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Kantar: Grocery inflation falls again, but sales struggle to match upbeat outlook

Despite the continued upbeat trends on grocery inflation, supermarket sales remain sluggish across the UK. According to new data released by Kantar Worldpanel, grocery inflation fell for the 16th consecutive month (12 weeks ending June 9). However, grocery sales only managed a 1.0 percentage point increase, the smallest in two years. Wet weather may have been a factor impacting take-home sales, but it also could

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Asda, Stewarts prep for Wimbledon by serving up millions of strawberries

With the summer solstice upon us and Wimbledon fast approaching, retailers have been preparing for shoppers to storm produce shelves looking for strawberries. Asda says it is fully prepared thanks to its partnership with Scotland grower Stewarts of Tayside, which is delivering to the retailer a robust 5.3 million pieces of the plump fruit this year. Liam Stewart and his family, the largest independent grower of

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