UK & IRELAND RETAIL NEWS

Diamond Ball Details Revealed

The Diamond Ball kicks off the annual GroceryAid events calendar in style on Friday 3rd March 2017 at the prestigious London Hilton on Park...

Asda’s Sales Continue To Fall But Showing Signs Of Improvement

Walmart has revealed that Asda’s like-for-like sales fell again in its latest quarter, although the figure was a marked improvement on the chain’s dismal...

What makes a great joint business plan?

Developing compelling joint business plans relies on in-depth planning, stakeholder management, and a whole bunch of other disciplines not many or us are really...

Unilever May Have To Slash Costs And Offload Brands To Maintain...

Shares in Unilever fell by nearly 7% yesterday following the news that Kraft Heinz had withdrawn its $143bn (£115bn) takeover proposal after just 48...

INTERNATIONAL RETAIL NEWS

S. AFRICA: Shoprite, Steinhoff Call Off Merger Talks

Shoprite Holdings and Steinhoff International have dropped their plans for a mega-merger, which would have created the largest retail group in Africa. The $14bn deal...

CHINA: FMCG Market Growth Hits New Low In 2016

Spending in China’s FMCG market in 2016 grew by just 2.9% year-on-year in 2016, marking its slowest growth in the last decade, according to...

PRODUCTS & PROMOTIONS

Birds Eye Unveils New Look, Reformulation, Campaign For Coated Fish Range

Birds Eye, has announced the launch of a new multi-million pound above-the-line campaign for its Coated Fish range, which will highlight product quality improvements...

Arla In New Campaign To Celebrate Branded Organic Milk Range

Arla has launched a new campaign, called ‘The Might of Nature’, which will promote its first branded organic range, which launched in November 2016. The...