Les Brioches steps up production to meet demand 

Les Brioches said it has stepped up production to help retailers meet the “unprecedented challenges with stock and demand” caused by the COVID-19 crisis. Long-lasting ambient...

Indies go above and beyond in coronavirus response  

As coronavirus situation increasingly worsens, independent retailers have started to take community spirited steps to ensure their vulnerable customers are being looked after. Retailers are...

Beer and spirit makers join global efforts to make sanitisers

Anheuser-Busch InBev , the world's biggest beer maker, and Diageo, the world's largest distiller, pledged on Monday to donate million litres of alcohol to make hand...

Government to pay workers’ wages; VAT cash boost of £30 billion

Government will pay a massive share of private sector wage bills to discourage bosses from firing staff as it resorts to war-time levels of...

Firefighters pressed into deliver food and medicine

The United Kingdom will use firefighters to help deliver food, retrieve dead bodies and drive ambulances as it braces for the looming peak of...

‘Remember where they got what they needed’: Retailer couple busy serving community in their...

David Brindle and his wife Margaret are seeing a slew of new faces coming through the doors their convenience store in Leyland, Lancashire. Many of...

Publishers make all national newspapers available for free home delivery

The news publishers have joined forces to make every national newspaper available for Home News Delivery for the first time in a response to...

A third of shoppers say they are stockpiling over coronavirus fears

More than a third of respondents (34%) told a survey that they are already stockpiling food, anticipating a major coronavirus outbreak. The consumer survey held...

Market well stocked compared to barren supermarkets

With images of empty supermarket shelves and panic buying dominating TV and computer screens, a visit to Bradford’s Oastler Market seems like a welcome...

CMA launches taskforce to tackle COVID-19 profiteering

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has launched a taskforce to tackle unscrupulous business practices during the COVID-19 crisis. The competition watchdog has earlier this...