Aberdeenshire East MSP Gillian Martin has urged major supermarkets to crack-down on their use of plastic packaging.
Junk food ads from Asda, Kellogg’s, Marks & Spencer and McDonald’s have been banned after they were discovered on children’s websites and YouTube channels.
Supermarkets are cutting fuel prices amid a fall in wholesale costs.
Sainsbury’s boss Mike Coupe received a 40% boost to his annual bonus this year despite presiding over the supermarket’s failed merger with Asda.
A community group has welcomed reassurances that a defibrillator its members fought to install outside a north-east supermarket will remain available on a 24/7 basis.
The competition regulator has taken steps to block Sainsbury’s and Asda from reviving their failed merger bid for at least 10 years.
Sales slumped at Asda in the first three months of the year, as the supermarket giant was affected by the late timing of Easter.
Asda’s US owner has said it is “seriously considering” a stock market flotation for the UK supermarket after the chain’s deal to merge with rival Sainsbury’s was blocked.
Joules has poached a top director from supermarket Asda to fill the shoes of the clothing brand’s departing chief executive.
A north-east supermarket is encouraging people to donate to a local food bank.
Supermarket Sainsbury’s has notched up a rise in annual underlying profits but saw hefty charges, including a £46 million hit from its failed bid to merge with Asda, knock its bottom line.
The Competition and Markets Authority has decided to block Sainsbury’s merger with Asda, and analysts and pundits have delivered their verdicts.
The competition watchdog has blocked Sainsbury’s £12 billion merger with Asda on the grounds that it would result in higher prices for consumers and damage competition.
Asda has been accused of short-changing 3,000 supermarket staff under proposed changes to employee contracts that will see the end of paid breaks.
Asda has come under fire from union bosses after proposing changes to employee contracts which will boost pay but cut paid breaks.
A digger was abandoned in an Asda car park after it was used to smash a hole in the side of the supermarket in order to steal a cash dispenser.
Cranes had to be sent out to help a lorry delivering sections of a new McDonald’s drive-thru after it became stuck in a north-east retail park.
A Glasgow crime organisation sent an aspiring Indian chef to Aberdeen to flood the city with counterfeit cash in exchange for genuine money.
Work to create a two-storey drive-thru restaurant on the Portlethen Retail Park will soon begin.
A 23-year-old drug user who stole £10 worth of deodorant from the Asda store in Inverness asked to be jailed so he could “get his head together”.
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.
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.
Britain’s competition watchdog has launched the second stage of its investigation into the proposed £12 billion merger of supermarkets Sainsbury’s and Asda.
Supermarket bosses have been told stop “ripping off” motorists in the north and north-east amid growing anger at fuel price “disparities”.
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.
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.
The chief executives of Sainsbury’s and Asda have been summoned before MPs to answer questions on how the supermarkets’ proposed £12 billion merger will impact farmers, suppliers and consumers.
British supermarkets were boosted by the royal wedding and warm weather over the last three months with Asda and Morrisons outperforming their bigger rivals.
Up to 2,500 jobs in core supermarket supply chains could be at risk in the wake of the proposed merger of Sainsbury’s and Asda, new analysis has found.