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Friday 27th November 2015

UK & IRELAND: Retailers / Manufacturers

UK: Asda Turns To Tumblr To Target Mums During Christmas; Cuts Petrol Prices To Under £1 A Litre  (Sub-only)

UK: Booker Agrees Deal To Supply Enterprise Inns  (Sub-only)

UK: Sainsbury’s To Fill Excess Store Space With Gyms  (Sub-only)

UK: Nichols Promotes Andrew Milne To New Position Of Group Commercial Director

UK: Consumer Confidence Continues To Weaken But People Still Willing To Spend

UK: Slower Week For Waitrose And John Lewis

UK: SA Brain Agrees Funding Package To Invest In Pub Portfolio And Expand Coffee Chain  (Sub-only)

UK: Nisa Appoints Four New Directors To Board  (Sub-only)

UK: Tesco Hires UK’s First Christmas Tree Light Untangler

UK: Co-op Chief Gets Back To Basics With Renewed Focus On Communities

UK & IRELAND: Products / Promotions

UK: Brits Getting Cheesed Off With Cheddar – Mintel

UK: Tesco Serves Up Market First Nut & Tortilla Snacks

UK: Tango Unveils New Ice Blast Variant, Mr. Bubble Tie-Up

UK: Thorntons Unveils New Year Update For ‘Continental’ Range  (Sub-only)

INTERNATIONAL: Retailers / Manufacturers

FRANCE: Carrefour-Rue Du Commerce Deal Approved

AUSTRALIA: Woolworths Delays Masters Decision As Another Top Exec Quits  (Sub-only)

AUSTRALIA: Foodland Reveals Expansion Plans

SWEDEN: ICA Announces Change In Top Leadership  (Sub-only)

INDIA: ITC Names New Director For FMCG Biz  (Sub-only)


Thursday 26th November 2015

UK & IRELAND: Retailers / Manufacturers

UK: Tesco Agrees $12m Settlement With US Shareholders Over Accounting Scandal

UK: Aldi Releases Spoof Of John Lewis ‘Man On The Moon’ Christmas Ad

UK: McColl’s Chief Executive Stepping Down

UK: Tesco Giving Away Free Fruit To Children Scotland  (Sub-only)

UK: Lush Joins Amazon And John Lewis As Shopper’s Favourite Retailers

UK: First Milk Returns To Profit; Offloads Glenfield Dairy To Graham’s

UK: Blakemore Wholesale Unveils ‘State-Of-The-Art’ Depot  (Sub-only)

UK: Genius Foods Acquires Chapel Foods For £3.5m  (Sub-only)

UK: Dee Bee Cash & Carry Coming Back To Hull After 25 Years

UK: Marston’s Reports Robust Year End Figures  (Sub-only)

UK: Acquisitions Boost Sales At Finsbury Food  (Sub-only)

UK: Is Birch Water The New Coconut Water?

UK & IRELAND: Products / Promotions

UK: The London Jam Factory Introduces Festive Offer

UK: Tia Maria, Grazia Serve Up Limited Edition Pack  (Sub-only)

UK: Kettle Introduces Winter Variants  (Sub-only)

UK: Wild Geese Aims To Take Advantage Of Growing Irish Whisky Demand

INTERNATIONAL: Retailers / Manufacturers

GERMANY: Metro Revival Underlined By Higher Dividend

CROATIA: Lidl To Increase Investment; Names New Board Head  (Sub-only)

US: Court Allows Haggen To Sell 47 Stores

US: Distell, Terlato To Combine Local Spirits Businesses  (Sub-only)

CANADA: Maple Leaf To Slash 400 Management Jobs  (Sub-only)

AUSTRALIA: New Woolworths Chairman Apologises For Mistakes

FRANCE: China Woes Continue To Hurt Remy Cointreau


Wednesday 25th November 2015

UK & IRELAND: Retailers / Manufacturers

UK: Future Of Retail & Logistics - Skyscraper Warehouses, Changing High Streets And Showrooming

UK: Tesco Facing Threat Of Strike Action In Distribution Network In Run-Up To Christmas  (Sub-only)

UK: Aldi And Oddbins Join Growing List Of Retailers Shunning Black Friday  (Sub-only)

UK: Profits Up At Britvic But Sales Slow Amid Difficult Trading Conditions

UK: Food-To-Go Focus Paying Off For Greencore

UK: Sales Up At Bakkavor Despite “Challenging” Trading Conditions  (Sub-only)

UK: Retail Sales Slowed During November - CBI

UK: British Consumers Increasingly Celebrate Thanksgiving

UK & IRELAND: Products / Promotions

UK: Fresh To Store Roll Outs Festive On-Pack Promotions; Offers Christmas Tips To Retailers

UK: Premier Foods Expands Batchelors Range With New Variants

UK: Westons Introduces Caple Rd Cider To Off-Trade

UK: Santa Maria Dinner Kits Launch In Morrisons  (Sub-only)

UK: Calbee Secures Tesco Listing  (Sub-only)

UK: Purition Set For First Major Marketing Campaign

INTERNATIONAL: Retailers / Manufacturers

US: Pinnacle Foods Acquires Boulder Brands  (Sub-only)

ITALY: Carrefour To Exit GrosMarket Venture?  (Sub-only)

NORWAY: Norgesgruppen Delists Two Lantmännen Products  (Sub-only)

US: Dollar Tree Tops Forecasts In Q3

US: Campbell Soup Raises FY Forecast

HONG KONG: Tourist Slump Hurts Sa Sa Profits


Tuesday 24th November 2015

UK & IRELAND: Retailers / Manufacturers

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IRELAND: SuperValu Regains Top Spot In Irish Grocery Market

UK: Processed Meat Cancer Scare Hits Sales Of Sausages And Bacon

UK: Leading Supermarkets Now Struggling Online Amid Fierce Competition  (Sub-only)

UK: Talk Of £10bn Rights Issues Drives Down Tesco’s Share Price Close To 10-Year Low  (Sub-only)

UK: SHS Group Appoints New Managing Director For Drinks Division  (Sub-only)

UK: Robust Trading At Home Helps Kingfisher Offset Weak Performance In France

UK: Mitchells & Butlers Posts Rise In Year End Profits But Sales Slow In Increasingly Competitive Market

UK: Can Aldi And Lidl Ever Shake Off The ‘Discounter’ Tag?

UK: Morrisons Staring At FTSE 100 Relegation Once Again

UK: Morrisons Gets Into The Christmas Spirit With New Checkout Voice

UK & IRELAND: Products / Promotions

UK: Dairy Crest Brings Back ‘Best Of British’ Pack

UK: Kerry Foods Launches £3m Richmond Christmas Campaign

UK: Rosemount Launches Crowdsourced Wine Blend Into Morrisons

INTERNATIONAL: Retailers / Manufacturers

GERMANY: Lidl Makes New Acquisition In Amazon Battle  (Sub-only)

FRANCE: A.S. Watson Launches Kruidvat In Market  (Sub-only)

US: Brookshire Grocery Drops Sale Plans

MALAYSIA: Lulu Group Updates On Market Entry

INDONESIA: Matahari Reveals Gradual Expansion Plans  (Sub-only)

JAPAN: Amazon Initiates One-Hour Delivery To Tokyo  (Sub-only)

INDIA: Britannia Aims For Aggressive Growth  (Sub-only)


Monday 23rd November 2015

UK & IRELAND: Retailers / Manufacturers

UK: Supermarket Price War Impacting Margins At Smaller Suppliers Whilst Bigger Firms See Rise  (Sub-only)

UK: Morrisons Management Set For Bumper Bonuses After Sales Targets Slashed  (Sub-only)

UK: Private Equity Firms Eying Owner Of Argos And Homebase  (Sub-only)

UK: Co-operative Chooses Nielsen To Get Closer To Customers

UK: BAT Rumoured To Be Considering Bid For Imperial Tobacco  (Sub-only)

UK: Food Stores Need To Attract Shoppers Back In Store As Online Profitability Decreases

UK: Nisa Bolstering Defences As Deal Making Sweeps Through The Industry  (Sub-only)

UK: Birds Eye Appoints New Managing Director With Current MD Moving To New Expanded Role  (Sub-only)

UK: Could Black Friday Spoil Christmas Shopping?

UK: United Biscuits Reveals Booming Export Sales

IRELAND: Retailers Should Be Made To Reveal Their Profit Margins, Says The Irish MEP

UK: Debenhams In New ‘Santa Tax’ Row

UK: Harris & Hoole Losses Double As It Taps Tesco For More Cash

UK & IRELAND: Products / Promotions

UK: Halewood Relaunches Red Square Vodka  (Sub-only)

UK: Diageo Serves Up New Cîroc Variant  (Sub-only)

UK: Cadbury Dairy Milk Launches New PMPs  (Sub-only)

INTERNATIONAL: Retailers / Manufacturers

FRANCE: Darty Accepts Fnac Buyout Offer  (Sub-only)

RUSSIA: Dixy Says "High Chance" Of Selling Bristol Stake  (Sub-only)

SPAIN: Sonae Boosts Non-Food Unit With New Acquisition  (Sub-only)

US: Supervalu Considering Save-A-Lot Sale?

US: Natural Grocers Details Aggressive Expansion Plans  (Sub-only)

AUSTRALIA: Woolworths Ltd Brings Back Roger Corbett

ASIA: P&G Appoints New Regional President


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