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The Food Warehouse launches Wine Warehouse concept

By The Retail Bulletin
Iceland Foods owned The Food Warehouse has opened a new £1.5 million store that incorporates its first ever Wine Warehouse department.
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Tim Hortons signs up first UK franchise partner

Tim Hortons signs up first UK franchise partner

13 November 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

Canadian coffee chain Tim Hortons has signed up its first franchisee in the UK and Ireland.

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Sainsbury's sales boosted by summer heatwave

Sainsbury's sales boosted by summer heatwave

8 November 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

Sainsbury’s saw its like-for-like sales edge up 0.6% in its first half after its food and general merchandise sales benefited from this year’s hot summer.

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Morrisons completes third year of positive like-for-like growth

Morrisons completes third year of positive like-for-like growth

6 November 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

Morrisons has reported that its like-for-like sales excluding fuel climbed by 5.6% in its third quarter. This comprised respective uplifts of 1.3% and 4.3% for its retail and wholesale businesses in the 13 week period to 4 November.

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Lidl to give 17,000 employees a wage rise

Lidl to give 17,000 employees a wage rise

6 November 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

Lidl has committed to increasing the wages of more than 17,000 of its employees next year to ensure that they are in line with the new voluntary living wage rates announced by the Living Wage Foundation.

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New Waitrose report reveals top food, drink and shopping trends

New Waitrose report reveals top food, drink and shopping trends

2 November 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

Waitrose & Partners’ new Food & Drink Report on the latest food, drink and shopping trends has revealed how mindfulness of our wellbeing and environment are having a big influence on the way people shop and eat today.

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Ocado agrees service and operational terms with Kroger

Ocado agrees service and operational terms with Kroger

30 October 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

Online supermarket Ocado has signed service and operational terms with US supermarket Kroger following the partnership agreement signed in May in which Ocado will provide the technology for grocery deliveries in the US.

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Morrisons' Trevor Strain takes on additional commercial responsibilities

Morrisons' Trevor Strain takes on additional commercial responsibilities

18 October 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

The Morrisons supermarket chain has announced that its finance chief Trevor Strain has been given additional responsibilities within the commercial side of the business and has been promoted to the position of group chief finance and commercial officer.

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Yo! Sushi to pilot sushi kiosks in Tesco supermarkets

Yo! Sushi to pilot sushi kiosks in Tesco supermarkets

11 October 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

Yo! Sushi has signed an agreement with Tesco in which it will open sushi kiosks in two Tesco supermarkets, according to reports.

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M&S launches interactive seafood map

M&S launches interactive seafood map

10 October 2018 by The Retail Bulletin

Marks & Spencer has launched an interactive map to enable customers to see where the fish or seafood it sells is either caught or farmed.

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