All Supermarkets articles – Page 6

  • News

    Stong Christmas for Heart of England Co-op


    The Heart of England Co-operative Society reported strong trading figures for the Christmas period.

  • News

    Harefield retailers unite to fight new Tesco store


    Despite a joint effort from Londis and Spar retailers to keep Tesco out of Harefield, London, the supermarket chain has re-applied for planning permission to build a new store in the area.

  • News

    2,000 hours to see off Tesco


    A convenience store retailer who has spent more than 2,000 hours and thousands of pounds battling a Tesco development in Ottery St Mary, Devon, is about to find out if all his hard work has paid off.

  • News

    Tesco to take Express route for expansion


    Tesco has suggested it is preparing a new assault on the convenience sector which would see it double its existing portfolio of small format Express stores.

  • News

    Blues for Tesco and Everton after stadium plan rejected


    A 400m football stadium and retail park development in Liverpool has been refused permission on the grounds that it would have had harmful effects on the vitality and viability of the local community

  • Features

    Co-op invests in online security system


    The Co-operative Group has invested more than 1million in a new internet-based security system.

  • News

    Co-op rebrand of Somerfield in full swing


    Rebranding of the Somerfield store estate is now in full swing, the Co-operative Group has said

  • News

    Heart of England to adopt Co-operative branding


    The Heart of England is the latest Society to adopt the Co-operative branding

  • News

    Tesco holds fire on Holmfirth store


    Tesco has withrawn its application to build a 5,500sq m store in Holmfirth, Yorkshire, home of the long-running BBC series Last of the Summer Wine. The supermarket chain had applied to build the store on a site two miles outside of the...

  • News

    Midcounties Co-op shows growth


    Midcounties Co-operative has recorded a 20% increase in trading profit to 12m for the first half of 2009.

  • News

    Waitrose steps up its push to convenience retailing


    Waitrose's decision to open 300 small stores across the country has been welcomed by many in the convenience store industry, who feel it shows great faith in the sector's strength.

  • Columns

    Waitrose wants a piece of the local action


    Waitrose's decision to open 300 smaller stores is a classic good news/bad news scenario, says Convenience Store editor David Rees

  • News

    Raj rallies his town to take on Tesco


    Londis retailer Raj Aggarwal is leading the fight to keep a Tesco One Stop store out of Wigston, Leicester, where he owns a store

  • News

    Tesco’s planning tactics under fire


    Tesco has been found guilty of making misleading claims to support its planning application for a new supermarket in Essex, the second time in recent weeks that the retail giant's tactics have been questioned. In an earlier case, a letter of support...

  • Blogs

    Editor’s comment: Does Tesco have any friends any more?


    Does Tesco have any friends any more? Although the company is, on the whole, widely respected in the retail trade, it also has some very active opponents. The retail giant has increasingly come under...

  • News

    Tesco in fake letter storm


    Retailers and residents in Leeds are angry after a letter in support of plans to build a Tesco store was found to be a fake. The discovery has sent the planning process into chaos with hundreds of other documents having to be checked to...

  • News

    Nora Batty fans fight Tesco plans


    Residents and store owners in one of England's most famous TV towns are banding together to oppose a Tesco store which they believe will spoil the charm of their iconic home.

  • News

    Co-op cuts energy costs


    The first phase of a new energy saving scheme by the Co-operative Group has seen participating stores save more than 18GWh in a year.

  • News

    Refits give East of England Co-op a lift


    The East of England Co-operative society has announced a 5.7% increase in like-for-like food sales for the year to January.

  • News

    Refits help Co-op to rack up record profits


    The Co-operative Group has reported profits of 393m for the year ending January 10, 2009, an increase of 11% compared with the previous year.