Families are being bombarded with sugary promotions and restrictions on the placement of unhealthy food and drinks in prominent locations of supermarkets urgently needed, health campaigners have said.
Sales at Asda increased in the three months to the end of September as more than 100,000 new customers shopped at the supermarket.
Supermarkets have announced fuel price reductions after being accused of not passing on savings from lower wholesale costs.
Asda has reduced its petrol and diesel prices by up to 3p per litre after fuel retailers were accused of not passing on savings from lower wholesale costs.
Supermarkets are hoping for strong Christmas sales after growth slowed in the most recent trading period, new figures suggest.
A pair of Aberdeen men desperate for cash during a 12-hour drinking binge attacked another man at his home - then forced him to a bank machine to rob him.
The FTSE 100 made meagre gains on Thursday as markets across the globe found trading sluggish ahead of the US Federal Reserve meeting.
Sainsbury’s has added to fears over lacklustre consumer spending in the run up to Christmas, as it warned over an uncertain outlook amid “unprecedented times”.
Supermarket Sainsbury’s has cautioned over an “uncertain” consumer outlook and highly competitive market ahead of Christmas, as it posted a 20% rise in half-year profits.
Four supermarkets have announced petrol price cuts of up to 2p per litre.
Asda has reduced its petrol prices by up to 2p per litre after fuel retailers were accused of not passing on savings from lower wholesale costs.
Supermarket giant Asda is to start consulting with staff over potential job losses next year which could total almost 2,500, according to sources.
If you need a good laugh, just go to a supermarket at a busy time. Friday teatimes or Saturday lunchtimes, for example. Go in but don’t stray too far from the door. Then just hang around, looking all unconcerned and non-suspicious until you spot a target.
The competition watchdog will take into account the rapid growth of Aldi and Lidl when deciding whether to approve the £12 billion mega-merger between Sainsbury’s and Asda.
The UK’s biggest supermarkets lost market share to rivals Aldi and Lidl over the three months to October as the arrival of cooler weather marked the end of a bumper summer for grocers, figures show.
Supermarket Asda has criticised a “nonsensical” tribunal ruling that its shop floor staff are comparable to distribution workers, during a Court of Appeal battle over equal pay.
Supermarket giant Asda is heading to the Court of Appeal in a long-running battle over equal pay.
The future of over 200 Asda workers has been thrown into doubt with the confirmation that a North London delivery depot will close.
Sainsbury’s and Asda have been warned by the competition watchdog that nearly 500 of their supermarkets overlap following initial investigations into the £12 billion tie-up.
Petrol prices have been cut by up to 2p per litre by supermarkets after a fall in wholesale costs.
Britain’s competition watchdog has launched the second stage of its investigation into the proposed £12 billion merger of supermarkets Sainsbury’s and Asda.
Tesco boss Dave Lewis has claimed that Jack’s, the supermarket’s new chain, will be the “cheapest in town”. But is it true?
Britain’s competition watchdog has launched the second stage of its investigation into the proposed £12 billion merger between supermarkets Sainsbury’s and Asda.
Lidl UK has unveiled plans for a new warehouse in Yorkshire in a move that will create 500 jobs.
Supermarket bosses have been told stop “ripping off” motorists in the north and north-east amid growing anger at fuel price “disparities”.
An Asda store had to order more shopping baskets for customers due to the number of people taking theirs home as the supermarket chain phases out single-use 5p carrier bags.
Motorists are being forced to pay extra for fuel at supermarket filling stations just a few miles apart amidst claims of “greedy profiteering” at the expense of rural buyers.
The competition watchdog has launched a formal investigation into the proposed £12 billion merger between Sainsbury’s and Asda.
It has been more than six months since pensioner William Ritchie was reported missing from his home at Fraserburgh.
Work on a new drive-through McDonald's restaurant could begin in a north-east town later this year.
An Aberdeen MSP has called on a major supermarket chain to continue a “vital” bus service amidst plans to axe it due to falling passenger numbers.
Prime Minister Theresa May has called on retailers to provide competitive wages and bonus schemes for staff amid a furious row over workers’ contracts at Sainsbury’s.