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Friday 28th November 2014

UK & IRELAND: Retailers / Manufacturers

UK: Executives Caught Up In Tesco Accounting Scandal Leave Business  (Sub-only)

UK: New Study Reveals That Two-Thirds Of Grocery Shoppers Don’t Buy On Price

UK: Morrisons Shutting Convenience Stores  (Sub-only)

UK: One Stop Expanding Into Scotland  (Sub-only)

UK: Poundland Puts Online Plans On Hold

UK: Christmas Preparations Boost Sales At Waitrose

UK: John Lewis Appoints Acting Group Finance Director

UK: United Biscuits Agrees Supply Deal With Cargill  (Sub-only)

UK: Sales At Landmark Wholesale Up 9%

UK: Amazon - We Are Not Trying To Destroy Royal Mail

UK & IRELAND: Products / Promotions

UK: Heineken Unveils Search Engine To Promote ‘Sol’ Beer  (Sub-only)

UK: Maxxium Reveals Smaller Packs, Fractionals  (Sub-only)

UK: Pukka Herbs Offers New Herbal Tea Selection

INTERNATIONAL: Retailers / Manufacturers

SLOVENIA: Agrokor Set To Receive Regulatory Clearance  (Sub-only)

MOROCCO: Carrefour Franchise Offers More Details On Expansion  (Sub-only)

ASIA: Lulu Group Talks $3bn Hypermarket Expansion Plans

INDIA: Parle Set To Reduce Brand Numbers; United Biscuits Considering Expansion  (Sub-only)

FINLAND: Kesko Cuts Around 200 Jobs

FRANCE: Rémy Cointreau Profits Hurt By Weak China Demand

INDIA: Online Grocers Come Up Trumps In E-Commerce Boom


Thursday 27th November 2014

UK & IRELAND: Retailers / Manufacturers

How to win with your buyer series

UK: Supermarkets Premium Own Brands Seeing Strong Growth

UK: Multi-Channel Retailing Has Serious Implications For Quality Of FMCG Account Managers  (Sub-only)

UK: Vodka And Crisps Top-Selling Grocery Items

UK: Sir Terry Leahy Criticises Tesco For Losing Touch With Customers  (Sub-only)

UK: Poundland Continues To Prosper

UK: Solid Year For A.F. Blakemore  (Sub-only)

UK: Compass Chief Not Interested In Chairman Job At Tesco; Sees Improvement In Performance  (Sub-only)

UK: ASA Rules That Vloggers Must Tell Fans When They’re Getting Paid By Advertisers

UK: Supermarkets Prepare To Be Shamed Over Chicken Contamination

UK & IRELAND: Products / Promotions

UK: Tesco Serves Up Award Winning Champagne – For £8

UK: Blue Nun Relaunches ‘Delicate’ Wine Range  (Sub-only)

UK: Tropical Sun Introduces New Seasonings  (Sub-only)

INTERNATIONAL: Retailers / Manufacturers

GLOBAL: Coca-Cola, SABMiller In Major Brand, Bottling Deal

FRANCE: Picard Owners Looking To Sell?  (Sub-only)

JAPAN: Danone Considering Yakult Stake Sale?  (Sub-only)

CZECH REPUBLIC: Tesco Introduces “Unique” New Concept  (Sub-only)

EGYPT: Abraaj Tops Kellogg Offer For Bisco Misr  (Sub-only)

CHINA: Walmart Sacks Some Local Managers

FRANCE: Auchan President To Step Down  (Sub-only)


Wednesday 26th November 2014

UK & IRELAND: Retailers / Manufacturers

UK: Tesco Facing Possible Legal Action By Shareholders Following Profits Scandal  (Sub-only)

UK: Consumers Trading Up From Budget Foods

UK: Morrisons Reprimanded Over Misleading Wine Promotion  (Sub-only)

UK: Sainsbury’s Tops Ranking Of Most Socially Influential Retail Brands  (Sub-only)

UK: Fraud Costing Food Sector Around £11bn A Year  (Sub-only)

UK: Almost Half Of Shoppers Set To Take Advantage Of Black Friday Deals

UK: Britvic Posts Strong Full-Year Results Ahead Of Forecast

UK: Rising Costs Hit Profits At Mitchells & Butlers

UK: How Alliance Boots Boss Lost Boardroom Battle Over Tax

UK & IRELAND: Products / Promotions

UK: Haywards Introduces First NPD In 15 Years

UK: Heineken In Social Media Push For Bulmers  (Sub-only)

UK: Urban Fruit Launches Tropical Mix Variant  (Sub-only)

UK: Sainsbury’s Reveals Major Reduction In Own Label Drink Sugar Use

INTERNATIONAL: Retailers / Manufacturers

GREECE: Metro To Sell Off Local Cash & Carry Unit

BELGIUM: Colruyt Unveils Spar Retail Name Change; Reports Solid H1 Growth

US: Walmart Confirms Mac Naughton Exit  (Sub-only)

JAPAN: Seven-Eleven Set For Doughnut Move  (Sub-only)

COLOMBIA: Cencosud Launches Local Online Offer  (Sub-only)


Tuesday 25th November 2014

UK & IRELAND: Retailers / Manufacturers

Asda reveals 70% of growth comes from online channel

UK: Despite Higher Levels Of Promotion Supermarket Food Still Costs More In Britain Than In Europe And US

IRELAND: Grocery Sector Showing Signs Of Improvement But Tesco Continuing To Struggle  (Sub-only)

UK: Aldi Lures Christmas Shoppers With ‘Super Premium’ Wines And Spirit  (Sub-only)

UK: Argos Rolls Out Digital Receipts; Opens Underground Store

UK: Sainsbury’s Starts Review Of £60m Media Account  (Sub-only)

UK: Consumers To Spend £1.5bn More This Christmas, Boosted By Online Shopping  (Sub-only)

UK: Weekly Sales At John Lewis Up 2.1%

UK: Weak Performance In France Hits Profits At Kingfisher

UK: Oddbins Bullish Despite Hitches

UK: Why Breaking The Beer Tie Will Be Dire For Our Great British Pubs

UK & IRELAND: Products / Promotions

UK: Waitrose To Exclusively Stock New Greencore Cooking Sauce Range  (Sub-only)

UK: Jura Serves Up Limited Edition ‘1984 Vintage’ Whisky  (Sub-only)

UK: Morgenrot Permanently Lists Alhambra Reserva  (Sub-only)

INTERNATIONAL: Retailers / Manufacturers

US: Coca-Cola Unveils Its Latest Product Gamble – Milk  (Sub-only)

US: Walmart To Lose Merchandising Head?  (Sub-only)

AUSTRALASIA: Aldi Names Regional CEO  (Sub-only)

SLOVAKIA: Top Retailers Form Trade Group  (Sub-only)

US: Petco To Buy Online Retailer  (Sub-only)

INDONESIA: Danone Sells Dairy Unit  (Sub-only)

AUSTRALIA: Supermarkets’ Private Label Push Hits Local Suppliers Hard

INDIA: Rural Sales Cool As Food Prices Drop


Monday 24th November 2014

UK & IRELAND: Retailers / Manufacturers

UK: Aldi Breaks Up Successful Management Team  (Sub-only)

UK: Nielsen Data Shows Grocery Sales Continuing To Decline With £1bn Lost In 2014

UK: Supermarket Price War Squeezing Food Producers Out Of Business  (Sub-only)

UK: Kerry Foods May Sell-Off Frozen Food Business  (Sub-only)

UK: Nisa Looking To Engage With Consumers Though New Website  (Sub-only)

UK: Poundland Opens Flagship Depot To Support Expansion  (Sub-only)

UK: Supermarkets Braced For Biggest Ever Black Friday  (Sub-only)

UK: Record Year For Fortnum & Mason  (Sub-only)

UK: Asda’s Income Tracker Shows Family Spending Power At All Time High  (Sub-only)

UK: Moseley Takes On Interim Director General Role At FDF  (Sub-only)

UK: Which Supermarket Is Cheapest? It’s Morrisons Now

UK & IRELAND: Products / Promotions

UK: Reckitt Benckiser Launches New Dettol Digital Campaign  (Sub-only)

UK: Dewlay Competition To Promote Lancashire Day  (Sub-only)

UK: Chicago Town In New Deep Dish Promo  (Sub-only)

UK: Gallo Family Vineyards Serves Up New Red  (Sub-only)

UK: Batchelors Peas Unveils New Look  (Sub-only)

INTERNATIONAL: Retailers / Manufacturers

FRANCE: Carrefour Receives Conditional Approval For Dia Acquisition  (Sub-only)

S. KOREA: Tesco Homeplus Looking To Buy C-Space Chain?  (Sub-only)

US: Aldi Rejigs Leadership To Support Expansion  (Sub-only)

INDIA: Trent-Tesco JV To Open More Stores?  (Sub-only)

INDIA: Food Labelling Norms Squeeze Imported Beer Supplies

AUSTRALIA: Woolworths’ Project Oxygen Leaves Supermarkets Gasping  (Sub-only)


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