According to a new study by Nielsen, consumers are somewhat fickle when it comes to loyalty schemes, with 50% stating that they are willing to discard or not join a scheme if the benefits are not strong enough to encourage them to earn the rewards.
The Co-operative Food has announced a new scheme allowing its seven million members to collect 10% vouchers in the run-up to Christmas.
A conference at the Food Standards Agency (FSA) headquarters will explore the risks allergic consumers are willing to take in buying and consuming food products, after a survey reveals 3 out of 4 allergic consumers would purchase products claiming to be ‘allergen free’ on the label – despite these claims being largely unregulated.
The Subway brand has announced the opening of its first ever store within an Asda supermarket. Situated on Old Kent Road in South London, the new store continues the brand’s development in non-traditional, off high street locations such as supermarkets and convenience stores.
The shopworkers trade union Usdaw is launching its Respect for Shopworkers campaign this week. Running from 11 – 15 November, the campaign is aimed at reminding customers that retail staff are real people who do not deserve to be abused, threatened or assaulted.
Asda and Barclays have unveiled plans to open four bank branches inside Asda stores from 2014.
The Quality Food Awards 2013 were held at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel last night.
Sainsbury’s has opened its latest store in Tottenham as part of the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium development.
New figures from WRAP have revealed that UK households are still throwing away the equivalent of six meals every week.
Morrisons has reported a 2.4% fall in like-for-like sales for the 13 weeks to 3 November 2013. The retailer said low exposure to the sector’s key growth areas of convenience and online impacted sales, as consumer confidence remained “subdued”.