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Bakery numbers stagnate as high street suffers

The number of bakery chain stores on Britain’s high streets is stagnating, with a net increase of just two in the first half of 2018.

Subway launches Gloves for Subs campaign

High street sandwich firm Subway has launched a campaign to provide gloves to keep the elderly and the homeless warm in the winter.

‘Best ever Christmas’ for M&S food

Marks & Spencer (M&S) reported record food sales during the week before Christmas, up 17% on the same period in 2014.

Ferrero completes Thorntons transaction

The £112m takeover of British chocolatier Thorntons has been completed by Ferrero, as it pledges to grow the brand.

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Greggs' breakfast and low-calorie options are a success
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Greggs sales boom with breakfast demand

High street bakery giant Greggs has reported “a strong first half” as consumer demand for its low-calorie and breakfast options grows. 

Hotel Chocolat throws down the gauntlet on the high street

The high street chocolate war is on, after Hotel Chocolat saw better financial results than Thorntons.

‘Radical’ review of business rates launched

The UK Treasury has launched its largest review of business rates in the UK in ‘a generation’, a move that will affect 1.8m properties in England which currently pay the tax. 

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Greggs posts strong 2014 trading performance
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Greggs posts strong 2014 performance

The chief executive of high street bakery giant Greggs has praised “an exceptional step-up in performance” for the brand in 2014 as it revealed total sales were up 5.5% to £804m and own-shop like-for-like sales had risen 4.5%. 

North-south divide on empty shops

Almost one in five shops in England’s northern towns and cities lie empty, compared with just one in 10 in the south, according to a new study.

The Future High Street Summit will take place in Nottingham in March
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Summit to focus on high street trade improvements

Local authorities are to be urged to think of ways to bring more trade to high streets, after Christmas demonstrated the change in consumer habits.

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