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Walgreens Boots Alliance’s key developments to offer more personalised healthcare and shopping experiences both online and in-stores.

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Variety discounter Poundstretcher has had its proposed CVA approved by creditors, according to Nam News. Rent reductions The new agreement means; The leases on 94 stores will remain at their current rates Rents will be reduced between 30% and 40% for 84 stores, for a period of three years Rents will be paid in full for a period of six weeks for 253 stores Potential store cl...
Leading UK food-to-go retailer, Pret, has announced that 30 sites will close permanently as part of a restructure to cope with the impact of COVID-19.  The closures represent just over 7% of Pret’s 410-strong estate. Two-thirds of the closures will be outside London, including sites in Glasgow, Reading, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Nottingham and Sheffield.  It will also start a consultation to reduce hea...
Variety discount retailer B&M’s Q1 results (29 th March 2020 to 27 th June 2020) show continued strong growth in the first quarter of the financial year and particularly its UK banner. Its value-led model and convenient out of town locations continue to prove to be attractive to customers. Revenue growth across all banners expect Babou Group revenue +27.7% to £1,154.8m (2019: £904.6m) ...

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07/07/2020
Keep track of senior appointments in UK grocery retail as we pass the mid-point of the year. This edition features Amazon, Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Waitrose & Partners.
06/07/2020
Frugalpac has developed a paper wine and spirits bottle.
02/07/2020
We look at how the UK convenience channel could change in a post Coronavirus (COVID-19) world.
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This in-depth guide to the UK explores the key trends in grocery retail and the growth strategies of the leading retailers in the country.

As the UK prepares to leave the European Union, we update our five year forecasts for the grocery market, quantifying the opportunities available in each retail channel. Drawing on a combination of economic base data from official sources and retailer specific forecasts, we set out our growth expectations.

In our new Eating In Vs Dining Out research, produced in collaboration with foodservice consultant Peter Backman, we explore the impact of COVID-19 on the UK food and drink market.

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