With news that Sainsbury’s plans to merge with Asda, there are growing concerns around the financial impact on suppliers and issues of monopoly and competitiveness.
When it comes to choosing a supermarket, shoppers are being driven by convenience and quality rather than cost, research by retail consultancy Newton has found.
Combined Sainsbury’s and Asda entity to command a 31.4% market share, latest Kantar Worldpanel data shows
The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks to 22 April 2018, reveal a market share of 15.9% and 15.5% for Sainsbury’s and Asda respectively, giving the proposed combined entity a potential share
Sainsbury’s proposed tie-up with Asda to create a leading grocery, general merchandise and clothing group with 2,800 stores and combined revenues of £51bn, will provide the scale to fend off the threat posed by Amazon in the UK supermarket sector,
A leading supplier of retail point of sale solutions, Fastrak, has announced the successful roll out of its collaboration with Amelia Knight and a point of sale unit for a new range of George cosmetics, which can now be seen
In a first for the UK, a new, 16ft foot tall and 8ft wide, automated parcel tower has been installed at Asda’s Trafford Park store following a successful trial by parent company Walmart in the US. The tower, which acts as
Equi’s Ice Cream, the Lanarkshire-based luxury ice cream company, has significantly expanded listings with major UK retailer Asda across all of their Scottish stores for its Double Cream Vanilla Ice Cream. The new listings at Asda will see Equi’s Double Cream
The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks to 5 November 2017, show supermarket sales have increased in value by 3.2% year on year in the run up to Christmas.
Tis the season for festive adverts and this Sunday evening (5 November), Asda is set to unveil its offer for 2017 with a journey into the magical world of Asda’s very own Christmas workshop – the Imaginarium.
Skinny Lager continues its rapid growth with another national listing, having secured the launch of its four pack SKUs into 436 ASDA stores across the UK. Manufactured by British-based SkinnyBrands Ltd, the low calorie, full flavour lager is already available in
Asda and the Co-op are pioneering a new way of supply chain collaboration, by enabling mutual suppliers to submit aggregated data on waste, water and energy to both retailers at the same time. The retailers are working with 2degrees to
Asda has today announced it is massively extending its craft beer offering, reducing duplication of its existing beers and lagers range and adding over 100 new craft beers to its offering, including several exclusive products. The introduction of the new lines
Asda Money has announced the launch of a brand new money transfer service. Asda Money Transfer Powered by Ria will offer money transfer to over 145 countries through a network of more than 317,000 locations across the world. Customers
A toy brand has made its first major breakthrough into a national supermarket chain with its full range of products. UK supermarkets are up 11% in toy sales compared to 5.5% in specialist toy retails and award-winning product Paint Sticks, made
Lidl and Aldi win record market shares, attracting an extra 1.1m shoppers, latest Kantar Worldpanel data shows
The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks ending 26 March 2017, show supermarket sales increased in value by 1.4% compared to the same time last year. Slower growth was primarily due to
In just one day, Photo-Me went live with 191 EPOS terminals from CSY Retail Systems into in-store photo centres at branches of Asda nationwide. Photo-Me wanted an EPOS (Electronic Point of Sale) system that offered seamless communication between all 191 branches
Asda has been recognised as a Top UK Employer in annual research compiled by the Top Employers Institute. One of 78 companies overall, Asda is the only supermarket in the UK to be included on the list. The Top Employer
Flypay, the market leader in innovative, state-of-the-art technology for the hospitality industry, has added SaaS technology provider, Eagle Eye, to its growing number of partners integrating with its revolutionary Flyt platform. The partnership will unlock new opportunities for Eagle Eye to
Asda has been included in the Centrica Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer list as one of the UK’s leading employers of apprentices - the only one of the big four supermarkets to be included on the list. Announced on Friday 20
Route Genie, the advanced carrier management software, has secured a partnership with toyou, Asda’s new parcel service, to help retailers provide more choice and convenience to online shoppers. Retailers using the Route Genie platform can now offer their customers the
Award-winning British baby and children’s skin and haircare brand, Childs Farm, today announces its arrival in Asda, one of the UK’s largest supermarket chains. The brand launches with six of its best loved products in 467 stores.
The latest grocery share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks ending 9 October 2016, show Tesco increasing sales by 1.3% – marking a return to growth for the UK’s largest retailer for the first time since
Walmart-owned Asda has been revealed as the leading UK online grocery retailer for paid search advertising so far this year, according to new research on click-through traffic released today by the Kantar Media company AdGooroo. The study – which examined google.co.uk
Fruit snack brand Nature’s Finest, is celebrating a double win as Sainsbury’s and Asda confirm they are extending the range of its premium potted fruit in stores from mid-September. Joining the already successful products, Nature’s Finest offers health conscious consumers
Photo-Me, the instant-service equipment group, is pleased to announce that it has agreed to buy Asda's Photo Division, which is operated in Asda stores in the UK. Completion of the deal is currently expected to take place on 31