Mike Coupe has joined business groups and retail experts in criticising the government's planned business rates reform.Read the full story ›
As many as 37,000 Argos employees are set to receive a £64 payment after it was revealed there had been problems with staff payments.Read the full story ›
Supermarket chain issues "precautionary" recall of a range of its stir fry products amidst fears of the "possible presence of salmonella".Read the full story ›
Sainsbury's has said like-for-like sales edged 0.1% higher over its Christmas quarter, but warned the market remains "very competitive" and the impact of the pound on prices was "uncertain".
Bosses at the UK's second biggest supermarket chain said it delivered a "good" Christmas performance in the 15 weeks to January 7, with groceries sales online growing by over 9%.
Robust Black Friday trading also helped its recent Argos acquisition notch up a 4% hike in like-for-like sales.
The market remains very competitive and the impact of the devaluation of sterling remains uncertain.
However, we are well placed to navigate the external environment and remain focused on delivering our strategy."
The superbug was discovered in three samples of minced pork sold at the supermarkets.Read the full story ›
Scores of demonstrators held a mass 'kissathon' to protest against a gay couple told off for touching 'inappropriately'.Read the full story ›
A gay couple who held hands in Sainsbury's said they were told they were "touching inappropriately" by a security guard.Read the full story ›
Sainsbury's proposed takeover of Argos owner Home Retail Group has been approved by the Competition and Markets Authority.
Sainsbury's tabled a bid worth around £1.4 billion in February.
A statement posted on the London Stock Exchange this morning said: "The CMA has decided, on the information currently available to it, not to refer the following merger to a Phase 2 investigation."
Home Retail chief executive John Walden will leave the group once Sainsbury's seals its acquisition, currently expected in the third quarter of this year.
Tesco and Sainsbury's have recalled some of its cans of beef ravioli and macaroni cheese over fears they may contain rubber.Read the full story ›
Sixteen UK-based stores will be closed in August, putting hundreds of jobs at risk.Read the full story ›