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Major drop in crime at Central England Co-op stores following new security measures

Rollout of new security measures at Central England Co-op stores has resulted in a major drop in crime, figures show. Burglaries have dropped by six...

AB InBev sells Australian assets including Foster’s

The world's leading brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev said Friday (19 July) it is selling its assets in Australia - including the Foster's beer brand -...

PepsiCo buys Pioneer Foods in Africa push

US beverage and food giant PepsiCo has agreed to buy South Africa's Pioneer Foods for about 24.4 billion rand (£1.4 billion), a company executive said...

‘Increasingly difficult to pay higher wage rates’, ACS tells Low Pay Commission

The Association of Convenience Stores raised concerns about future wage rates at an oral evidence session held by the Low Pay Commission on 18...

New Costcutter store in Windsor sees brisk sales with tailored offering

A new Costcutter store in Windsor is enjoying steady increase in sales by 5-10 percent a week since  opening at the end of May. The...

Waitrose to close seven stores; nearly 700 jobs at risk

Waitrose has announced the sale of its four stores, three of them to discount retailer Lidl, and the closure of further three, putting nearly...
alcohol strategy

Medics call for new alcohol strategy

The BMA and medical Royal Colleges have asked the government to prioritise a new alcohol strategy, expressing concerns over the impact of alcohol on...
Smiths News

Smiths News follows new automatic compensation scheme with carriage charge rise

Smiths News has announced an average 2 percent increase in its carriage charge, a day after launching a ground-breaking automatic compensation scheme for late...

Nisa ex-boss Nick Read appointed as Post Office group chief executive  

The Post Office has announced the appointment of Nick Read as the new group chief executive. Read has previously served as the chief executive at Nisa and...
retail crime

ONS data reveals decline in shoplifting; Home office data, sloppy follow-up

The police recorded shoplifting incidents have seen an annual decline of two percent, according to the latest ONS data. The Crime Survey for England and...