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Eleanor Pringle

Three of the biggest names on the high street have revealed shaky sales over the Christmas trading period.

The latest survey out of Westminster has revealed that an overwhelming majority of MPs would back a bill which saw big businesses forced to pay small businesses more ethically.

Skinner’s dog food has donated over £10,000 in dog food to rescue centres throughout the UK this festive period, including £1,500 worth to Meadowgreen Rescue Centre near Norwich.

The East Anglian Daily Times has appointed a new business editor.

Burgeoning trade links between food producers from Norfolk and Suffolk and buyers in the Netherlands will take another step forward when a delegation visits the country’s largest hospitality trade show.

Sector leaders have their say on Theresa May’s Brexit deal

Unemployment in the East of England has dropped slightly, falling by 1,000 to stand at 100,000 in the last quarter.

Retailers are battling the worst trading conditions in five years, with high street shops closing at a rate of about 14 a day in the first half of this year, a study reveals.

Budget fashion retailer Primark has seen sales drop in 2018, saying bad weather has hindered sales.

Adverts for Ford, Nissan and Fiat Chrysler have been banned for endorsing irresponsible driving.

Just a week after announcing a £19m fund for Norfolk and Suffolk businesses, the New Anglia LEP has announced it has a further £500,000 to invest in revenue projects in the region.

Department store Debenhams could shut a third of its 166 UK stores according to new reports.

Clothing brand Superdry has warned that its full year performance will be impacted by the warm weather this summer, as well as additional foreign exchange costs.

Patisserie Valerie has been saved from collapsing into administration thanks to a £20m loan offering from the company’s major stakeholder.

Regis UK Limited, which owns Regis Salons and Supercuts, has applied for a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA), asking for a lease restructure of its 220 salons.

The owner of Patisserie Valerie has revealed that Chris Marsh, who was suspended from his role as finance chief earlier this week, was arrested by police last night and released on bail.

Womenswear chain Coast is the latest brand to collapse into administration, amid Britain’s high street crisis.

The owner of cafe chain Patisserie Valerie has suspended its shares following the discovery of potentially frauduent account irregularities.

The potential to improve trade between East Anglia and the South West of England is being explored by business leaders following an event held in partnership by two regional transport hubs.

Pret a Manger will now be printing a full list of ingredients and allergens on its products after a teenager died from an allergic reaction to one of the chain’s sandwiches.

Revolution Bars - which operates both Revolution and Revolucion de Cuba brands - has seen a £3.6m loss for the year to June 30, compared with a £5.1m profit last year.

Aldi will open 130 new stores in the UK over the next two years, after sales hit a record high in 2017.

A driver who knocked down a great-grandfather and left him for dead in the road has been jailed for 15 months.

Sainsbury’s and Asda have been warned by the competition watchdog that their proposed merge is on thin ice after investigations revealed their supermarkets overlapped in 463 areas.

Apprentices making waves in their companies have been recognised at The National Apprenticeship awards, with Norfolk women bagging two of the top prizes.

A manifesto setting out how the government can better support the nation’s high-street businesses has been met with some scepticism from retailers.

A number of pellet guns and pyrotechnic equipment have been discovered in a paddock in Brandon, after they were reported stolen last month.

The East of England is in one of the top five regions in the UK which has had the highest amount of drink-driving related casualties in recent years, new reports have shown.

White Stuff has opened in Southwold with storming success, thanks to their four day beach event which saw hundreds visit the shop/

Holiday group Center Parcs says it has seen a 156% increase in its bookings since the end of the football World Cup.

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