UK: Asda Hits Back At Discounters With Cut Price “Posh” Food; Lidl To Sell Cheapest Oysters
Asda is hoping to hit back at the discounters this Christmas by tempting shoppers with a cut price range of range of “posh” food.
UK: Waitrose Shoppers Gearing Up For Christmas
Sales at Waitrose rose 4.2% to £123.99m in the seven days to 15 November, despite tough comparatives with last year.
UK: Food Industry Making Progress Towards FIC Compliance
With just one month remaining until the main elements of the Food Information to Consumers EU 1169/2011 Regulation (FIC) are due to come into effect in the UK, analysis of the industry’s journey toward compliance has revealed a picture of where issues may persevere for those involved with the sale of food and drink products.
UK: Mondelez Introduces Belvita Tops Range
Mondelez has expanded its range of Belvita biscuits, with the launch of the ‘Tops’ line in the UK.
CHINA: Aldi Considering Market Entry?
Aldi Sud is reportedly considering plans to open its stores in the vast Chinese market, as part of a group plan to move into new markets.
AUSTRALIA: Aldi To Open 120 New Outlets
Aldi has unveiled plans to open 120 new outlets across Australia, adding to its existing network of more than 350 outlets.
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