The first stage of steel frame construction is underway at Lidl UK’s new Scottish RDC at EuroCentral, which will be the company’s largest in Britain.
Today, Lidl UK announces that it will become the first supermarket to introduce ‘Too Good to Waste’ fruit and vegetable boxes*, containing items that are no longer considered at their perfect best, but are still perfectly good to eat.
Lidl UK has today promised to adjust its store opening hours, should England reach the World Cup Final on Sunday 15 July.
Lidl and B&M are to open brand new stores in Cowdenbeath, as part of both retailer’s ambitious expansion plans in Scotland, following confirmation that they have concluded contracts with London and Scottish Investments. The stores, which will be located at the
Small manufacturers can keep the voracious supermarkets at bay, and turn a profit, says West Coast Foods
For many ambitious, innovative, smaller manufacturers, supplying to national supermarket chains is something of a Holy Grail, a game-changing relationship which allows them to scale up to undreamt heights.
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.
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,
From Thursday 5 April Lidl will celebrate home-grown Scottish Favourites across the UK, offering a delicious selection of up to 80 products for customers, and projected sales worth a huge £1.5 million for Scottish business partners combined.
Shoppers in Ireland spent an extra €90m on groceries over the festive period, Kantar Worldpanel reveals
The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel in Ireland, published today for the 12 weeks ending 31 December 2017, reveal that shoppers spent an extra €90m on groceries over the festive period. David Berry, director at Kantar Worldpanel, comments:
Lidl UK will create up to 1,000 new jobs through a major new Regional Distribution Centre (RDC) to service stores across Greater London, after exchanging contracts with the Houghton Regis Management Co (a consortium of Aviva Investors, LIH and the
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.
The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks ending 13 August 2017, show Lidl has increased its market share to a new record high of 5.2% – up 0.7 percentage points year on
The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks ending 21 May 2017, reveal that inflation continues to rise – up 2.9% during the past 12 weeks – contributing to another period of growth
Building and Civil Engineering company Britcon has completed two further multi million pound new concept stores for Lidl in Newark and Mablethorpe. The ‘Lidl of the Future’ (LOF) store design is being rolled out by Lidl as it progresses a £1.5bn
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
The latest supermarket share figures from Kantar Worldpanel in Ireland, published today for the 12 weeks ending 1 January 2017, reveal that shoppers spent an additional €92m this Christmas period: 3.8% more than last year.
Nearly half of consumers (49.1%) are planning to buy their Christmas groceries this year from either Aldi or Lidl, despite competition from the ‘Big Four’ supermarkets. Research from leading online reward programmes provider Webloyalty suggests that the two discounters, along with
Lidl has started the roll-out a new merchandise management and information system (“eLWIS”),based on SAP for Retail powered by SAP HANA, provided in partnership with KPS. The system, which was piloted in Austria, will now be implemented across the remaining countries
Millennial-led households are the fastest growing spenders on grocery shopping and are driving the growth of the discounters, according to Nielsen Homescan data released today. Although overall grocery spend in Britain is up 2.7% year-on-year, spend among households where a millennial
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
Irish grocery growth reaches 3.5% as Lidl secures record high market share, Kantar Worldpanel reports
The latest supermarket share figures from Kantar Worldpanel in Ireland, published today for the 12 weeks ending 14 August 2016, show stellar growth for the grocery market with sales increasing by 3.5% compared with last year. David Berry, director at Kantar
The latest supermarket share figures from Kantar Worldpanel in Ireland, published today for the 12 weeks ending 17 July 2016, show continued growth for the grocery market with sales rising by 3.3% compared with last year.
One of Europe’s biggest discount grocery chains, Lidl Stiftung & Co. KG, uses Software AG’s webMethods Integration Platform and Enterprise Service Bus to harmonise the exchange of data between its store and national systems and its central retail information system.
The arrival of Amazon Fresh in the UK, and more recently Prime Now in Paris, is set to shake up a highly competitive European grocery market. In this transcript from Profitero’s Podcast Series, Keith Anderson speaks to Andrew Pearl, Profitero's
Netto lacked brand awareness and credibility of Aldi and Lidl in its latest incarnation, says Kantar Worldpanel
Sainsbury's announcement that it is to close the 16 Netto stores it operates in a joint venture with Dansk Supermarked Group, is unsurprising given the competition posed by arch rivals Aldi and Lidl, according to Fraser McKevitt, head of retail