Supply chain crisis

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Dr Martens says boot prices will rise to cover increasing costs
Northamptonshire-based footwear group’s half-year results show 5% fall in profits despite 13% rise in sales

Sarah Butler

24, Nov, 2022 @1:28 PM

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Founders, early backers and banks won big in the craze for buying online retailers but investors at THG, Deliveroo and Virgin Wines lost out

Sarah Butler

24, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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EasyJet looks to over-45s in cabin crew recruitment drive
Airline launches campaign targeting ‘empty nesters’ or people looking for challenge later in life

Joe Middleton

24, Nov, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Burberry shoppers snap up goods in Paris and Milan, not London
Brand says decision to stop tourists reclaiming VAT has hurt UK reputation as luxury shopping destination

Mark Sweney

17, Nov, 2022 @11:13 AM

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‘Not the Brexit I wanted’: Next boss calls for more foreign workers in UK
Leave backer Lord Wolfson says UK must let in much-needed overseas workers to plug chronic labour shortages

Kalyeena Makortoff

10, Nov, 2022 @9:39 AM

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Lively guinea pig and giraffe toys flagged as ‘Christmas bestsellers’
Toy Retailers Association selects likely ‘must-haves’ for British market with eye on strained budgets

Zoe Wood

09, Nov, 2022 @12:01 AM

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Magnum and Marmite owner Unilever warns of even more price rises
Group reports 10% growth in sales revenue driven by highest price rises in its history

Sarah Butler

27, Oct, 2022 @12:50 PM

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UK motorists count cost amid rise in price of car parts, repairs and servicing
Three drivers and a garage owner explain how rising costs have affected prices

Clea Skopeliti and Rupert Jones

19, Oct, 2022 @12:32 PM

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The chips are down: Australia’s wet weather and supply chain woes causing potato supply issues
Growers say prices for fertiliser, fuel and transport have also skyrocketed because of Russia’s attack on Ukraine

Cait Kelly

19, Oct, 2022 @7:11 AM

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M&S to close one in four bigger stores selling clothing and homeware
Retailer to open 104 Simply Food outlets as high street chain speeds up turnaround plan amid rising costs

Joanna Partridge

12, Oct, 2022 @12:24 PM

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Jim Ratcliffe’s attempt to rival Land Rover Defender racks up steep losses
Ineos Automotive’s plans for Grenadier 4x4 hit by global supply chain disruption

Julia Kollewe

09, Oct, 2022 @4:08 PM

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Hundreds of Liverpool container workers set for two-week strike
Latest pay dispute could further disrupt UK supply chains already hit by walkouts at Felixstowe port

Jess Clark

18, Sep, 2022 @11:01 PM

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