Retailers

Calls made to appoint an independent Ombudsman to police the grocery sector

Calls made to appoint an independent Ombudsman to police the grocery sector

An Independent Ombudsman to oversee and monitor the regulations within the grocery sector needs to be appointed, according to Fine Gael TD and...

December 2, 2016

Overseas suppliers included in the UK’s Groceries Supply Code of Practice

Overseas suppliers included in the UK’s Groceries Supply Code of Practice

The UK’s Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA) Christine Tacon has said that her powers extends to overseas suppliers who feel they are...

December 2, 2016

‘Primary producers are often the weakest link in the food supply chain’

‘Primary producers are often the weakest link in the food supply chain’

Primary producers are often recognised as the weakest link in the food supply chain, according to the Minister for Jobs,...

December 1, 2016

New grocery laws set to be signed off

New grocery laws set to be signed off

New regulations aimed at regulating certain practices in the grocery goods sector are set to come into force shortly. It is...

January 28, 2016

Investigation finds Tesco UK ‘intentionally’ delayed payments to suppliers

Investigation finds Tesco UK ‘intentionally’ delayed payments to suppliers

The UK’s new Groceries Code Adjudicator Christine Tacon has told Tesco to introduce significant changes to practices and systems after...

January 26, 2016

MEPs call for EU to help Member States tackle retailer power

MEPs call for EU to help Member States tackle retailer power

The EU must better coordinate member states’ efforts to tackle unfair trading practices (UTPs), many members of the Agriculture Committee...

September 21, 2015

Commission President says competition authorities need to examine retail sector

Commission President says competition authorities need to examine retail sector

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said this week there is a need to break up some retail oligopolies in Europe....

September 11, 2015

Dunnes performs well as Tesco’s share slides 

Dunnes performs well as Tesco’s share slides 

The latest supermarket share figures from Kantar Worldpanel in Ireland, published today for the 12 weeks ending July 20, show...

August 5, 2014