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Lidl recalls snacks over allergy fears

Lidl is recalling three varieties of its Alesto Snacking Pockets because the labelling is not in English.

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Fraser McKevitt of Kantar Worldpanel

Grocery prices are rising at fastest rate in four years, says Kantar

GROCERY prices are rising at their fastest rate in four years, according to new industry data.

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File photo  of a Tesco sign, as the supermarket's �3.7 billion takeover of wholesale giant Booker has been provisionally cleared after the Competition and Markets Authority said it does not raise competition concerns. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday November 14, 2017.  Photo: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

Tesco’s deal to buy Booker provisionally cleared

Supermarket giant Tesco’s £3.7 billion deal to buy wholesale group Booker has been provisionally cleared by the competition watchdog.

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Asda is around 15 per cent more expensive than German discounters Aldi and Lidl

Blackfriar: New Asda boss needs to fight his corner against Walmart

Asda has appointed its first Yorkshire CEO in over 30 years and he faces some tough times ahead.

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Sainsbury's is to launch its own record label

Sainsbury’s gets into the groove with new record label

Sainsbury’s is to launch its own record label as the supermarket giant looks to capitalise on the resurgent popularity of vinyl.

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The predicted food trends of 2018 have been revealed

Waitrose has revealed the food you’ll be eating in 2018

Japanese ‘dude food’, Indian tapas and plant protein look set to become the big dishes of 2018 according to a new report.

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Roger Burnley will take up the role on January 1 2018. PA

"Born and bred Yorkshireman" gets top job at Asda

Roger Burnley will become the first Yorkshireman to take the helm at Asda in over 30 years when he takes up the chief executive’s role on January 1.
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Asda has seen a return to sales growth after a number of disappointing years

All change at Asda - CEO to step down after just 18 months in the job

In a surprise move, ​Asda ​has announced that ​chief executive Sean Clarke is to step down from his role at the end of the year ​after less than 18 months in the job.
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All the big four supermarkets increased sales in the 12 weeks to October 8

Christmas comes early for Morrisons

Morrisons ​i​s ​growing faster than any of its big four rivals while Asda has sustained its recent recovery, according to the latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel.

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Yorkshire supermarket Morrisons is the fastest growing large retailer.

Morrisons is fastest growing large retailer, says Kantar

Morrisons was the fastest growing large UK supermarket over the last quarter, according to new industry data.

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File photo  of an Aldi store, as the supermarket saw sales jump to record heights despite profits slipping by nearly a fifth as the supermarket drove investment into cutting prices and expanding its reach. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday September 25, 2017. The German discount grocer said annual sales in the UK and Ireland rose 13.5% to �8.7 billion in 2016, with the firm enticing more than one million new customers into its stores over the period.  Photo: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Aldi sees sales jump to record heights

Aldi has seen sales jump to record heights despite profits slipping by nearly a fifth as the supermarket drove investment into cutting prices and expanding its reach.

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Kantar Worldpanel has released its supermarket share data Photo: PA

Lidl wins title for fastest growing retailer, says Kantar

German discount supermarket group Lidl is the UK’s fastest growing retailer, according to the latest industry data.

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Chief executive David Potts said: "A new Morrisons is beginning to take shape."

A new Morrisons is taking shape, says chief

​Morrisons has ​beaten expectations with a 40 per cent leap in half year profits and its seventh ​consecutive quarter of rising sales.
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Yorkshire Tea is now the nation's number two brand

How Yorkshire Tea grew from a local brand to be the nation’s cup of tea

It’s enough to make the Tetley tea folk pack up their flat caps and hit the hard stuff. They have been overtaken as Britain’s number two tea by a Yorkshire original.

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David Behrens: Why Aldi and Lidl are winning the battle of hearts and minds

David Behrens: Why Aldi and Lidl are winning the battle of hearts and minds

I would like to have been a fly on the wall in the Waitrose boardroom earlier this week as the supermarket top ten dropped onto their desks.

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Lidl has increased its market share

‘Lidl becomes UK’s seventh largest supermarket’

Lidl has become the UK’s seventh largest supermarket, according to new data.

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Longer-lasting 10p bags will be offered instead

The end of the 5p bag? Tesco to stop selling single-use carriers

Tesco is to stop selling single-use plastic bags in its stores, replacing them with "bags for life" to be offered at double the price.

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Asda at Handsworth

UPDATED: Asda vows to fight back after torrid 2016

SUPERMARKET giant Asda has vowed to fight back by focusing on the basics after its sales and profits collapsed in 2016.

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File photo of a Safeway supermarket sign. Supermarket giant Morrisons is relaunching the Safeway brand after striking a deal with McColl's to supply the convenience store chain with groceries. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday August 1, 2017. The partnership will see the supermarket supply both Morrisons and Safeway own-brand products to 1,300 convenience shops and 350 newsagents starting from January next year. Photo:  Barry Batchelor/PA Wire

Morrisons to revive Safeway brand after striking supply deal with McColl’s

Supermarket giant Morrisons is relaunching the Safeway brand after striking a deal with McColl’s to supply the convenience store chain with groceries.

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Fraser McKevitt of Kantar Worldpanel

‘The Best’ range provides boost for Morrisons

BRADFORD-based supermarket chain Morrisons’ has delivered a rise in year on year sales, after its performance was boosted by the success of its ‘The Best’ range, according to the latest data from Kantar Worldpanel.

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