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Four in five major retailers threatened with County Court Judgements over rent

Of 25 major national retailers surveyed by the BRC in October, 21 had been threatened by landlords using a ‘loophole’ in government protections

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After lockdown II, what now for the rent debt crisis?

As the end of protections for tenants looms, retailers and landlords are at loggerheads over what next, and a solution appears no nearer

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Commercial tenants and landlords ‘co-operating more’ over unpaid rent

Figures from Remit Consulting suggest retail had paid 54.7% of its bill by seven days into the latest quarter, which started at the end of September

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Sainsbury’s and Asda push rollout of virtual queueing systems

Sainsbury’s has rolled out its virtual queueing system to 42 further stores in a bid to minimise the wait outside of branches under its coronavirus safety protocols.

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How bold technology can help retailers succeed in home delivery

Companies should invest in the final and most important stage of the transaction – receiving the goods, says Ed Hodges, CEO of HelloDone

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Queuing apps are just the start: technology can do so much more

Retailers should use technology to address the customer experience in a proactive way, says Rebecca Crook, chief growth officer at Somo

Our definitive guide to the dairy category is full of analysis on the latest trends

  • Watch: Gen Z experts explain why young people are wary of dairy and how to fix it

  • Creative Challenge: can milk be futureproofed?

  • The Grocer’s Dairymen Podcast: Ciaran Dawson, Oppo Brothers

  • Consumer research: Has coronavirus dampened Britain’s appetite for dairy?

  • Joe Bangles: interview with Twitter’s chief cheesemonger

  • Big Interview: How Jon Jenkins picked up the ball at Müller

  • After EU: can UK dairy still go global?

  • The Grocer’s Dairymen Podcast: Trish Cannon, Wensleydale Creamery

  • Eight dairy firms delivering direct to consumers

  • Online purchases, sales spikes and dairy alternatives: 10 charts explaining UK attitudes to dairy

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  • So it’s Five Days of Christmas this year. Good luck to retailers trying to plan ahead

  • Industry calls for Trade Credit Reinsurance scheme extension

  • Can Mike Coupe deliver on mass testing for food production workers?

  • After lockdown II, what now for the rent debt crisis?

  • Almost 5,000 wholesale staff have lost their jobs to coronavirus, survey reveals

  • Bidfood to release Miley Cyrus cover as charity single with Hospitality Action

  • Suppliers less worried over Brexit despite no deal yet

  • UK food is often absent at global food shows. Exporters need meaningful support

  • The Shopper Shrink: how retail therapy actually works

  • Asda says drivers are ‘happy to chat’ as it fights lockdown loneliness

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Brexit

  • UK food is often absent at global food shows. Exporters need meaningful support

  • An EU deal may be close, but it makes little difference to preparation efforts

  • Watch: Jason Tarry, Tesco UK & ROI CEO on coronavirus, Brexit and the executive team changes

  • After EU: can UK dairy still go global?

  • Through industry collaboration we can weather the Brexit uncertainty

  • Red herrings: fish category report 2020

  • Brexit: in such a grave crisis as this, it’s an unnecessary risk

  • Is Trade-Agri Commission’s new status really a big win for UK food standards?

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