UK's 'big four' grocers lose more ground

2015-07-28 12:30

All of Britain's so-called 'big four' supermarkets have seen sales fall over the last 12 weeks in an overall market that grew marginally.

Morrisons meeting shines light on empty shelves

2015-06-05 17:00

One of the biggest problems facing Morrisons' new boss as he attempts to turn around the UK supermarket was highlighted at its annual shareholder meeting.

UK grocer Morrisons' sales fall worsens

2015-05-07 14:30

Morrisons, Britain's fourth biggest grocer has revealed a further deterioration in its sales performance, highlighting the tough turnaround job facing new boss.

CEO ditched after Christmas sales plunge

2015-01-13 18:47

The pressure in Britain's supermarket sector has claimed its first scalp of the year with the departure of Morrisons’ CEO, after a plunge in Christmas sales.

Price cuts no quick cure for Tesco's ills

2014-10-08 18:15

Cheaper meat and vegetables should draw shoppers back into Tesco stores but it will take time for the new boss of Britain's biggest grocer to win back market share.

Tesco-style accounting risks well known

2014-09-24 13:10

Tesco's disclosure of huge accounting mistakes over contracts with its suppliers has shocked industry analysts and executives.

Tesco board comes under fire

2014-06-27 20:03

Tesco shareholders have berated the British retailer's board for the low share price, poor results and questioned whether the management knew what they were doing.

UK grocer Iceland plans 40 more stores

2014-06-17 17:15

British grocer Iceland plans a continued expansion this year by launching up to 40 new stores and completing a nationwide roll-out of its online service.

Pressure mounts at Tesco as sales slide

2014-06-04 14:45

Britain's biggest retailer Tesco has recorded its worst quarterly sales drop in 40 years, ratcheting up pressure on boss Phil Clarke to show his turnaround plan.


Big four UK grocers share of market to fall 4%

2015-06-11 09:45

Britain's four biggest grocers, Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury's and Morrisons, will lose 4% of their market share by 2020 as fast growing discounters continue to expand.

UK retailer Morrisons posts rare sales rise

2015-06-02 13:15

Morrisons has managed to increase its sales for the first time since December 2013, outperforming its 'big four' rivals who suffered falls due to price war and deflation.

Morrisons names former Tesco man as new boss

2015-02-25 13:00

One of the UK’s top supermarkets, Morrisons, has named former Tesco executive David Potts as its new chief executive, completing a triumvirate of Tesco men at the top.

First drop in UK grocery sales in 20 years

2014-11-18 15:15

A price war, led by German-based discounters, has pushed Britain's grocery market into its first sales decline in 20 years, industry data shows.

Watchdog charges ex-Morrison treasurer

2014-09-29 19:24

The former treasurer and head of tax at Morrison Supermarkets has been charged with insider dealing, says Britain's Financial Conduct Authority.

Morrisons names its next chairperson

2014-07-30 08:19

Morrisons has named Tesco veteran Andrew Higginson as its next chair , turning up the heat on chief executive Dalton Philips.

UK's Sainsbury's goes Danish

2014-06-20 15:45

Sainsbury's has teamed up with Denmark's Dansk Supermarked to bring the Netto brand back to the UK and take on fast-growing German discount chains Aldi and Lidl.

Morrisons to cut 2 600 jobs

2014-06-17 16:47

Morrisons, Britain's No. 4 grocer, has proposed changes to its store management structure that will involve around 2 600 redundancies.

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