Parcel carrier Yodel has seen pet food deliveries more than double since 2018, boosted by UK consumers turning to online shopping during the pandemic and an increase in pet ownership as restrictions saw tens of thousands of employees working from home. According to the Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association (PFMA) an estimated 3.2 million households have taken on a new pet since lockdown began in 2020. Pet food subscriptions have seen another surge as Covid restrictions come to an end and […]
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Yodel saw volumes surge by 59% between January and March compared to the same period in 2020 and it now expects full-year revenues to be £30m higher than predicted just three months ago.
Royal Mail’s “astonishing reversal of fortunes” after the online shopping surge during the pandemic means it expects to make an adjusted operating profit of £700m, more than double last year’s £325m.