Expanding Spar c-store group Eat 17 has dipped its toe into the wholesale meat market with the signing of a south-east London retailer as its first customer.
Ministers are looking at how to help businesses hit hardest by April’s change to business rates, the prime minister confirmed today, as pressure mounts on the government to take action.
Convenience stores are targeting fuel theft on the UK’s forecourts in a joint assault with the Home Office, police and the wider fuel industry.
The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has urged the government to extend timeframes for transferring business tax accounting onto digital platforms, ahead of its Making Tax Digital (MTD) proposal.
Asda has announced a 2.9% decline in like-for-like sales in the fourth quarter, although the figures mark an improvement on previous quarters.
Under Age Sales has launched a new qualification in Preventing Under Age Sales in Scotland….
The UK economy has been named as the nation’s biggest concern in a latest Nielsen survey, despite British consumer spending confidence at its highest level on record.
Total exports of UK food and drink grew by 10.5% last year to a record figure of more than £20bn, according to new figures.
The Welsh Government has announced a £10m fund to help high street retailers who will be adversely affected by the business rates revaluation.
Simply Fresh remains committed to growing the brand in Northern Ireland despite the closure of its first store in the province.
Morrisons has launched a campaign to recruit more than 200 new local suppliers as part of a drive to increase UK self-sufficiency in food production.
Palmer & Harvey (P&H) has launched a new transactional website, claiming it sets a new standard in the wholesale industry
Waitrose, Marks & Spencer and Iceland have come out on top in a Which? Supermarket consumer satisfaction survey, while Best One performed strongly in the convenience category.
Bestway Wholesale has pledged its support in tackling the illegal trade in alcohol by signing up to the government’s Alcohol Wholesale Registration Scheme.
Families are spending more on eating out than at any time in the past five years (£45.10 per week), while weekly spending on alcohol and tobacco has fallen to below £12 for the first time, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Have you noticed a shift in spend towards emerging categories such as food to go?