UK & IRELAND RETAIL NEWS

Leading retailers grow food-to-go focus

With food-to-go set to grow by over 6% to reach a value of £16.1bn this year, suppliers and retailers alike are placing greater focus...

E-Commerce Now Accounts For 6.9% Of UK FMCG Sales; Set To...

Global sales of groceries through e-commerce platforms reached $48bn in the 12 months to June 2016, with the UK seeing some of the strongest...

Sainsbury’s Q2 Results – Analyst’s Reaction

Sainsbury’s share price fell sharply yesterday after it reported a second consecutive fall in quarterly sales with analysts mostly downbeat on the group’s immediate...

SABMiller Shareholders Back AB InBev Takeover

At a meeting in London yesterday, SABMiller’s shareholders overwhelmingly voted in favour of £79bn takeover by AB InBev. SABMiller shareholders voted 95.46% in favour of...

INTERNATIONAL RETAIL NEWS

INDIA: Walmart To Pick Up $1bn Stake In Flipkart?

Walmart is reportedly in advanced talks to pick up a minority stake in Flipkart, India’s leading online retailer, for as much as $1bn. The move,...

SPAIN: Amazon In Fresh Food Pilot With Supermarkets

Amazon has launched a new programme in Spain, through which it has tied up with two supermarkets to offer fresh food to its customers....

PRODUCTS & PROMOTIONS

Aldi ‘Beefs Up’ Premium Steak Range

Aldi has relaunched its entire range of top tier beef and replaced it with premium Aberdeen Angus, effective 28 September. The 100% British Aberdeen Angus...

Linwoods Unveils New ‘Sprinkle Awesome’ Campaign

The Linwoods organic and healthy super foods brand has announced the launch of a new marketing campaign, called ‘Sprinkle Awesome’. The creative, featuring Linwoods in...