Greggs, the bakery food-to-go retailer, has said it made an exceptionally strong start to 2019 after it benefited from the publicity generated by the launch of its vegan-friendly sausage rolls.
The McColl’s convenience chain has seen its full year pre-tax profit decline to £7.9 million from £18.4 million in the previous year after trading was impacted by supply chain disruption following the collapse of Palmer & Harvey.
The Competition and Markets Authority’s inquiry group that is looking at the proposed merger between Sainsbury’s and Asda has decided to extend the reference period for preparing its report by eight weeks to 30 April.
Sainsbury’s is extending a trial scheme that helps customers with hidden disabilities when shopping in-store.
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