Prior to Coronavirus, many people would eat breakfast at work or on-the-go, but lockdown has changed this behaviour. Now millions are working from home, retailers like John Lewis have found egg-cups selling out as people find time for lengthier breakfasts at home.
Egg cups sell out as lockdown creates time for breakfasts at home
Having seen sales fall over the lockdown period, Pret has launched a monthly coffee subscription service to try and attract customers back to quiet stores.
In August, over 100 million meals were claimed as part of Rishi Sunak’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme. The scheme proved more popular than expected, and it is estimated that it will cost more than the £500m budgeted.