The forecourt and fast food empire owned by Mohsin and Zuber Issa has scooped up Cooplands, adding the UK’s second largest bakery chain to its growing portfolio of brands that includes Greggs, Starbucks, KFC and Subway.
The UK wide bakery chain Greggs is set to push its
already-established brand further into the domestic market and get
a jump on competitors with plans for a renewed focus on marketing,
advertising and internal restructuring.
Greggs Plc, the UK bakery business that has stood out as a growth
success story in a sector cramped by obesity concerns, last week
unveiled first-half results that suggest it may be running out of
steam in selling ever more bread...
Takeaway sandwich and pastry ranges for on-the-go consumers drove
up profits and sales for UK bakery retailer Greggs, but the company
is working hard to compete in this increasingly crowded sector by
developing both healthier products...
With all the new health consciousness and fast lifestyles, a
significant portion of UK consumers still find a slot for a good
sandwich bite or cake indulgence to the satisfaction of high street
bakery chain, Greggs.
Greggs, the specialist baked goods retailer, said last week that
growth in the booming British sandwich market was showing some
signs of slowing down and that it expected to see increasing
competition in this high added value sector.
Sales of pastries and baked goods suffered last summer because of
the exceptionally hot weather, but an excellent performance during
the colder winter months helped UK baked goods and sandwich
retailer Greggs to end the year on a...