Morrisons supermarket snaps up collection of Jessops shops

One-Minute Read
Mon 4 Feb, AT 10:37

Supermarket giant acquires stores from collapsed chain as part of plans to expand local stores

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Horse meat discovery hurts the trade not the consumers

Talking Point
Wed 16 Jan, AT 09:18

Horse meat poses no risk – but discovery in burgers raises concerns for meat producers and retailers

HMV: the day the music died after 92 years on high street

Tue 15 Jan, AT 08:13

Deloitte appointed as administrators as HMV gives up the fight with 4,350 staff jobs at risk


Christmas is not over: bad news for M&S, better for Tesco

Thu 10 Jan, AT 08:28

CEO Marc Bolland under pressure over poor figures and there's speculation about a hostile bid

'Onesie' helps Debenhams to best Christmas figures ever

Wed 9 Jan, AT 09:06

Among grocers, Sainsbury's is only one of Big Four to increase market share over Christmas

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Tesco calls a halt to expansion in US following fall in profits

Business Digest
Thu 4 Oct, AT 11:35

Tesco will end year with 200 of its American Fresh & Easy stores instead of the 230 initially planned

Tesco bags

Tesco's first profit fall in 18 years: an unfortunate blip?

First Reaction
Wed 3 Oct, AT 11:46

Investment programme aimed at winning back customers is blamed for supermarket's bad results

Chris Packham

Chris Packham: milk boycott is not the way to save badgers

One-Minute Read
Wed 26 Sep, AT 13:54

'Rural communities have enough problems as it is without us boycotting their produce,' says TV naturalist

Britons would rather bank with John Lewis than HSBC or Lloyds

One-Minute Read
Wed 29 Aug, AT 12:01

Mistrust in disgraced banking giants is revealed by new survey

South Africa threatens 'wine war' over British bulk buying

One-Minute Read
Fri 24 Aug, AT 12:44

British supermarket habit of bottling South African wine here brings threat of retaliation