Tuesday, January 26, 2021
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Grocers to ration products due to fears over a no-deal Brexit

Supermarkets across the UK are preparing to ration certain products after concerns increase over customers stockpiling again.
Brexit could cut volume of goods shipped to Ireland by retailers, hauliers warn

Brexit could cut volume of goods shipped to Ireland by retailers, hauliers warn

// Road Haulage Association warns that retailers could cut back on shipping to Ireland if checks created by Brexit cause delays // It said Scottish...
BRC urges shoppers not to stockpile food ahead of Brexit deadline

BRC urges shoppers not to stockpile food ahead of Brexit deadline

UK and EU issue joint statement of extension to post-Brexit trade deal talks as BRC says "there is no need for the public to buy more food than usual as the main impact will be on imported fresh produce".
BRC warns supermarkets and customers will face ‘£3bn bombshell’ if Brexit talks fail

BRC warns that supermarkets and customers will face ‘£3bn bombshell’ if Brexit talks fail

If no-deal Brexit goes ahead, the BRC says 85% of food imported from the EU will face tariffs. Comments come as Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday there is a “strong possibility” of a no trade deal with the EU.
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Tesco stockpiles long-life goods in case of no-deal Brexit

Tesco chairman John Allan has reportedly said that the grocer is stockpiling long-life goods in preparation for possible supply disruption at the end of the Brexit transition period.
Supermarkets granted three month grace period from Brexit checks

Supermarkets granted three month grace period from Brexit checks

The Government has announced a three month timeline for supermarkets before Brexit checks are introduced. "British sausages will continue to make their way to Belfast and Ballymena in the new year," Gove tells House of Commons.
High Court dismisses claim over scrapping of tax-free shopping for tourists

High Court dismisses claim over scrapping of tax-free shopping for tourists

The High Court has dismissed a claim that the UK Government failed to consider the “devastating impact” of (...)
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Brexit: Supermarkets in Northern Ireland face empty shelf threat

Supermarkets have warned that their shops in Northern Ireland could end up with empty shelves unless the government provides clarity about their trading status when the Brexit transition period ends.
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Next sales drop 17.9% amid fears of forced store closures

Next has raised its full-year profit forecast after sales beat expectations in the third quarter, but has warned on uncertainty affecting its trading in the fourth quarter.
Government warns businesses over Brexit transition countdown

Government warns businesses over Brexit transition countdown

Government urges businesses to "act now" with just 81 days left to prepare for Brexit transition.

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