Billionaire Issa brothers who bought Asda for £7bn look poised to make a takeover bid for Caffe Nero

Billionaire Issa brothers who bought Asda for £7bn look poised to make a takeover bid for Caffe Nero after buying up £140m of the chain’s debt Mohsin, 49, and Zuber Issa, 48, could be due to make takeover bid for Caffe Nero The billionaire brothers have bought around £140m of the company’s debt Caffe Nero … Read more

Billionaire Issa brothers who bought Asda for £7bn look poised to make a takeover bid for Caffe Nero

Billionaire Issa brothers who bought Asda for £7bn look poised to make a takeover bid for Caffe Nero after buying up £140m of the chain’s debt Mohsin, 49, and Zuber Issa, 48, could be due to make takeover bid for Caffe Nero The billionaire brothers have bought around £140m of the company’s debt Caffe Nero … Read more

Asda brothers snap up fast food chain Leon in £100m deal

On a buying spree: Asda brothers snap up fast food chain Leon in £100m deal Mohsin and Zuber Issa are understood to have agreed to buy Leon yesterday Leon has 70 restaurants across the UK and mainland Europe  The brothers have also been in a battle to buy the Caffè Nero coffee shop chain By Harriet … Read more

Jealous husband who brutally murdered his Asda worker wife is jailed for 18 years

A ‘jealous and controlling’ husband who stabbed his Asda worker wife hundreds of times in an ‘episode of unspeakable and barbaric savagery’ has been jailed for 18 years. George Leather, 60, pleaded guilty to the murder of his wife Paula, 56, at Liverpool Crown Court this week. The victim was found with up to 100 … Read more

Where have all the Easter eggs gone? Angry shoppers share snaps of empty supermarket shelves

Are Easter eggs the new loo rolls? Angry shoppers share snaps of empty supermarket shelves – while one Waitrose customer jokes they ‘should have bought theirs at New Year’ Many Brit shoppers found themselves on unwanted Easter egg hunt this morning Frustrated customers shared snaps of empty shelves at supermarkets to Twitter Mumsnet thread started … Read more

Cheapest and most expensive supermarkets for Easter eggs revealed

The Cadbury Creme Egg Medium Easter Egg is cheapest at Asda, closely followed by Tesco Cadbury Creme Egg Medium Easter Egg (138g) Asda: 99p    Morrisons: 99p (on offer: was £1.50) Tesco: £1  Sainsbury’s: £1.25   Waitrose: £1.50 Ocado: £1.50 Cadbury Crunchie Large Easter Egg (233g) Asda: £3 Sainsbury’s: £3  Tesco: £3  Waitrose: £4 Morrisons: £4  Ocado: £6 The Cadbury Crunchie Large … Read more

Husband put daffodils in the fridge because he thought they were spring onions

Know your onions! Woman who asked ASDA for a refund for bunch of daffodils missing from her online order discovers they were in the FRIDGE after her husband thought they were spring onions Helen Newman, 38, who lives in Newcastle, ordered from ASDA last Thursday Complained her daffodils were missing and received a refund from supermarket … Read more

Women celebrate victory in Asda equal pay bid

Women celebrate victory in Asda equal pay bid: ‘Made in Dagenham’ case paves way for shop workers to earn same as male warehouse staff The Supreme Court ruled that lower-paid staff who work on the shop floor can compare themselves with higher-paid workers in warehouses  This has been a contentious issue and the 44,000 claimants … Read more

Asda security guard, 27, is jailed for nearly two years after using his van to mow down shoplifter

A supermarket security guard used his van to deliberately mow down a habitual shoplifter in a revenge attack over him stealing a bottle of wine worth just £5. Stephen Johnson, 27, leapt into his Peugeot Partner vehicle and chased after 23-year old Steven Quinn after the thief managed to get away from him during a … Read more

M&S food chief Stuart Machin tipped for top job at Asda

M&S food boss Stuart Machin singled out as prime candidate to run Asda following announcement of departure of chief executive Roger Burnley By Neil Craven, Financial Mail on Sunday Published: 21:50 GMT, 20 March 2021 | Updated: 21:50 GMT, 20 March 2021 Marks & Spencer food boss Stuart Machin has been singled out as a prime … Read more