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Brits are being advised to avoid salads for the next “few weeks” as supermarkets have kept restrictions in place on tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers and lettuce. Reports of adverse weather conditions in the Mediterranean has forced Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Asda, Morrisons and Lidl into restricting the sale of produce. This comes after social media users took to [...]
Tesco, Britain’s biggest supermarket, was hit hard by consumers tightening their belts during the cost of living crisis, as it reported its operating profit was down almost seven per cent on last year. The London-listed chain said its profit was £2,6bn for the year to the end of February which was down 6.9 per cent [...]
German-owned discount supermarket Lidl can have an injunction to stop rival Tesco copying its logo, London’s High Court has ruled, despite hearing it will cost Tesco nearly £8m pounds to remove them all. Britain’s biggest retailer Tesco in April lost a trademark lawsuit brought by Lidl after Tesco adopted a yellow circle against a blue [...]
Lidl is the UK’s fastest growing supermarket as bargain-hunting Brits turn to the discount grocer during the cost of living crisis. With grocery inflation now at 15 per cent, new figures published by Kantar this morning show value outlets have seen an uptick in sales last month. Sales in the German supermarket Aldi rose 25.8 [...]
Morrisons is slashing prices for the third time in three months as it attempts to drag shoppers back from value retailers including Aldi and Lidl. The supermarket said it was cutting the prices of 460 items such as beef mince, cleaning products and fruit, in a move that followed on from a round of price [...]
Supermarkets Tesco and Lidl have begun a High Court fight over the use of a yellow circle logo. German discount chain Lidl says a trademark, and copyright, has been infringed, while Tesco has made a counterclaim. Lidl uses a yellow circle in its main logo, and Tesco uses one to highlight offers available to members [...]
Lidl’s Swiss unit should stop selling foil-wrapped chocolate bunnies, that bare various similarities to Lindt’s golden rabbits, and destroy its remaining stock, a Swiss court has ruled. The Lausanne court said Swiss cholate maker Lindt & Sprüngli deserves protection from copycats, including the German supermarket which sells a golden foil wrapped bunny of its own. [...]
The supermarket giant is set to report a fall in annual pre-tax profits this week, posting up to £690 million, down from £730 million last year. According to the latest Kantar survey, Sainsbury’s reported a strong 12-week sales growth of 12 per cent at the end of March, but fell short of rivals Aldi and [...]
Tesco has had a rocky week. In the midst of a cost of living crisis, remaining loyal to businesses is tough, as the nation has been forced to favour being frugal over buying name brand goods. This revelation rang all too true for Tesco on Thursday, as Britain’s biggest supermarket reported its operating profit was [...]
Tesco has slashed the price of milk for the first time in three years and locked the price of over 1,000 products, in the latest move by the UK’s biggest grocer to rival discounter supermarkets. As shoppers are forced to ‘shop around’ for the best-value options, Tesco has reduced the price of a pint of [...]
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