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Shopworkers’ union anger at government stance on violent crime

Usdaw, the shopworkers’ union, has reacted with dismay to Chris Grayling’s failure to rule out cuts to the...

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Caravan and Sweet Charity finalise merger

GroceryAid is the new name for the combined Sweet Charity and Caravan charities Earlier this year, both Trustee...

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Scottish Candy Ball huge success

The recently merged grocery industry charities, Caravan and Sweet Charity, have hailed the success of the Scottish Candy...

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Ex Kingfisher boss named as new BRC Chairman

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) will appoint its new Chairman Ian Cheshire next week, replacing Rob Templeman. Cheshire...

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JTI rallies against plain packaging

JTI is launching the second phase of its campaign to raise awareness of the potential impact of plain...

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Molson Coors veteran to lead Sutherland sales force

Sutherland Brothers of Wick has announced the appointment of Tom Maclennan to run the Company’s sales force and...

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NFRN reacts angrily to Vodafone e-top up margin cuts

The National Federation of Retail Newsagents (NFRN) has reacted angrily to the news of what it describes as...

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UK food and drink companies upbeat in 2012

For the first time since the Food and Drink Federation’s (FDF) Business Confidence survey was launched in 2010,...

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Booker sales on the rise once more

Booker, the UK’s largest wholesaling and cash and carry group, has announced another very positive set of quarterly...

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Frozen food thrives as purse strings remain tight

The UK frozen food sector is continuing to thrive despite difficult economic circumstances, posting a 6% value growth...