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  • Worldpay data reveals pre-Christmas shopping trends

    Worldpay data reveals pre-Christmas shopping trends

    According to transactional data from Worldpay, the number of card transactions processed by UK retailers in the last week of October rose by 7% last year compared to previous weeks. The payment processing company said this marked the start of an upward spike which reached its peak in the week before Christmas, when transaction volumes on [...]

    📅October 30, 2014

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  • Landmark Wholesale reports strong September sales

    Landmark Wholesale reports strong September sales

    Landmark Wholesale said it saw overall sales out from depots in September rise 13% on last year. The company said that from May to September, overall sales rose 11% compared to the same trading period last year. It reported a 17% rise in cigarette sales in September, while licensed sales increased by 7.2%. Landmark Wholesale managing director Martin [...]

    📅October 30, 2014

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  • Serious Fraud Office to investigate Tesco

    Serious Fraud Office to investigate Tesco

    The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is to investigate Tesco over its accounting errors that led to the retailer’s admission last week that profits had been overstated by £263m. In a statement, Tesco said that it has been cooperating fully with the SFO and will continue to do so. It said that the Financial Conduct Authority has [...]

    📅October 30, 2014

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  • Sainsbury’s announces Daniel Sturridge partnership

    Sainsbury’s announces Daniel Sturridge partnership

    Sainsbury’s has announced that England and Liverpool star Daniel Sturridge has signed up to a long-term partnership with the retailer, becoming the face of several initiatives including Active Kids. He joins fellow Sainsbury’s ambassadors, London 2012 Paralympic Gold Medallists Ellie Simmonds and Jonnie Peacock, to star in Sainsbury’s Active Kids 2015 campaign, launching in the New [...]

    📅October 29, 2014

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  • ACS appoints new chairman and deputy chairman

    ACS appoints new chairman and deputy chairman

    The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has confirmed the appointment of Paul Hagon and Patrick Sewell as chairman and deputy chairman of the organisation. The pair will take on leadership roles on the ACS Management Board from 1 November, replacing current chairman Jonathan James and vice chairman Neil Turton. Paul Hagon is the group strategy and development [...]

    📅October 29, 2014

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  • The Co-operative Food appoints new acquisitions manager

    The Co-operative Food appoints new acquisitions manager

    The Co-operative Food has announced the appointment of Emma Weintroub as regional acquisitions manager for the Central and Eastern regions. With 26 years’ experience in the property sector, her previous roles include senior acquisitions surveyor for McDonald’s Restaurants Limited, and development consultant for Preston Bennett working on residential. The Co-op said she will acquire sites for new [...]

    📅October 29, 2014

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