UK & IRELAND RETAIL NEWS

GSK Announces Major Investment Plan

Despite the recent Brexit vote, GSK has signalled its commitment to the UK by announcing a £275m investment plan at three of its manufacturing...

Profits Up At McColl’s But Underlying Sales Continue To Slide

McColl's Retail has posted higher first half profits, although underlying sales continued to fall amid the competitive trading conditions. During the 26 weeks to 29...

Morrisons Joins Rivals In Pledging To End Use Of Eggs From...

Morrisons has become the latest retailer to agree to stop selling eggs from caged hens. Following commitments from Tesco, Aldi and Iceland in recent weeks,...

The Co-op Renews Its Food Logistics Contract With Wincanton

Supply chain solutions firm Wincanton has announced that it has renewed its distribution contract with the Co-op. The Co-op has signed another five year agreement...

INTERNATIONAL RETAIL NEWS

US: Starbucks Unveils New Retail Focus; Revamps Management  

Starbucks has shaken up its management structure as part of a new long-term strategy, which will see it increasingly focus on retail. The coffee giant...

AUSTRALIA: Aldi To Rapidly Expand Store Network – Moody’s

Aldi is set to rapidly expand its store network in Australia, as it looks to continue gaining market share from Coles and Woolworths Ltd.  According...

PRODUCTS & PROMOTIONS

New Survey Reveals Most Popular Pies In UK       

A new survey has revealed the most popular pie amongst British consumers – and it is not a local dish. The study of 2,000 consumers...

Mattessons Teams Up With Robbie Savage For New Campaign

Mattessons, the fastest growing meat snacking brand from Kerry Foods, is teaming up with footballer Robbie Savage to create the ‘ultimate savage’ campaign.  Savage is...