Jessops has opened its 50th store, rounding off a successful year of expansion in 2015. The new concession officially opened its doors to Christmas shoppers on Thursday 17 December, at Sainsbury’s in Emersons Green, Bristol.
Atheon Analytics uses EXASOL’s in-memory analytic database to bring UK retailers and suppliers better insights
Atheon Analytics, the specialist retail analytics consultancy working with some of the UK’s largest retailers and suppliers, has chosen EXASOL, the fast in-memory analytic database, to power its clients’ data visualisations. As a result, Atheon Analytics now benefits from superior
Sainsbury’s outperforms market for three consecutive months and lifts market share, latest Kantar Worldpanel data shows
Sainsbury’s increased sales by 1.2%, growing across its convenience, supermarket and online businesses and increasing its market share to 16.7%. Consumers continue to be drawn to the retailer’s ‘Taste the Difference’ range, and with sales of champagne and sparkling wine
Graze.com, the specialist at making good snacks exciting, reports it is outselling three leading confectionary brands in WH Smith since launching into stores in July.
Aldi and Lidl bag 10% share of the British grocery market for the first time, Kantar Worldpanel data shows
The latest grocery share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks ending 8 November 2015, show the combined share of discount retailers Aldi and Lidl has reached 10% of the British grocery market for the first time. Fraser
Baker Street, W1 is experiencing a significant change in its retail landscape, with a recent influx of high profile food and retail offers, impacting on existing rental levels, according to property firm Knight Frank. This demand has pushed rental levels to
Irish free-from snack company Proper Pops launches in the UK this month, with Sainsbury’s and Marigold Health Food the first stockists. Proper Pops are a nutrient-rich popped chip snack, made from casein, a premium, slow-release protein derived from milk. They
Leading stationery specialist Nuco International has launched a brand new bespoke range of notepads to be sold exclusively in Sainsbury’s stores across the UK. Nuco International is bringing a slice of American preppy glamour to schools, colleges and universities across
BFree, one of Ireland’s most pioneering, health conscious bakery brands, this week unveils the launch of BFree Stone Baked Pitta Breads, a brand new offering to the UK market. The announcement comes as the brand looks to meet consumer needs for
Sainsbury’s posts 1.1% fall in like-for-like sales in Q2 but must ride out storm, says Planet Retail
Sainsbury’s has reported a 1.1% fall in like-for-like sales in the second quarter, excluding fuel. Total sales ,excluding fuel, were up 0.3%. David Gray, retail analyst at Planet Retail, said “Once again, Sainsbury’s has posted a subdued set of like-for-like numbers
Lidl has posted a new market share high of 4.2% thanks to sales growth of 16%, with its ‘Lidl surprises’ campaign contributing to this growth, according the latest grocery share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks ending 13 September
Sainsbury’s has become the UK’s preferred petrol retailer with 52% of those surveyed choosing it for its exceptional service and experience, according to an independent study by worldwide leader in consumer intelligence solutions, Market Force Information. A survey of 5,900
The latest grocery share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, for the 12 weeks ending 21 June 2015, show the overall grocery market slipping back into decline with 0.1% less going through the tills compared to last year. However, against this backdrop, some
Morrisons, the UK’s fourth largest supermarket, has recorded its first sales growth since December 2013, the latest grocery share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks ending 24 May 2015, reveal. Morrisons was the only one of the big
The volume of items purchased from the UK’s leading supermarkets increased year-on-year for the fifth consecutive month, according to the latest data from global information and insights company Nielsen. Sales volume increased +0.4% during the four weeks ending 25 April 2015 versus
Supermarket sales have slowed to a revenue growth of 0.2% compared to last year, grocery share figures for the 12 weeks ending 26 April 2015 from Kantar Worldpanel reveal. Fraser McKevitt, head of retail and consumer insight at Kantar Worldpanel, said: “Growth
Sainsbury’s has reported a £72m loss in the year to March – its first full-year loss for 10 years. The results were hit by several one-off costs, including a write down on the value of some of its stores. Excluding the one-off costs, underlying
Sainsbury’s has reported a fall in like-for-like sales for the fifth consecutive quarter in what the supermarket termed a “challenging trading environment”. Same store sales were down 1.9%, excluding fuel, in the 10 weeks to 14 March 2015. Total retail
The volume of items purchased from the UK’s leading supermarkets increased year-on-year for the third consecutive month, according to the latest data from global information and insights company Nielsen. This follows 17 consecutive monthly year-on-year declines (barring one seasonal anomaly).
Danish food discount retailer Netto, advised by Indigo Planning, has been given the go ahead for its first standalone foodstore in the UK by Hull City Council. Indigo Planning has also already successfully secured permission for a number of Netto
Deflation hits new low, Tesco rebounds and Aldi bags record market share, latest Kantar Worldpanel data shows
Deflation has reached a new low of -1.6% as price competition between the supermarkets continues to impact the market, according to the latest grocery share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks ending 1 March 2015. Fraser McKevitt, head
Tesco returned to growth for the first time since January 2014, increasing sales by 0.3% compared to this time last year, according to the latest grocery share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, published today for the 12 weeks ending 1 February 2015.
Kantar Worldpanel, a global leader in consumer and retail research, has boosted its grocery retail offering with the appointment Kirstin Knight as director. Knight joins Kantar Worldpanel UK from Sainsbury’s to head the agency’s grocery retail division. Kirstin brings over 20 years
Paul Hinds, senior vice president of retail at IRI, considers whether consumers will be loyal to discounters in the age of repertoire shopping It has become the norm to shop at Lidl and other discounters but all fashions do come to
The volume of items purchased from the UK’s leading supermarkets increased year-on-year for the first time since mid-July 2013, according to the latest data from global information and insights company Nielsen. Sales volume increased +0.6% during the four weeks ending 3 January 2015 versus