Retail

Waitrose sees sandwich sales soar with weather

Waitrose has seen sandwich sales rocket up 11% compared to this time last year.

Asda
Asda cafe concept to roll out across more stores
  (Photo:  )

Asda is rolling out new cafe concept

Asda has initiated a roll-out of a new cafe format called Express Diner with four outlets open so far. 

SSP sees UK LFLs growth

SSP, the leading food operator in travel locations worldwide, saw like-for-like sales (LFLs) grow by 3.7% in the UK in its first half.

Cash usage could be on the decline
  (Photo:  )

Cashless payment takes lead for first time

Cash was overtaken by non-cash payments for the first time ever last year.

Greggs
Greggs faced a media storm over customer question about bread
  (Photo:  )

Greggs’ bread ‘news’ is old news

Greggs has faced a media storm after a customer asked the bakery why it was unable to buy a loaf of bread in a store. 

M&S declares ‘outstanding’ full-year food results

Marks & Spencer boss Marc Bolland has praised the retailer’s food division for having an “outstanding year in a difficult market”.

West Cornwall Pasty Co has revamped its estate and offer
  (Photo:  )

West Cornwall Pasty Co sees 6% LFL growth

The new owners of West Cornwall Pasty Co have seen like-for-like (LFL) sales growth of 6% in the year since they took over, it has been revealed.

Patisserie Valerie, bakery, cakes
Patisserie Valerie has seen financial growth in the past six months
  (Photo:  )

Ebitda up 23% at Patisserie Holdings

Underlying profit increased by 23.1% to £8.7m at Patisserie Holdings in the six months to 31 March 2015.

Asda reports Q1 3.9% decline in LFL sales

Asda has announced a 3.9% fall in like-for-like sales in its first quarter, in what it describes at the “most challenging year yet” for UK supermarkets.

Sandwich award-winners revealed

Greenhalgh’s bakery has scooped the Bakery Sandwich Shop of the Year chain category at the Sandwich Industry Awards (Sammies).

My Account

Most read

Social