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Almost two-thirds of early festive shoppers will return to stores to restock

The UK grocery market is expected to grow 1.2% over the Christmas period, with shoppers spending £20.6bn, according to forecast figures from IGD.

Roberts Bakery reaches £50k for breast cancer charity

Northwich-based business Roberts Bakery has reached its £50,000 fundraising target for the charity Prevent Breast Cancer.

Grocery searches soar across mobile devices

Shoppers searched for groceries on their smartphones 11% more in Q3 2016 compared to the previous quarter, according to Google and the British Retail Consortium (BRC).

Want to woo shoppers? Be less rational and more emotional, says IGD

Food and grocery businesses should think less rationally and more emotionally to win over shoppers, according to the boss of research and training charity IGD.

UK e-commerce grocery market grows by 6.9%

According a report published by Kantar Worldpanel, sales of groceries in the UK through e-commerce platforms has increased by 6.9% in the 12 months to June 2016.

Tesco set to launch mobile payment service

Supermarket giant Tesco will launch its mobile payment service nationally by the end of the year, after a successful trial period.

Lidl unveils bakery at new store

Discounter Lidl has revealed a new state-of-the-art bakery at a new store in Penicuik, Scotland.

Burton’s Biscuits prepares for spooky season

Burton’s Biscuit Company has launched a 2016 Halloween Cadbury Biscuits range.

Real Bread Campaign ad complaint rebuffed

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has declined to take action following a complaint by the Real Bread Campaign (RBC) about advertising claiming that artisan bread can be made using a packet mix.

Food sales return to growth despite supermarket price war

The grocery sector reported a 0.5% rise in sales in the four weeks to 28 February, after months of little or no growth, according to Kantar Worldpanel.

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