Christmas dinner: 68% of the nation want turkey this year (Credit: Getty/Ross Woodhall)

Turkey crowned king of Christmas

By Rebecca Weller

Turkey crowned king of Christmas despite a growing desire for new traditions this year, a study conducted by supermarket chain Tesco has revealed.

Marketing plan: the advert asks customers to visit pubs, if they feel safe to do so (image: Getty/Nastco)

Tesco ad calls on customers to support pubs

By Nikkie Thatcher

Instead of using ad spend to showcase in-store offers, Tesco has urged its customers to give its supermarkets 'a miss' in favour of a visit to their local.

Former Tesco exec joins Greene King

Former Tesco exec joins Greene King

By Ruth Williams, MC Allegra FS

A former Tesco executive has joined Greene King in the newly created role of communications director.

Supermarkets: will cash in on a minimum price

Off-trade set for minimum price windfall

By Ewan Turney

Supermarkets, such as Tesco and Asda, would net an extra £700m if a minimum price of 45p a unit was introduced across the UK. That's according to...

Shops are not as vigilant with online deliveries as they are in store

Kids exploit online loophole to buy booze

By Ronan Hegarty, Grocer

Teenagers are deliberately targeting supermarket online delivery services to get their hands on alcohol and not enough is being done to stop them....

Get people into your pub

Pulling the couch potatoes into the pub

By Phil Mellows

Many licensees blame cheap, off-trade booze deals for the drop in pub sales, but a recent survey suggests there's more to it, reports Phil Mellows.

Supermarkets: wanted to extend shelf space for alcohol

Glasgow supermarkets alcohol bid refused

By John Harrington

Thirteen supermarkets in Glasgow have been refused permission to extend their shelf space to sell alcohol. The applications — which relate to...

Tesco: 24 cans of Stella for £10

Tesco caught out on cheap alcohol

By John Harrington

Tesco is the only supermarket to sell alcohol below duty plus VAT, the definition of cost-price favoured by many in the off-trade — including the...

Anand: minimum pricing should be explored

Greene King backs minimum pricing

By Ewan Turney

Suffolk brewer and pub operator Greene King has come out in favour of a minimum price on alcohol. The Coalition announced last week that it would...

Bish: the most hypocritical offer in the world

ALMR slams Tesco's 'hypocrisy'

By John Harrington

The ALMR has slammed Tesco's "hypocrisy" by backing a ban on below-cost alcohol sales while continuing to sell at rock bottom prices.

Protz: not expecting action on supermarkets

World Cup cut-price frenzy

By Roger Protz

Supermarket discounting for the World Cup makes previous offers seem wildly inflationary, says Roger Protz.

Tesco: plan for Bristol pub

Supermarkets snap up pubs

By Gemma McKenna

The trend for supermarkets snapping up pubs continues as Tesco plans to convert a Bristol venue while Aldi wants to demolish a pub in Cheshire....

Walnut Tree: not giving up hope

Locals battle on against Tesco

By Gemma McKenna

Campaigners are continuing the fight to save a former Punch pub that was bought by Tesco in June. A council meeting was held last week on whether to...

Tesco: taking advantage of closed pubs

Now more supermarkets than pubs

By Ewan Turney

The number of supermarkets in Britain has overtaken the number of pubs for the first time as cheap alcohol in the off-trade continues to take its toll.

Tesco: targeting pubs

Tesco takes Bedford bar

By Gemma McKenna

A town-centre bar in Bedford has been sold to make way for a new Tesco store. Acting on behalf of Advantage Licensed Retailer, Davis Coffer Lyons...

Tesco: planning to convert pubs

Tesco plans to convert closed pubs

By Ewan Turney

Tesco is planing to cash in on pub closures by converting them to small town centre stores. The Mail on Sunday reports that the supermarket giant has...

Cooper: Tesco complaint lodged

Tesco drinks deal under fire

By www.clickliverpool.com

A Labour MP has sparked an inquiry into a drinks deal at Tesco, claiming it used "bait advertising" to lure customers in. Rosie Cooper, MP for West...

Tesco has cut the price of wine

Tesco wine festival sure to hit pubs

By Ewan Turney

Tesco has slashed the price of hundreds of wines in half as part of its Autumn wine festival — a move which is sure to further pressure pubs.

Tesco has been commended for Think 21

BII hails Tesco underage sales training

By Ewan Turney

Supermarket giant Tesco has become first off-trade retailer to be recognised under the BII's Good Practice Recognition Scheme - it is rewarded for its Think 21 induction training programme.

27 John Grogan

27 John Grogan

chairman, All-Party Parliamentary Beer Group (29) Robert Humphreys secretary, All-Party Parliamentary Beer Group (29) Why they're on the list: Few...

Scrap cheap deals - now

Scrap cheap deals - now

By John Harrington john.harrington@william-reed.co.u

Trade calls for end to cheap alcohol deals as supermarkets make "token gestures" Supermarkets should scrap cheap alcohol deals now and not wait for...