Sainsbury’s triggers fuel price cuts as petrol reaches 2010 levels

Petrol prices are set to fall again for consumers at supermarket forecourts as Sainsbury’s kicked off a new round of price cuts. Source link

Next sales hit by unseasonably warm weather

Next has said that the unseasonably warm weather in September has impacted its third quarter sales. Source link

AO World to launch German website tomorrow

Online electrical appliances retailer AO World is taking the first step in its European expansion with the launch of a German website. Source link

Pernod Ricard tempts Christmas shoppers with gift box range

Pernod Ricard has unwrapped its festive range with a host of gifting packs across its spirits, wine and Champagne portfolios. Source link

Export conference brings together fmcg leaders

A host of experts in how to export a brand are gathering in London on 3 October for a special one-day conference. Source link

London retailers get set for Golden Week

London’s premium retailers are getting ready for a potentially big influx of high spending visitors with the start of Chinese national holiday Golden Week on Wednesday. Source link

Former Morrisons treasurer charged with insider dealing

The former treasurer and head of tax at Morrisons, Paul Coyle, has been charged with insider dealing. Source link

Food retailers perform well in customer service study

Figures released by the Institute of Customer Service from its latest UK Customer Satisfaction Index have shown that retail food was the second highest scoring of the 13 sectors included…

Suppliers divided over nature of Tesco crisis

A leading supplier to Tesco claims “desperate” buyers looking to fill “huge gaps” has seen them artificially bring forward the signing off of payments worth tens of millions of pounds….

IKEA Foundation gives €5 million emergency grant to help fight Ebola

The IKEA Foundation has given €5 million, its largest single emergency donation ever, to help Médecins Sans Frontières fight the Ebola virus in Africa. Source link