Kantar Worldpanel: Alcohol sales help keep grocery figures in the black

26 Sep 2016 | By Erin Smith

While overall figures for the supermarket sector remain relatively flat with growth at 0.3%, alcohol sales provided a needed boost, up 8.5% according to Kantar Worldpanel’s most recent figures.

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

23 Sep 2016 | By Jo Gilbert

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 on top as UK supermarkets fight back

21 Sep 2016 | By Jo Gilbert

For the first time in at least two years, the UK’s leading supermarkets experienced two consecutive months of growth in both money taken at the till and volume of goods sold.

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Tesco showcases revamped own brand range at autumn tasting

16 Sep 2016 | By Angela Mount

Tesco showcased over 130 wines at the Hospital Club in Covent Garden at its autumn retail tasting this week.


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%.

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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.


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.

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