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Man jailed following violent armed robbery in Aberdeen store

The incident happened at a Nisa Local store in Aberdeen on 25 October last year

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High Street

MPs call on government to urgently assess high street taxes

21 Feb 2019 | By Christian Fuller

A group of MPs has called on the government to “level the playing field” for high street retailers by cutting business rates and raising taxes on online retailers.

Fruit & Vegetables Inflation

Retail bodies warn of 'no deal' price hikes and shortages

21 Feb 2019 | By Gaelle Walker

Leaving the EU without a deal could see the price of some of the most commonly bought fruit, vegetables, meat and fish rise by up to 45%, leading retail bodies in the UK, Northern Ireland and Ireland have warned.

COMPANY SHOP FROZEN PRODUCTS

Major retailers back new food waste innovation

21 Feb 2019 | By Gaelle Walker

Five of the UK’s largest grocery retailers have given the green light to a new ‘chill to freeze’ innovation designed to reduce food waste and get quality surplus produce into the hands of low-income shoppers who need it most.

Sainsburys Asda Merger

Sainsbury's and Asda merger thrown into doubt

20 Feb 2019 | By Gaelle Walker

The proposed merger between Sainsbury’s and Asda is in jeopardy after phase two of the Competition and Markets Authority’s investigation provisionally found “extensive competition concerns.”

Police

Police investigate 90-second ATM ram raid in open store

20 Feb 2019 | By Christian Fuller

West Midlands Police are investigating an armed ATM ram raid at a convenience store in Birmingham.

PayPoint

Dominic Taylor steps down as PayPoint chief executive

20 Feb 2019 | By Christian Fuller

Dominic Taylor is stepping down from his role as chief executive of PayPoint and director of the board.

Waitrose

Waitrose invests in energy-saving chiller technology

20 Feb 2019 | By Christian Fuller

Waitrose is set to introduce new energy-saving shelf design in an attempt to make its stores more energy efficient.

Police

Staff threatened during Morecambe store armed robbery

19 Feb 2019 | By Christian Fuller

Lancashire Constabulary are appealing for witnesses following a gun-wielding armed robbery at a Supersaver store in Morecambe.

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Sussex convenience store ATM ram-raid caught on CCTV Video

18 Feb 2019 | By Christian Fuller

Sussex Police are appealing for witnesses following an ATM ram-raid at a convenience store in Tunbridge Wells.

Police arrest

Man jailed after Essex store worker "swatted away" gun in robbery

18 Feb 2019 | By Christian Fuller

A man has been jailed for six-and-a-half years in total following an attempted armed robbery at a convenience store in Clacton.

McColl’s strengthens operational board new appointments

McColl’s profits fall following supply chain disruption

18 Feb 2019 | By Christian Fuller

McColl’s Retail Group has announced an 8.1% increase in total revenue in the year ending 25 November 2018, but supply chain disruption was blamed for a drop in pre-tax profit to £7.9m.

Reverse vending machine

C-stores forced to accept empty bottles in DRS proposal

18 Feb 2019 | By Gaelle Walker

The government has launched its long-awaited consultation into a Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) for drinks containers

Retail sales

Food sales strengthen in January, says ONS

16 Feb 2019 | By Christian Fuller

The quantity of food sales in January returned to the strong growth experienced in the summer months at 3.2%, following a general slowdown throughout 2018, according to official new data.

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Four men jailed following West Yorkshire Co-op burglary

15 Feb 2019 | By Christian Fuller

Four men have each been jailed for four years following a burglary at a Co-op Group store in West Yorkshire.

Police

Hampshire Constabulary hunt Basingstoke McColl's robbers

14 Feb 2019 | By Christian Fuller

Police are appealing for witnesses following a robbery at a McColl’s store in Hampshire.

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