Morrisons has gone ‘back to the future’ by relaunching its Price Crunch campaign, and it could help return the grocer to its former glory.
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Carrefour chief executive Georges Plassat has pledged commitment to the physical store as the rising popularity of ecommerce continues at pace.
The week in words and numbers, February 5, 2016: Boots to cut assistant store manager roles, Morrisons slashes prices, plus more.
Harold Tillman and Don McCarthy are all smiles, House of Fraser gets emoji-nal and Ocado boss Tim Steiner reveals his hunger for grocery.
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Retail Week looks ahead to next week with updates from New Look, Dunelm and the latest grocery update from Kantar.
Home Retail Group’s third largest shareholder, Old Mutual, has backed the £1.3bn takeover bid from supermarket giant Sainsbury’s.
Tesco has been landed with a £1m bill for the costs of the Groceries Code Adjudicator’s investigation into the retailer.
Shop food prices rose last month for the first time since August 2015, the latest BRC-Nielsen Shop Price Index has found.
Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou has certainly drummed up plenty of attention with his tentative foray into the world of grocery retailing.
Retail Week cartoonist Patrick Blower’s take on Tesco’s decision to axe round-the-clock opening at 76 of its larger stores
The Co-op has bought 15 Budgens convenience stores around London and the Southeast as part of its strategy to acquire 100 new stores in 2016.
Sainsbury’s boss Mike Coupe has declared the grocer can compete with John Lewis, Amazon and M&S, if it completes a takeover of Argos.
Sainsbury’s has reached an agreement with Home Retail over the asking price for the business ahead of this evening’s takeover deadline.
Sainsbury’s and Home Retail Group announced today they have agreed terms on a deal for the grocer to acquire the Argos owner for £1.3bn.
Ocado’s Tim Steiner has shrugged off rumours that Amazon is eyeing a bid for the grocer and said he would happily go toe-to-toe with the etailer.
Online grocer Ocado’s pre-tax profits surged 65.3% to £11.9m in the year to November 29, 2015 as its focus on customer service paid off.
EasyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou has thrown down the gauntlet to Aldi and Lidl by launching a store selling groceries for just 25p each.
Tesco has unveiled pay rises for all its shopfloor staff, but confirmed plans to reduce premium payments for Sunday and Bank Holiday shifts.
Retail news round-up on February 2, 2016: Sainsbury's close to take control of Home Retail, EasyJet founder opens discount grocery store and Lidl's expansion.
Morrisons is to slash prices on more than 1,000 items, many in fruit and vegetables, as it launches its new ’Price Crunch’ campaign.
Home Retail’s largest shareholder, Schroders, which owns 20% of the group, has told Sainsbury’s it will have to pay £1.4bn for Argos.
Supermarket Tesco is set to slash pay rates for working Sundays, bank holidays, late nights and overtime as it seeks to cut costs.