As far as retail jobs are concerned, it hasn’t been a happy new year so far.
It has been a constant theme of Dave Lewis’ four years in charge of Tesco – building a simpler, more sustainable business focused on serving customers better.
Now that the bulk of the numbers are in, what to make of retail’s Christmas and the outlook for this year?
Recipe box specialists Mindful Chef and Gousto won investments of £6m and £18m respectively this week, showing that the market for meal kits is on the rise.
Super Thursday has come to pass and we therefore have a bit more clarity on supermarket performance over the key Yuletide period.
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