Greggs resumes store openings but continues Covid cost-cutting

Bakery chain to open 20 stores, mostly in petrol stations, retail parks and supermarkets

The bakery chain Greggs has resumed store openings and is bringing back a broader product range as sales slowly recover from the coronavirus lockdown.

Greggs, which has 2,039 shops, said it would open another 20 this year, mainly in locations such as petrol forecourts, retail parks and supermarkets rather than the high street. Before the pandemic it had planned to open 100 new shops this year.

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