Business

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Deliveroo: will 19 July serve up a big treat or slim pickings for food delivery app?
Co-founder William Shu ‘super-optimistic’ firm will keep profiting from pandemic-fuelled change in dining choices

Zoe Wood

17, Jul, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Scarborough predicts a bumper tourism season (if it can find enough staff)
Tourists are fuelling record bookings but severe staff shortages due to Brexit and workers self-isolating have kept many hospitality firms closed

Josh Halliday and Hilary Osborne

17, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Unhappy campers? Tents and other gear close to selling out in UK holiday boom
Sports retailer Decathlon says sales of family tents are up more than 70% on pre-Covid levels

Sarah Butler

17, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Gluten-free food costs rise could force makers to change recipes
Wholesale price of rice flour soars by 26%, prompting concerns over impact on ‘free from’ products

Zoe Wood

17, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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US retail sales in surprise rebound in June; eurozone inflation eases – as it happened
US retail sales rise 0.6% as Americans spend more on electronics, clothes and eating out, while eurozone inflation dips to 1.9%; Bank of Japan leaves policy unchanged and cuts growth forecast

Julia Kollewe

16, Jul, 2021 @2:14 PM

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Burberry sales return to pre-pandemic levels as younger shoppers splash out
Luxury fashion brand reports revenues of £479m in 13 weeks to 26 June, up 86% on 2020

Mark Sweney and Sarah Butler

16, Jul, 2021 @1:11 PM

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UK school uniform supplier warns of Covid-related shortages
School Uniform Direct tells customers to order soon because of production and transport delays

Zoe Wood

16, Jul, 2021 @11:02 AM

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GSK plans £400m life sciences campus in Stevenage
Pharmaceuticals firm thinks creating cluster of companies at its site could result in up to 5,000 jobs

Mark Sweney

16, Jul, 2021 @9:23 AM

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Alfresco dining boost in England as government extends pavement licences
Covid-stricken hospitality sector allowed to serve food and drink outdoors until September 2022

Rob Davies

16, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Shell and Scottish Power submit plans for floating offshore windfarms
Energy firms hope to produce world’s first large-scale floating turbines in north-east Scotland

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

15, Jul, 2021 @11:01 PM

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‘Tsunami of closures’ threaten UK high streets as debt grows fivefold
Shops, hairdressers and small bars battle to survive after lockdown closures, report finds

Sarah Butler

15, Jul, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Bank of England ‘addicted’ to creating money, say peers
BoE must be more transparent and justify use of quantitative easing, says Lords report

Larry Elliott Economics editor

15, Jul, 2021 @11:01 PM

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