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The battle for the retail shelves Subscription

23 Mar 2017 | By Angela Mount

The latest Nielsen retail reports make for interesting reading. Supermarket own-brand wines showed growth of 12.6% in the 12 weeks leading up to January 28, 2017, an escalation from 5.5% year-on-year growth, while brands lost 3% share.

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Supermarket sweep: A week in review

17 Feb 2017 | By Jo Gilbert

On the international stage, the big news this week has been dominated by an increasingly maddening number of acronyms and portmanteaus – CETA, Brexit, TTIP – as the top echelon of global businesses and governments on both sides of the Atlantic make decisions which will impact the immediate future of the trade.

Week that was

The week that was: top news, Q&As and opinion on Harpers.co.uk

03 Feb 2017

In case you missed some of the headlines this week on harpers.co.uk, we have put together a review of the top online news, Q&As, and opinion stories.

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Tesco buys Londis and Budgens owner Booker for £3.7bn

27 Jan 2017 | By Jo Gilbert

Tesco is set to merge with Britain’s biggest food wholesaler Booker in a £3.7bn deal to create “the UK’s leading food business”.

Performance review: An early look at the multiples’ Christmas trading Subscription

12 Jan 2017 | By Angela Mount

In retail head offices across the country, buyers will be analysing this year’s trading, investigating highs and lows, and providing the traditional Christmas post-mortems.

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Alcohol one of the fastest growing categories in the multiples this Christmas

10 Jan 2017 | By Jo Gilbert

Sales of beers, wines and spirits saw an +5.7% uplift over the Christmas trading period, putting it behind only confectionery as the biggest driver of festive growth.

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