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Tag: UK news

‘End of an era’: Newport market stalls pack up ahead of new development | UK news

After more than 30 years working in Newport’s indoor market, record stallholder Dean Beddis was packing up his collection of punk, new wave, reggae, funk and soul discs for the last time. “It’s the end of an era,” said Beddis. “This building is much more than a market. It’s a family, a wonderful community that …

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Seven in 10 back mandatory use of masks in shops in England, poll finds | World news

Concerns that the wearing of masks could become a new front in a political “culture war” have been eased after evidence emerged that a clear majority of the public back their use in shops and supermarkets. An Opinium poll for the Observer reveals that 71% of adults in England support making masks mandatory in shops, …

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Fear of Pizza Express closures as chain faces takeover by bondholders | Business

Pizza Express is set to be taken over by its bondholders, with the possibility of restaurant closures as the high street chain struggles with the loss of revenues during the coronavirus pandemic. The chain’s Chinese owner, Hony Capital, could lose control of the company as part of a debt-for-equity swap. A group of investors in …

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Boohoo shareholders demand answers after shares plunge by a third | Business

Shareholders in Boohoo are seeking answers from the company over conditions for workers supplying its garments after the online fashion specialist’s shares plunged more than £1.5bn in two days. The company has lost nearly a third of its value since Friday afternoon after Boohoo said on Monday it was investigating claims that staff at one …

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Tesco sales soar as customers turn to deliveries in pandemic | Business

Tesco sales soared during lockdown as shoppers switched to buying online, in local stores as well as returning to big weekly shops at the supermarkets. The UK’s biggest supermarket chain said sales at established stores rose 8.7% in the three months to 30 May, with sales of food increasing by 12%. However, clothing sales dived …

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‘Millions still need cash’: UK project aims to preserve use of physical currency | Business

Allison Taylor had a cash-only policy when she first opened the Pastiche gift shop on Ampthill’s high street 26 years ago, but the steady loss of ATMs and bank branches have made it harder to keep coins and notes flowing through the Bedfordshire town. “We had plenty of cashpoints, including across the road, and now …

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Carluccio’s set to file for administration amid coronavirus shutdown | World news

The Italian restaurant chain Carluccio’s and the rent-to-own retailer BrightHouse are expected to be among the first high-street casualties of the coronavirus shutdown, putting about 4,400 jobs at risk. Carluccio’s is understood to be preparing to file for administration. FRP Advisory, the restructuring specialist, confirmed it was working with the chain, which has 73 branches …

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UK supermarket restrictions: what you need to know | Business

Tesco Limits to shopping hours All stores closing at 10pm for restocking. Some larger stores with pharmacies will stay open later. Temporary closure of all fresh food counters except bakeries. Purchase restrictions Maximum of three of each item. Multi-buy promotions axed. Vulnerable customers Priority hour on Monday, Wednesday and Friday morning from 9am-10am (apart from …

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Morrisons cuts prices on hundreds of items in supermarket battle | Business

Morrisons has cut the price of more than 500 everyday groceries including beef mince, coffee and biscuits as it battles to climb out of a sales slump. Industry data shows Morrisons is the worst-performing member of the big four supermarkets amid an exodus to the fast-growing discounters Aldi and Lidl. Shares in Yorkshire-based Morrisons have …

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High street crisis deepens as 3,150 staff lose jobs in a week | Business

Mothercare and Links of London will disappear from UK high streets this week as 94 stores close their doors for good, resulting in 3,150 job losses. All 79 Mothercare shops and 15 Links of London will have shut by Sunday night, after both companies collapsed into administration before Christmas. The latest wave of closures, with …

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