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Media Bites 12 July: Poundland/Pepco, Greencore, UK economy

Poundland owner Pepco said sales were hit as disruption in the Red Sea delayed its summer stock getting to stores

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Coffee prices to soar to new heights, Lavazza warns

Coffee prices are on course to rise further from current record highs as poor harvests, supply chain disruptions and new EU deforestation regulations continue to hammer roasters, Italian group Lavazza warned

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Waitrose ‘in talks’ with British Corner Shop to potentially rekindle relationship

Waitrose was BCS’s main retail partner before the online grocer joined forces with M&S in 2021

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Meet the cousins behind the revival of British Corner Shop

‘Slow and steady wins the race’ is the mantra of the BCS’s new owners. So how will they revive the beloved, yet troubled, online grocer?

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City snapshot: Poundland like-for-like sales decline on supply chain issues

Poundland owner Pepco Group has posted a drop in like-for-like sales in its third quarter, amid a sharp drop in organic sales at Poundland

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