Fruit, vegetables and wine will be scarce and costly under no-deal Brexit, warn retailers

Weekly shop could be hit if chaos predicted in leaked government documents occursLatest Brexit developments – live updatesFresh fruit and vegetables and wine are among the products likely to become scarcer and more expensive after a no-deal Brexit, acc…

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Amazon and Morrisons expand same-day grocery delivery service

Deal puts pressure on rival supermarkets as online giant moves deeper into UK sectorAmazon is ramping up the pressure on the UK’s traditional food retailers after signing a new deal with Morrisons to deliver groceries across the UK.Morrisons groceries …

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Morrisons free to use Amazon and Deliveroo in looser Ocado deal

Online grocer eases restrictions as it covets more warehouse space to fulfil its own orders Morrisons is free to deepen it relationship with Amazon after the UK’s fourth-largest supermarket loosened its ties with Ocado, the online delivery service. The…

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Women bear the brunt of high street closures and job losses

In 2019 the number of retail jobs held by women fell by 3.4% but for men it was down only 0.2%Debenhams store closures put at least 1,200 jobs at riskFull list: the 22 stores Debenhams will close next yearThe wave of store closures and job losses that …

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