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Pret A Manger vs Greggs: who will win the battle for lunch?

  • Explain the importance of location to a food on the go retailer such as Greggs or Pret

  • Assess the likely impacts of investing in omni channel distribution methods to a food on the go retailer such as Greggs 

  • Calculate the percentage difference in the number of stores between Greggs and Pret 

  • Discuss the benefits to Greggs of being a public limited company 

  • The article suggests that Pret is likely to face greater challenges than Greggs. It could lower its prices or widen the product portfolio currently on offer to improve its competitiveness. Evaluate these options and recommend which one the directors should choose

Peter McGinn, Harton Academy

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