UK & Ireland News

UK & Ireland News

McColl’s Considering Move For Tesco’s One Stop Chain

McColl’s has revealed that it would be interested in acquiring Tesco’s 800-strong One Stop chain should it become available as a result of the...

Amazon Preparing To Bring Checkout-Free Grocery Stores To The UK

Amazon’s revolutionary checkout-free grocery store format could be on its way to the UK, creating further unwanted competition for the supermarket multiples. The online giant...

Symbol Groups And Multiples Driving Growth In Convenience Sector

The number of stores in the convenience sector has grown marginally over the last year, increasing by 0.4%, according to the latest data from...

Tesco Testing Rapid Delivery Service In London

Tesco is looking to capitalise on rising consumer demand for the rapid delivery of products by testing a one-hour grocery delivery service. Via an app...

Select & Save Reviewing Supply Chain Options To Support Growth Plans

Symbol group Select & Save is considering changing its supply partner as part of moves to accelerate its expansion plans. The group currently has 65...

HKS Continues Expansion With New Openings In London

Independent forecourt operator HKS Retail has opened two further sites in the London area. The new outlets boost its site numbers within the M25 to...

Survey Reveals Heightened Consumer Dissatisfaction With Poor Online Shopping Experiences

More than three quarters (78%) of UK adults would likely switch to an alternative retailer when next shopping for products online if they have...

Sales At Asda Continue To Fall But Progress Being Made

Asda has reported its 11th consecutive quarter of falling underlying sales, although its management insists the chain’s recovery is on track. In the three months...

Asda Resolves Dispute With Slimming World

Asda and dieting brand Slimming World appear to have resolved their trademark dispute which kicked off earlier in the year. The dispute started when Asda...

Reckitt Benckiser Executive Appointed Trading Director At Boots

Richard Reed has been appointed to the newly-created role of Trading Director for Boots UK & Ireland. He will join the retailer on 1 June...