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Tesco bakery boss reveals retailer's future plans

Tesco bakery chief Gordon Gafa has revealed the retailer’s future plans for its in-store bakeries.

Aldi unveils ‘low priced’ gluten-free range

Aldi has ramped up its activity in the free-from market with a limited-edition range of gluten-free products.

Tesco's free mince pie van returns

Tesco’s mince pie van has returned to the streets of Britain to deliver its pies free to 18 areas across the nation.

Speciality Breads rolls out local bread to new Waterstones café

Margate-based Speciality Breads has introduced its Kentish Huffkins to a new café situated in the bookshop Waterstones.

Sainsbury’s sees slight second-quarter drop

Sainsbury’s has seen total retail sales (excluding fuel) fall 0.4% in its second quarter results to 24 September 2016.

Supermarket sales up, despite deflation

Kantar Worldpanel has revealed that, despite continued deflation of 1.1%, supermarket sales rose by 0.3% in the 12 weeks ending 11 September.

Morrisons reveals upbeat progress amid industry wins

Retailer Morrisons has seen like-for-like sales (excluding fuel and VAT) rise by 1.4% for the half year to 31 July 2016.

Morrisons recalls children’s cake over salmonella worries

UK supermarket, Morrisons has recalled its Busy Bee Cake after discovering that a batch of its stock may contain traces of salmonella.

Ocado shares plummet as Amazon Fresh launches

Ocado shares are at a three-year low following the UK launch of Amazon Fresh, which is making it more susceptible to a takeover, according to City experts.

M&S food ‘outperforms a competitive market’

Profits at Marks & Spencer (M&S) dropped by a fifth, it announced in its full-year results today. But food fared better than its other divisions, despite “difficult trading conditions”.

Sneak Peek: Lily Vanilli patisserie at Fortnum & Mason

Lily Vanilli last week unveiled her new range of patisserie with premium food retailer Fortnum & Mason.

M&S food sales up 4% in Q4

In its fourth-quarter trading update issued today (7 April), Marks & Spencer (M&S) has reported that food sales were up 4%, in contrast to its “unsatisfactory” clothing and home division.

Greggs’ Annual Report at a glance

Greggs reported record revenues and pre-tax profits yesterday, proving the wisdom of its transition from traditional baker to food-to-go retailer.

Tesco suffers record loss

Tesco has posted a record £6.4bn annual pre-tax loss for the year to the end of February.

Ocado has seen sales up nearly 20%
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Ocado sees sales up while average order value declines

Online retail giant Ocado has seen sales for the group rise by 19.2% to £271.1m, despite a decline in average order value.

Buy a cake with your free drink, says Waitrose

Waitrose has changed its free drink offering to mean customers must also purchase a cake or a sandwich to claim the deal.

Mike Coupe:
Sainsbury's chief outlines future plans
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Sainsbury’s bullish despite drop in LFL sales

Sainsbury’s has seen a fall in like-for-like (LFL) sales, due to a “dynamic and fiercely competitive market”, according to the supermarket.

Tesco share price hits 11 year low

Tesco’s share price has continued to fall following its latest warning of the supermarket’s worsening trading performance.

Lidl:
600 Bakeries have now been rolled out by the German supermarket
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Lidl finalises in-store bakery roll-out

Discounter Lidl has completed its roll-out of in-store bakeries in all 600 nationwide outlets.

Morrisons to restructure following pre-tax loss

Morrisons has launched a major restructure of its business after announcing a loss for the year to February 2014.

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