Aldi and Lidl putting massive investments behind British vegetable suppliers

Discount retail chains Lidl and Aldi have each bolstered contracts aimed at helping struggling British fresh food suppliers and consumers. Lidl said it is pouring more than £70 million into a three-year deal with suppliers that handle root vegetables, including carrots, parsnips, and swedes. Meanwhile, Aldi said it will be sinking more than £1.4 billion […]

Lidl makes huge surge in London, surpasses Asda in market share

Retailer roundup: Lidl closes Middlesbrough store after staffers contract Covid-19

Supermarket customers in London continue to look for value in their shops, and that is most evident in the soaring popularity of one discount retail chain. Lidl GB, known for its low prices on all products including its lines of fruits and vegetables, has overtaken Asda and moved into third place in the city with […]

Which UK supermarket chain provides the most trusted shopping experience online?

M&S and Ocado’s £750M joint venture to 'transform online grocery shopping'

There might be debate over which supermarket chain provides the lowest average cost per shopping experience or the nicest looking store, but when it comes to another category – trust online – one stands out from the rest. Lidl was chosen by British consumers as the safest in terms of being the least intrusive, according […]

UK supermarkets enjoy great month, helped by Coronation and holiday

Aldi pushes ahead with trial of its first click-and-collect services in UK

Sparked by the Coronation and bank holiday weekend, British supermarkets saw a 12.3% boost in total till sales during the four weeks leading up to 20 May. That figure bettered sales from the previous reporting month by 2.6%, according to data from NIQ, formerly Nielsen. Own-label sales were the biggest driver, rising more than 14% […]

Lidl GB again increases hourly pay for store and warehouse colleagues

For the third time in the past year, Lidl GB has raised the wage rates of hourly colleagues to become the highest paying retailer for that group of workers among UK supermarkets. Nearly 25,000 store and warehouse employees will see pay increases from £11.00 to £11.40, including some who will see boosts as high as […]