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Charlie Bigham’s sales jump but profits slip into the red

Upmarket ready meals supplier Charlie Bigham’s has posted a £9.3m jump in annual sales in its most recent financial year, but investment in growing capacity sent the company into the red.

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City uncertain over Tesco’s ‘strong’ start to 2019

Tesco CEO Dave Lewis declared the retailer had a “strong” start to the year, but weakening sales growth left some in the City wondering if its resurgence was beginning to slow.

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Post-Brexit export plan targets growth in the US and China

The Department for International Trade has also identified India and the UAE as key territories to ramp up exports

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City snapshot: UK readies US and China food export push

The US and China are being targeted in a major new government strategy to boost food and drink exports post-Brexit. Morrisons gains closer customer relationships through Amazon deal expansion, Charlie Bigham’s sees 19% growth but falls to a loss and all the rest of the latest news from the City.

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Media Bites 14 June: Tesco, Morrisons/Amazon, Majestic Wine

Tesco CEO Dave Lewis says the supermarket group faces challenges with soggy weather and consumer sentiment.

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Iceland reports 4.5% rise in sales as EBITDA falls back

Sales were boosted by a net increase of 43 stores

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Food prices back in inflation as UN warns over global prices

The Grocer Price Index edged up 0.1% in May, following a 0.3% decline the previous month

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The Grocer Price Index - Retailers

The GPI tracks pricing of more than 70,000 grocery products using a 12-month chained index. The index was set at 100 in September 2008. The average does not include Waitrose. The GPI is compiled by Brand View.

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