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guardian.co.uk  4 hrs ago  Comment 
Consumers splash out on summer clothing and barbecues, although price cuts in supermarkets help dampen the overall value of retail sales A burst of summer spending spurred a rebound in shop sales across the country during July, but petrol and...
guardian.co.uk  Aug 19  Comment 
US scientists say simple treatment process can dramatically boost flavour of tomatoes that are made relatively tasteless by cold storage Tomatoes sold in supermarkets can be made to taste better by dunking them in hot water before they ripen, a...
guardian.co.uk  Aug 18  Comment 
Budget offerings from Morrisons, Lidl and Waitrose rated more highly on taste than popular high street brands Budget price supermarket gins – some a snip at less than a tenner a bottle – have trounced their more expensive and established...
guardian.co.uk  Aug 17  Comment 
Elizabeth Truss calls for discussions on long-term contracts to protect farmers from milk price volatility and retailers having to put origin on packaging The government could force supermarkets to state on labels whether their fresh food is from...
guardian.co.uk  Aug 13  Comment 
With the increasing numbers of pound shops, and our demand for a bargain, or cheap deals in supermarkets, it’s no surprise UK farmers are being forced to take such direct action (Report, 12 August). Until prices of milk reflect the cost of...
TechCrunch  Aug 13  Comment 
 BigBasket.com, one of the biggest online grocery stores in India, is planning to expand into more cities after raising $50 million in new funding led by Bessemer Venture. Founded in 2011, the company is facing competition from upstarts like...
Clusterstock  Aug 11  Comment 
German grocers Aldi and Lidl are causing a long and painful price war amongst Britain's biggest supermarkets. The battle gives consumers staple and high-end food products at significantly lower prices. Supermarkets, such as Asda and Morrisons,...
guardian.co.uk  Aug 9  Comment 
Charity now competing on clothes sales with shops like Primark and Poundland, as well as discount supermarkets Aldi and Lidl Oxfam is to trial discount charity shops after sales slumped amid competition from cheap high street stores such as...
guardian.co.uk  Aug 5  Comment 
Action throughout UK increases pressure on supermarkets after days of ‘trolley dash’ protests by farmers emptying shop shelves of milk Morrisons faces a day of action on Thursday by dairy farmers angry at milk price cuts they say are forcing...
BBC News  Aug 4  Comment 
Dairy farmers are continuing to protest at supermarkets in parts of the UK over the price they are paid for their milk.




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