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Cost of supermarket budget brands rose 20.3% in year to December, survey finds
Huge rise in cost of own-label ranges outstripped 12.6% increase in supermarkets’ luxury brands

Sarah Butler

18, Jan, 2023 @12:01 AM

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Lidl, Zara’s owner, H&M and Next ‘paid Bangladesh suppliers less than production cost’
Survey of 1,000 factories for campaign group claims many cut rates in pandemic and have not increased them since

Sarah Butler

11, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Lidl gained 1.3m British shoppers at Christmas amid living costs crisis
Discount supermarket’s sales rise by a quarter year on year in four weeks to 25 December

Jasper Jolly

09, Jan, 2023 @8:36 AM

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Lidl sued for £2.6m by grocery supplier for ‘destroying business’
Supermarket chain ‘stabbed us in the back’ after delisting products, says Proctor & Associates

Sarah Butler

21, Dec, 2022 @1:16 PM

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UK supermarkets launch Christmas price war with 19p veg offer
Cut-price deals at Aldi, Lidl and Sainsbury’s come despite concerns over rising costs for UK farmers

Sarah Butler

07, Dec, 2022 @5:22 PM

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Lidl works a little bit of magic | David Williams
From sticky whites to robust red, there’s plenty of affordable festive cheer in Lidl’s new range, says David Williams

David Williams

20, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘I can’t see any light at the end of the tunnel’ – a family reacts to the autumn statement
The Burns family is still recovering from Covid’s financial fallout but now higher bills and rising taxes are hurting too

Zoe Wood

19, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Lidl profits quadruple as cash-strapped British shoppers look for bargains
Discount grocer bounces back from Covid disruption as profits in Great Britain soared 319% from last year

Sarah Butler

17, Nov, 2022 @10:07 AM

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UK supermarket loyalty schemes: which offer the best deals?
As cost of living crisis pushes more households to cut shopping budgets, we assess stores’ offers

Jess Clark

29, Oct, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Aldi increases staff pay for third time this year as cost of living soars
Minimum rate of £11 an hour puts it above Lidl and back at top of supermarket wage league

Sarah Butler

28, Oct, 2022 @11:46 AM

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Lidl ordered to destroy its Lindt-like chocolate bunnies by Swiss court
Ruling on trademark case suggests German retailer could melt down and reuse the offending rabbits

Joanna Partridge

29, Sep, 2022 @12:40 PM

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Second rise this year at Lidl makes it best-paying UK supermarket
Hourly rate to increase by between 10% and 14.5%, benefiting 23,500 employees

Mark Sweney and Sarah Butler

22, Sep, 2022 @4:14 PM

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