Supermarket

Supermarkets: cheap drink not ruining pubs

Supermarkets: we're not destroying pubs

By Gemma McKenna

The UK's biggest supermarkets told MPs that off trade alcohol promotions were not responsible for "destroying traditional pubs". Asda, Sainsbury's...

Ellwood: promised to help pubs

Tories promise to help pubs

By Tony Halstead

A packet of measures to help pubs and small businesses could be on the way from a future Conservative Government, shadow minister for Culture Media...

Bayley: supporting pubs

Labour MP urges support for pubs

By Ewan Turney

Hugh Bayley has written to the Chancellor urging him to support pubs in the Budget — and called for action over pricing and the pubco-tenant relationship.

Challenge-25: will be adopted by shops

Off-trade launches Challenge-25

By John Harrington

A scheme has been launched to roll-out the Challenge 25 age-check policy across the off-trade. The Retail Action Standards Group (RASG), which...

Asda: offering customers value?

Asda: deep discounting in our DNA

By Ewan Turney

Supermarket giant has defended its right to offer huge discounts on alcohol at a Westminster Health Forum debate.

Supermarkets are selling below cost

Supermarkets selling booze at 1980s prices

By Ewan Turney

Supermarkets are selling alcohol below 1980s prices, according to an investigation by Scottish paper the Sunday Mail. The paper revealed that Asda is...

Bar Sport's franchise plan

Bar Sport's franchise plan

By The PMA Team

Bar Sport, the sports bar operator founded by Scott Murray, is to offer a franchise. The company believes it can expand to about 100 sites in the...

Supermarket deep discounting to continue

Supermarket deep discounting to continue

By Ewan Turney

Supermarkets will be allowed to continue to sell alcohol below cost after receiving the all-clear from the Competition Commission (CC). The news...

LETTERs

LETTERs

Supermarket smoke screen Re: "Scrap cheap deals - now" (MA, 28 February 2008), Asda and the other supermarkets need to go much further. For...

THE GUV'NOR

THE GUV'NOR

Dennis Griffiths The licensee of the Miners' Rest, Barnsley, provides a new slant on the supermarket pricing debate It has not been a good start to...