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Retailers all over the world are taking a more personal approach to their customers in a bid to stand out from the crowd.
Tesco is revamping its Price Promise scheme and will roll out the changes to stores across the UK from Monday, Retail Week can reveal.
Catch up on this week’s big retail stories with analysis from content editor Nicola Harrison and grocery reporter Luke Tugby.
Sales at John Lewis department stores rose 3.4% to £80.2m last week in “unseasonably mild” weather.
Ocado is 45% more expensive on average than Amazon on the chilled and frozen products the latter began selling in the UK last week, according to analytics firm Profitero.
Convenience specialist McColl’s has poached Tesco’s finance director of product Simon Fuller to become its deputy chief financial officer.
All change across the retail sector as John Dixon moves to Australia and there is a range of surprise exits at fashion retailers.
Tesco reports a 55% fall in operating profits, but hails improving like-for-likes, volumes and transactions in its core UK business.
Like almost every grocer’s results at the moment, Tesco’s update was a mixed bag – but the big worry is the underperforming superstore estate.
An online offer might help Aldi lock in loyalty, but it has the potential to halt its growth trajectory and damage the business in the long term.