Andy Bond, President and CEO of UK-based supermarket Asda, has predicted that the recession will fundamentally change consumer behaviour and that retailers who fail to adapt to the new reality won’t...

While the credit crunch has negatively impacted the advertising and marketing budgets of many companies it appears UK supermarkets have viewed the downturn as an opportunity to gain market share and boost...

Coles, in the early stages of a five year turnaround being orchestrated by a management team full of new blood, is set to lose one of their stalwarts at the end of the year. Mick McMahon, the man who led...

ASDA has launched a new resealable and recyclable packaging for its cooked meat range, in what they believe to be a market first. Not only will it be both resealable and the main part of the pack recyclable,...

Tony Leon, an instrumental figure in building the Dan Murphy’s chain, has been recruited by Wesfarmers to become the head of their liquor division. Mr Leon announced he would step down from the...

Dairy farmers must be ready to take on the retailers if the latest round of supermarket milk price cuts threatens to damage farmgate prices, the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) dairy board chairman...

UK retailer, ASDA, has launched an innovative recycled cardboard milk container: the first milk bottle in the UK to be 91 per cent recycled (from waste office paper) and 99 per cent recyclable. The two...

Consumers are becoming increasingly disloyal as they look for ways to decrease their shopping bill in the wake of rising fuel, food and finance costs. In all, 22.1 per cent of British consumers were willing...

Archie Norman, the former boss of UK retailer Asda, continues to lure high profile executives to assist Coles with their re-development. Mr Norman has been hired as a consultant by Wesfarmers to assist...

Discount UK retailer Asda has attempted to quell consumer concerns about food prices by providing sausages for the low price of two pence. Asda has provided prices low enough that they claim a family of...