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No-deal Brexit will raise cost of UK household staples, say retailers | Brexit

The cost of household staples, ranging from meat and cheese to school uniforms and drinking glasses, will substantially increase if there is no Brexit trade deal, British retailers have warned. With just six months to go before the UK leaves the EU entirely by exiting the single market and the European customs union, retailers fear …

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Waitrose boss joins calls for post-Brexit food standards protection | Business

The new boss of Waitrose has joined farmers and food campaigners in urging the government to protect food standards in post-Brexit trade deals. James Bailey, who joined Waitrose from Sainsbury’s in April, said any regression from current high standards in the UK would be an unacceptable backwards step and pledged that Waitrose would not sell …

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Strategy in a risky world, Brexit buffering, retaining talent, AI advances & Mars landings

The revered Richmond Supply Chain Forum returns to Sopwell House this October, uniting an exceptional line up of top-of-their-game speakers, delegates and suppliers to examine what Supply Chain means now and how businesses can intuitively future-proof for success.  Addressing ‘Strategy in a Risky World’, esteemed keynote speaker Dr Ros C. Rivaz BSc Hons, Hon DSc, Non-Executive …

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How has Brexit vote affected UK economy? January verdict | Business

Brexit risks remain for sterling The pound has erased the gains made after Boris Johnson’s Conservatives won the biggest majority in more than 30 years at the general election, amid concern that Britain could end the Brexit transition period in December without an EU deal. Sterling had soared by about five cents against the US …

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Toy industry hit by slump ‘due to Brexit and 2019 election’ | Business

The UK toy industry suffered “difficult” trading conditions last year due to falling consumer confidence as a result of Brexit and the snap general election, manufacturers have said. The British Toy and Hobby Association (BTHA) – which represents more than 80% of the industry in the UK – released fresh figures showing that overall sales …

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Post-Brexit Business Opportunities – Retail Focus

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, it’s no secret that Brexit hasn’t been good for UK business. For the past two and a half years since the UK’s decision to leave the European Union, there’s been a shared concern regarding uncertainty. However, it’s not all doom and gloom. Here, we will look at post-Brexit …

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Flotations, corporate collapses and Brexit: the year in business | Business

For business and finance, 2019 was a year of big-name corporate collapses, investigations into alleged scandals and the inevitable arguments about Brexit. Bankers and tycoons tried to get on with things by attempting huge flotations, large mergers and sizeable refinancings – with mixed results. Here is a review of the year in business. Floats Saudi …

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A year of growth, strong markets and trade deals, they claim. And if it all goes wrong? | Business

The year that is just coming to an end was the nearly year. There was nearly a global recession. There was nearly a full-blown trade war between the US and China. And Britain nearly left the European Union. In the event, none of things happened and 2019 will go down in history as one of …

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How has Brexit vote affected UK economy? December verdict | Business

Sterling surges on Johnson’s election landslide The pound has risen sharply over the past month as currency traders in the City of London bet that an election victory for Boris Johnson’s Conservatives would lift some of the intense political uncertainty facing Britain. Sterling jumped by more than two cents against the US dollar and the …

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Retail sales at 19-month low as Christmas shoppers leave it late | Business

High street sales slumped in November in the weakest period for consumer spending for more than a year, as shoppers reined in their spending in the run-up to Christmas. The Office for National Statistics said retail sales across Britain fell by 0.6% when compared with the previous month, with only household goods stores reporting growth. …

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