Ocado Still Not Delivering A Profit

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK

Ocado, the online grocer, has revealed growing pre-tax losses and that one of its founders, Jason Gissing, will resign. The online retailer unveile...

Which Supermarkets Had A Terrible Christmas?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Tesco, Morrisons and Marks & Spencer have suffered sharp declines in sales after a "very challenging" Christmas for the supermarket sector. Industr...

Asda Boss: We Could Reduce Food Prices In An Independent Scotland

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics

Asda has become the second of the Big Four supermarket chains to signal its food prices could fall in an independent Scotland if politicians stepped i...

Morrisons: Our Prices Could Fall In An Independent Scotland

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Morrisons has become the first of the Big Four supermarket giants to suggest its food prices could fall in an independent Scotland. This comes aft...

Scottish Campaigners Threaten To Boycott Supermarkets

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Scottish independence campaigners have lashed out at the big four supermarkets, Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons and Asda, amid reports they could hike f...

Which Supermarket Is Offering The Cheapest Christmas Dinner?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Morrisons is bringing the affordable festive cheer this year and has been crowned the cheapest supermarket to buy a Christmas lunch. According to r...

This Chap Was ID'd For Booze. Guess How Old He Is?

Ross Parry | Sara C Nelson | Posted 01.10.2013 | UK

This chap was recently ID’d as he tried to buy booze at a local supermarket. Fair enough, you might say, but what if we told you he’s a 50-year...

That's, Er, Asda Price

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Supermarket giant Asda is launching a three-year degree course in distribution or retail for 30 of its staff. The scheme involves 12 days of classr...

Act Now! Consumer Shopping Habits Are Evolving

Jon Worley | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK
Jon Worley

High-street retailers looking to weather the peaks and troughs of our current economy must consider implementing a joined up multi-channel strategy.

Things You Thought You Would Never See

Nick Abbot | Posted 10.07.2013 | UK Comedy
Nick Abbot

Things you thought you would never see Number One: The managers of a company actually losing money when the business they are running does badly. Th...

Morrison Slashes 700 Jobs After Osborne's 'Hardworking People' Speech

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 10.04.2013 | UK

Nearly 700 jobs are at risk at Morrisons, the supermarket where last week George Osborne made a speech in defence of cutting benefits, saying he would...

Morrisons' Profits Drop After 'Difficult Year'

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Thomas | Posted 14.03.2013 | UK

Morrisons, Britain's fourth biggest supermarket, is in partnership talks with online supermarket Ocado in a deal which would allow customers to shop o...

Morrisons Snaps Up Blockbusters Stores

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.02.2013 | UK

Supermarket Morrisons has bought 49 stores from failed DVD and games rental chain Blockbuster as it steps up plans to expand its convenience business....

British Retail: What's All the Fuss About?!

Jon Worley | Posted 24.03.2013 | UK
Jon Worley

If you still need more evidence that the internet has necessitated a rethink of customer engagement strategies, then you may as well shut shop and protect the few assets and cash-in-hand available to you.

Charlie Thomas

Sainsbury's Reports Solid Christmas Trading Figures | Charlie Thomas | Posted 09.01.2013 | UK

Supermarket giant Sainsbury's has reported a solid set of figures for its Christmas trading period, with like-for-like sales for third quarter up 1.5%...

Charlie Thomas

Department Stores Perform Over Christmas, But More Retailers Will Fail In 2013 | Charlie Thomas | Posted 08.01.2013 | UK

Department store giant Debenhams has reported a 5% rise in its December sales for 2012, the highest number of sales in its history for the month. T...

Charlie Thomas

Has Morrisons Had Another Poor Christmas? | Charlie Thomas | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Supermarket chain Morrisons has reportedly experienced a poor Christmas sales period, according to a prediction from a well known retail broker. In...

Christmas Marketing and the Hysteria Illusion

Claire Shropshall | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Shropshall

This Christmas, instead of battling fellow shoppers for the last cut price pigs in blankets, as advised by Aldi's 'once they're gone, they're gone' mantra, I'll be tuning out the avalanche of bile taking over the TV and radio waves and actually enjoying myself.

Supermarkets Sign Up To Price Promotion Principles - But Why Hasn't Asda?

Charlie Thomas | Posted 30.11.2012 | UK

Aldi, Co-Op, Lidl, Marks and Spencer, Morrisons, Sainsbury's, Tesco and Waitrose have agreed to make promotions on their food and drink fairer. But...

Ad Review: Morrisons - For Your Christmas

Josh Okungbaiye | Posted 27.01.2013 | UK
Josh Okungbaiye

Although the advert does have some faults I still think it was well executed in terms of its messaging and aesthetic direction. Just remember that some of our mothers may be stressed out about Christmas, but at least they can find comfort in the fact that Mother's day is well on its way.

Sainsbury's Outshine Rivals

Charlie Thomas | Posted 14.11.2012 | UK

Supermarket giant Sainsbury's made it 31 in a row for consecutive quarters of growth, with like-for-like sales up 1.7%, outperforming rivals Tesco and...

Morrisons Launches Degree

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 17.10.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Supermarket chain Morrisons has become the latest consumer company to launch a degree. The food giant follows in the footsteps of businesses such a...

Asda Sparks Supermarket Fuel Cuts

PA | Posted 24.09.2012 | UK

Supermarket customers are set to benefit from lower fuel costs after one of the country's biggest supermarkets announced price cuts. Asda, Britain'...

How Has Morrisons Proved Doom Mongers Wrong?

Posted 06.09.2012 | UK

Morrisons defied analysts expectations this morning by announcing a 1% profit increase, but sales figures were down in line with market expectations. ...

Irish Brand Name Banned From UK

Posted 14.08.2012 | UK

When is a Tayto not a Tayto? According to the English and Wales trade mark registers, it’s when it comes from Ireland. Tayto crisps, one of Irela...