UK & IRELAND RETAIL NEWS

Shop Prices Continue To Fall But Food Deflation Slows Sharply

Shop prices fell for the 43rd consecutive month in November, although food price deflation slowed sharply, suggesting the fall in the value of the pound...

Iceland Foods Fails To Reach Agreement With Icelandic Government Over Trademark...

An attempt by Iceland Foods to halt the Icelandic government’s plan to take legal action in the trademark dispute over the use of the...

Aldi Outlines Expansion Plans For Ireland

Aldi has revealed that it plans to open another 20 new stores in Ireland over the next three years. The country’s fifth largest supermarket said...

Strong Year For Fortnum & Mason

Whilst the leading supermarkets and discounters battle for market share by cutting prices, upmarket chain Fortnum & Mason has continued to prosper with its...

INTERNATIONAL RETAIL NEWS

GERMANY: Edeka, Rewe Agree To Tengelmann Deal

The Edeka and Rewe groups have finally agreed to a deal regarding the future of the Kaiser’s Tengelmann banner, ending weeks of negotiations. The agreement...

US: Walmart Trials New Concept

Walmart has unveiled a new store concept in the US, as part of its drive into growing its online sales.  The new ‘Pickup and Fuel’...

PRODUCTS & PROMOTIONS

Aldi Brews Up Prosecco, Mulled Wine Tea Variants

Aldi has introduced two new flavoured teas under its own label in the UK and Ireland, aimed at the Christmas season. The new variants are...

Coca-Cola Launches ‘Face-Swappable’ Oasis Bottle

Coca-Cola GB has launched new limited edition packs of its Oasis brand, which it claims is the world’s “first ever face-swappable bottle”. The activity replaces...