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Food strengths are key to retailer survival

Top retailers should exploit food strengths

By Nicholas Robinson

Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury and Morrisons must make more of what they do best with food and drink in their fight back against the discounters Aldi and Lidl, a leading analyst has claimed.

Tesco's sales dropped by 1.7% for the same period last year

Tesco’s haemorrhaging sales slow

By Nicholas Robinson

Tesco boss Dave Lewis has slowed the retailer’s haemorrhaging sales, as his plans to regain customers from the discounters Aldi and Lidl achieved a dip of just 1.3%, its first quarter results show.

Morrisons claims significant cuts in the amount of highly contaminated chickens

Campylobacter is losing war, claim retailers

By Rod Addy

Retailers are gaining ground on campylobacter according to results that update the Food Standards Agency’s (FSA’s) latest data, the grocery industry has claimed.

Morrisons announced it would create 5,000 in-store roles

Major retailers pressed to secure shop floor jobs

By Nicholas Robinson

Unite the union has pressed the UK’s biggest retailers to secure shop floor jobs, following a spate of major redundancies in response to mounting pressure from the discounters Aldi and Lidl.

Sainsbury claims income from suppliers is 'commercially sensitive'

Supermarkets called on to declare supplier income

By Rod Addy

Supermarkets should declare income from suppliers, in line with recommendations from corporate reporting regulator the Financial Reporting Council (FRC), according to a food industry accounting expert.

Rachel’s makes a range of organic dairy-based foods

Tesco supply cull hits jobs at Rachel’s

By Rod Addy

Rachel’s is facing job losses as a result of the organic dairy producer losing a contract with Tesco amid the multiple’s drive to cull 30% of its stock keeping units (SKUs).

David won round one but will he triumph this time? Unlikely, was Begbies Traynor's verdict

Food suppliers ‘devastated’ by supermarket price war

By Michael Stones

Supermarket price war continues to “devastate” small-scale food and drink suppliers, as they fight a David and Goliath style battle with the big retailers, warns business recovery specialist Begbies Traynor.

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