Supermarkets

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Supermarkets using cardboard cutouts to hide gaps left by supply issues
Public mockery as problems with deliveries and a move to fewer product lines result in empty shelves

Sarah Butler

22, Oct, 2021 @4:53 PM

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Sainsbury’s ends talks on sale of banking operation
Supermarket concludes expressions of interest do not offer better value for shareholders than keeping unit

Mark Sweney

22, Oct, 2021 @9:48 AM

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Stop overfishing or we’ll buy elsewhere, top UK fish firm warns European states
Young’s Seafood joins calls for sustainable quotas of mackerel, herring and blue whiting to be agreed in line with scientific advice

Karen McVeigh

22, Oct, 2021 @5:01 AM

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Marmite maker Unilever raises prices by 4% amid high UK inflation
Group behind Dove and Domestos ‘steps up’ pricing as packaging, energy and distribution costs surge

Zoe Wood

21, Oct, 2021 @11:40 AM

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Morrisons shareholders wave through £7bn takeover
Offer from US firm Clayton Dubilier & Rice will put supermarket chain into private hands for first time since 1967

Sarah Butler

19, Oct, 2021 @5:04 PM

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Tesco takes on Amazon Fresh with launch of ‘just walk out’ store
GetGo store uses weight sensors and skeleton outlines to track shoppers, who are billed when they leave

Sarah Butler

19, Oct, 2021 @10:52 AM

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Buy British – after all, that’s what US private equity is doing
This week should see several transatlantic takeovers succeed – raising some old fears about UK business culture

Jasper Jolly

16, Oct, 2021 @11:05 PM

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From Britain’s farmyards to its shop shelves, confidence is in short supply
Amid warnings of shortages and culls, farmers, grocers and shoppers in Norfolk talk about how the crisis is affecting them

James Tapper

09, Oct, 2021 @8:04 PM

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The Tories should take back control of food supply policy | Letter
Letters: Kate Howell says the value of sustainable producers and independent retailers needs to be recognised and supported

Letters

08, Oct, 2021 @5:15 PM

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Smaller packs, same price: curse of ‘shrinkflation’ hits shoppers’ baskets
Food suppliers are cutting pack sizes and raising checkout prices in response to rising costs

Sarah Butler

08, Oct, 2021 @4:22 PM

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Slam dunk? Belgian biscuits set to be big Christmas foodie trend
Biscoff biscuits have soared in popularity during pandemic and supermarkets are taking notice

Zoe Wood

08, Oct, 2021 @12:26 PM

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UK energy prices are giving the surest signal of an expensive winter
If there is a political plan to manage a possible crisis – beyond blaming international markets – it is hard to spot

Nils Pratley

06, Oct, 2021 @6:16 PM

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