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Fewer deals but brands not budging on price, says IRI

The IRI’s new Big Question report on the grocery price war revealed it has saved UK shoppers £9.3bn over three years.

Morrisons to pay small suppliers within two weeks

Morrisons is to shorten its payment terms for smaller suppliers to a maximum of 14 days, and will introduce a new supplier portal to make invoicing easier.

Waitrose introduces Italian breads

Last year’s popular addition, colomba, has been reintroduced for Easter, alongside a hot cross bun panettone. 

Richard Pennycook (left) and Steve Murrells
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Co-op CEO Richard Pennycook to be replaced by Steve Murrells

Richard Pennycook, the man credited with saving The Co-op Group, is to step down as CEO.

Consumer spending up according to Barclaycard

The latest consumer spending figures from Barclaycard have shown that, following a lull in December, record expenditure on essential items drove a 4.4% uplift in consumer spending in January. 

Late sales boom brings strongest Christmas for grocers in four years

Supermarkets have had their best Christmas trading in four years thanks to a late surge in sales.

Health campaigners attack ‘shocking’ level of salt in crumpets

Crumpets have come under fire from health campaigners Consensus Action on Salt and Health (CASH), who found a single Warburtons’ Giant Crumpet contains more salt than three bags of ready salted crisps.

No crunch?… No Christmas, says Sainsbury’s

Crisps without crunch were voted the top food fail in a recent Sainsbury’s study of festive snacks… so the retailer has introduced a Crunch-o-meter.

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.

Specialists tipped to lead the way in food-to-go market growth

Food-to-go sales will grow by more than £5bn in the next five years, according to grocery research and training charity IGD.

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