It’s time for an orderly retreat in the supermarket wars

There probably won’t be much of an opening ceremony. Someone might hand out a few competitively priced cheesy nibbles. There might be a bottle or two of Bulgarian rosé on hand. At best, someone from local radio might be asked to come over on the bus to cut the ribbon. Indeed, when Sainsbury’s and the Danish discount chain Netto launch their first store together in Britain, they will no doubt do it on the cheap. This is, after all, the world of price-cutting supermarkets, and the appearance of frugality is just as important as rock-bottom prices.

The tie-up is the [...]

MoneyWeek magazine

Latest issue:

Magazine cover
Paying by mobile

Why your phone will replace your wallet

The UK's best-selling financial magazine. Take a FREE trial today.
Claim 4 FREE Issues
Shale gas 'fracking' promises to transform Britain's energy market. Find out what it is, what it means, and how to invest.

Which investment platform?

When it comes to buying shares and funds, there are several investment platforms and brokers to choose from. They all offer various fee structures to suit individual investing habits.
Find out which one is best for you.