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  • Retail: London Shoppers Still Upbeat

    16 April 2007 News
    Retail sales in central London were 10.8% higher last month than they were in March 2005 according to figures by the British Retail Consortium (BRC). It is better than last year when sales rose by 5.5% compared to March 2005. But, the retail footfall remained below year-earlier…
  • Industry: Ad Ban Rules Widened

    12 April 2007 News
    Restrictions on food and drink advertising to under-16s are to be widened to cover non-broadcast media, the Committee for Advertising Practice (CAP) has confirmed.
  • Retail: Food Centre’s Ready To Open

    12 April 2007 News
    The Ludlow Food Centre, which aims to be a unique market place for quality, locally produced food and drink, will be officially opened on Wednesday 18th April.
  • Report: Apple Sales Blossom

    11 April 2007 News
    According to research by Nielsen, the humble apple is enjoying a surge in popularity amidst competition from so-called superfood fruits and more exotic fruits which are becoming more popular with today’s health conscious consumers.
  • Dairy: A Dying Breed

    11 April 2007 News
    lthough we reported last week that Tesco was aiming to wade in and rescue UK dairy farmers, a new survey suggests that confidence in the sector is at its lowest point since 2004 and more producers intend to quit in the near future.
  • Retail: Grocery Inquiry Extended

    10 April 2007 News
    The outcome of the Competition Commission's inquiry into the grocery market has been increased by a further three months.
  • Natural Food Takes Centre Stage

    10 April 2007 News
    With an amazing 600 exhibitors, Natural and Organic Products Europe, held at Olympia, London, is set for its best event yet.
  • Dairy: Tesco Pledges Support To Farmers

    04 April 2007 News
    Supermarket giant, Tesco has announced a range of measures to support UK dairy farmers and bring shoppers even more choice when it comes to buying milk.
  • Retail: Use Space To Maximise Sales

    02 April 2007 News
    If they want to get ahead of the multiples, retailers need to maximise their floor space for sales and use wholesalers for storage, says Booker chief executive, Charles Wilson.
  • Retail: The End Of Red Tape?

    02 April 2007 News
    Retailers could soon have more time to focus on their business rather than fighting through Government red tape if new measures are adopted by civil servants, reports Independent Retail News.
  • Campaign: Stop The Waste, Says Scma

    29 March 2007 News
    Each year in Britain as much as 3.3 million tons of edible produce is binned, costing the British public an estimated £23bn a year or £885 per household, a fact that has prompted the Stilton Cheese Makers Association (SCMA) to take action.
  • Event: A Taste Of Sussex Celebrates

    28 March 2007 News
    The food and drink division of Sussex Enterprise, A Taste of Sussex, is celebrating its third birthday in style at the Hotel Alias Seattle, Brighton Marina.
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