DAILY BRIEFING: Vegan and gluten-free haggis helps lift sales at Waitrose by 0.7%
BURNS NOTICE Vegan and gluten-free haggis helped lift sales at Waitrose by 0.7 per cent last week as Burns Night revellers looked for an alternative to the savoury pudding made with sheep meat. Sales of TVs and smartphones at partner firm John Lewis helped to grow the group’s sales by 2.1 per cent compared to the same week last year.
DIY DISASTER DIY retailer B&Q is axing 200 jobs in its head office. The Kingfisher-owned chain said the cull, which will slash roles from its Southampton HQ, was being made to cut staff costs so it could offer cheaper products.
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