Monday, January 25, 2021
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Grocers call for “urgent” action to prevent Northern Ireland supply shortage

UK supermarket leaders have called for "urgent intervention" from the government to prevent "significant disruption" to Northern Ireland's food supplies in the wake of Brexit border arrangements.
Northern Ireland retailers "experiencing some disruption after Brexit"

Northern Ireland retailers “experiencing some disruption after Brexit”

Retailers in Northern Ireland have experienced some disruption while suppliers in the rest of the UK adapt to post-Brexit (...)
Since the Treasury announced it would be scrapping tax-free shopping on the eve of Brexit, it poses the question, how will retailers who trade in travel hubs be affected by this change?

Is this the end of duty free retail in the UK?

Since the Treasury announced it would be scrapping tax-free shopping on the eve of Brexit, how will retailers that (...)
Retail Gazette speaks to retailers and experts alike to discuss how the Brexit transitional period has affected retailers in the UK?

How has the Brexit transitional period affected UK retailers?

Retail Gazette speaks to retailers and experts alike to discuss how the Brexit transitional period has affected retailers in the UK.
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Brexit food price increase “very modest” Tesco chair says

Tesco chair John Allan has reportedly said any impact on food prices due to Brexit will be “very modest”, following the recent news of a deal between the UK and EU.
DFS confident for H1 results after “resilient” Q2

DFS confident for H1 results after “resilient” Q2

Sales in first 24 weeks of half year rose 19%, with online orders up 76% year-on-year. Profits are expected to come in at upper half of forecasts.
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Sainsbury’s warns of food shortages following France ban

Sainsbury's has warned that food may begin to disappear from its shelves within days after France's ban on freight from the UK.
BRC calls on Gov. to find “pragmatic solution” to French border closure

BRC calls on government to find “pragmatic solution” to French border closure

The BRC urges government to find solution as France closes borders to UK. France travel ban to UK is expected to last 48 hours from 00:01 on Monday. Prime Minister to hold urgent COBRA meeting today regarding closures.
M&S CEO reiterates refusal to pay back business rates relief

M&S CEO reiterates refusal to pay back business rates relief

M&S CEO says business rates relief was "used it in the right way" and won't be returned. Steve Rowe calls on government for clarity as end of Brexit transition approaches: "detail of how we are going to move goods about needs to be finalised urgently".
Retailers demand inquiry into Christmas & Brexit ports chaos

Retailers demand inquiry into Christmas & Brexit transition ports chaos

Retailers and food manufacturers have called on MPs to investigate congestion at container ports.

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