Retail

Workfare demonstrators target Greggs

Demonstrators have protested outside a central London Greggs store, as part of a direct action campaign against its involvement in the government’s Workfare Scheme.

New guidance for sustainable businesses

UK businesses can highlight their corporate sustainability credentials in a simple way thanks to new guidance released yesterday.

Scottish Bakers and NAMB seal new training deal

The training arm of the Scottish Bakers, National Bakery Training (NBT), has signed an agreement to become a preferred provider of training within the whole of the UK.

Portas picks 15 new towns

An additional 15 UK towns have been selected to be part of the government’s high street revival scheme, headed up by retail guru Mary Portas.

Pure to take store count to six

A London independent bakery and food-to-go business will look to open four outlets in the next 12 months as part of an expansion plan.

Campden highlights importance of gluten-free

Independent food research firm Campden BRI will host a two-day conference for bakers and food manufacturers to examine the technological challenges associated with gluten-free baking.

Spianata&co continues London expansion

Spianata&co is hoping to bring its store count to eight with plans to open two further bakery retail outlets in the next 12 months.

Pop sensation boosts London bakery business

The Cake Store has been inundated with a wealth of new orders and social media followers after producing a bespoke cake for One Direction boy band member Louis Tomlinson.

Food retailers faring best in Scotland

Food sales in Scotland during June helped to achieve a 1.2% growth in total sales compared to the previous year.

Supermarket grocery market shares down to 2.1%

The latest grocery share figures have revealed a drop in growth to 2.1% for the 12 weeks ending 8 July 2012.

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