Morrisons to recruit 3,500 to get through coronavirus crisis

Morrisons said on Tuesday it planned to create 3,500 new jobs to help get it through the coronavirus crisis. In addition to around 2,500 order...

Coronavirus care: Stores open early for older shoppers

A Northern Irish supermarket opened one hour early on Tuesday to allow older customers to shop safely and avoid coronavirus-related panic buying, sparking similar...

Coronavirus: Supermarkets may cut services to stay open

Britain's major supermarkets are working on plans to streamline their operations by cutting cafes, counters and other services to enable a depleted workforce to...

Amazon to hire 100,000 workers as online orders surge

Amazon on Monday said it would hire 100,000 warehouse and delivery workers in the US to deal with a surge in online orders, as...
primark owner Associated British Foods announces 2018 results

AB Foods prioritises food production; Primark sales down over coronavirus

Associated British Foods has been forced to close 74 Primark fashion stores in continental Europe due to government measures to combat coronavirus, while sales...

Bucks distillery joins coronavirus fight making hand sanitisers

A small British company which makes honey and gin is to start producing alcohol-based hand sanitiser products by the end of the week to...

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...

Be considerate and stop panic buying, supermarkets tell customers

Britain's food retailers appealed to shoppers on Sunday to stop panic buying during the coronavirus outbreak, saying purchasing more than they need would mean...

Food banks battle shortages after coronavirus panic buying

Food banks across Britain are struggling to cope with demand from vulnerable people as consumers worried by the coronavirus outbreak empty supermarket shelves, charities...

UK retail jobs in the firing line as coronavirus hits

British recruiters expect widespread job losses for temporary staff in the retail, hospitality and travel sectors and reduced hiring for permanent jobs across the economy as...