Retail industry

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Moonpig flotation price, like so many, was always pie-in-the-sky thinking | Nils Pratley
You’d think fund mangers would have deployed degree of scepticism after years of overvalued businesses

Nils Pratley

07, Dec, 2022 @7:18 PM

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UK supermarkets launch Christmas price war with 19p veg offer
Cut-price deals at Aldi, Lidl and Sainsbury’s come despite concerns over rising costs for UK farmers

Sarah Butler

07, Dec, 2022 @5:22 PM

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Moonpig hit as cash-strapped shoppers opt for cheaper gifts
Online card retailer expects revenues of £320m rather than £350m as Royal Mail strikes also have effect

Joe Middleton and Sarah Butler

07, Dec, 2022 @2:14 PM

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Asda plans 300 new UK convenience stores, creating 10,000 jobs
Supermarket hopes to grab bigger share of burgeoning sector, possibly threatening Sainsbury’s second position

Sarah Butler

06, Dec, 2022 @1:18 PM

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UK households will spend 10% more on Christmas dinner, research finds
Kantar finds families will spend average of £31 despite grocery price inflation slowing for first time in 21 months

Kalyeena Makortoff

06, Dec, 2022 @9:44 AM

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High cost of infant formula putting babies in danger, UK charities warn
Vulnerable families resorting to watered down formula or unsuitable food such as porridge, say campaigners

Jamie Grierson

06, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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UK retailers boosted by November sales of winter coats and hot water bottles
Total sales rose by 4% but figures were helped by inflation masking lower volumes, says BRC

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

06, Dec, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Mike Ashley’s Frasers Group serves Coventry City FC eviction notice
Club has no continuing rights after refusing to sign new tenancy agreement, says stadium’s owner

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

05, Dec, 2022 @6:37 PM

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Truss, Holly and Phil and MPs inspire UK’s best Christmas cracker jokes
In keeping with tradition, jokes chosen by Gold TV poll more likely to elicit groans of despair than laughter

Jim Waterson

05, Dec, 2022 @6:01 AM

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Cleaning cuts and chilly stores: the secret diary of a Tesco manager
The view from the shopfloor as the UK’s biggest supermarket tries to protect profits while keeping prices down

Sarah Butler

05, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Going, going gone: how Made, millennials’ favourite sofa-maker, wound up under the hammer
It gave its customers low prices by making them wait. So why did the dream of affordable luxury end with a mountain of boxes in a Port Talbot warehouse?

Amelia Tait

04, Dec, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Currys drops Royal Mail ‘for now’ as strikes threaten deliveries
Retailer says its responsibility is to ensure customers ‘get hold of their technology’ for Christmas

Rupert Jones

04, Dec, 2022 @12:25 PM

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