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Speaking to Forecourt Trader magazine, Ilyas Munshi, Group Commercial Director for EG Group has emphasized that despite the company’s owners being closely involved in the recent acquisition of Asda, this represents a separate enterprise, and that for forecourt operator EG Group, everything is very much ‘business as usual’.

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Asda has revealed that LFL sales in the three months to September 30 th grew by 2.7%. This was a slowdown on Q2’s +3.8%, with the period coinciding with the end of the first UK-wide lockdown and the reopening of the hospitality sector. Online key to growth Asda reported that combined net sales across Asda.com and George.com were up 72% year-on-year as more customers took advantage of inc...
Market growth in the 12 weeks to November 1st slowed slightly to 9.3%, from 9.4% in the previous reporting period, according to the latest Kantar results. We look at key retailers' sales growth and market share in more detail, including standout performances from Iceland, Lidl, Morrisons and Waitrose, who all grew above the market. Panic buying has not returned to levels seen before the first ...
Asda has today opened a flagship sustainability trial store together with a new plastics reduction strategy that includes a pledge that customers will not pay more for greener options. The store at Middleton, Leeds, was due to open earlier this year but was delayed by the Covid crisis. It will function a Test and learn facility or sustainability, similar to its Stevenage technology store where ...

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27/11/2020
We explore how retailers and brands in the UK respond to Christmas this year and explore five key themes including Christmas online, Christmas in a box and sustainable gifting solutions.
20/11/2020
This in-depth guide explores the key trends in grocery retail and the growth strategies of major retailers as they respond to the Covid-19 crisis and prepare for EU Exit. It also includes our current market and channel forecasts, as well as quarterly LFL and full year profit data for The Big Four retailers. Retailers profiled in this report: Tesco, Sainsbury's, Asda, Morrisons, Co-op, Waitrose, Aldi, Lidl, M&S, Iceland
10/11/2020
Kantar market shares are generated using Kantar Worldpanel's till-roll scanning methodology and extrapolated using a sample of 30,000 households. Figures are calculated over a rolling 12 week period and include VAT.
05/11/2020
10 sustainability case studies, we have spotted in the food and CPG industry, during the third quarter of 2020.
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