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Discounter Lidl races ahead of Waitrose

With British shoppers increasingly hard-up and grocery prices on the rise, the German discounters are continuing to make in-roads against their opposition. This has been...

New sales director joins Wrigley team

  WRIGLEY has introduced its new UK sales director, Oli Morton, who previously worked for Mars UK. At Wrigley, Mr Morton will be responsible for sales...

Today’s member wins Sheffield business award

Today’s Group member Pricecheck was named winner of the High Growth Business of the Year Award at the Sheffield Business Awards. The award recognises Pricecheck’s...

Welsh town where all the parking meters were vandalised sees a month-long shopping boom

SMALL traders have long blamed parking charges for pushing shoppers away from local high streets to out-of-town superstores, but pay-and-display machines have still proliferated...

Food prices up but UK inflation rate remains stuck

AS MEASURED by the Consumer Prices Index, UK inflation was unchanged at 0.3% in February, according to new figures from the Office for National...
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MPs recommend setting up new Anti-Illicit Trade Group

All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on illicit trade has recommended the creation of a new Anti-Illicit Trade Group to consider the threat to the...

Sweet success with Asian baking at rebuilt Costcutter in Dewsbury

THE ADDITION of the UK’s first Yaadgaar bakery as part of a £1.2 million rebuild of a Costcutter Gulf forecourt on Huddersfield Road, Ravensthorpe,...

Plain packs are increasing smoking, say Aussie traders

  PLAIN packaging could actually be increasing rather than decreasing consumption of cigarettes, say Australian retailers.   The bizarre effect of brandless packets - introduced in Australia...

PayPoint announces further increase in SIM commission rates

PayPoint has announced positive changes to its SIM commission structure for retailers. The new structure provides retailers an opportunity to earn up to 25% more...
Pernod Ricard UK to get rid of single use plastics

Pernod Ricard UK to get rid of single use plastics

Following on the heals of its New Year resolution to ban the use of non-biodegradable straws and stirrers, Pernod Ricard UK has announced that it...