Grocers sales to benefit from hospitality curfews and working from home reversal

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Grocery retailers are set to be the big winners from the latest round of government restrictions on hospitality venues, with sales settling in excess of 25% above pre-Covid levels.

Following the government’s introduction of a 10pm curfew for all hospitality venues and a reversal on its push to get people back into city-centre offices, Shore Capital head of research Clive Black said grocery retailers will be the long-term beneficiaries.

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