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Tuesday 30th June 2015

UK & IRELAND: Retailers / Manufacturers

UK: Morrisons Recovery Continues But Discounters Show No Sign Of Slowing Down

UK: Snax 24 And Rontec Merge To Create Major Petrol Forecourt Chain  (Sub-only)

UK: Convenience Retailers Investing Heavily To Capitalise On Strong Growth In The Sector

UK: Ocado Benefits From Shift Towards Online Grocery Shopping; Reiterates Plans For Overseas Deal

UK: Supermarket Execs Fail To Make Top Five In Retail Power List For The First Time  (Sub-only)

UK: Blakemore Wholesale Re-Launches Symbol Group Package To Drive Growth Of Stores Estate  (Sub-only)

IRELAND: Retail Recovery Falters; Insolvencies In The Sector Rise  (Sub-only)

UK: Retailers Hopeful After Jump In Consumer Confidence

UK: Dairy Industry Hit With Another “Devasting Blow” As Arla Cuts Milk Price

UK: FDF launches Gluten Labelling Guide For Food Manufacturers

UK: Scientists Develop High-Tech Food And Synthetic Eggs Will Be On Sale In Tesco This August

UK: Frozen Food Sector Wins EC Date Labelling Battle

UK & IRELAND: Products / Promotions

UK: SPAR Kicks Off #HappyDays Campaign For Summer

UK: Walkers Launches 50p Price-Marked-Packs

UK: Butterkist Serves Up ‘Discoveries’ Popcorn Range  (Sub-only)

UK: Britvic Extends Robinsons’ Wimbledon Partnership

INTERNATIONAL: Retailers / Manufacturers

US: Sysco Revokes Merger Plans With US Foods

US: Walmart Launches New Product Info Scheme  (Sub-only)

FRANCE: Auchan Confirms Sale Of Grosbill  (Sub-only)

AUSTRALIA: Coles Repays Suppliers After Review Into Buying Tactics  (Sub-only)

INDIA: ITC Tops $1bn Sales Mark For Packaged Food Biz  (Sub-only)

AUSTRALIA: Woolworths Ltd Selling Thomas Dux Chain?

NEW ZEALAND: Foodstuffs To Shut Some North Island Cash & Carry Stores

US: Rite Aid Poaches Target Executive  (Sub-only)

INDIA: Hindustan Unilever Looking To Ride The E-Commerce Wave


Monday 29th June 2015

UK & IRELAND: Retailers / Manufacturers

GSCOP training – British Brands Group course for all suppliers on 15th & 17th September

UK: Strong Year For A.S. Watson UK  (Sub-only)

UK: NFU Urges Tesco To Make Meaningful Commitment To Industry  (Sub-only)

UK: Tesco’s Irish Business Still Worst Performing Unit Despite Signs Of Improvement

UK: Netto Looking To Speed Up Openings After Initial Success Of First Stores  (Sub-only)

UK: Ocado Closing In On International Deal  (Sub-only)

UK: Müller’s Acquisition Of Dairy Crest Moves Step Closer

UK: Former Tesco Exec John Browett Appointed CEO At Dunelm

UK: Poundland To Open Major New Distribution Centre In Wigan

UK: Tesco Pledges To Be Patient Over Asset Disposals

UK & IRELAND: Products / Promotions

UK: Foster’s Launching New Flavoured Beers  (Sub-only)

UK: Sibberi Extends Birch Water Range With Launch Of New Plastic Bottles

UK: Jägermeister Extends ‘Give It A Shot’ Initiative  (Sub-only)

UK: JTI Extending E-Lite Brand  (Sub-only)

INTERNATIONAL: Retailers / Manufacturers

AUSTRALIA: Woolworths Takeover Speculation Fails To Gather Momentum  (Sub-only)

RUSSIA: Auchan’s Atak Chain Planning To Double Supermarket Numbers

RUSSIA: X5 Opens Two New Distribution Centres

CANADA: Sobeys Cutting 1,300 Jobs  (Sub-only)


Friday 26th June 2015

UK & IRELAND: Retailers / Manufacturers

UK: Tesco Heading In The Right Direction As Q1 Sales Fall Less Than Expected

UK: Former Tesco Director Involved In Dunnhumby Bid; Bidders Queuing Up For S. Korea Unit  (Sub-only)

UK: Nisa Posts £3m Loss After Challenging Year

UK: Palmer And Harvey Confirms Appointment Of New COO From Sainsbury’s  (Sub-only)

UK: New Marketing Director Appointed At Budgens  (Sub-only)

UK: Waitrose New ‘Pick Your Own Offers’ Scheme Helps Lift Weekly Sales  (Sub-only)

UK: Sainsbury’s Takes On Discounters By Slashing Price Of Milk

UK: Tesco-bury’s And AS Morrisons. Could Britain’s Supermarkets Be About To Merge?

UK: Supermarket Price War Moves Upmarket

UK & IRELAND: Products / Promotions

UK: Stella Artois Unveils New Wimbledon Campaign

UK: Landmark Fires Up New Barbecue Promotion

UK: Carlsberg Serves Up Alcohol-Free Beer  (Sub-only)

UK: Maxxium Introduces Smaller Famous Grouse Packs  (Sub-only)

INTERNATIONAL: Retailers / Manufacturers

SPAIN: DIA, Eroski In New Joint Buying Agreement  (Sub-only)

PORTUGAL: DIA, Intermarché Offer Update On Buying Pact  (Sub-only)

AUSTRALIA: Woolworths Shares Jump On Buyout Report  (Sub-only)

BELGIUM: Colruyt Reports Drop In FY Profit, But Grows Market Share

US: Consumers Continue To Move Away From National Brands - Deloitte

US: General Mills Unveils More Job Cuts

CHINA: Li & Fung Forms Department Store JV; Aims For 300 Stores

EUROPE: EMD Appoints New President  (Sub-only)

US: Executive Changes Announced At Target, Dollar General, 99 Cents Only  (Sub-only)

US: Can Craft Beer Survive AB InBev?


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