supermarkets

Asda and Sainsbury’s merger blocked due to price rise concerns

The competition regulator the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has announced it will not allow the intended merger of supermarkets Asda and Sainsbury’s as it would lead to price increases.

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Sainsbury’s and Asda promise to cut prices by 10% and criticise competition watchdog’s investigation into merger

Sainsbury’s and Asda say they will cut prices by '£1 billion a year' if the proposed merger between the supermarket giants goes ahead.

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Asda-Sainsbury’s merger could see food and petrol prices rise for shoppers, competition watchdog warns

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) says it has concerns the merger between the two supermarket giants could cause higher prices and worse customer experiences.

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Plastic bag charge to double from 5p to 10p as government plans to extend the levy to small local shops

Shoppers will be charged twice as much to use a plastic bag under plans unveiled by the government.

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Sainsbury’s won’t give me the cash on my currency card

Moneywise helps a reader hoping to recover cash from a pre-paid card

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Drivers overcharged up to 10p per litre of fuel despite largest drop in wholesale prices in four years

November saw the biggest drop in fuel prices in four years after fuel retailers finally reacted to falling wholesale costs and dropped prices, the RAC says.

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Supermarkets charging shoppers 'up to three times more at local convenience stores for some products'

Shoppers are being charged up to three times as much for some products at big-chain local convenience stores as they are at superstores, according to a BBC investigation. 

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Best supermarkets for value, produce and online delivery

Looking to change supermarket? Find out which household names came top in this year's awards

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Waitrose will deliver and unpack food while you're out in new service trial - and drivers will even pop things in the fridge

Waitrose customers could soon be able to have food deliveries made without needing to be at home.

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Deal of the week: 20% off selected giftcards at Tesco

Get a 20% discount on giftcards from Gap, New Look, Odeon and Pizza Express at Tesco.

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