Asda, Morrisons, Tesco and Sainsbury’s have announced that they are to cut the price of petrol and diesel fuel, after motoring groups criticised forecourts for not responding to the drop in oil prices.
Challengers Aldi and Lidl continued to put pressure on the “big four” supermarkets over Christmas, new market share data shows.
Supermarkets rang up another record Christmas, new data has shown, despite a slowdown in sector growth.
Nearly two billion 5p plastic bags were sold in the last financial year, figures from the government show.
Supermarkets are hoping for strong Christmas sales after growth slowed in the most recent trading period, new figures suggest.
The FTSE 100 made meagre gains on Thursday as markets across the globe found trading sluggish ahead of the US Federal Reserve meeting.
Sainsbury’s has added to fears over lacklustre consumer spending in the run up to Christmas, as it warned over an uncertain outlook amid “unprecedented times”.
Supermarket Sainsbury’s has cautioned over an “uncertain” consumer outlook and highly competitive market ahead of Christmas, as it posted a 20% rise in half-year profits.
A major salmon processor in Fife saw losses treble as it struggled to cope with a £100 million order from supermarket giant Sainsbury’s.
Angus fish merchant RR. Spink & Sons has secured its first supermarket supply deal in more than 300 years of trading.