Should the government tackle poverty by compelling firms in the capital to pay the London Living Wage?
*Miriam Mirwitch, chair of London Young Labour, says YES.*
With the cost of living soaring.. City A.M.
ITALIAN restaurant chain Prezzo is being primed for a sale, as the casual dining sector struggles with a tougher trading environment.
Sources told the Sunday Times that the brand’s private equity.. City A.M.
Saturday was a busy old day at Harrods – but for all the wrong reasons as far as the luxury department store is concerned.
A protest outside the shop’s entrance brought together disgruntled.. Source: euronews (in English) -
Suit retailer Moss Bros unveiled a solid rise in sales and profits this morning, but warned that it is coming under intense pressure due to climbing costs.
For the six months to.. City A.M.
Shares in retailer Card Factory fell more than 18 per cent today after higher costs ripped into its half-year profits.
Although revenue for the chain of greetings cards shops was up 6.1 per cent,.. City A.M.
MPs have written to delivery firm Hermes after it emerged that several retailers had been accused of underpaying delivery drivers.
Earlier this month two select committee chairs wrote to Mike Ashley.. City A.M.
Gourmet burger joint Byron has hired City advisers to work through a "cash management" plan that could include shutting underperforming branches, according to reports.
The chain, which is owned by.. City A.M.
The UK's casual dining sector received more bad news this morning as the parent of Comptoir Libanais restaurants reported increased pre-tax losses.
It follows similar results and warnings from.. City A.M.
Britain's food and drink sector is gearing up for a post-Brexit boom as bosses look to increase exporting activity.
More than two thirds (69 per cent) of food and drink producers said they were.. City A.M.
Hotelier PPHE reported a jump in revenue and profits for the six months to 30 June, with its London hotels leading the way.
The company reported a 27 per cent revenue increase to.. City A.M.
Job losses in the convenience store sector numbered 20,000 last year, despite an increase in sales and investment by businesses.
Over the past year, the number of jobs in local shops across the.. City A.M.
Poland's answer to H&M is landing in the UK today with the opening of its flagship store where BHS once stood.
Reserved, which is part of Polish retail group LPP, has hired Kate Moss to promote this.. City A.M.
It's been a "transitional year", Frankie & Benny's and Chiquito owner Restaurant Group said today, after it reported a slide in both revenues and profits.
Adjusted pre-tax profits.. City A.M.
Pizza Express' sales have returned to growth in the UK, but the company said today that it will be searching for growth opportunities abroad due to rising cost pressures.
For the 26.. City A.M.
Price deflation on non-food items has hit a four-year low, suggesting cost pressures are starting to bite for fashion and furniture retailers.
According to figures from the British Retail Consortium.. City A.M.
Businesses are feeling increasingly under pressure from a series of government initiatives, with four out of five British firms saying their costs have increased this year as a result.
Pensions.. City A.M.