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Trade press magazine, Better Retailing has reported that the Asda ‘The Deal Depot’ store, opened adjacent to the retailer’s Patchway (Bristol) hypermarket in 2019, has been permanently closed (see the First Look report from our visit). The Deal Depot store was launched as a trial for the potential demand for a warehouse-style format offering a limited range of food and drink products in bulk and multi-pack formats; effectively a mini-Costco, but without the requirement of paid-for membership.

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Latest accounts filed with Companies House show the UK operation of global warehouse club operator Costco saw its sales rise by 14.4% in the year to 29 August 2021, reaching £3,582m over the 12 months. This is the wholesaler’s second year of double-digit growth over the pandemic period, following its +15.7% performance in the year to 30 August 2020 . Outstanding ‘pandemic’ result with broad...
While most retailers have seen inflation benefit their top line in their latest quarterly performances, many have seen their profitability dip. Unable to pass on the full impact of higher costs to customers, or reduce costs in other parts of their business given the rapid run-up in inflation this year, margins have been impacted. But Costco has fared better. We look at how it outperformed its pee...
After two disrupted years, rather than a return to normality, the eating out sector is facing a new set of challenges.  The issues outlined in our UK Eating Out Market Forecasts 2022 , such as rising costs, staff shortages and financially-stretched consumers, are shared by many countries around the world.   These significant headwinds may slow recovery, however we anticipate a period of inten...

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10/08/2022
A guide to the retailer and its operations today. Updated to include latest information on the retailer’s performance, strategic developments, key personnel and must-see stores.
10/08/2022
A guide to the retailer and its operations today. Updated to include latest information on the retailer’s performance, strategic developments, key personnel and must-see stores.
08/08/2022
A guide to the retailer and its operations today. Updated to include latest information on the retailer’s performance, strategic developments, key personnel and must-see stores.
30/06/2022
This latest update of IGD’s unique wholesaling dataset seeks to measure the continuing pandemic impacts affecting the sector in 2021 as well as tracking the key changes occurring in the channel such as the adoption of online/electronic ordering and the shift into delivery service.
UK grocery & foodservice wholesaling 2022

This latest update of IGD’s unique wholesaling dataset seeks to measure the continuing pandemic impacts affecting the sector in 2021 as well as tracking the key changes occurring in the channel such as the adoption of online/electronic ordering and the shift into delivery service.

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