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Price-based promotional activity in UK retailers has dropped to its lowest level for a decade, costing shoppers £3.7bn in savings, says IRI's Tim Eales

Price promotions out of favour as £3.7bn in discounts vanish from shops

Tim Eales of IRI looks at the implications of the massive fall in the number of price promotions in retailers Increasing pressure on UK retailers to be more...

Breakfast cereal brand Weetabix is running a free fruit on-pack promotion to help people start 2018 in a healthy way.

Weetabix offers £5 free fruit in on-pack promotion

Breakfast cereal brand Weetabix is running a free fruit on-pack promotion to help people start 2018 in a healthy way. The ‘£5-off’ fruit promotion runs from the...

Discount supermarket Aldi has brought back the star of last year’s Christmas advertising campaign, Kevin the Carrot, and given him a love interest Katie, with proceeds from plush Kevin and Katie toys sold in store going to charity Teenage Cancer Trust.

Aldi brings back Kevin the Carrot and links with Teenage Cancer Trust

Discount supermarket Aldi has brought back the star of last year’s Christmas advertising campaign, Kevin the Carrot, and given him a love interest Katie, with proceeds...

We’ve heard it all before – but, as we enter one of the most uncertain economic periods in recent history, rewarding customers for loyalty really is now more important than ever, says Chris Baldwin of Sodexo.

5 loyalty trends for 2017

We’ve heard it all before – but, as we enter one of the most uncertain economic periods in recent history, rewarding customers for loyalty really is now more...

Supermarket loyalty is decreasing, according to the latest research: only 12% of shoppers claim loyalty to just one supermarket brand, with most (70%) shopping across two to three different stores. The number of shoppers loyal to just one supermarket has nearly halved since 2014, when it was 22%. The figures, from a new survey by Valassis Limited, the UK’s largest coupon and voucher services provider, reveal that there is even less loyalty during the festive season, particularly among female shoppers, with just 10% of women stating they would stay loyal to their main regular supermarket.

Valassis: coupons grow in popularity as store loyalty falls

Supermarket loyalty is decreasing, according to the latest research from Valassis: only 12% of shoppers claim loyalty to just one supermarket brand, with most (70%)...