Supermarket shopping

Morrisons sales deteriorate as UK supermarket price competition continues

Britain’s fourth biggest supermarket, Morrisons (MRW.L), has seen a further drop in sales performance, with annual shares falling 6.7%, it was reported on Thursday. Morrisons, which follows Tesco, Asda and Sainsbury’s in annual sales, released a financial update which stated […]

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Aldi store in Maypole, Birmingham. credit: Mathew Growcoot / newsteam 06.03.11

Aldi ranks as sixth largest UK supermarket

Discount supermarket chain Aldi has moved up the grocery ranks to become the sixth largest supermarket in the UK, with a 5.3% share of the grocery market,

Supermarket shopping

Big four supermarket chains lose market share to Aldi, Lidl and Waitrose

The 'big four' UK supermarket chains, Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury's and Morrisons, have seen a decrease in market share according to the latest grocery share figures from

Sainsburys Price War

Sainsbury’s convenience stores and online grocery shopping boost growth in Q2

The current trend for online and convenience store shopping has helped UK supermarket chain Sainsbury's to achieve strong growth in sales for its second quarter ending 28 September


Horse meat scandal dents Tesco’s UK first quarter sales of frozen and chilled convenience food

Supermarket chain Tesco issued its first quarter interim management statement on Wednesday and reported that its objectives for growth and returns are on track for the years ahead,

Tesco's profit slide in home market

UK supermarkets sign up to new principles on promotions

Eight supermarkets in the UK have agreed to abide by new guidelines on special offers and promotions, the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) announced today. The agreement with the


French retailer Carrefour exists Indonesia in €525m deal

French retail major Carrefour SA (EPA:CA) on Tuesday announced a EUR525m (USD671.5m) deal to sell the 60% stake it holds in its Indonesian unit to local partner CT

Supermarkets mislead consumers

Asda grows UK market share to 17.5%

UK supermarket chain Asda reported today that its share of the UK grocery market has increased to 17.5%, up 0.1% year-on-year. The retailer, which is owned by Wal-Mart Stores


Tesco’s Turkish unit in talks to acquire a controlling stake in local grocer Uyum Gida

Tesco Kipa Kitle Pazarlama Ticaret ve Gida Sanayi AS (IST:KIPA), the Turkish subsidiary of British retailer Tesco Plc (LON:TSCO), is in preliminary discussions about buying a majority stake

Downtown Tokyo at night

Tesco to exit Japan via two-stage sale to domestic player Aeon

British retailer Tesco Plc (LON:TSCO) said on Monday it would sell 50% in its Japanese business to domestic sector player Aeon Co Ltd (TYO:8267) as part of a

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