Surging demand for ice cream in the summer heatwave helped Magnum-to-Marmite giant Unilever post higher third-quarter sales.
Domino’s Pizza has seen UK sales growth more than halve after “evident uncertainty” among customers and the summer heatwave took its toll.
Pitcher & Piano owner Marston’s has thanked a surge in pub-goers during the World Cup and heatwave for helping deliver a record annual profits haul.
Focaccia-style pizzas and a summer drinks range helped bakery chain Greggs dish up a rise in sales despite unpredictable trading through the heatwave.
All Bar One owner Mitchells & Butlers has seen a late summer pick-up in sales as demand for food recovered following the heatwave and World Cup.
There was a spike in deaths in England as the summer heatwave first gripped the country, new figures reveal.
Retailer JD Sports has notched up record half-year results as profits jumped by nearly a fifth despite a tough retail market and difficult times during the heatwave.
This year’s heatwave led to the joint-hottest summer on record for the UK, the Met Office has said.
This year was the joint-hottest summer on record for the UK as a whole and the hottest for England, the Met Office has said.
Hot weather accompanied by "lots of sunshine" will return to Tayside and Fife next week, according to forecasters.