A survey by Research Now has revealed the grocery spending habits of consumers over the festive period, asking participants how much they intend to spend, and how they intend to spend it.
GroceryAid, the charity for the UK grocery and FMCG marketplace, has announced that its helpline is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, including Christmas and New Year.
The Health Lottery has announced a major reorganisation of its sales team with the focus on increasing sales and improving retailer relationships in 2014.
The Co-operative Food has announced that two new stores in Wandsworth will open on Monday 16 December.
According to a report from business analytics firm SAS and retail analysts Conlumino, consumers are expected to spend £518m more on Christmas this year, up 2.9% on 2012.
Convenience store and newsagent operator McColl’s has announced the opening of its 700th convenience store.
According to the SRC-KPMG Scottish Retail Sales Monitor, total Scottish sales in November increased 1.6% on last year.
The Co-operative Food has seen a revival in shoppers purchasing saving stamps in order to help spread the cost of Christmas.
New Co-operative convenience stores are opening across the UK this Thursday (12 December).
An independent review of the planning system has revealed that the government’s ‘town-centre first’ policies are failing, as councils across the country approve millions of square feet of new out-of-town retail developments.