Tesco’s plan to tackle its plight is likely to have big implications for the whole of the food industry, according to Shore Capital analyst Clive Black.
Sainsbury’s suffering can “only intensify” according to one analyst, as the retailer’s poor third financial quarter (Q3) results highlighted its vulnerability should Tesco begin to recover from a tough 2014....
Waitrose’s Heston sub-brand helped boost Christmas sales, claimed the retailer, which was the likely ‘clear winner’ among the supermarkets over the festive period according to one food industry analyst.
Sainsbury and Asda have announced massive price cuts less than a week into the New Year as the traditional supermarkets continue to feel the menace of discounters Aldi and Lidl.
Supermarket grocery sales recovered in the fortnight up to and including Boxing Day after a lacklustre performance before that, according to Information Resources International (IRI).
Fruit Shoot manufacturer Britvic faces a tough challenge to boost profits this year in a soft drinks market experiencing diluted growth prospects - despite the firm’s US expansion plans -...
British supermarkets face another tough year forcing some to consolidate, the boss of Asda Andy Clarke has predicted in two separate interviews.
Troubled supermarket giant Tesco faces a fresh probe into its accounts by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC).
Thorntons has issued a Christmas profits warning, telling investors profits will be lower than expected due to a slump in supermarket orders.
More British drinkers said cheers to beer this year, as sales bounced back from recession, according to market research organisation Mintel.
Britain’s beleaguered retailers are experiencing their strongest pre-Christmas sales for 25 years, with grocery sales showing the sharpest rises.
Boparan boss Ranjit Singh – ceo of the 2 Sisters Food group – has blamed the firm’s nearly £7M fall in like-for-like (LFL) operating profit on tough trading conditions.
Small businesses should receive more government funding to help boost their online presence and prevent them missing out on £165bn of online sales, according to the Federation of Small Businesses...
Cuckoo aims to quadruple sales of its Bircher muesli brand to £500,000 by the end of 2015 by targeting expansion in foodservice outlets as well as boosting retail growth.
The grocery market returned to growth in the 12 weeks to the end of December 7, with continued success for Waitrose and discounters Aldi and Lidl, according to Kantar Worldpanel data.
Premier Foods boss Gavin Darby has admitted mistakes were made in the implementation of the highly controversial stay-to-pay plan.
High-street baker Greggs predicted full-year profits will be ahead of analysts’ expectations, after posting own shop like-for-like (LFL) sales up by 5.2% for the 24 weeks to December 13.
Food manufacturers and other firms should beware five unfair practices that larger businesses use to bully their suppliers, according to the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).
Nestlé has created 150 jobs at its Hatton coffee capsule factory in Derbyshire as part of ambitious expansion plans there.
Government action to improve cash support for small-to-medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) is only a small step in the right direction, according to the Federation of Small Businesses.
Fears remain over the long-term viability of Ocado’s contract with Waitrose as the upmarket supermarket looks set to develop as a direct competitor to the online retailer, a leading analyst...
A giant advent calendar arrived in Brighton today (December 11) to showcase food ingredients firm Besmoke as one of 24 business that have benefited from government support over the past year.
A slowdown in pre-Christmas food sales in traditional grocery retailers has hit Brussels sprouts and mince pies the hardest, according to data analyst Information Resources (IRI).
Troubled supermarket giant Tesco has posted another profit warning, declaring that its full-year results will be significantly below expectations.
Gressingham Foods, the duck producer and processor, has been awarded the annual Excellence in Marketing Award by the Food, Drink and Agricultural (FDA) sector interest group of the Chartered Institute...