Britain’s major supermarkets are forecast to report lacklustre Christmas sales this week, reflecting weak economic growth and comparisons with generally solid festive results in 2018.
Mon, 06 Jan, 2020
It’s being proven again and again that a most effective way to train people to do something is to show how they can save money, however small the amount, by co-operating.
Sun, 18 Aug, 2019
Marks & Spencer and Ocado are discussing a joint venture that could expand the retailer’s home-delivery operations and further shake up the rattled UK grocery sector.
Wed, 27 Feb, 2019
UK online supermarket Ocado said investment in its partnership deals would hit short-term profits, while remaining tight-lipped about media reports of tie-up talks with Marks & Spencer.
Wed, 06 Feb, 2019
Our eating habits have changed drastically in the last few decades.
Sat, 17 Nov, 2018
The debate has become especially heated since a Christmas advert by Iceland – which dramatises the link between palm oil, deforestation and the death of orangutans - was banned from being broadcast in the UK.
Wed, 14 Nov, 2018
UK retailer, John Lewis Partnership, said the weak pound and higher costs will squeeze its profit this year, in the latest sign of the deepening crisis on Britain’s shopping streets.
Fri, 09 Mar, 2018
Major supermarkets in the UK are selling plastic-packaged fruit and vegetables for less than customers can buy them loose, an investigation has found.
Thu, 11 Jan, 2018
53% of shoppers buy items with yellow stickers more often than they did five years ago.
Wed, 01 Nov, 2017
Lidl has leapfrogged upmarket supermarket Waitrose in the UK’s competitive food retail market, industry data showed yesterday, a sign that cash-strapped UK shoppers are still having to count their pennies.
Wed, 23 Aug, 2017
Four UK supermarkets have taken products off their shelves in the wake of the egg contamination scare - as the Food Standards Agency says the scale of the problem is higher than previously thought.
Fri, 11 Aug, 2017
Tesco is to stop selling single-use plastic bags in its stores, replacing them with "bags for life" to be offered at double the price.
Mon, 07 Aug, 2017
Thu, 02 Feb, 2017
Having lit the fire for a taste revolution in Ireland, Cork start-up Rebel Chilli is now exporting fresh hot chilli sauces to both Dubai and the UK.
Tue, 03 Jan, 2017
Sat, 12 Nov, 2016
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Wed, 02 Nov, 2016
Switzerland: It was built to help uncover the building blocks of our universe — but scientists have found that Cern’s Large Hadron Collider particle accelerator can write beautiful music too.
Fri, 29 Jul, 2016
A bag within a box is this start-up’s innovative way to enable households to recycle and compost more, writes Trish Dromey.
Mon, 20 Jun, 2016
One of Ireland’s largest independent yoghurt producers, the award-winning Glenilen Farm, returned to profit last year, with a surplus of €114,239.
Thu, 31 Mar, 2016
Bord Bia have organised a two-day market study visit to London coinciding with the Natural and Organic Products Show in April.
Thu, 17 Mar, 2016
British department store chain John Lewis posted a leap in festive trading figures as surging sales online offset falls across its stores.
Wed, 06 Jan, 2016
Mon, 09 Nov, 2015
German discounters Aldi and Lidl have had three months of booming growth as more than half of British households visited at least one of the stores, according to latest industry data.
Wed, 23 Sep, 2015
British supermarket Morrisons and German trader Aldi responded yesterday to pressure from financially strapped dairy farmers by raising the price they pay milk suppliers.
Sat, 15 Aug, 2015
Thu, 13 Aug, 2015
Fifty years of hard work has really paid off for the family-run Quinlan’s Kerryfish — the business struck gold twice at the Great Taste Awards.
Fri, 07 Aug, 2015
Last month Apple said that its mobile payment system, Apple Pay, would arrive in the UK in July. Documents from retailers indicate that July 14th is when it will launch.
Mon, 06 Jul, 2015
Tesco's brand value has declined by 37% to $9.4m as customers turn towards smaller discount stores.
Tue, 02 Jun, 2015
Taking a creative approach to an age-old dish, Dublin company Nobó has invented a new ice-cream that doesn’t have dairy or additives but which does have good export potential, writes Trish Dromey.
Mon, 11 May, 2015
ENGLAND: Game Of Thrones star Kit Harington’s attempts to film a movie in a London street were thwarted when a bus with a picture of him on it appeared behind him during a scene.
Sat, 02 May, 2015
One of Ireland’s largest independent yoghurt producers, the award-winning Glenilen, has forecast a 10% growth in its business for this year.
Wed, 22 Apr, 2015
Britain’s major supermarkets are investigating allegations that workers who grow the salads and winter vegetables they sell are routinely mistreated and cheated out of pay.
Thu, 16 Apr, 2015
Under-fire supermarket Tesco has received some much-needed cheer after figures showed its sales grew for the first time in a year.
Tue, 10 Feb, 2015
There has been a significant rise in the amount of contaminated chickens bought in Ireland, according to the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI).
Fri, 28 Nov, 2014
POLICE CHASE NAKED SUSPECT, CAPTURE HIM IN PANTS
Sat, 01 Nov, 2014
A shopper got a deadly surprise when he opened his shopping and found a poisonous spider hiding among his bananas.
Sun, 19 Oct, 2014
Discount supermarket Aldi plans to open up to 65 new stores in the UK next year as it continues to step up the pressure on the Big Four grocery chains.
Mon, 29 Sep, 2014
Half of British households shopped at Aldi or Lidl at least once over the summer as the discounters kept up their pressure on the “big four” supermarkets there.
Wed, 27 Aug, 2014
South African group to sue over giraffe bridge collision death
Sat, 02 Aug, 2014
Tesco replaced CEO Philip Clarke after first-half profit trailed expectations, the latest in a series of setbacks since the company veteran took the helm in 2011.
Tue, 22 Jul, 2014
Luckily before she cooked them...
Fri, 06 Jun, 2014
ENGLAND: When David Yarrow was sent to the heart of Africa to photograph lions in the wild, he spiced up the job with the help of some aftershave.
Thu, 01 May, 2014
Tesco’s under-pressure boss Philip Clarke is facing a fresh blow amid reports the group’s finance chief is poised to depart ahead of annual results in less than two weeks.
Fri, 04 Apr, 2014
Tesco CEO Philip Clarke only expects to do the job for “a few years” although he does not feel personal pressure from investors despite the market share of Britain’s biggest retailer falling to a decade low.
Thu, 13 Mar, 2014
Tue, 11 Mar, 2014
Tue, 11 Feb, 2014
A West Cork food brand, synonymous with the town of Clonakilty, has made a strategic site purchase, as part of a multi-million euro business development strategy.
Thu, 30 Jan, 2014
Half of households in the UK shopped at Aldi or Lidl over the past three months as the discounters captured more of Britain’s grocery spending.
Tue, 17 Dec, 2013
EasyJet founder Stelios Haji-Ioannou is launching a low-cost UK food retail business to undercut low prices offered by budget supermarkets Aldi and Lidl.
Sun, 04 Aug, 2013
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