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This week in FMCG

The top headlines this week.

Major leadership reshuffle as Kaufland and Lidl CEOs resign suddenly

The two German discount giants are currently without long-term leadership.

Lidl expands US presence with Best Market acquisition

Supermarket giant adds 27 stores to its US portfolio.

Do shoppers have an appetite for premium grocers?

Discount grocers continue to outperform supermarkets, but the ‘premium’ market appears ripe for exploitation.

Tesco to take on discount supermarkets with Jack’s stores

The British supermarket operator is set to unveil a new network of budget grocery stores.

Discounters, increasing store choices disrupt global supermarket industry

Latest research shows almost a third of Aldi’s UK shoppers switched their main shops to the discounter in 2017.

Aldi eyes expansion as competition heats up

Expansion said to put further pressure on Coles, Woolies.

Aldi, Lidl and rivals to thrive as UK discount retail market soars

UK discount retail market is set to soar by 2022.

Fresh food gives M&S CEO Steve Rowe indigestion

UK retailer reports hitting headwinds in its food division.

Aldi US plans 900 new stores

“We’re growing at a time when other retailers are struggling.”

Amazon-Whole Foods acquisition stirs Wall Street

E-commerce giant announces $US13.7 billion plans to buy the upscale grocer.

Forget Kaufland, Lidl the one to watch

Discount-supermarket chain could be the more likely entrant over its hypermarket cousin.

Lidl’s record festive sales increase

German discount supermarket “will remain one of the big winners in grocery in 2017″.

Unilever puts price squeeze on Tesco

Clash of the consumer titans.

Aldi, Lidl look to absorb post-Brexit price rises

Aldi, Lidl best placed supermarkets to weather the impact of Brexit in the UK.

Shots fired in UK supermarket price wars

British supermarkets fight to keep customers from defecting to Aldi, Lidl.

DJs eyes top end gap in grocery

A re-energised David Jones food offer to be another headache for Coles and Woolworths, writes Gary Mortimer.