UK Grocery Industry Key Dates

Here is an exhaustive list of the UK Grocery Industry key dates including retail holidays, and key financial dates

  • Big four supermarket financial dates (e.g., When is Tesco’s Q3 results?)

To see a list of UK Grocery Industry key award dates (e.g., When are the Q Awards?), click here.


1: New Year’s Day

8: Sainsbury’s: Third Quarter Trading Statement 2019-20

9: Tesco: 3Q & Christmas Trading Statement 2019/20

20: Blue Monday

25: Burn’s Night

25: Chinese New Year

26: Australia Day


2: Super Bowl Sunday

6: Start of Fashion Week Season

14: Valentine’s Day

25: Pancake Day or Shrove Tuesday


5: World Book Day

17: St. Patrick’s Day

22: Mother’s Day


7: World Health Day

8: Tesco: Preliminary results announcement 2019/20

10-13: Easter

22: Earth Day

26: London Marathon

30: Sainsbury’s: Preliminary Results Announcement


1: Start of Wedding Season

5: Cinqo de Mayo

9: World Fair Trade Day

10: Mother’s Day for US, Canada, & Australia

14: Tesco: General Meeting 2020

23: FA Cup Final


1: Start of Summer Season

5: World Environment Day

12: Start of Euro Football Championships

21: Father’s Day

26: Tesco: 1Q Trading Statement 2020/21

26: Tesco: Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2020

29: Start of Wimbledon Tennis Championships


1: Canada Day

1: Sainsbury’s: First Quarter Trading Statement 2020-21

4: US Independence Day

13: Amazon Prime Day


19: World Photography Day

31: Summer Bank Holiday


3: Back to School

7: US Labor Day


4: World Animal Day

7: Tesco: Interim Results announcement 2020/21

12: Canadian Thanksgiving

12: US Columbus Day

31: Halloween


5: Bonfire Night

11: Remembrance/Veteran’s Day

11: Single’s Day

26-30 Thanksgiving Weekend

28: Small Business Saturday

29: Black Friday

30: Cyber Monday


5: Small Business Saturday

14: Green Monday

19: Super Saturday

25: Christmas

26: Boxing Day

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