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Cabbie pulled up for £925k cigarette smuggling racket

A TAXI driver, who attempted to smuggle over 3.6 million counterfeit cigarettes into the UK concealed behind pallets of loose slate, has been jailed...

Shops available at Olympic site

EAST VILLAGE, the new neighbourhood at the former London 2012 Athletes’ Village, has announced the availability of 30 retail units. Steve Burgin, who is overseeing...

Retailers’ campaign to force landlords to accept monthly rents could be ‘illegal’

A MASS campaign by retailers to force landlords to accept rents monthly rather than quarterly could be illegal under competition law, claims the British...

Shop thefts rise 10%

The number of shop thefts has increased 10%, new figures reveal. The Crime Survey for England and Wales, published by the Office for National Statistics,...
SPAR Pwllheli unveils first self-serve unit from Apprentice winner Alana Spencer

SPAR Pwllheli unveils first self-serve unit from The Apprentice winner Alana Spencer

Alana Spencer, the 2016 winner of The Apprentice reality show, officially launched her range of cakes at independent retailer Conrad Davies’ SPAR Pwllheli. Ridiculously Rich...

Sainsbury’s takeover bid backed by Argos owner Home Retail

HOME Retail Group has announced it now backs supermarket chain Sainsbury’s £1.4bn takeover bid, ending four months of negotiations between Sainsbury's and the Argos...

Kids’ cereals contain over seven chocolate fingers of sugar per portion

SOME breakfast cereals contain the equivalent in sugar of seven and a half chocolate fingers per portion, campaigners have warned. The campaigners claim the high...

Zapper ‘restructures’ UK sales team

Mobile payment and loyalty firm Zapper has announced a restructuring of its UK team, which will see  a number of field based staff leaving the...

Ocado’s flagship robotic complex at Andover substantially damaged by fire

A huge fire at Ocado's flagship robotic distribution centre will hit sales growth, the online supermarket pioneer warned on Wednesday (6 February). Around 20 fire engines...

A.F. Blakemore rolls out new design for distribution fleet

All new Spar, Foodservice, Fine Foods, Wholesale and Wholesale Distribution vehicles are to receive a new make-over as A.F. Blakemore looks to standardise its...