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Loyalty cards: as shoppers seek simplicity, can they cut it? Subscription

24 Oct 2014 | By James Halliwell

Consumers seem increasingly dissatisfied with the loyalty card system. So should supermarkets be investing in price instead?

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Dave Lewis acts to avert Christmas disaster at Tesco Subscription

24 Oct 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco boss Dave Lewis is introducing emergency measures to try to save Tesco from a Christmas trading disaster…

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Crude oil prices hit lowest level in four years Subscription

24 Oct 2014 | By Simon Gwynn

Arabica coffee prices are up 17.4% month on month and have almost doubled year on year…

Fruit & Veg

Selfridges tops up concessions at 'clean and fresh' food hall

24 Oct 2014 | By Lisa Riley

Selfridges has revamped its food hall with new and improved concessions alongside a ‘clean, fresh’ look…

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FareShare chief slams lack of action on food waste Subscription

24 Oct 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Just half a dozen companies in the food industry have introduced effective systems to divert food destined to become waste…

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Chiquita-Fyffes: Banana mega-merger goes rotten Subscription

24 Oct 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

After months of twists and turns, Chiquita shareholders today delivered a fatal blow to its merger plans with Fyffes to create the world’s largest banana supplier.


Jason Rickaby, PhD Nutrition, on pets and perseverance Subscription

24 Oct 2014 | By Beth Brooks

I don’t think I’ve had a bad interview, to be honest. I always liked preparing and tried to impress…

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Store of the week: Sainsbury's Beaconsfield Subscription

24 Oct 2014 | By Beth Brooks

We’re coming to the end of a complete refresh. Work started 12 weeks ago and will be finished next month…


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  • SIAL Category Report 2014 Subscription

    17 Oct 2014 | By Simon Gwynn

    Our friends across the Channel aren’t exactly known for their admiration of our national cuisine…

  • Winter Remedies Category Report 2014 Subscription

    16 Oct 2014 | By Paul Davies

    After a year of relatively mild weather, in which sales fell 6.1% by value [Kantar Worldpanel 52 w/e 20 July 2014], suppliers of winter remedies are hoping for a rough winter…

  • Cakes & Biscuits Category Report 2014 Subscription

    16 Oct 2014 | By Katy Salter

    This year’s biscuit success story is McVitie’s Digestives, which launched in 1892. It is up 11.8% in value…

  • Alcoholic Drinks Category report 2014 Subscription

    10 Oct 2014 | By Natalie Brown

    For all our good intentions, we’re still drinking more at home…

MAP winners 2014

New Product Awards 2014 winners revealed

01 Oct 2014 | By Jon Yeomans

The winners of The Grocer’s 2014 New Product Awards have been announced.

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Private-label pride

23 Oct 2014

It is good news for the retail sector and private label that Tesco has revamped its new ‘BD Beauty Secrets’ range…

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The Grocer Features List 2014

The Grocer’s 2014 Features List provides information on upcoming features.

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