Supermarket

There's a Reason Why Supermarkets' 'Value' Ranges Are So Cheap - And It's Got Nothing to Do With Value

Clare Finney | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Clare Finney

No more could the aforementioned baker afford to love baking if he were to sell his loaves at the supermarket price of 75p a loaf. "If this was an industrial bakery," he observed tartly, "we'd employ three or four people and it would be automated."

I Didn't Shop in a Supermarket for Six Months

Robbie Knox | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Robbie Knox

Six months ago I decided to stop shopping in supermarkets as an experiment. I haven't bought anything in a Tesco, Sainsburys, Asda, Aldi, etc. since December 31st 2013.

Hallelujah: Tesco To Remove Sweets From Checkouts

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Even if you managed to stay good throughout your supermarket shop, the gamut of sugary sweets and chocolates while queuing to pay is enough to wobble ...

Sainsbury's Enjoys Ninth Year Of Growing Profits

PA | Posted 07.05.2014 | UK

Outgoing Sainsbury's boss Justin King has capped his decade in charge of the supermarket by announcing a ninth successive year of annual profits growt...

What Lies Beneath

Christina Miller | Posted 31.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Christina Miller

The femininity and romance continues with bold and rhythmical flowers and leaves designed to move sensually with the body - in particular, the hand finished diamante drops and peek-a-poo aesthetic of the sheer base teamed with seductive suspender belt, thong or brief. It's super pretty, super feminine, and super expensive.

The Cheapest Supermarket For Your Christmas Shop Is...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Tesco has been revealed as the cheapest supermarket for your Christmas shop, having been awarded the coveted Christmas Grocer 33 accolade by the indus...

Supermarket 'Horrified' Over Maggots Found In Aisle

PA | Posted 14.08.2013 | UK

Tesco said it was "horrified" to hear that customers found maggots crawling in a box in the confectionery aisle of one of its stores. Josh Downs an...

Man Dies After Row Over Disabled Parking Space

PA | Posted 04.08.2013 | UK

A man has been killed in a row over a disabled parking space in a supermarket car park, police said. A 65-year-old man has been arrested on suspici...

Clegg's Sneaking Sympathy For Sainsbury's Checkout Worker

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.09.2013 | UK

Nick Clegg has expressed "sneaking sympathy" for a Sainsbury's checkout worker who refused to serve a customer because she was talking on her mobile p...

Which Is The Best Supermarket In Britain?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Discount retailer Aldi has beaten the "big four" to be named best supermarket at the annual Which? awards. The consumer watchdog said Aldi took the...

Tesco Pulls Out Of US After Profits Dip By 52%

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.04.2013 | UK

Supermarket giant Tesco revealed a £1.2 billion hit from its failed foray in America as annual profits more than halved after a difficult year. Th...

Tesco's Having A Giraffe

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Thomas | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK

Tesco has bought family-friendly restaurant chain Giraffe for £48.6 million as part of its ongoing efforts to improve the profitability of the superm...

Tesco Pledges To Bring Meat Production 'Closer To Home' - But You'll Foot The Bill

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Charlie Thomas | Posted 27.02.2013 | UK

Tesco's boss has vowed to bring meat production "closer to home" and work much more closely with British farmers in the fallout of the horsemeat scand...

Old Lady Spends New Year's Eve Locked In Supermarche

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.01.2013 | UK

An old lady spent New Year's Eve locked in a French supermarket with nothing but rows of cheeses and baguettes to help her see in 2013, after the 73-y...

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...

Traffic Light Labels Aren't About Demonising Food

Maura Gillespie | Posted 25.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Maura Gillespie

People will still drink milk, enjoy bangers and mash and lay out the cheese board because traffic light labels are about giving shoppers the opportunity to make informed choices, not taking choice away.

Shopping Around? High Earners Switch To Cheap Supermarkets As Recession Bites

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 14.09.2012 | UK

A third of higher earners have switched to cheaper supermarkets and dipped into savings to make ends meet, according to a report. Almost one in sev...

Tesco To Take On WHSmith In E-Book Market

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Thomas | Posted 04.09.2012 | UK

Tesco has become the latest in a series of retail stores to offer customers an e-book provider after acquiring Mobcast for £4.5m. The supermarket ...

Charlie Thomas

LOL Carbonated Fruit Drink Range Aimed At 'Teen-To-Tween' Age

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 09.08.2012 | UK

Baked bean giant Heinz has entered the soft drinks market by launching a new range of fruit drinks. Currently on sale in supermarket Asda, in a num...

Tesco's Browse-And-Scan Virtual Fridge Leads The Way

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Thomas | Posted 08.08.2012 | UK

Supermarket giant Tesco has stolen the march on its rivals in the battle for convenient shopping by trialling virtual fridges at Gatwick's north termi...

Five Years of Smokefree but Still Much to be Done

Maura Gillespie | Posted 29.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Maura Gillespie

Stopping smoking in enclosed public spaces, banning cigarette vending machines, hiding tobacco displays in shops and supermarkets; legislation has achieved good things over the last five years. But let's not sing in the rain just yet, we should be striving for an even brighter future.

Police Appeal After Nine-Year-Old Girl Attacked With Bottle

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 23.06.2012 | UK

A nine-year-old girl has been treated in hospital after being hit over the head with a bottle as she made her way home from the supermarket. The yo...

WATCH: CCTV Footage Of Sweet-Throwing Supermarket Ghost

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 21.03.2012 | UK Comedy

Here's something that you may not know already: Australian ghosts like Fruit Roll-Ups. Well, this Australian ghost does. If he really exists, of cours...

PICTURES: Tesco Price Glitches

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2012 | UK

The news that Tesco accidentally offered iPads for sale at just £49.99 might come as a surprise - unless, it seems, you're a regular shopper. In ...

Antony Worrall Thompson - Unexpected Excitement in Bagging Area

Sam Fraser | Posted 11.03.2012 | Home
Sam Fraser

It's been a long time since I did any shoplifting - 31 years, to be precise, but I must have been better at it than Antony Worrall Thompson, because I didn't get caught.