22 January 2021

Costcutter retailer to open new General Store in MediaCity

Costcutter retailer Mital Morar is set to open a new store in MediaCity, Salford, just weeks after upmarket grocer Booths confirmed plans to close its store […]
22 January 2021

Hauliers given vegan sandwiches to avoid post-Brexit trouble

EU-compliant vegan sandwiches were handed out to British hauliers this week in response to Dutch officials confiscating ham sandwiches at the border. LoveSeitan and Simply Lunch […]
22 January 2021

Vegan sandwiches save hauliers from post-Brexit trouble

EU-compliant vegan sandwiches were handed out to British hauliers this week in response to Dutch officials confiscating ham sandwiches at the border. LoveSeitan and Simply Lunch […]
22 January 2021

John Lewis Partnership to donate £2m to charities as extension of Christmas fundraiser

The John Lewis Partnership will donate a further £2m to charity as a continuation of its festive fundraising campaign. The retailer is extending its efforts to […]
22 January 2021

Berczy wins funds to strengthen supply chain

Hard seltzer startup Berczy has scored a £475k cash injection from an unnamed US private equity group. The brand – which was previously called Natrl, before […]
22 January 2021

Aldi falls short of 50 new stores a year in 2020

Aldi missed its estate expansion target last year due to the disruption of the pandemic, opening 37 stores instead of the 50 planned. The discounter has […]
22 January 2021

Tennent’s Lager invests £7m in machinery to reduce plastic use

Tennent’s Lager has invested £7m in new packaging equipment that will enable it to remove more than 100 million plastic rings from its lager packs by […]
22 January 2021

Proper joins forces with Eat Real in new Exponent healthier snacking play

PE firm Exponent has grabbed a majority stake in snack maker Proper to build a powerhouse competitor in the better-for-you snacking category. A new company to […]
22 January 2021

City snapshot: Retail sales suffers worst year on record after Christmas falls flat

Top story The UK retail sector has suffered its worst year on record after a Christmas sales rise of 0.4% failed to meet expectations, according to […]
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