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    1. May 19, 2016

      Asda price cuts fail to stem sliding sales

      UK supermarket Asda posted its seventh consecutive quarter of declining sales on Thursday, as the Walmart-owned chain...

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      May 19, 2016

      Asda racks up seventh quarter of falling sales

      Life is not getting any easier for Asda, the UK supermarket chain owned by Walmart, as it posted its seventh...

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    1. May 6, 2016

      Asda the wild card in UK supermarket price war

      Just when you might have detected signs of a truce in the supermarket price wars, with J Sainsbury struggling to keep...

    2. April 27, 2016

      Competition watchdog singles out Asda in supermarket price war

      The UK competition watchdog fired a warning shot to British retailers on Wednesday after it singled out Asda for using...

    3. Fast FT

      April 27, 2016

      Asda changes policies after 'super-complaint' on promotions

      British supermarket Asda has agreed to change its pricing policies after the consumer group Which? raised red flags...

    4. Fast FT

      April 5, 2016

      Co-operative Food a surprise winner over Easter - Kantar

      Britons’ love of Easter eggs helped the UK’s under pressure supermarket chains to increase sales by 1.1 per cent over...

    5. Fast FT

      March 30, 2016

      Bonmarché appoints new CEO from Asda

      The bargain fashion retailer Bonmarché will replace its outgoing chief executive Beth Butterwick with Helen Connolly,...

    6. February 23, 2016

      The public wants to know where companies stand on Brexit

      The most striking thing about the letter in support of the UK’s membership of the EU, organised by Downing Street, is...

    7. Fast FT

      February 19, 2016

      Moss Bros poaches new CFO from CharlesTyrwhitt

      Moss Bros, the veteran menswear brand once better known for wedding suit hire, has poached its new group finance...

    8. February 18, 2016

      Asda suffers steepest quarterly fall in sales

      Asda, the Walmart-owned supermarket chain, reported its steepest quarterly fall in sales, as discount operators opened...

    9. Fast FT

      February 18, 2016

      Asda: sales improvement 'won't come overnight'

      Asda is trying to put a brave face on a painful 5.8 per cent slump in same stores sales during the 13 weeks to January...

    10. Fast FT

      February 18, 2016

      Walmart cuts sales forecast as dollar takes toll

      Walmart has cut its sales forecast for this year, pinning the blame on a strong dollar even as its US business shows...

    11. Fast FT

      February 11, 2016

      Sainsbury's scraps 'multi-buy' offers

      Sainsbury’s is waving goodbye to “bogof” (buy one get one free) and other multi-buy promotions. The UK’s second biggest...

    12. Fast FT

      February 9, 2016

      UK grocery market ekes out growth at start of 2016

      A small glimmer of hope for food retailers in the UK, which have been waging a seemingly never-ending price war to...

    13. January 12, 2016

      Aldi and Lidl deliver blow to rivals securing Christmas increase

      Aldi’s sales growth over Christmas failed to exceed the rate at which it has been opening new stores, leading analysts...

    14. Fast FT

      January 6, 2016

      Card Factory poaches new boss from B&M

      Card Factory has poached B&M’s chief operating officer to replace Richard Hayes, who is retiring after seven years at...

    15. January 4, 2016

      Oil prices have rollercoaster ride as Saudi Arabia cuts ties with Iran

      Oil prices swung violently on the first trading day of 2016 as traders weighed weak economic data from China and...

    16. December 23, 2015

      Nesquik ad banned over ‘great start to the day’ claim

      A cartoon bunny advertising Nesquik hot chocolate had the spring taken out of its step on Wednesday when Nestlé, the...

    17. Fast FT

      December 21, 2015

      UK retail sales disappoint in December

      First of all the good news: A majority of UK retailers surveyed by business lobby group the CBI have reported an uplift...

    18. December 18, 2015

      Hard to ignore plight of the Big Four supermarkets

      At 8am the car park at Lidl is already starting to fill up. It’s impossible to say whether all the shoppers have...

    19. December 16, 2015

      Lord Livingston joins Dixons Carphone

      Dixons Carphone has appointed former BT boss Lord Livingston as its deputy chairman as profits at the merged mobile and...

    20. November 27, 2015

      Black Friday online spending surges as consumers shun high street

      It was a slow start to the Black Friday promotional push for UK retailers after the expected early stampede for...

    21. November 17, 2015

      Asda sales slide amid rise of discounters

      Asda is feeling the pressure of the supermarket price war after it reported a further slide in sales as data showed...

    22. November 10, 2015

      UK retailers spurn Black Friday

      British retailers are attempting to scale back Black Friday offers after the US import disrupted last year’s Christmas...

    23. October 26, 2015

      Sainsbury’s attacks Sunday trading shake-up

      The chief executive of one of Britain’s biggest supermarkets has attacked plans to shake up the rules on Sunday...

    24. October 19, 2015

      Asda switches strategy to win back customers

      Asda is to scrap the expansion of its click-and-collect service and put the brakes on the rollout of small stores as it...

    25. October 13, 2015

      Asda poaches Sainsbury executive as chief operating officer

      Asda has poached Roger Burnley, a senior executive at rival J Sainsbury, as its new chief operating officer, paving the...

    26. October 4, 2015

      Supermarkets wage war on two fronts

      It is difficult to win a war when you are fighting simultaneously on two fronts. Concentrate your forces to strike at...

    27. August 23, 2015

      UK grocers brace for launch of Amazon food delivery service

      When Amazon was testing its grocery delivery service in Seattle in 2008, Brook Hurst Stephens was among the first to...

    28. August 18, 2015

      Asda reports worst ever quarterly sales fall

      Asda delivered the worst sales performance in its 50-year history as it was hit by the escalating price war among the...

    29. August 18, 2015

      Sales count, but Asda must remember that profits matter too

      Retailing is a foreign country. They do things differently there. Most businesses would, for example, shrug off a 4.7...

    30. July 13, 2015

      UK retailers struggle to adapt to fashion’s new order

      Judging the season’s fashions at Marks and Spencer has become something of a national pastime in the UK. A former M&S...

    31. June 25, 2015

      Supermarket price war moves upmarket

      At the Stratford City shopping centre in east London, Aissata is enjoying a pastry and a free cup of coffee after...

    32. June 17, 2015

      Using their loaf on good causes

      Breadshare is on a mission to “improve the state of Scottish bread”. Based in Edinburgh, it makes and sells loaves...

    33. May 25, 2015

      Taking more care of the growing silver economy

      On a visit home to Britain Robert Hughes, who works in the US, overheard his mother on the phone to a telesales agent....

    34. May 6, 2015

      UK supermarkets: the battle and the war

      Anyone with a queasy stomach, look away now. The battlefield of the 2014 UK supermarket price war was not a pretty...

    35. April 12, 2015

      Asda kicks off hunt for new chief operating officer

      Asda has kicked off the hunt for a chief operating officer to bolster its board and eventually succeed chief executive...

    36. April 8, 2015

      No-frills Aldi overtakes middle-class Waitrose in sales

      No-frills discounter Aldi has just won a big victory in the British supermarket wars, overtaking sales of Waitrose, the...

    37. February 20, 2015

      Walmart looks to Asda for inspiration

      Walmart’s decision to spend $1bn to boost the wages of 500,000 low-paid workers brings their pay more into line with...

    38. February 19, 2015

      Asda chief Andy Clarke warns of more turmoil for supermarkets

      The British grocery sector is set for two more years of turmoil, the chief executive of Asda warned, as the UK arm of...

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