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UPS Network And People Delivering On Customer Needs During Peak Holiday Season

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The FINANCIAL -- Network running smoothly, with industry-leading on-time delivery performance. UPS continues to deliver on customer expectations and the company’s network is running smoothly through the first two weeks of December.…

Tesco cuts plastic from its Christmas range

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The FINANCIAL -- Uk's biggesy Supermarket Tesco has removed over 20 million pieces of plastic from this year’s Christmas range. Crackers, lights, cards and puddings have all been produced using less single use plastic: Tesco’s own label crackers are plastic free for the first time – they will include non-plastic presents and are now sold without plastic…

Brits set to spend more on gifts, garments and grub this Christmas

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The FINANCIAL — Christmas plans remain uncertain for many, but Brits are not going to let current restrictions stop them getting into the festive spirit. New research from American Express (NYSE: AXP) reveals that Brits will be spending more on presents, new clothes and festive decorations this year compared to 2019’s Christmas. Gifts are the top…

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UK: Discounts already starting to build in the run up to Christmas – PwC

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The FIANNCIAl -- According to new research by PwC, 74% of high street stores and 79% of online retailers offered some kind of sale or promotion over the Black Friday weekend, figures broadly similar to last year, compared with 36% and 72% respectively in the first week of December.…

Confidence for Christmas remains robust, as retailers prioritise marketing spend

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The FINANCIAL -- Whether it’s Moz the Monster or Paddington Bear, the focus on Christmas adverts from UK retailers is greater than ever this year. The Barclays Christmas Confidence Survey reveals this trend is likely to continue, with a third (34%) of retailers indicating that they have increased their marketing spend, despite rising cost pressures,…