Pret a Manger city sales slump amid latest coronavirus wave

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Sales at food-to-go specialist Pret a Manger have slumped as the emergence of the Omicron Covid-19 strain kept city workers at home.

With City workers staying home amid surging cases of the new Covid-19 variant in the capital, Pret sales in London have fallen by nearly a third according to the Office for National Statistics – the lowest levels the coffee chain has seen since August. 

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