Food Retail: Grocers & Supermarkets
News about grocers, supermarkets, discounters and suppliers of the food retail sector
Food, Supermarkets & Grocers News
- pause slideshow
The retail industry is set for a major split over calls for an etail tax that would even the cost burden between online retailers and their bricks and mortar rivals. Retail Week looks at which retailers are leading both sides of the debate.
Sainsbury’s today revealed it is to revamp its own brand clothing label Tu in September. Retail Week looks at the highly competitive supermarket clothing category.
As Asda lowers prices on specific lines which shoppers go to Aldi for, Retail Week looks at how the major grocers are attempting to prevent their customers heading to the discounter.
Walmart shareholders gathered in the world’s largest retailer’s home in Bentonville, Arkansas last week for the annual meeting. Alex Lawson reports on developments there and at UK subsidiary Asda.
Sainsbury’s was the last of the four major grocers to post its first quarter results today, Retail Week looks at how they have all performed.
Sainsbury’s today reported a 0.8% rise in like-for-like sales in the first quarter against a tough market. Retail Week summarises the City’s reaction the results.
More Food, Supermarkets & Grocers News
Food Comment & Blogs
Last week Tesco disappointed the City with its first-quarter performance, but in light of this week’s results from Sainsbury’s perhaps critics were a little harsh.