Kantar

Kantar Worldpanel: Weather turns heat up on grocery sales

23 Aug 2016 | By Erin Smith

According to Kantar Worldpanel figures out this week, the good weather helped UK consumers increase their spend with grocers, with market growth hitting 0.3%.

Tesco sign

Euro 2016 boosts sales in Irish grocery retailers

05 Aug 2016 | By Jo Gilbert

Irish grocery retailers saw an uplift in sales thanks to Euro 2016, with sales rising by 3.3% compared with last year.

Sainsbury’s

Big Four’s stalling growth “can’t be blamed on Brexit”

29 Jul 2016 | By Jo Gilbert

The latest grocery share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published for the 12 weeks ending 17 July 2016, show slow growth for the supermarket sector, with sales up just 0.1% compared to last year.

Tesco wine

Tesco launches first pop-up wine bar

01 Jul 2016 | By Jo Gilbert

The UK’s biggest wine retailer is jumping onto the pop-up bandwagon in order to push consumers to be more “adventurous” with their wine choices.

Lidl: the supermarket for a classless society?

Lidl and Aldi hit record high as top four lose market share

28 Jun 2016 | By Jo Gilbert

Grocery share figures show that the big four have lost market share on last year, while Lidl and Aldi hit a record high of 10.5% in combined market share.

Supermarket

Supermarket ombudsman launches formal consultation into payments for better positioning

27 Jun 2016 | By Jo Gilbert

The government official appointed to regulate and field complaints from suppliers working with the grocery industry has revealed that she is launching a formal consultation into the practice of supermarkets accepting payments for better positioning or increased share of shelf space.

Tesco sign

Second quarter of growth for Tesco

23 Jun 2016 | By Jo Gilbert

Like-for-like sales are up at FTSE 100 giant Tesco, where sales grew by 0.9% for the 13 weeks to 28 May 2016.

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