Tudo relacionado com este exemplo inglês de pedofilia empresarial "Supermarket price war takes toll on UK food suppliers":
"The number of UK food suppliers and farmers struggling to stay afloat has leapt more than 50% in 12 months, as a bitter supermarket price war continues to take its toll."Os supermercados grandes do Reino Unido foram colocados no espaço do mercado do meio-termo com a entrada das lojas discount num extremo e do retorno do comércio de proximidade no outro extremo:
"The researchers said there was a “new savage landscape” in food retailing and suppliers were bearing the brunt of the big supermarkets’ drastic turnaround plans, aimed at clawing back market share from discount retailers such as Aldi and Lidl.A resposta destes supermercados grandes é: trading-down!
All of the big four supermarkets – Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury’s and Morrisons – have struggled with falling sales as shoppers’ habits change, with many people ditching the traditional big weekly shop in favour of several visits to smaller local shops and discounters."
"The price wars have kept grocery prices falling constantly since last autumn, bringing prices down by 1.7% in a year, retail researchers Kantar Worldpanel said last month"A paranóia com o preço como factor competitivo é tão grande que já falam nisto:
"“Some are even looking into launching their own food manufacturing facilities to give them even tighter control over costs and the ability to offer still more aggressive pricing – signalling yet another nightmare scenario on the horizon for the UK food supply chain.”"PME a trabalhar para empresas muito grandes... dupla precaução. Sempre!