Founded in 1939, Greggs Plc is a UK-based food-on-the-go retail company that specializes in savory products such as bakes, sandwiches, sausage rolls and sweet items. These are further complemented by popular products and ranges including breakfast, evening menu items, freshly ground coffee, and confectionery. It operates over 2,100 shops across UK, including 328 with franchise partners and additionally it also offers a healthier options range such as a selection of gluten-free, vegan-friendly, and lower calories products. The company is listed on the London Stock Exchange as LON: GRG and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.
The company’s shops are located in industrial estates, shopping centers, roadside locations, retail parks, office parks and key transport hubs including petrol forecourts, tube stations, motorway service stations and airports. The company aims to make great tasting freshly prepared food accessible to everyone. It has partnered with Just Eat to offer its products in the doorsteps of the customers and its Click + Collect offering provides customers with the ability to select their shop and collection time slot of choice and allows them to order a range of its products in advance, ready for collection when they arrive their shops.
Further, the company has recently launched loyalty scheme ‘Greggs Rewards’, which is a mobile payment application designed to reward customers for their loyalty and allow then to earn rewards right across the range and making their purchases more convenient, easier and quicker.