Retailing Crisis

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.

Marks and Spencer's food like-for-like sales dropped 0.1%

M&S Food sales drop is ‘concerning’: analyst

By Matt Atherton

Marks and Spencer’s (M&S’s) 0.1% drop in like-for-like food sales in its first quarter is concerning, according to Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), the forecasting and advisory services group.

Sainsbury had worked with suppliers to reduce prices

Sainsbury cuts prices after supplier talks

By Matt Atherton

Sainsbury has “worked with suppliers” to cut its prices lower than the other big four supermarkets, claimed the retailer in its first-quarter trading report.

Christine Tacon: ‘The collaborative approach that I have promoted has been a real engine of change’

Complaints to Groceries Code Adjudicator fall

By Rick Pendrous

Far fewer food and drink suppliers are complaining of abuses from their big retailer customers, according to the results of the annual online survey published by the Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA) today (June 26).