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Lidl retains its title as UK’s fastest growing retailer, says Kantar

Lidl has retained its title as the UK’s fastest growing retailer, according to new data from Kantar Worldpanel.

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Allan Leighton at the launch of York Business School Photo: Sam Taylor

Co-op set to open more stores in Yorkshire as it reaches out to a new generation

THE Co-op is increasing its retail presence in Yorkshire as it reaches out to young people who want to be part of a community-based movement, Allan Leighton, the group’s chairman, has confirmed

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A Morrisons store in Yorkshire. Pic: Jonathan Gawthorpe.

Morrisons to axe 1,500 roles as it focuses on frontline services

Morrisons is to axe 1,500 roles as it becomes the latest supermarket to announce large-scale job cuts.

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Black Friday in Sheffield  Photo: Rui Vieria / PA

Black Friday: The day we buy presents for ourselves

MANY consumers buy presents for themselves rather than Christmas gifts for their loved ones during the heavy discounting period associated with Black Friday, according to analysts at professional services firm PwC.

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Ocado expands into North America

Online grocer Ocado has confirmed its second major international partnership and its first foray into North America after reaching a deal with Canadian retailer Sobeys.

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What do you think of your local Morrisons store?

YP Letters: Morrisons rewards haven’t won my loyalty

From: Fiona Lemmon, Clifton, Maltby, Rotherham.

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Average household spent more than £1,000 on food before Christmas

Consumers shrugged off a sluggish economy to spend a record £1,054 on groceries in the three months until Christmas, figures show.

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Good news for Morrisons.

Yorkshire supermarket Morrisons cheers an 'especially strong' Christmas

Supermarket Morrisons has said it enjoyed an "especially strong" festive season as it posted a 2.1% hike in sales after keeping a lid on price rises for cash-strapped shoppers.
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malton is a market town which is thriving.

YP Letters: Independent spirit behind Malton’s success

From: Coun Paul Andrews, Mayor of Malton.

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A new non-executive director has been hired by Morrisons

New non-executive director appointed at Bradford-based supermarket chain Morrisons

A businessman with extensive experience in the fast moving consumer goods sector is taking on a senior role at Bradford-based supermarket chain Morrisons.

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People should shop local - and keep the faith - this Christmas, advises columnist Jayne Dowle. Do you agree?

Jayne Dowle: Our empty high streets are heading for an all-time low this Christmas

ARE you still running around doing your Christmas shopping? Spare a thought for the great British high street. It’s having a terrible season so far, and retailers are hoping for a last-minute boost to bring a better outlook for the New Year.

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Aldi says thatany surplus food left in store when shops shut at 4pm on December 24 will be available for good causes and those in need.

Aldi to help South Yorkshire people living in poverty this Christmas

A supermarket chain operating in South Yorkshire is hoping to help people living in poverty this Christmas by giving leftover food to anyone in need on Christmas Eve.

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A view of the empty GAME store in Wardour Street, London on Black Friday.

Boxing clever as shoppers see through Black Friday signs in the window

IT IS to Americans what Boxing Day has become to us - a rejoinder to the previous day’s festivities in which families converge on the shopping malls rather than spend another hour with their loved ones.

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Lidl have advised anyone having purchased the items to return them to the store from where they were bought for a full refund.

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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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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