Sainsbury's has increased sales across different parts of the business

Online sales deliver success for Sainsbury's

The recent horsemeat scandal has helped Sainsbury's make further inroads against its two main rivals Asda and Tesco as it posted better than expected results.

Morrisons may link up with Ocada for an online partnership

Morrisons and Ocada shares rise on partnership talks

Morrisons announced a slight fall in profits partly due to a lack of an online presence and announced that it is in talks with Ocada about an online grocery partnership.

Tesco is offering money-off vouchers if customers could get their shopping cheaper elsewhere

Tesco price guarantee aims to win back cash-strapped shoppers

Tesco has announced that customers will receive vouchers up to the value of £10 if they could have got their shopping cheaper at Sainsbury's, Asda or Morrisons.

How we spend: By debit card in a supermarket

Payments Council outlines how UK spending habits have changed

The amount we spend in supermarkets has risen from 46p in every pound in 2003 to 58p in every pound now and we are more likely to pay by debit card than cash.

A new report says half of all food produced globally is thrown away

Supermarkets hit back over food waste claims

A new report slams the wasteful attitude of consumers who throw away between 30 and 50 per cent of all food despite suffering from the biggest squeeze on finances for 60 years.

Tesco saw a drop in UK sales in the third quarter

Tesco to leave US market as UK sales fall

Tesco is conducting a review of its US business Fresh & Easy with all options open as it suffered a 0.6 per cent drop in UK sales excluding VAT and petrol.

The OFT has drawn up a new code governing supermarket special offers

Supermarkets sign up to new OFT code for fairer promotions

Eight of the UK's leading supermarkets have signed up to a new Office of Fair Trading voluntary code governing the promotion of discounts and special offers to customers.

The success of Sainsbury's convenience stores has helped with its latest financial results

Sainsbury's profits up as it outperforms Tesco

Sainsbury's has announced a better set of half-year results than Tesco and Morrisions as it announced its 31st quarterly rise in underlying profits.

Tesco has announced disappointing interim results

Tesco halts sales slide but is outperformed by Sainsbury's

Tesco suffers its first fall in profits since 1994 as Sainsbury's celebrates a sales rise as it continues to eat into Tesco's market share.

Food sales soared for Queen's Jubilee

Grocers enjoy Diamond Jubilee sales boost

Supermarkets and food stores emerged victorious from the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, raking in an extra £213 million in the week leading up to the big event.

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