Tesco limits online shop to 80 items during coronavirus crisis

Tesco will limit the number of items customers can order in an online shop to 80 during the coronavirus emergency, it said on Friday. It...

Northern Ireland to reopen locked-down off-licences

Northern Ireland's devolved government is set to reopen off-licences, its justice minister said on Friday, putting the region in line with the rest of...

Independent retailers step up community support

Independent retailers across the country are finding new ways to provide extra support to local communities during the coronavirus outbreak. Stores associated with Nisa have...
Hancocks

COVID-19: Hancocks to close depots

Specialist confectionery cash and carry Hancocks has decided to temporarily close all of its depots from 29 March. The wholesaler said it has taken the...

Defra Secretary George Eustice thanks ‘hidden heroes’ in food industry

Defra Secretary George Eustice today wrote an open letter to the food and drink industry, paying tribute to “all those who are working around...

BREAKING: PM Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday he had tested positive for coronavirus and was self-isolating at Downing Street but would still lead...

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...

Sunak throws lifeline to self-employed hit by coronavirus

The British government will pay grants to self-employed people who have lost their livelihoods because of the coronavirus lockdown, further extending an unprecedented package...

Bestway warns action against retailers exploiting COVID-19 crisis

Bestway Wholesale has asked retailers, including members of its symbol group best-one, to desist from profiteering practices, exploiting the COVID-19 crisis. In an email sent...

Government updates list of essential shops to include all off-licences

Government has included off-licences in its list of essential shops permitted to stay open during the Covid-19 pandemic. The list was updated on Wednesday (25...