Wealth in store: Your first look inside Leeds’ new shopping crown

ITS ORNAMENTAL roof has transformed the skyline of Leeds City centre - and today shoppers finally began flooding through the doors of the £165m Victoria Gate shopping centre.

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Tesco has increased its market share

UPDATED: New shoppers boost Tesco’s sales

Tesco increased its market share for the first time in five years over the last quarter, providing encouragement to investors who believe the supermarket chain is finally leaving its troubles behind.

Tesco increases market share for first time in five years, says Kantar

Tesco increases market share for first time in five years, says Kantar

SUPERMARKET chain Tesco has increased its year-on-year market share for the first time since 2011, according to data issued today.

There are new claims that Amazon is compromising the future of bookshops.

John Bird: Closing libraries will lead to more ills in our society

IF we do not sort out our libraries and bookshops, and if ​we turn our high streets into places that are denuded of bookshops and our libraries are closed down, we will have a real problem in other areas of society.

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Tubs of 'I can't believe it's not butter' on a shelf in a Tesco store

I can’t believe it’s not cheaper: Marmite row ‘could signal spiral of price rises’

SUPERMARKET giant Tesco has pulled Unilever’s goods, such as Marmite, from its website in a pricing row which has been caused by the plunging value of the pound following the vote in favour of Brexit.

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Marmite, Vaseline and Pot Noodle in short supply after Tesco supply row

Marmite, Vaseline and Pot Noodle in short supply after Tesco supply row

Some of the UK’s most popular food and drinks brands are unavailable in Tesco stores after the supermarket giant became embroiled in a row with supplier Unilever.

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Scarborough's North Bay - but what more can be done to tackle litter?

Andrew Vine: Charging for carrier bags is small price for pay for a big change

TOMORROW will mark the first anniversary of a quiet social revolution that, for once, has changed Britain for the better.

BHS was a mainstay of the high street for decades

From 11,000 staff to just 84 - BHS relaunches as a website

BRITISH Home Stores is set to relaunch online on Thursday - a month after the last of its high street shops shut down - with 23 UK suppliers and 84 employees.

John Lewis store manager James Prince

Inside the new jewel in Leeds’ shopping crown

The opening of another multi-million pound retail development in Leeds city centre is set to put the city among Europe’s major shopping destinations.

M&G Real Estate, one of the UK's largest property investors, alongside its development partner Marrico Asset Management, has reached practical completion at its 217,810 sq ft Central Square office development in the heart of Leeds.

M&S signs up for a place in Central Square

MARKS & Spencer has become the latest corporate brand to find a home inside one of the biggest speculative office developments in Yorkshire.

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It's time to respect disabled drivers and passengers, says Jayne Dowle.

Jayne Dowle: Why we must not stand for selfish people who disregard the disabled

WHATEVER did or did not happen on the 18.03 from King’s Cross to Skipton last week, one thing is clear. In a world of overcrowded trains and the general selfish chaos of modern life, we’ve got to stick up for ourselves.

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The misrepresentation of the Yorkshire Dales by Liz Jones has angered many.

Jules Marley: Tell Liz Jones I would rather have a White Rose than a Waitrose

THE newspaper columnist Liz Jones (of ‘CBB’ fame) recently wrote a depressing, somewhat biased article about a city girl’s life in the Dales. I thought ‘CBB’ was a children’s channel and have since discovered that it is a programme where people talk about themselves a lot and do rude things on television in front of millions of people.

Has your home got the Aldi effect?

Why your home is worth an extra £5,000 if it’s near an Aldi

Is your nearest supermarket an Aldi? It could be doing more than just saving you money on your groceries.

Sheep roaming in the Yorkshire Wolds

Co-op to rely only on British for bacon and lamb

The Co-operative has declared that it is to source all its fresh bacon and lamb from British farms.

Morrisons has bagged a third consecutive quarter of like-for-like sales growth

Morrisons returns to profit

​Morrisons​' shares jumped five per cent as it announced its third consecutive quarter of like-for-like sales growth ​and said it has seen no negative impact from the Brexit vote.​

The future of the Post Office is in the spotlight.

YP Letters: Closing post office services hits rural communities hard

From: Mary Harwell, High Street, Hinderwell, Saltburn.

What Morrisons says it will do about checkout queues

Unexpected promise in the bagging area: What Morrisons says it will do about checkout queues

Bradford-based supermarket chain Morrisons has today made a “checkout promise” that it will open extra checkouts for customers if there is more than one person ahead of them in a queue.

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The future of local post offices is in the spotlight.

YP Letters: Post offices vanishing from suburbs

From: Fiona Lemmon, Clifton Byres, Clifton, Maltby, Rotherham.

How the supermarkets stack up

Will Asda follow Morrisons’ price-slashing spree?

SHOPPERS could soon be getting more for their money as supermarkets gear up for the latest instalment of a raging price war in the sector.

Shoppers enjoyed falling prices last month   Photo: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Inflation down as food
 and oil prices fall, but
pressures point upward

Shoppers enjoyed falling prices last month as the cost of food hit a record low and retailers continued to roll out discounts, a report has revealed.

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