UK Supermarkets

Here's Why Tesco 'The Brand' Could Use A Little Help

Suzanne Hoare | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK
Suzanne Hoare

My sister just got back from Tesco. "Something weird just happened," she said. Little did I know 'something weird' would involve a red pepper. "I ...

Tesco - Very Little Seems to be Helping

Fiona Hotston Moore | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK
Fiona Hotston Moore

Tesco was for many years a celebrated, expanding emblem of great British business success. But with that status also comes a responsibility to be an ambassador for good corporate governance.

Bank Holiday Opening Times For All Your Supermarket And DIY Needs

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK

Here comes another luscious bank holiday! Originally assigned as the Monday after Pentecost known as Whit Monday, the Spring bank holiday is now t...

High Street Blues?

simon baldwin | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Politics
simon baldwin

The election result was a big shock: no one predicted the Conservatives would win an outright majority and no one forecast the SNP tsunami. It has shown us that the old rules no long apply. What once was does not have to be. Despite the perceived political differences, if towns and cities across the UK grasp that, the future doesn't have to be blue.

Tesco Can Add This Horrendous New Record To Its List

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Louise Ridley | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK

Supermarket giant Tesco has recorded one of the biggest losses ever by a British company, with a staggering £6.4 billion fall in revenue in the last ...

This Sainsbury's Salad Came With Extra Locust - And It Was Still Alive

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK

A shocked student has shared a stomach-churning video of a giant locust he found in a bag of Sainsbury's rocket salad. Stephen Oldham, 21, uploaded...

Are You Being Served? Supermarket Customer Service Reviewed By... You

Ben Stockman | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK
Ben Stockman

Unlike many consumer reports which tend to focus on price and other elements, a new report written by customers, for customers has named Morrisons top supermarket for customer service...

This Supermarket Has Been Voted The Best In The UK...

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Waitrose has knocked Aldi off the top spot when it comes to supplying great food, after claiming the accolade of best supermarket in the UK. In a s...

There's A Crisis Yet Again For Tesco

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jessica Elgot | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK

Tesco is to be investigated under allegations that the supermarket giant mistreated suppliers and delayed payments, in the first case brought by a new...

Do You Know If The Fish You Buy Is Sustainably-Caught?

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Some of the UK's biggest supermarkets including Morrisons and Asda are skimping on their sustainably-caught fish offerings, figures suggest. This ...

The Exact Date Supermarkets Will Be A Xmas Apocalypse

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you thought the terms Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Manic Monday were back, gird your loins for Mayhem Monday. Despite the shops only being clo...

Britain's Favourite Sandwich Is Revealed and It's Not The BLT

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Preskey | Posted 09.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We thought it was a truth universally acknowledged that the BLT was the nation's favourite sandwich. Apparently, we thought wrong. We Brits love a ...

How To Make Christmas Dinner Cost Just £2.66 Per Head

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

While you might dread the effects that Christmas gift shopping and festive outfit splurges have on your bank balance, there's one way you can claw bac...

Which Bargain Supermarket Tied With Waitrose For Christmas Food?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you're doing Christmas on a budget this year then we have some excellent news for you: discount store Lidl has tied with 'posh nosh' specialist Wai...

Tesco: Reputation Now Being Rattled More Than its Tills

Fiona Hotston Moore | Posted 23.12.2014 | UK
Fiona Hotston Moore

Eight executives have been suspended whilst lawyers and accountants pore over the books. Some details we now know, but why, and culpability lie in the future...

Sainsbury's Customers Are Really Angry About Big Nectar Points Change

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK

Sainsbury's has outraged loyal shoppers, with many now insisting they will shop elsewhere, after deciding to slash the value of its Nectar points loya...

Waitrose 'Essentials' Brand Mocked For Artichoke Hearts And Vermicelli Nests

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Back in your parents' day, essentials looked like bread, cheese and milk. Fast forward to today, and supermarket essentials look like baby avocados, c...

Is This Tesco's Darkest Hour? It's Had A Few Others...

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 22.09.2014 | UK

Things aren't looking good for Tesco. Britain's biggest supermarket has just suspended four senior executives after admitting it overestimated pro...

Welcome - Please Scan Your First Item...

Nick Compton | Posted 26.10.2014 | UK Comedy
Nick Compton

Through small simple acts of kindness such as a smile, people will naturally further that kindness to others. I have observed on several occasions people buying gifts for one another for no other reason than as an act of friendship and kindness. Surely we must be an inherently good species?

Should Charities Be Lobbying Government?

Simon Stevens | Posted 12.10.2014 | UK
Simon Stevens

Over the last decade or two, it has been interestingly the fashion for many charities to consider themselves political 'think tanks' who believe they have the ability and indeed the responsibility to lobby governments on behalf of the people they claim to represent, particularly in the field of disability.

Waistlines: The Only Thing Benefitting From Our Ignorance of Food

Gareth Barlow | Posted 11.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Gareth Barlow

A weird situation has developed: globally around one billion people are malnourished and conversely two billion are obese. One might argue that if the weight on the scales was redistributed, some form of equilibrium could be found.

Supermarkets Continue Prominent Display of 'Family-Friendly' Soft Pornography

Lisa Clarke | Posted 08.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Clarke

The tone and style of The Sun, and other tabloids, is family friendly. They attract the attention of parents and children with holiday giveaways, Disney and theme-park promotions, etc on their covers. They are aimed at the man/woman in the street, light in tone and "matey" in style. This is what makes the problem so insidious.

It's Time to Back British Farming to Put More Food on Your Table

Meurig Raymond | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK
Meurig Raymond

This year there has been a slide in the proportion of food produced in the UK for British consumers. We're calling on government, the food industry and shoppers to put British farming - and feeding the nation - at the heart of their decision making. We're now just 60% self sufficient - despite British farmers being geared up to produce more, sustainably, for the long term.

Supermarket Tax Would Boost Local Business

Natalie Bennett | Posted 28.09.2014 | UK Politics
Natalie Bennett

Twenty councils, among them Green-led Brighton and Hove, asked the government for powers to put a levy on big supermarkets in their area. The money is to be used to support local communities damaged by the business practices of these giants... small businesses and cooperatives could again flower and grow in communities around the country.

Guess What Happened After Dave Welcomed Asda's Job Creation Plans?

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK

Asda is to cut 1,360 jobs as part of an overhaul of its store management structure, just a few months after David Cameron visited the supermarket gian...