All Supermarkets articles – Page 5

  • News

    Go to Tesco, Daily Mail tells readers

    2010-10-01T00:00:00Z

    The Daily Mail is under fire for excluding independent retailers from its free DVD offers.

  • News

    Co-op gets back on the acquisition trail

    2010-10-01T00:00:00Z

    The Co-operative Group has revealed plans to open a further 300 food stores from early next year once the integration of Somerfield is complete.

  • News

    Sheringham Tesco goes to public vote

    2010-09-17T00:00:00Z

    The long-running battle to keep a national supermarket chain out of the Norfolk town of Sheringham will take a new turn next month when residents vote on the future of the development.

  • News

    Waitrose damages newsagent’s trade

    2010-09-17T00:00:00Z

    Waitrose is refusing to back down on its decision to sell newspapers and magazines in its new Cambridge convenience store, despite the protests of a neighbouring newsagent who claims his business is being bled dry .

  • News

    Morrisons joins the convenience club

    2010-09-17T00:00:00Z

    Supermarket chain Morrisons is to join its multiple rivals by opening smaller format stores in the convenience sector.

  • News

    A tough year ahead, predicts Co-op boss

    2010-09-01T00:00:00Z

    Co-operative Group chief executive Peter Marks has warned that trading conditions are unlikely to improve for at least another 12 months.

  • Dear Jac

    Dear Jac: Putting a spanner into Tesco’s works

    2010-07-23T00:00:00Z

    Ian Layton, who runs Maple Street Stores in Bracebridge, Lincoln, has put together a letter intended primarily as information for local councillors in the hope that they'll want to put a spanner in Tesco's works

  • News

    Communities take a stand against Tesco

    2010-07-23T00:00:00Z

    Scores of pro-community protesters besieged a new Tesco store in Norwich on its first day of opening following a bitter seven-year battle.

  • News

    Anti-Tesco protestors stand strong

    2010-07-09T00:00:00Z

    Demonstrators have attempted to stop bulldozers moving in on the site of a community garden in Brighton, East Sussex, in protest at plans to build a Tesco store.

  • News

    Waitrose reveals its convenience model

    2010-07-01T00:00:00Z

    Waitrose is the latest of the big supermarkets to enter the convenience market with the opening of the first example of its new store format.

  • News

    Head to head with Tesco Express

    2010-06-11T00:00:00Z

    You can moan about the retail giants or, like Arul Masilamany, you can reign on their parade. Dave Visick visits an independent store with a mult next door.

  • News

    Price fears as Asda buys smaller outlets

    2010-06-11T00:00:00Z

    Asda is to extend its national pricing policy to the 193 smaller outlets purchased last month from Netto a move which could drive margins down in some neighbourhoods and threaten the livelihoods of independent convenience store owners.

  • News

    Local council calls on Tesco to keep out

    2010-05-14T00:00:00Z

    One of Britain's most passionate struggles against the growth of the multiple supermarket chains has received the backing of local councillors

  • News

    Tesco reveals massive expansion

    2010-04-29T00:00:00Z

    Tesco has announced plans to open 2.4million sq ft of selling space - equivalent to 80 superstores - in Britain this year.

  • News

    Tesco self-scan ‘dehumanises’

    2010-04-02T00:00:00Z

    A supplier of epos systems has urged convenience retailers to take advantage of their ability to offer customers meaningful interaction at the till. Phil Lee, business director of Torex P C, told visitors to last week's Food and Drink...

  • News

    Midcounties Co-op shows strong growth

    2010-04-01T00:00:00Z

    The Midcounties Co-operative has announced a 19% year-on-year increase in trading profit for the 12 months to January 23, 2010. Gross sales also grew 5.2% to 787m from the previous period s figure of 748m. Food retail had a 7.3% like-for-like growth over the year.

  • News

    Sheringham says no to Tesco... again

    2010-03-21T00:00:00Z

    The Norfolk town of Sheringham has taken its battle to keep out Tesco into its 14th year with its latest refusal of the multiple's planning application.

  • News

    Mega-shed will give Co-op stores a boost

    2010-03-05T00:00:00Z

    The Co-operative Group's new 467,000sq ft distribution hub in Andover, Hampshire, promises to improve availability and service across its South of England store estate.

  • News

    Co-op offers its epos system to small stores

    2010-01-29T00:00:00Z

    The Co-operative Group is making its in-house developed epos system available to purchase by other retailers.

  • News

    Co-op thrives but warns of tough times

    2010-01-22T00:00:00Z

    Co-operative Group chief executive Peter Marks has warned that the tough trading climate will persist into 2011.