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Unilever acquires healthy snack brand Graze

Unilever has acquired the UK healthy snack brand Graze from investment firm Carlyle. Having started in 2008, with a snack box delivery service, Graze is...
Removing sweets from checkouts leads to fewer purchases

Removing sweets from checkouts leads to fewer purchases, study finds

Supermarket policies on less-healthy food at checkouts could make a potential impact on food purchases and benefit public health, a new research reveals. The study,...

Small firms reluctant to borrow because of fears over Eurozone

BRITAIN’s high street banks say they are "ready and willing" to get behind a multi-billion pound scheme to increase lending to small businesses and...

It’s time to act on promises, retailers have been warned

ACT NOW because the clock is ticking, employers in the retail industry have been warned by The Pensions Regulator.  The regulator has stressed that preparations...

Police hunt suspect of botched Huyton newsagents robbery

MERSEYSIDE Police have issued an appeal for information after a botched knife robbery at a newsagents in Huyton on Monday 25 January. A white male...
JW Filshill

JW Filshill grows margin and turnover; profit dips over diversification

Food and drink wholesaler JW Filshill has reported an increase in both margin and turnover, but seen a dip in operating profits in its latest...
A woman walks past closing down posters in the window of a branch of the House of Fraser department store in Manchester, Britain, November 20, 2018.

175,000 high street jobs to go

Over 175,000 jobs are set to disappear from the high street in the next year due to the boom in internet shopping, researchers have...

Convenience store boss receives six year ban for misconduct

AKHYAR Manzur, 43, of Salford, Greater Manchester, has been given a six year disqualification as a company director after investigations into his failed Cheshire...

Record Halloween pre-sell for Londis third year in a row

LONDIS has reported a 28% year-on-year increase in its Halloween confectionary pre-sell.   This is the third year in a row that Londis' Halloween pre-sell has...

Jack Link’s buys Peperami

JACK LINK’S has announced it has completed the acquisition of Unilever’s meat snacks business, primarily sold under the Peperami brand in the UK and...