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Thursday 30th October 2014

UK & Ireland - Retailers / Manufacturers

UK: Serious Fraud Office Commences Investigation Into Tesco’s Accounting Practices

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UK: Convenience & Discounters Now Considered For Halloween

UK: Nisa Trumpets Success Of Revamped Own Label Range  (Sub-only)

UK: Spirit Agrees To Extend Deadline To Discuss Greene King Deal

IRELAND: Retail Sales Continue To Rise  (Sub-only)

UK: ACS Appoints New Chairman and Deputy Chairman

UK: Chaucer Foods Acquires Stake In US Business  (Sub-only)

UK: Robert Dyas Launching First Christmas TV Ad Campaign  (Sub-only)

UK: Good Year For Lincolnshire Co-op  (Sub-only)

UK: British Shoppers Adopting The German Trend Of ‘Smart’ Shopping

UK & Ireland - Products / Promotions

UK: Britvic Revamps J20 ‘Glitter Berry’ Festive Edition

UK: Heinz Kicks Off New Campaign For Gluten Free Range  (Sub-only)

UK: Crosse & Blackwell To Spend £1m On Soup Campaign  (Sub-only)

UK: Biscuiteers In Licensing Deal With Warner Bros

UK: Premier Foods Unveils New Variants, Look

International - Retailers / Manufacturers

SLOVENIA: Agrokor Denies Additional Demands From Mercator Suppliers  (Sub-only)

PORTUGAL: Jeronimo Martins To Reduce Poland Expansion After Weak Q3

RUSSIA: X5 Retail Ups FY Forecast After Strong Q3

LUXEMBOURG: Carrefour Launches ‘Express’ Concept In Market  (Sub-only)

JAPAN: Walmart Reveals New Focus For Seiyu  (Sub-only)

INDONESIA: Coca-Cola Spends $500m For Stake In CCA Unit

LATIN AMERICA: Cencosud In New Responsible Sourcing Deal

INDIA: Amazon Flags Regulatory Risk In India


Wednesday 29th October 2014

UK & Ireland - Retailers / Manufacturers

UK: Major Suppliers Of Tesco Carrying Out Audits Following Accounting Scandal  (Sub-only)

IRELAND: SuperValu Only Multiple Grocer In Growth; Tesco’s Sales Decline Eases  (Sub-only)

UK: Tesco Signs Covenant To Support Armed Forces

UK: Innovative Smart Food Label Firm Secures Extra Funding  (Sub-only)

UK: Co-operative Appoints New Acquisitions Manager

IRELAND: Profits Edge Down C&C; Preparing To Up Spirit Offer

UK: Sales At Glanbia Up 8%

UK & Ireland - Products / Promotions

UK: Tesco To Stock Veteran-Created Marston’s Beer  (Sub-only)

UK: SPAR Looks For Halloween Boost  (Sub-only)

International - Retailers / Manufacturers

FRANCE: Casino Offers H&B Products Via Cdiscount  (Sub-only)

US: Lowe’s To Introduce Robot Assistants

SWEDEN: KF Sells Off Stake In Leo’s Lekland  (Sub-only)

INDIA: Bharti Retail Implements SAP Solutions  (Sub-only)

VIETNAM: Thai Retailers Building A Big Presence In Market

GLOBAL: Alibaba’s Market Value Nudges Walmart


Tuesday 28th October 2014

UK & Ireland - Retailers / Manufacturers

Hear the Sainsbury’s senior team set out their vision for the future

UK: Significant ‘Lunchtime’ Opportunity Within Convenience Stores

UK: Tesco’s New CEO Handed “Golden Hello” Worth Over £4m  (Sub-only)

UK: Waitrose Reveals Details Of Home Scanning System; Appoints New Director Of eCommerce

UK: Waitrose Chief’s Comments On Changing Shopper Habits Sound A Warning For Suppliers  (Sub-only)

UK: CBI Survey Shows Retail Sales Improving

UK: Heinz Appoints New MD  (Sub-only)

UK: Profits Surge At Shop Direct As Shift Online Continues

UK: Aldi Renames £10 ‘Beluga’ Caviar After Outcry

UK: Inside Tesco’s Luxury Private Jet, Now On Sale For £23m

UK & Ireland - Products / Promotions

UK: Kate’s Cakes Secures Tesco Listing

UK: KP Snacks Unveils PMPs For Select Nuts Variants  (Sub-only)

UK: Jack Daniel’s Brings Back Winter Punch

International - Retailers / Manufacturers

EUROPE: Delhaize, Casino Introduce New Store Concepts  (Sub-only)

INDIA: Snapdeal Raises $627m Through Stake Sale  (Sub-only)

UAE: Macy’s Reveals Plans For First International Outlet  (Sub-only)

US: Chiquita Agrees Sale To Cutrale, Safra  (Sub-only)

US: Ulta Beauty Picks Oracle Commerce Solution

SPAIN: DIA Reports Flat Sales For Q3

RUSSIA: Magnit Q3 Profits Top Estimates


Monday 27th October 2014

UK & Ireland - Retailers / Manufacturers

In-store Promotional Campaigns May be Delivering Less Than Optimum Results, Why?

UK: Sales At Big Four Continue To Fall With Tesco The Biggest Loser

UK: Asda Facing Claim Over Equal Pay From Thousands Of Staff  (Sub-only)

UK: Tesco Shares Hit New Low As Management Go On Back To Basics Mini-Break  (Sub-only)

UK: Booths To Accelerate Store Openings  (Sub-only)

IRELAND: Fyffes Shares Tumble After Chiquita Cancels Planned Merger

UK: Cranswick Buys Benson Park

UK: Sainsbury’s Grasps Discount Nettle With Budget Chain Venture

UK: Will King To Step Down From Helm Of King Of Shaves

UK & Ireland - Products / Promotions

UK: Kerry Rebrands Wall’s Sausages

UK: Unilever Brings Carte D’Or ‘Logs’ To Market  (Sub-only)

UK: Pukka Herbs Unveils Herbal Tea Range  (Sub-only)

UK: Doves Farm Introduces New Look

International - Retailers / Manufacturers

US: P&G To Hive Off Duracell  (Sub-only)

US: Postal Service Receives Go-Ahead For Grocery Deliveries  (Sub-only)

SPAIN: Eroski Unveils New Loyalty Programme  (Sub-only)

SWEDEN: Axfood, Statoil To Expand Existing Tie-Up  (Sub-only)

INDIA: Future Group Continues Logistics Expansion With New Acquisition  (Sub-only)

INDIA: Walmart Names New COO  (Sub-only)

US: Colgate Lowers FY Forecast After Q3 Profit Slump

THAILAND: Charoen Turns Focus From Cheap Spirits To Tea


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