The London market was dragged into the red after a gloomy economic update from Britain’s construction industry dealt a punishing blow to housebuilders.
Tue, 05 Jul, 2016
Discount stores’ share of the French food retail market is fading, according to new Bord Bia research.
Tue, 16 Jul, 2013
The UK’s second biggest supermarket, Asda, today unveiled plans to create some 5,000 jobs this year in a £500m expansion drive.
Mon, 23 Jan, 2012
Rival supermarkets took a further slice out of Tesco’s market dominance in the UK during the key Christmas battleground period, figures suggested today.
Tue, 10 Jan, 2012
A private equity firm is plotting a bid for Mothercare in a move that would end the UK retailer’s 40 years as a publicly listed company, reports said today.
Sun, 11 Dec, 2011
Supermarket giant Asda said today that customers were shopping less frequently but spending more in a bid to overcome high petrol prices in the UK.
Tue, 15 Nov, 2011
Supermarket Asda is preparing to do battle with rival Morrisons in the £1.5bn (€1.68bn) auction of frozen food retailer Iceland, it was reported today.
Sun, 05 Jun, 2011
The chief executive of Asda today said initiatives such as price-matching and the revamp of the supermarket’s upmarket Extra Special range helped trigger a return to sales growth in its third quarter.
Tue, 16 Nov, 2010
Discount supermarket Aldi has slumped into the red in a sharp turnaround in fortunes following its boom year in 2008, figures showed today.
Fri, 08 Oct, 2010
Asda must sell a quarter of Netto’s UK stores in order to gain clearance for its £778m acquisition of the discount chain, it emerged today.
Thu, 23 Sep, 2010
British supermarket giant Asda said today it was snapping up the UK arm of discount retailer Netto in a move set to add another 193 stores to its estate.
Thu, 27 May, 2010
BRITISH farmers have joined their Irish counterparts in an attack on low Irish beef prices.
Thu, 26 Mar, 2009
The new owners of Somerfield cut their losses on the Kwik Save chain by selling the brand and the majority of its stores today.
Mon, 27 Feb, 2006
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