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Supermarkets have stepped up a forecourt price war by cutting petrol prices for the second time in a week.
TESCO has threatened to take legal action against the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) after it was slapped with a £10 million fine for allegedly taking part in a dairy price-fixing scandal.
SHOPS have pledged to encourage people to eat more fruit and vegetables to try to tackle Scotland's obesity crisis.
Every day, millions of ordinary people from Lerwick to Penzance hand over wedges of hard-earned cash to their local supermarket in return for trolley-loads of goods.
Asda has been hardest hit among the big four supermarket retailers by shoppers cutting back and spending more in no-frills supermarkets such as Aldi and Lidl, new research suggests.
Tesco is facing a fresh rebellion over "excessive" pay after a lobby group yesterday urged its members to vote against the retailer's remuneration plans.
SPARKLING Easter weather and the royal wedding gave a lift to quarterly sales at Sainsbury's, but the retailer revealed yesterday that consumer sentiment had only "bumped along the bottom" since the recession.
Tesco saw sales at its established UK stores drop for a second quarter in a row as hard-pressed consumers were forced to spend their money on increasingly expensive fuel.
Supermarket operator Morrisons avoided a revolt over the pay package awarded to its finance director yesterday after the deal was voted through by shareholders.
Sainsbury's is looking to more than double its "click & collect" website service this year in a bid to boost its non-food sales.
POTENTIAL bidders for frozen food retailer Iceland may have to dig deeper after it emerged as one of the strongest performing chains in latest industry sales figures released yesterday.
Property shares built up solid gains yesterday as one of the sector's biggest players posted forecast-beating annual results and said its key markets were in recovery mode.
DAIRY group Robert Wiseman, the UK's biggest fresh milk supplier, is continuing to suffer from the double whammy of soaring costs and fierce competition between supermarket chains.
Asda yesterday unveiled plans to open its first George stores overseas as it looks to turn the fashion label into a major global brand.
SAINSBURY'S yesterday claimed that a record 21 million transactions are passing through its tills each week as it posted a 9 per cent increase in underlying profits to £665 million.
TESCO brought months of speculation to an end yesterday by naming City veteran Sir Richard Broadbent as its next chairman.
Hard-pressed motorists have received some respite after two supermarket chains announced cuts in fuel prices.
DISCOUNT supermarket chains Aldi and Lidl have achieved their highest-ever market shares after capturing more of shoppers' weekly spending, according to figures released yesterday.