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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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