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Marks & Spencer has said it is closing 11 of its French stores because of problems supplying them with fresh and chilled foods since Brexit. The UK retail giant said all 11 franchise stores it o… [+5348 chars]
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John Lewis Partnership reduced its losses to £29m in the first half of its financial year, as it benefited from business rates relief, but paid out millions of pounds in redundancy payments and prope… [+1854 chars]
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Details on Northern Ireland's Holiday at Home scheme are being finalised. The scheme is designed to help boost the tourism industry following the coronavirus pandemic, by allowing visitors to claim… [+1768 chars]
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Police have released two images showing off a new social media trend called 'beaning' after a warning was issued to shops over the danger of selling baked beans to children. 'Beaning' involves child… [+1955 chars]
Marks & Spencer has blamed Brexit for the closure of eleven of its French stores. The UK retail giant is struggling to stock the stores with fresh and chilled products due to supply chain probl… [+1823 chars]
Marks & Spencer blames Brexit as it closes 11 French stores - BBC News
BBC News - Sep 16, 2021
Marks & Spencer has said it is closing 11 of its French stores because of problems supplying them with fresh and chilled foods since Brexit. The UK retail giant said all 11 franchise stores it o…
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