’s decision to investigate the UK grocery sector means huge expense for the industry without providing any new insights into how the market works, according to speakers at a bakery industry meeting in London.

Supermarket probe meets mixed reception

Supermarket probe meets mixed reception

The UK Office of Fair Trading’s decision to put the supermarket sector under the microscope for the third time in seven-years has been warmly welcomed by small retailers and suppliers but, unsurprisingly, the reaction of the UK’s ‘big four’ supermarkets has been less enthusiastic, Katy Humphries writes.

UK: OFT to launch supermarket probe

Bowing to pressure from consumers, lobby groups and Members of Parliament, the Office of Fair Trading has today (10 March) signalled its intention to refer the supermarket sector to the…

UK: Another leak from the Small Shops Group

Yet another leak has suggested that the All Party Small Shops Group will call for the establishment of an independent retail regulator in a report due to be published on…