Retailing Crisis

Black: ‘There is a very high chance the Sainsbury’s-Asda deal will get cleared’

Sainsbury’s-Asda deal bad for manufacturers: analyst

By Noli Dinkovski

The proposed mega merger between Sainsbury’s and Asda will create a “duopoly” that will seriously harm the interests of manufacturers and consumers, a leading City analyst has warned.

Tesco group chief executive Dave Lewis will give the City Food Lecture

Tesco boss to discuss supplier partnerships

By Rick Pendrous

Tesco group chief executive Dave Lewis will use the City Food Lecture 2018 to offer his views on the ‘essential’ role supplier partnerships will have on the future of the UK’s food supply chain.

Sainsbury’s underlying profit before tax of £251M was down 9%

Sainsbury’s profits fall 9% in first half

By Rick Pendrous

Sainsbury has reported that a focus on food quality, price and innovation helped its supermarket business grow food transactions ahead of the market in its latest interim results for the 28 weeks to September 23 2017.

More exciting food-to-go products needed to help manufacturers and retailers break into the £2.3bn market opportunity

‘More exciting’ food-to-go products needed

By Helen Gilbert

Food manufacturers and independent convenience retailers are being urged to offer more exciting ‘food-to-go’ choices to avoid missing out on the £2.3bn business opportunity.

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