Food sales comfortably outperformed the rest of UK retail over the past three months, figures from the British Retail Consortium show. On a like-for-like basis, food sales between August and October were up by 1.8% over the equivalent term last year – and up 4.9% overall.
Robert Wiseman Dairies will rely on recovering rising costs from the major mults to meet performance expectations in the coming months. In its latest trading update, issued this morning, the dairy giant said it was in talks with retail customers about recouping the higher milk prices paid to farmers to ...
Stephen Robertson joins us this week as the latest guest editor of The Grocer. Director general of the British Retail Consortium since 2008, Robertson is one of the most high profile figures in retail.
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