More food at M&S
Marks and Spencer is expected to reveal plans next week to increase the amount of space that it allocates in its stores to food. The retailer is forecast to record pre-tax profits of about £751m, up from £618m the year before.

Profitability review
Isle of Man-based Shoprite has started a cost and profitability review of the former Safeway store in Douglas that it acquired from Morrisons in April last year.

No pleasing some
Pot Noodle's latest TV ad, which aimed to steer the brand away from controversy, has already come under fire - this time from complaints that it is disparaging Welsh culture. The ad features Welsh miners digging for noodles.