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  • Morrisons announces the appointment of new chairman

    Morrisons announces the appointment of new chairman

    Morrisons has announced that Andrew Higginson will become the company’s new chairman when Sir Ian Gibson retires in 2015. The retailer said Higginson will join the board on 1 October 2014 as non-executive deputy chairman and chairman elect. He is currently chairman of Poundland Plc and N Brown Group Plc and senior independent director of BSkyB Plc. [...]

    📅July 29, 2014

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  • Asda announces summer fuel cuts

    Asda announces summer fuel cuts

    Asda has announced that from today it will be cutting fuel by up to 2 pence per litre (ppl), with diesel prices falling below the 130p mark for the first time since January 2011. The new national price cap means Asda customers will pay no more than 126.7ppl for unleaded and 129.7 ppl foir diesel at [...]

    📅July 29, 2014

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  • The Co-operative Food appoints new acquisitions manager for Scotland

    The Co-operative Food appoints new acquisitions manager for Scotland

    The Co-operative Food has announced the appointment of Raymond Gormley as regional acquisitions manager for Scotland. Gormley, who has 25 years’ experience in the property sector, will acquire sites for new food stores alongside opportunities for store relocations. He recently ran his own property business, identifying potential new stores for clients including The Co-operative. Stuart Hookins, director [...]

    📅July 28, 2014

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  • Online searches for grocery items up 22% on last year

    Online searches for grocery items up 22% on last year

    According to latest figures from the BRC-Google Online Retail Monitor, grocery search volumes across all devices grew 22% in the second quarter of 2014 compared with the same period last year. Search volumes on smartphones outpaced search volumes on tablets, with growth of 94% compared with growth on tablets of 28%. British Retail Consortium (BRC) director general [...]

    📅July 28, 2014

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  • Supermarket levy ‘would set dangerous precedent’ – ACS

    Supermarket levy ‘would set dangerous precedent’ – ACS

    The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has responded to a call by 20 councils for powers to impose a new levy on supermarkets. Under the 2007 Sustainable Communities Act, councils can submit requests for changes in national legislation or taxation to the government, which has a legal obligation to consider the request. A similar request made [...]

    📅July 28, 2014

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  • Small Business Day set to grow

    Small Business Day set to grow

    Organisers of Small Business Saturday on 6 December are aiming to get more retailers and shoppers involved in this year’s event, reports today's Independent Retail News. The inaugural event in 2013 is said to have helped to generate sales of more than £450m on the day, with 48% of consumers being aware of Small Business Saturday. [...]

    📅July 25, 2014

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