Supermarket Tesco has said it eked out a 0.1% rise in UK sales over Christmas trading despite “subdued” consumer spending.
Supermarket giant Sainsbury’s has revealed lower sales over its Christmas quarter as a tough toy and video games market offset a robust performance in food and clothing.
Supermarkets suffered their slowest growth over the Christmas period since 2015 after the hoped-for post-election spending rush by consumers failed to materialise, figures show.
Supermarket Morrisons has posted falling sales over the crucial festive season amid “unusually challenging” trading and shopper uncertainty.
The “big four” supermarkets have seen a slow start to the crucial festive period despite shoppers already spending £17 million on mince pies and £3 million on Christmas puddings, figures show.
More than half of the lamb on sale in Scottish supermarkets visited by shoppers for NFU Scotland’s (NFUS) Shelfwatch survey was branded Scotch Lamb this month, compared to 45% at the same time last year.
Keeping shelves stocked at the 200-plus Tesco stores across Scotland is not an easy task.
Almost 4,000 people have died as a direct result of drinking across the north of Scotland over the past four decades.
An Aberdeenshire MSP has launched a campaign to reduce plastic packaging in shops - and is taking the fight directly to Scotland's major supermarkets.
NFU Scotland’s secret beef shoppers have given the majority of the country’s supermarkets a vote of confidence for stocking home-reared products, with only a couple of retailers identified as needing to improve their sourcing.
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Britain’s competition watchdog has launched the second stage of its investigation into the proposed £12 billion merger of supermarkets Sainsbury’s and Asda.
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.
Asda, the Co-operative and Waitrose have come under fire by NFU Scotland (NFUS) for failing to stock Scotch Lamb.
British supermarkets were boosted by the royal wedding and warm weather over the last three months with Asda and Morrisons outperforming their bigger rivals.
The Co-operative Group swung back into profit last year after it made a clean break from its troubled banking business.
Supermarket efforts to stock home-produced lamb in the run-up to Easter have been praised by farmers’ union NFU Scotland.
Scotland’s farming union has hit out at retailers after investigations revealed 11% of lamb available in Scottish supermarkets is imported.
Supermarkets have come under fire by farm leaders after large amounts of imported lamb were found in a number of shops next to banners and labels promoting Scotch Lamb.
Analysis from NFU Scotland's secret shoppers has revealed a huge variance in the amount of Scottish lamb available in supermarkets.
Restaurants and shops have been accused of sparking a lettuce ration by bulk-buying the salad favourite amid a European vegetable shortage.
Approval has been granted for the first large-scale supermarket in a Mearns town.
A number of leading retailers have come under fire for opting to stock imported lamb instead of home-produced product.
Aldi and Morrisons have come out top for stocking 100% British beef and lamb, according to a new analysis of supermarket sourcing.
Discount supermarket chain Aldi has said it will kick on with its rapid expansion across Scotland next year with the opening of eight new stores, including one in Aberdeen.
Proposals to build two new supermarkets in the south of Aberdeen will go before city councillors next week.
THE north has been dealt a double blow after Tesco axed plans for two new stores that would have created 350 new jobs.
The largest egg producer in the north-east - Farmlay Eggs - has blamed a squeeze on the retail market for a 40% drop in pre-tax profits.
The people of Skye will have to wait even longer for a new supermarket in Portree after councillors deferred their decision on two proposed new stores.
Tesco has ditched beleaguered chief executive Philip Clarke and recruited an outsider from consumer goods giant Unilever to restore its fortunes.
Several major retailers have come under fire for stocking New Zealand lamb rather than Scotch Lamb.