Asda have blazed a trail somewhat with their online offering, they are still offering 2 hour slots but have more to lose than most with the advent of online, given they are heavily exposed in the ‘out of town’ hypermarket arena. Asda don’t believe / consider convenience as an option (at least yet) so the […]
A jaunt around my local Asda Supercentre today yielded the first sight of an in store Barclays branch, set to be housed in redundant space behind the checkouts.
In the next couple of blogs, I’ll be taking a look at how the retailers are setting up for Christmas, there’s always an abundance of offers, stock, staff and trade in December as everyone starts to go a bit ‘mad’ for Christmas. The trade patterns are shifting massively at the minute, there’s a real concerted […]
This blog post was planned in before the Tesco announcement of £500m worth of price cuts and it’s interesting that Tesco are going down the EDLP route, cheaper prices rather than complex promotions, you can read more on my thoughts on the Tesco shift here. In terms of Asda, their struggles continue with the Kantar market […]
The good old Bakery, an area where retailers love paying lip service to, ‘we’re investing x,y,z in freshness’ and the usual PR that comes out whenever a story on Bakery is released. How fresh is fresh when Bakery is concerned? The answer surprisingly is not very, in some stores, bread and rolls are frozen (or […]