Monday, January 17, 2022
West End

Weekend Tube strikes threaten recovery of London’s West End

A six-month series of weekend Tube strikes have threatened to impact the recovery of London’s West End.
Greggs storefront

Greggs boss stepping down while Q4 sales remain strong

Greggs' chief executive Roger Whiteside will be leaving the bakery chain to be replaced by current retail and property director Roisin Currie.
More than 24,000 staff at discount retailer B&M are to get an extra week’s wage for their “considerable efforts”.

Over 24,000 B&M workers to get bonus after bumper Christmas

More than 24,000 staff at discount retailer B&M are to get an extra week’s wage for their “considerable efforts”.
B&M

B&M lifts full-year profit guidance after “very strong golden quarter”

B&M has raised its adjusted EBITDA range for the full year off the back of what boss Simon Arora called “a very strong golden quarter”.
Ryman shop front- theo Paphitis reports loss

Ryman reports loss for first time in 25 years as Theo Paphitis calls for...

Theo Paphitis’ stationery retailer Ryman has reported a loss for the first time in 25 years, with earnings tumbling to a loss of £8.5 million.
The number of High Street shops has increased by 1.3% despite many being closed to physical customers for much of the 18 months

The number of high street shops rise despite Covid lockdowns last year

The number of high street shops has increased by 1.3% despite many being closed to physical customers for much of the 18 months.
lateral flow test

Key workers required to take daily tests to detect Covid

Key workers in the UK must now take a lateral flow test every working day in an effort to catch Covid infections earlier.
With prices set to rise throughout 2022, we run down a list of everyday items that could cost more than they would have previously.

The cost of living: everyday items that will be more expensive in 2022

With prices set to rise throughout 2022, we run down a list of everyday items that could cost more than they would have previously.
Prices at the shelf edge are set to rise at a “faster rate” this year as retailers struggle to absorb a perfect storm of cost pressures.

Prices set to rise in 2022 as retailers struggle to absorb cost pressures

Labour shortages and increasing transportation costs lead to an increase in prices in December, which is set to continue into 2022.
Giles Membrey enticed Ikea to open in the UK

Ikea confirms UK price hikes due to Covid

Ikea has confirmed it has been forced to increase the average price of products in its UK stores due to rising supply chain costs.

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The commerce revolution is here!

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