15 February 2021

Holland & Barrett digital sales more than double as in-store sales plummet

Digital sales at Holland & Barrett have more than doubled as locked-down shoppers flocked to stock up on health and wellness products during the coronavirus pandemic, […]
15 February 2021

City snapshot: Coca-Cola European Partners sweetens offer for Coke bottler Amatil

Top story Coca-Cola European Partners has sweetened its offer for Asia-Pacific Coke bottle Coca-Cola Amatil to reflect an improvement in global trading conditions. The European bottler […]
15 February 2021

Media Bites 15 Feb: Deliveroo, Brexit exports, Patisserie Valerie

Deliveroo is continuing its march into groceries with a major expansion of services across the UK. The food delivery firm is set to offer grocery deliveries […]
15 February 2021

Startup incubator scheme for Black-owned food & drinks businesses Add Psalt launches

A new accelerator scheme focused solely on growing Black-owned businesses has launched. Called Add Psalt, the not-for-profit scheme says it wants to “secure more Black-led brands […]
15 February 2021

Shop planning applications plummet as developers ‘cut retail pipelines’

Retail planning applications have dropped 22% in a year across England, and by over 90% in some areas, according to new analysis. The worst hit areas […]
15 February 2021

Startup incubator scheme for black-owned food & drink brands Add Psalt launches

A new accelerator scheme focused solely on growing black-owned businesses has launched. Called Add Psalt, the not-for-profit scheme says it wants to “secure more black-led brands […]
13 February 2021

Ocado’s booming retail sales received short shrift from the City

“Where are the customers?” asked one broker as Ocado’s booming retail sales received short shrift from the City this week amid a slowdown of its international partnerships […]
12 February 2021

AF Blakemore sales hike balances Covid impact

Strong sales across convenience have helped AF Blakemore mitigate the impact of the pandemic across its foodservice and wholesale distribution divisions, it has said. The business […]
12 February 2021

Booths beefs up value of Healthy Start vouchers by £1.15

Booths is the latest supermarket to bolster the value of the government’s Healthy Start vouchers. The retailer is adding £1.15 to the value of the vouchers, […]
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