Sainsbury’s chief executive Mike Coupe said its move to acquire Argos-owner Home Retail Group would give it a “non-food business on the scale of Amazon and John Lewis” as the retailer sees its Christmas sales fall.
Tesco’s brand has taken a hit as consumer perception plummeted after the retailer was found guilty of short-changing suppliers in a probe by the government’s Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA).
Morrisons has launched a new marketing campaign with the slogan ‘Price Crunch’ as the big four supermarket promotes its latest pledge to cut the price of more than 1,000 items.
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Passionate about the rise of “cooperative competition”, Co-op’s marketing boss Matt Atkinson believes the brand has a blueprint for success in 2021 built on collaboration and strong values, backed by a movement of 4 million members.