14 April 2021

Deliveroo riders miss IPO bonus because of ‘technical error’

Many Deliveroo riders failed to receive their promised IPO bonus yesterday, following a major payments issue at the newly floated courier business. Top-performing riders had been […]
14 April 2021

Cloudwater to make Tesco debut

Cult craft brewery Cloudwater is to make its supermarket debut in Tesco. The Manchester-based brewery – which for many years avoided mass market retail – will hit the […]
14 April 2021

Cloudwater craft beer to launch in Tesco

Cult craft brewery Cloudwater is to make its supermarket debut in Tesco. The Manchester-based brewery – which for many years avoided mass market retail – will hit the […]
14 April 2021

‘Desperate’ wholesalers urge release of £1.5bn business rates relief

Foodservice wholesalers have urgently called for government to fast-track legislation in order to release the £1.5bn business rate relief fund it promised the sector a share […]
14 April 2021

Tesco says it is finding it ‘challenging’ to roll out Covid tests for staff

Tesco is struggling to provide a comprehensive Covid testing programme for its staff because of the scale of its workforce, CEO Ken Murphy has admitted. The […]
14 April 2021

Aldi launches packaging-free trial with household staples in dispensers

Aldi has launched is first packaging-free trial, allowing customers to fill their own containers with household staples. Basmati rice, brown rice, penne pasta and wholewheat fusilli […]
14 April 2021

Media Bites 14 April: Sainsbury’s, Just Eat Takeaway, John Lewis

A billionaire investor known as the “Czech sphinx” has launched a raid on Sainsbury’s – sparking speculation that Britain’s second-biggest supermarket could be targeted in a […]
14 April 2021

City snapshot: Tesco profits sink by 28% as Covid costs bite

Top story Morning update Yesterday in the City The FTSE 100 continued its subdued response to the relaxation of Covid restrictions in the UK, rising 0.1% […]
13 April 2021

Food and drink exports recover in February following dramatic slump

Food exports to the EU partially recovered in February after a dramatic fall in January following Brexit. HMRC figures show food and drink exports to the […]
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