UK: Qataris Reportedly Considering Another Bid For Sainsbury’s
Qatari investors are reportedly considering making another bid for Sainsbury’s.
UK: Retail Sales Show Signs Of Slowing
Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures released yesterday showed underlying growth in retail sales remained relatively robust, although they were signs that they have slowed in recent weeks.
UK: Reckitt Benckiser To Invest £100m In New R&D Centre
Reckitt Benckiser (RB) has announced it will invest £100m in its consumer health R&D operations with the creation of a state of the art Centre of Scientific Excellence in the Hull.
UK: McVitie’s Gears Up For Halloween And Bonfire Night
McVitie’s Cake Company is readying for the sales opportunities presented by the autumn events of Halloween and Bonfire Night, by unveiling a selection of seasonal product launches.
US: Walmart Replaces Simon As US Head
Walmart has announced the exit of Bill Simon as President and CEO of its Walmart US unit, as the group continues to struggle in its biggest market.
US: Shopper Income Not A Factor In Own Label Buying – Report
A new study has found that the income of shoppers has little impact on their decision to purchase own label products.
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