15 February 2021

Weetabix sales surge following baked beans social media post

Weetabix sales have surged thanks to a viral social media post about combining them with baked beans last week. Sales of the brand’s original cereal were […]
15 February 2021

Nisa retailer in Cornwall achieves 10,000 home deliveries since onset of Covid-19

A Nisa retailer in Cornwall has served 10,000 home deliveries as he nears almost a year since setting up the service for self-isolating shoppers. Gary Batten, […]
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

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 & 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

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 […]
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