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23rd September
Eroski To Launch Discount Club
Eroski To Launch Discount Club

Eroski has introduced to its suppliers its business plan for the coming years through the launch of a club for its customers.

Tesco Sales Decline Most in Two Decades

Tesco Plc had the steepest sales decline in more than two decades, researcher Kantar Worldpanel said today, dealing a further blow to the UK’s biggest superma [ ... ]

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo Pledge to Cut Drink Calories

Coca-Cola Co. and PepsiCo Inc. agreed to cut the amount of beverage calories that Americans consume by 20 per cent over the next decade, saying they’ll more h [ ... ]

A.G. Barr Reports Positive First-Half Results, Sig...

Soft drinks firm A.G. BARR, producers and distributors of leading drinks brands, including IRN-BRU, Rubicon and Strathmore water, has announced its interim resu [ ... ]

Tesco In Fourth Place In IMRG & comScore's New Top...

Internet retail association IMRG and comScore has released the Top 50 IMRG Retailer Ranking, a new league table for online retailers operating in the UK. In th [ ... ]

Carrefour Opens Its First 'Gourmet' Market Store I...

Carrefour Italy has opened its first supermarket Carrefour Market “Gourmet” store in Milan. Located in Piazza Gramsci 13 in the city, the grocery store off [ ... ]

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Retail

Tesco Sales Decline Most in Two DecadesTesco Sales Decline Most in Two Decades

Tesco Plc had the steepest sales decline in more than two decades, researcher Kantar Worldpanel said today, dealing a further blow to the UK’s bigge [ ... ]

Carrefour Opens Its First 'Gourmet' Market Store In ItalyCarrefour Opens Its First 'Gourmet' Market Store In Italy

Carrefour Italy has opened its first supermarket Carrefour Market “Gourmet” store in Milan. Located in Piazza Gramsci 13 in the city, the grocery [ ... ]

A Sign Of Distress? Warwick Expert Speaks Out On Tesco's Accounting WoesA Sign Of Distress? Warwick Expert Speaks Out On Tesco's Accounting Woes

The news of UK supermarket giant Tesco admitting to overstating its first-half profits by an estimated £250 million has sent shock waves through the  [ ... ]

Paulson Pushed for Family Dollar Sale as Passive InvestorPaulson Pushed for Family Dollar Sale as Passive Investor

Billionaire John Paulson privately suggested on at least two occasions that Family Dollar Stores Inc. sell itself, before his hedge-fund firm told reg [ ... ]

Private Label

Slovakia Not Yet Affected by Russian BanSlovakia Not Yet Affected by Russian Ban

The Russian ban on food imports from the European Union has not yet affected the Slovak market, according to the five largest supermarkets in the coun [ ... ]

Nisa Launches Heritage Gourmet Private Label RangeNisa Launches Heritage Gourmet Private Label Range

Convenience retailer Nisa has launched a new gourmet private label range. It claims to be the first convenience banner to do so. Having revamped its  [ ... ]

Tesco UK Teams up with Magic Breakfast To Provide Healthy BreakfastsTesco UK Teams up with Magic Breakfast To Provide Healthy Breakfasts

Thousands of children in the UK are set to benefit from a brand new charity partnership between Tesco and breakfast club charity Magic Breakfast.

Tesco Remodels Its Value Range In HungaryTesco Remodels Its Value Range In Hungary

Tesco Hungary will adjust its entire Value range, offering more sophisticated packaging and an improved return policy, Napi.hu reports.

A-Brands

Herbalife Rebounds as Concerns Abate That Icahn Is Selling StakeHerbalife Rebounds as Concerns Abate That Icahn Is Selling Stake

Herbalife Ltd., the embattled seller of weight-loss shakes, rebounded from an earlier decline in New York trading yesterday after investors overcame c [ ... ]

Clorox Exits Venezuela After Price Freeze Hobbles OperationsClorox Exits Venezuela After Price Freeze Hobbles Operations

Clorox Co., the consumer-products company that sells everything from bleach to salad dressing, is pulling out of Venezuela after inflation and governm [ ... ]

Kellogg to Burton’s Said to Make Bids for United BiscuitsKellogg to Burton’s Said to Make Bids for United Biscuits

Companies including Burton’s Biscuit Co. and Kellogg Co. have made bids to acquire United Biscuits Holdings Ltd., according to people familiar with  [ ... ]

Peanut Corp. Chief Found Guilty In Salmonella-Outbreak Trial Peanut Corp. Chief Found Guilty In Salmonella-Outbreak Trial

Peanut Corp. of America Chief Executive Officer Stewart Parnell and his brother were found guilty of charges stemming from the company’s sale of sal [ ... ]

Fresh Produce

US Lemon Lovers Tasting Bitter Price Shock From DroughtUS Lemon Lovers Tasting Bitter Price Shock From Drought

First it was the surge in beef prices, and then seafood went through the roof. Now you can add lemons to the growing list of ingredients cutting into  [ ... ]

Hungary Deals With Bumper Apple CropHungary Deals With Bumper Apple Crop

The Hungarian Ministry of Agriculture (MA) launches an immediate programme to compensate apple producers for the Russian ban on food imports from the  [ ... ]

Dawn Meats To Acquire Chunk Of EliviaDawn Meats To Acquire Chunk Of Elivia

Dawn Meats, the Irish meat processing company headquartered in Waterford, is to acquire a significant minority stake in French rival Elivia, reports I [ ... ]

Pommes De Terreur: French Apple Market Enduring 2014Pommes De Terreur: French Apple Market Enduring 2014

The French apple market has taken a hammering this season as a byproduct of a poor harvest and EU–Russia trade sanctions.

Drinks

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo Pledge to Cut Drink CaloriesCoca-Cola, PepsiCo Pledge to Cut Drink Calories

Coca-Cola Co. and PepsiCo Inc. agreed to cut the amount of beverage calories that Americans consume by 20 per cent over the next decade, saying they [ ... ]

A.G. Barr Reports Positive First-Half Results, Signs New Deal With Snapple BeverageA.G. Barr Reports Positive First-Half Results, Signs New Deal With Snapple Beverage

Soft drinks firm A.G. BARR, producers and distributors of leading drinks brands, including IRN-BRU, Rubicon and Strathmore water, has announced its in [ ... ]

Diageo Executive Bonuses Gets The Support Of InvestorsDiageo Executive Bonuses Gets The Support Of Investors

While drinks industry groups voiced disapproval of the  remuneration packages paid to Diageo executives, shareholders have shown their support fo [ ... ]

Newly-Formed British Bottle Company To Distribute British Premium Drinks OverseasNewly-Formed British Bottle Company To Distribute British Premium Drinks Overseas

A newly-formed distribution company will concentrate on the exporting of British premium drinks. Founded by food and drink entrepreneur Red Johnson, T [ ... ]

Supply Chain

Hungarian Univer Triples Tomato Processing CapacityHungarian Univer Triples Tomato Processing Capacity

Hungarian condiments maker Univer Product inaugurated a HUF 3.5 bln (€11 million) expansion at its base in Kecskemét.

X5 Opens New Logistics Plant In Rostov X5 Opens New Logistics Plant In Rostov

The X5 Retail Group has opened a new 30,200 sqm distribution centre in Rostov, Russia. The site has three units for dry storage, low-temperature ware [ ... ]

Al-Amoudi to Spend $500 Million on Ethiopia Coffee, OrangesAl-Amoudi to Spend $500 Million on Ethiopia Coffee, Oranges

Horizon Plantations Ethiopia Plc, majority-owned by Saudi billionaire Mohamed al-Amoudi, plans to almost double annual revenue within three years by i [ ... ]

Corn Declines With Soybeans To 2010 Lows On Increasing SuppliesCorn Declines With Soybeans To 2010 Lows On Increasing Supplies

Corn and soybeans extended a slump to the lowest levels since 2010 on expectations that harvests in the U.S., the world’s biggest grower of the crop [ ... ]

Technology

Tesco In Fourth Place In IMRG & comScore's New Top 50 Online Retailers TableTesco In Fourth Place In IMRG & comScore's New Top 50 Online Retailers Table

Internet retail association IMRG and comScore has released the Top 50 IMRG Retailer Ranking, a new league table for online retailers operating in the  [ ... ]

IPhone 6 Plus Supplies Start To Sell Out In Some US StoresIPhone 6 Plus Supplies Start To Sell Out In Some US Stores

Apple Inc.’s larger iPhone 6 Plus is already selling out at some stores across the US. The Apple store on the Upper West Side in Manhattan was out  [ ... ]

 A.S. Watson Announces Significant Investment In Its eCommerce Operations A.S. Watson Announces Significant Investment In Its eCommerce Operations

Health and beauty retail operator A.S. Watson has announced it is investing in an innovative eCommerce lab to develop its digital operations further.  [ ... ]

How Retailers Are Losing Profit In Pursuit Of Multichannel Sales - New Study From IMRG, Hitachi ConsultingHow Retailers Are Losing Profit In Pursuit Of Multichannel Sales - New Study From IMRG, Hitachi Consulting

With a multichannel offering being crucial to keeping up with customers' new demands for shopping on-the-go, a new study, released by IMRG and Hitachi [ ... ]

Packaging Design

Absolut Vodka Launches Warhol Inspired BottlesAbsolut Vodka Launches Warhol Inspired Bottles

Absolut Vodka, the spirit company which places a high emphasis on its packaging, has launched Andy Warhol inspired bottles.

Dairy Crest To Close Bottling Plant and Phase Out Glass BottlesDairy Crest To Close Bottling Plant and Phase Out Glass Bottles

Dairy Crest, the English dairy processor, has announced that it plans to close its glass bottling dairy in London within the next two years and its cr [ ... ]

Dunkin’ Donuts Tests Recyclable CupsDunkin’ Donuts Tests Recyclable Cups

Dunkin’ Donuts, looking to phase out its signature foam cups, is testing recyclable-plastic versions to see if they can withstand temperatures of 20 [ ... ]

Original Unverpackt - The New German Supermarket With No PackagingOriginal Unverpackt - The New German Supermarket With No Packaging

Berlin-based Original Unverpackt is a new concept supermarket that operates a zero-waste policy. Original Unverpack says it will enforce its policy b [ ... ]