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Friday 1st August 2014

UK & Ireland - Retailers / Manufacturers

Tesco CIO to speak at IGD Convention 2014

UK: Waitrose Warns On Profits After Tough First Half

UK: PZ Cussons Acquires Australian Food Brand  (Sub-only)

UK: Omega Pharma Claims To Have Taken Fourth Spot In Consumer Healthcare Rankings  (Sub-only)

UK: Mass Market Colour Cosmetics Set To Hit £1bn In 2014  (Sub-only)

UK: Tesco’s New CEO Must Listen To Aldi And Lidl Shoppers

UK: New Boss Aims To Steer Mothercare To Recovery

UK & Ireland - Products / Promotions

UK: Princes Ties Up With Great British Bake Off For Promo

UK: NO.G Secures Listing With Ocado  (Sub-only)

International - Retailers / Manufacturers

GERMANY: Celesio Optimistic After Solid H1

US: Mondelez Creates ‘Growth Officer’ Position; To Expand Roll-Out Of Operating Model  (Sub-only)

HONG KONG: AS Watson Reports Solid H1 Growth  (Sub-only)

BELGIUM: AB InBev Boosted By World Cup Sales

US: Kellogg Lowers FY Forecast On Weak Domestic Demand

US: Home Depot Names New Merchandising Head


Thursday 31st July 2014

UK & Ireland - Retailers / Manufacturers

UK: Morrisons Becomes First Retailer To Sign Responsible Can Packaging Deal  (Sub-only)

UK: Consumer Confidence Drops For The First Time In Six Months

UK: Fast-Growing Local Companies Biggest Threat, Not P&G, Says Unilever Chief  (Sub-only)

UK: C-Stores Driving Growth On High Streets  (Sub-only)

UK: Profits Down At Diageo; Makes Executive Changes

UK: Greencore Benefits From Buoyant Food To Go Market

UK: Trading Improves At Wickes

UK & Ireland - Products / Promotions

UK: Tesco To Stock Veronica’s Snacks Gluten-Free Crisps  (Sub-only)

UK: Hovis To Expand ‘Seed Sensations’ Range  (Sub-only)

UK: Cauldron Introduces Indian Koftas

UK: Dairy Crest Wins At International Cheese Awards

International - Retailers / Manufacturers

FRANCE: Carrefour Beats Estimates With H1 Profit Growth

GERMANY: Metro Reports Gains In Q3

US: Whole Foods Cuts FY Forecast After Mild Q2  (Sub-only)

US: Target Picks PepsiCo Exec As New CEO?

INDIA: ITC Readying FMCG, e-Cig Push  (Sub-only)


Wednesday 30th July 2014

UK & Ireland - Retailers / Manufacturers

UK: Sir Ken Welcomes Appointment Of Higginson As New Morrisons Chairman  (Sub-only)

UK: Carbonated Soft Drinks Market Going Flat

UK: Trolley Tablets To Help Co-operative Food Improve Offer  (Sub-only)

UK: Cross Border Online Shopping Becoming More Popular As Consumers Seek Out The Best Price  (Sub-only)

UK: Fortnum & Mason Set To Open First Airport Store  (Sub-only)

UK: Argos Expands Use Of Augmented Reality

UK: Greggs Reports Strong First Half Results

UK: Cost Cuts Help Boost Profits At PZ Cussons  (Sub-only)

UK & Ireland - Products / Promotions

UK: Juiceburst Unveils ‘No Added Sugar’ Range  (Sub-only)

UK: Soreen Introduces New ‘Orange’ Loaf Variant

UK: Holland & Barrett Stocks ‘Everything But The Cow’ Soya Shakes  (Sub-only)

UK: Waitrose Reports Surge In Sales Of ‘Dancing’ Tunnock’s Teacakes

UK: Vype Introduces Rechargeable ‘eStick’

International - Retailers / Manufacturers

FRANCE: Casino Profits Take Hit In Q2

PORTUGAL: Jeronimo Martins Reports Q2 Profit Drop

INDIA: Amazon Announces $2bn Investment As Flipkart Raises $1bn  (Sub-only)

US: WalmartLabs Continues Expansion With Luvocracy Acquisition  (Sub-only)

US: Couche-Tard Picks Up 55 Stores In Mid-West

US: RadioShack May Run Out Of Cash - Analysts  (Sub-only)


Tuesday 29th July 2014

UK & Ireland - Retailers / Manufacturers

Tackling the tough questions facing supply chains in our industry

UK: Grocery Market Growth Lowest In 10 Years With Aldi Securing Record Market Share

UK: Morrisons Appoints Former Tesco Executive As New Chairman

UK: Poundland Names Chairman To Replace Higginson  (Sub-only)

UK: Tesco Confirms Start Date For New CFO  (Sub-only)

UK: Poundstretcher Taking On Supermarkets And Discounters  (Sub-only)

UK: Reckitt Benckiser Pursuing Demerger Of Pharmaceuticals Division

IRELAND: Consumer Spending Shows Significant Improvement  (Sub-only)

IRELAND: Call For Greater Transparency As Pharmacy Prices In Republic Stay High

UK & Ireland - Products / Promotions

UK: Waitrose Reports Jump In Sales Of Turkish Ingredients

UK: Concha y Toro’s Trivento To Sponsor Premiership Rugby  (Sub-only)

UK: Stur Drinks Enters Water Enhancer Category  (Sub-only)

International - Retailers / Manufacturers

US: Icahn Triumphant As Dollar Tree Snaps Up Family Dollar  (Sub-only)

INDIA: Amazon Underlines Market Focus With New Warehouses  (Sub-only)

SPAIN: DIA Hit By Lower Food Prices

CROATIA: SPAR Acquires 20 New Stores  (Sub-only)

THE NETHERLANDS: Ahold Adds New AH Collection Points  (Sub-only)

LATIN AMERICA: Tyson Sells Local Poultry Units To JBS


Monday 28th July 2014

UK & Ireland - Retailers / Manufacturers

UK: Retail Heavyweights In Running To Become New Chairman Of Morrisons  (Sub-only)

UK: Local Councils Want To Introduce ‘Tesco Tax’

UK: Beer Sales Grow At Highest Rate Since 1997

UK: Conviviality Retail Opens First Bargain Booze Warehouse Outlet  (Sub-only)

UK: B&M Reports Strong Rise In Q1 Sales

UK: Home Retail Group Considering Sale Of Homebase  (Sub-only)

UK: Destination Maternity Gives Up Pursuit Of Mothercare  (Sub-only)

UK: Debenhams Appoints New CFO From Mothercare  (Sub-only)

UK: Britvic’s GB Marketing Chief Moving To New Global Role  (Sub-only)

UK: Dave Lewis - A New Star For Planet Tesco

UK: How Budget Supermarkets Mimic Well Known Brands

UK: Supermarkets Forced To Abandon Plans For New Stores As Shopping Habits Shift  (Sub-only)

UK & Ireland - Products / Promotions

UK: Tangerine Confectionery Launches Variety Pack For Halloween

UK: G’Nosh Introduces ‘Meals in Minutes’ Range  (Sub-only)

UK: Morrisons To Stock New Rosemount Estates Wine  (Sub-only)

International - Retailers / Manufacturers

FRANCE: Danone Reportedly Discussing Unit Sale, Has Weak Q2  (Sub-only)

INDIA: Government Clarifies Position On FDI  (Sub-only)

AUSTRIA: SPAR Adds Fresh Organic Dairy To Natur*Pur Range  (Sub-only)

GERMANY: Lidl Announces Exec Changes  (Sub-only)

US: Molson Coors Promotes European Head To CEO Post  (Sub-only)


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