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UK & Ireland News

Healthy Year For Whole Foods Market In The UK

Fresh & Wild, the UK arm of US natural foods retailer Whole Foods Market, has posted robust year end results, suggesting the consumer trend...

Retail Sales Rebounded In February After Weak Start The Year

Retail sales volumes grew modestly in the year to February, having fallen in January, according to the latest CBI quarterly Distributive Trades Survey. It...

BAT Focused On Puffing Up Vaping Business As Sales Of Cigarettes...

British American Tobacco (BAT) has said that it is focused on rapidly expanding the ‘vaping’ side of its business after reporting another year of...

Lidl Gets Go-Ahead For New RDC In Scotland

Lidl has secured planning approval to develop a new regional distribution centre (RDC) in North Lanarkshire, Scotland. The local council’s planning committee granted permission for...

Tesco Urges Union To Reconsider Strike Action At Irish Stores

Tesco is urging the Mandate union to end strikes currently affecting it business in Ireland after five more stores voted against joining the picket. Six...

Euro Garages Snaps Up Another Four Sites From Failed C-Store Chain

Euro Garages has acquired four more sites from High Noon Stores, a SPAR c-store operator that fell into administration at the end of last...

John Lewis Cutting Hundreds Of Jobs Amid Structural Changes In The...

Nearly 400 John Lewis staff look set to lose their jobs as part of an overhaul of the group's catering operations and curtain and...

Aldi Appoints New PR Agency

Aldi has appointed a new agency in the UK to handle PR for some of its consumer grocery categories, as well as its social...

P&G Adjusts Sampling Strategy After Admitting It Was ‘Too Myopic’

Procter & Gamble has changed its sampling strategy, admitting it has taken a view that was too short-sighted when it comes to its return...

3G Missed Unilever But Its Methods Are Spreading

The investors who own Kraft Heinz are upending the food industry. Read the full article on the Economist website