Tag Archives: Helen Dickinson

Industry steels itself for Brexit fallout

A week has passed since the British public voted to leave the European Union, triggering in the process a political earthquake of epic proportions. Inevitably, perhaps, the fallout from Brexit has thus far been largely dominated by internal party politics, but as the days and weeks pass attention will turn to the specific political and…
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Food prices fall for the first time since 2006

THE BRC-NIELSEN shop price index, released in November, has shown a decrease in food prices for the first time in almost a decade.                   Food reported annual deflation for the first time since the series began in December 2006, falling 0.2% in November.   Both the fresh…
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Retailers sign up to challenging new green goals

THE UK retail industry is today (Wednesday) signing up to a range of ambitious targets for reducing its impact on the environment, having beaten the previous set across all areas.   Commitments to be announced at today’s A Better Retailing Climate launch event include a collective pledge to reduce absolute carbon emissions by 25 per…
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