city & finance

Greggs bakery

Greggs raises profit forecast thanks to new product range

15 Dec 2014 | By Edward Devlin

Greggs has upped profit expectations for the year as customers responded to the baker’s new coffee blend and healthier sandwich range.

Science in Sport SIS

High street growth helps Science in Sport to 23% revenue growth

11 Dec 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Sports nutrition specialists Science in Sport has posted a 23% first half revenue rise, helped by its expanded sales via major grocery and high street shops.

Ocado delivery van

Ocado's sales growth slows to 14.9% in fourth quarter

11 Dec 2014 | By Edward Devlin

Growth at online supermarket Ocado has slowed in the fourth quarter with gross retail sales up 14.9% to £311.4m, compared with a 15.5% boost during the previous three months.

Imperial leather

African troubles lead to first half PZ Cussons profits drop

10 Dec 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

PZ Cussons saw a 4% drop in first half profits, driven by “challenging trading conditions” in Africa and the devaluation of the Nigerian Naira.

tesco tooley street

City news: sheer scale of Tesco's problems sends shares plummeting Subscription

23 Oct 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Everyone knew Tesco’s day of reckoning would be bad, but the sheer scale of the problems afflicting the UK’s biggest super…

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Why is UK fruit so expensive? asks Joanna Blythman Subscription

25 Jul 2014 | By Joanna Blythman

Back in Britain after a spell abroad, I can feel my healthy, sun-kissed diet go down the tube…


Labour plans to micro-manage our diets - it won't work Subscription

16 May 2014 | By Kevin Hawkins

The nanny state, like an old comic opera, is about to have a revival…


Pushing brand values during the price war Subscription

09 May 2014 | By Andy Poole

The old adage ‘price is king’ could not ring any truer for grocery brands at the moment…


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