Five Pound World

Five Pound World targets 150 stores within 18 months Subscription

12 Oct 2018 | By Steve Farrell

Five Pound World opened its first branch in a former Poundworld store in Burton-on-Trent last week

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Princes to close Chichester processing site Subscription

11 Oct 2018 | By Carina Perkins

The company has “commenced a consultation with employees” and plans to close the Terminus Road site by the end of 2020

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Hendrick’s Gin opens £13m distillery expansion

02 Oct 2018 | By Daniel Selwood

The new facility has doubled capacity from one million litres of gin a year to two million

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Budgens opens first farm shop partnership under its fascia

25 Sep 2018 | By Rachel Graham

Gonalston Farm Shop is set to maintain 80% sourcing autonomy while adding grocery lines from Budgens

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Poundland moves into 20 former Poundworld stores Subscription

21 Sep 2018 | By Steve Farrell

The retailer said it was looking to recruit former Poundworld staff for the locations

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Bidfood opens depot in Lancing to replace Worthing warehouse Subscription

19 Sep 2018 | By Andrew Don

The new DC is 60% larger than the previous site

lidl

Lidl to build distribution centre in Leeds in expansion push

17 Sep 2018 | By Steve Farrell

The discounter has also opened 20 new stores since February, bringing the UK estate to 720

Thatchers

Thatchers Cider to build new £14m mill in Somerset

11 Sep 2018 | By Daniel Woolfson

It will increase Thatchers’ production capacity from 450 to 1,000 tonnes per day

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Tesco to develop car park space into gyms and restaurants Subscription

04 Sep 2018 | By Ian Quinn

The plan is part of a new deal with property company Supermarket Income REIT

Asda Merchandising Centre of Excellence

Asda opens new Merchandising Centre of Excellence in Leeds Subscription

03 Sep 2018 | By Ian Quinn

The centre will feature a state-of-the-art virtual reality lab

Ginsters' first store

Ginsters moves into QSR market with first-ever Pasty Store

31 Aug 2018 | By Steve Farrell

Opening hours will be from 8.30am to 5pm on Monday to Saturday and 10am to 5pm on Sunday

lidl

Lidl plans new store in Worsley, Greater Manchester Subscription

22 Aug 2018 | By Steve Farrell

The discounter is set to open a further two stores in Trafford and Baguley

Asda store

Asda to close Newmarket store with loss of 40 jobs Subscription

21 Aug 2018 | By Ian Quinn

Retailer said customer numbers and sales were continuing to fall

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Co-op overtakes discounters in store planning 'space race'

17 Aug 2018 | By Ian Quinn

The Co-op overtook the two discounters for the most planning applications submitted in the first half of 2018

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Plastic and the Packaging Conundrum

Plastic is the new public enemy number one. But how should the industry, which is so reliant on plastic as a packaging solution, respond?

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The Soft Drinks Sugar Levy Webinar

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Coca-Cola: How to Bring Sales and Operations Alive with Data

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Whitepapers

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White Paper: Sustainability – don’t stand still

Is plastic packaging your friend or foe? Are you making sustainable decisions that will retain your customers and attract new ones? Sustainability is high on every agenda and an opportunity for brands and retailers to make a difference to the planet and your bottom line.

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How can food and drink manufacturers avoid supply-chain issues?

The UK food and drink supply chain is a dynamic model of speedy efficiency, so even a minor disruption such as this summer’s CO2 shortage can create a ripple effect that magnifies as it widens. In this whitepaper, the most catastrophic and high-profile supply chain breakdowns are examined to understand what went wrong and why – and, crucially, what can food and drink manufacturers avoid supply-chain issues?

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WHITE PAPER – Research: Food and drink report 2018

Bray Leino surveyed 1,400 consumers in London, Wales and the North East on a range of behaviours and attitudes to food and drink. What is influencing their buying decisions? What are they buying more and less of? How do they feel Brexit will impact price and quality? What are the regional differences and what does this all tell us about how food and drink brands should approach their brand-building activity?

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