Category: Business News

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FMCG News: Pladis has relocated

Today, we look at how the COVID-19 outbreak has led to the hospitality industry losing huge amounts of money per day, how shop closures have hit new heights and how the head office of Pladis has moved to London.

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3 Tips To Improve Your Recruitment Career

If you’re new to the recruitment industry – or know someone else who is – we’ve got some invaluable tips on how to accelerate the pace so you’re overtaking long-serving recruiters to become the top biller.

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3 Career Questions To Reflect On During Lockdown

With the tedium of a full lockdown in place, we are – once again – without the usual pleasures and distractions of seeing friends and family, or visiting the gym, pub or cinema (or going to watch the football).

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FMCG News: Unilever unveils its new ‘nano factory

Today, we examine how numerous whole sellers north of the border in Scotland are becoming reliant of the SWA, how the Suntory beverage company is highlighting a potential £1 billion opportunity, and we unveil Unilever’s new ‘nano factory’.

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Why entrepreneurs make good employees

Going back to work for someone else after a stint as an entrepreneur can be a fraught experience. While some founders recoil in horror at the idea, others report positive experiences. But whether entrepreneurs enjoy returning to employee life is one question (and a highly personal one at that), but another issue also looms large.

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FMCG News: Morrison now paying £10 an hour as standard to staff

Today, we take a closer look at Morrison’s plans to increase their standard staff pay to 310 per hour, what the Christmas period looked like for Lidl and how China has seen a solid growth in its FMCG Industry in recent times.

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Supermarkets intervening with Northern Ireland food shortage

In more serious news that we are accustom to for a Friday article, many of the UK’s major supermarkets have warned the government that an ‘urgent intervention’ is needed to prevent further disruption to the food supplies of Northern Ireland.

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Sales soar for Games Workshop despite lockdown

It turns out a lot of us have been geeking out during the lockdown. Sales of the fantasy role-playing game Warhammer surged in the six months to November as people continued to spend more on their hobbies in lockdown.

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Online Grocery Sales Boom

The latest industry data from Nielsen confirms that supermarkets in the UK experienced their biggest Christmas ever last month, with the online channel playing a key role. The online share of grocery sales more doubled to 12.5% (as oppose to 6.7% in 2019) over the four weeks to the 26th of December. The rise was due to a total of 8.5 million households, just over 30% of all households, shopping for their Christmas groceries online, an increase from 5.7 million households over the festive period in 2019.

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FMCG News: 2020 food trends

FMCG News: Sainsburys reveals top 2020 food trends, Kerry Foods launch new plant-based crisps and Deliveroo loses a third.

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