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Autumn Budget addresses wages, business rates and alcohol duty

Chancellor Rishi Sunak confirmed in the Autumn Budget that the National Living Wage will rise to £9.50 from...

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CJ Lang & Son implements wholesale and retail data reporting system

CJ Lang & Son has successfully introduced a new wholesale and retail data reporting service, hosted through TWC’s...

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Scottish Government refuses to close large stores on New Year’s Day

Shopworkers’ trade union Usdaw says it is “deeply disappointed” that the Scottish Government has refused to close large...

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Shoppers begin buying Scotland Loves Local gift cards

Scotland Loves Local gift cards, which help shoppers show their support for businesses in their community,  are now...

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Minimum wage set to rise

The chancellor is expected to announce that the UK’s minimum wage will increase from £8.91 to £9.50 an...

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Spar unveils new look for own-brand Christmas range

Spar is launching its own-label Christmas range in a new red livery in-store from today (25 October). The...

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Consumer confidence falls for first time this year

Consumer confidence fell by one percentage point in the third quarter of 2021, new data shows. The latest...

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Forecourt retailers continue to invest

Forecourt retailers have continued to invest in their businesses in the past year despite the pandemic, new research...

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Food sales rising, ONS data reveals

Food store sales volumes rose by 0.6% in September 2021 and were 3.9% above pre-coronavirus pandemic levels in...

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Pret trials self-serve coffee kiosks

Pret a Manger is trialling self-serve coffee kiosks that will be rolled out to convenience stores, forecourts, hospitals,...