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Gail’s Bakery starts London delivery service

London-based Gail’s Bakery has launched a delivery service to provide London offices with boxes of its products.

Retail body calls for reform of business rates

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) is calling for business rates reform in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement next week.

White loaves make retail popularity list

Three white loaves made it on to a list of the most-bought items in the UK.

Three of Cheshunt Eight leave Tesco

Three of the suspended Tesco executives have reportedly left the company.

M&S and SSP join-up to extend

Marks & Spencer has launched a new site at Sutton station with SSP, in a bid to extend its breakfast and lunch offering in the food-to-go market.

Own label
Own label products still in growth

Own-label products continue to flourish with supermarkets offering reduced ranges missing out on revenue. 

Online sales
Digital transactions to play major role in festive retail sales

Retail sales this December are expected to rise 4% year-on-year to £42.4bn – more than £1.5bn than last year. 

Sales up 4% at SSP

SSP, the global giant behind travel brands such as Upper Crust and Caffè Ritazza, has seen revenue increase by 4% - helped by a strong performance in the UK.

Pie firm strikes Ocado supply deal

Doncaster-based The Topping Pie Company has signed to supply online grocery supermarket ocado.com.

Santa selfies at centre of Greggs’ festive campaign

Greggs has launched a new social media campaign, tying its pasty packaging to the internet with its #PastySanta selfies.

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