Aldi success is ‘mostly down to new store openings’

Andrea Felsted speaks to Ian King about Aldi’s new status as Britain’s fifth biggest supermarket, overtaking the Co-op and only behind the big four: Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Asda and Morrisons. Andrea says the company’s success is mainly down to an aggressive strategy of opening new stores, as sales in its existing shops are flat SUBSCRIBE to … Read more Aldi success is ‘mostly down to new store openings’

UK: Riots in Bristol as Residents Oppose Tesco Store

Riots took place in Stokes Croft, a cultural quarter of Bristol, on Thursday 21st April 2011 when police attempts to evict squatters from a house served as a lightening rod for popular resentment against a Tesco development in the area. At 9.15pm last night, Bristol police executed a pre-prepared plan to arrest four individuals. Prior … Read more UK: Riots in Bristol as Residents Oppose Tesco Store

Australian Wine Loses Its Personality – What Personality?

An oozing sore for the reputation of the Australian Wine Industry abroad is the UK’s Tesco requestingproducers of Australian wine to retain the personality it once had. To me this is a little hypocritical, when the volumes Tesco’s require for many producers to be even listed is either impossible or impractical for many of the … Read more Australian Wine Loses Its Personality – What Personality?

UK Ban on Cheap Alcohol Good News for Wine Producers

Only a few weeks into the new UK coalition government, the first major ruling on alcohol legislation has been raised. The government is looking at banning below cost alcohol in a bid to reduce alcohol abuse. The UK’s largest retailer Tesco, and others such as Sainsburys have welcomed the ban, such as minimum pricing and … Read more UK Ban on Cheap Alcohol Good News for Wine Producers