Despite analysts roundly predicting Christmas woes for each of the major supermarkets, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Morrisons have all performed ahead of City expectations. But if the ‘big four’ are starting to turn the corner, is marketing really driving their resurgence?
Sainsbury’s and Morrisons have rejected claims that a focus on price cuts will lessen quality perception, with both claiming that a mix of premium quality and competitive pricing is key to revival.
The latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel published today (17 November) show that Aldi and Lidl have grabbed a 10% share of the British grocery market for the first time, their combined score doubling over the last three years.
Despite the government announcing a delay to new HFSS multibuy and advertising rules, changes to in-store display rules are set to go ahead. These will have a major impact on affected brands, say analysts.
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New research shows a strong correlation between the personal reputation of CEOs and that of their brands, particularly in founder-led businesses.
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