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Aldi and Marks and Spencer are back in court today for round two of their fight over a light up gin bottle with gold flakes. Marks and Spencer launched an intellectual property legal action against discount supermarket rival Aldi back in 2021 over a gin. Marks and Spencer introduced a new line of gin based [...]
Aldi was the big winner as the retailer reported its "best ever" festive period, taking in £1.5bn in sales in the run-up to 25 December, across its more-than 1,000 UK outlets.
Despite the milestone, consumers are only seeing year-on-year price falls in a limited number of categories, including butter, dried pasta and milk.
Sainsbury's has been ramping up its loyalty Nectar card scheme so that shoppers can get discounts on their groceries during a period of high inflation.
Tesco’s UK division will bring in a senior executive from challenger grocer Aldi, following the departure of its veteran chief. Britain’s biggest supermarket said Matthew Barnes will take over after Jason Tarry today announced his upcoming departure today, following 33 years with the company. Tarry, who has been at the top for six years, will [...]
Two supermarket giants Aldi and Morrisons have announced plans to recruit thousands of workers ahead of the busy festive season. Aldi is creating 3,000 permanent and temporary jobs, while Morrisons is looking for 3,500 extra staff to work in its stores, food manufacturing sites and logistics operations as both firms deal with expected increased demand [...]
German discounter Aldi will invest £1.4bn over two years to support its expansion plans, as customers seeking out cheaper groceries continues to be a boon for the business. The value supermarket revealed today that its annual sales increased by a whopping £2bn to £15.5bn in the year to December, a record for the store in [...]
Discount supermarket chain Lidl has revealed its British arm swung to an annual loss after battling to keep a lid on prices as its costs rose “across the board”. The group reported pre-tax losses of £76 million for the year to February 28 against profits of £41.1 million the previous year as it also invested [...]
Trust in supermarkets has plunged to its lowest level in nearly a decade as consumers continue to worry about high prices, despite food inflation showing signs of easing. In August the grocery sector received a trust score of +30 -on a scale of -100 to +100 -from British shoppers, a new study by Which? revealed [...]
Promotions on food and other items now account for 22.5 per cent of grocery sales, as Brits continue to seek out bargains amid the cost of living crisis. The figure has risen from 20 per cent last year in the same period last year and is the highest over the past 12 months excluding Christmas and [...]
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