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Closures for Harris + Hoole Tesco-backed coffee shops

Tesco-backed coffee shop chain, Harris + Hoole, will reportedly close six stores around the UK.

Footfall down in high streets

A study has found that footfall has fallen -1.7% in July, but has increased by 1.7% in out-of-town locations.

French sandwich firm targets London

French sandwich chain Pomme De Pain is set to expand into the UK in London later this month.

Pret Leavers Programme increases intake for third year

Café chain Pret A Manger is offering 30 places on its National Apprenticeship Service scheme.

Proper Cornish sets up team for growth

Proper Cornish Group is preparing for innovation growth by recruiting a new marketing director, sales director and NPD manager. 

Greggs offensive logo goes viral

Greggs has been hacked on its Google listing with fraudsters putting up an offensive slogan on its official branding.

Gail’s fined £12k following customer injury

Artisan bakery chain Gail’s is to pay £12,000 after a customer fractured her pelvis at the premises.

Phat Pasty Co introduces halal products

The Phat Pasty Co has launched two halal products as part of its exotic range of pastries.

Morrisons extends opening hours for shopping trends

Morrisons has extended its opening hours in response to the emergence of a ‘dawn and dusk’ shopper trend.

Keep calm! National Cupcake Championships deadline extended

Think you have missed out on entering the National Cupcake Championships? Then think again… as the deadline for entries has been extended.

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