UK & Ireland News

UK & Ireland News

Sainsbury’s Closing In On Nisa Deal With Retailers Being Offered Three...

Sainsbury’s is reportedly close to proposing a formal deal to members of Nisa having laid out three options under which retailers could operate if...

Unilever Outlines Extent Of Cost Cutting To See Off Future Bids

Alongside its robust first half results yesterday, Unilever revealed how it was cutting spending on everything from staff flights to product ingredients as part...

Co-op’s Interim Food Boss Takes On Role Permanently

Jo Whitfield has been confirmed as the new permanent Chief Executive of the Co-op’s food retail business. She took on the role on an...

GroceryAid Helps Record Total

GroceryAid has revealed that a record amount of people turned to them for assistance in the twelve months ending March 31 2017, up 27%...

Kellogg’s To Relocate Its Headquarters In The UK

Kellogg’s has announced it will relocate its UK headquarters from Old Trafford to MediaCityUK in Manchester from January 2018. The company’s current Talbot Road site...

IGD Highlights Key Areas Of Grocery Shopper Demand During Summer

As schools break up for the summer, research from IGD reveals the difference in shoppers’ traditional shopping behaviours as they make changes to accommodate...

Strong Quarter For Parfetts

North-west independent wholesaler Parfetts has revealed that its like-for-like sales jumped 5.5% in the final quarter of its financial year to the end of...

Plan To Sell Shop Direct Scrapped Due To Market Uncertainty

A planned sale of online retailer Shop Direct has been called off due to uncertainty caused by the recent general election and Brexit. The company...

Marketing Head At Argos Set To Leave

Bertrand Bodson, the most senior marketer at Argos, is stepping down in September a year after the business was acquired by Sainsbury’s. Bodson is currently...

BAT’s Acquisition Of Reynolds American Gets Go-Ahead From Shareholders

British American Tobacco (BAT) announced this week that its $49bn acquisition of the remaining 57.8% of Reynolds American it does not already own has...