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Co-op governance concerns revealed back in 1958 Subscription

17 Apr 2014 | By Beth Brooks

A 1958 report revealed the same concerns as Myners over an unworkable board structure and hamstrung executives…

Co-op Shoreditch

Co-op’s food strategy bears fruit as True North points the way

17 Apr 2014 | By Beth Brooks

The Co-operative Group’s food strategy True North is “bearing fruit” with a “sustained period of market outperformance” the society has revealed.


Co-op governance shake-up takes cues from Myners and Kelly

17 Apr 2014 | By Beth Brooks

The Co-operative Group has revealed the resolution it will table members at its annual general meeting next month on governance reforms.

Tesco food to go

Can Tesco and Waitrose make a real success of food-to-go? Subscription

17 Apr 2014 | By Guy Montague-Jones

Waitrose and Tesco are trying out new approaches to hospitality…

Fruit and veg

Scant evidence of 'price war' as inflation remains steady Subscription

13 Apr 2014 | By Guy Montague-Jones

Price cuts to select fresh produce and dairy KVIs are the exception as inflation remains steady…

Dairy Bull Calf

Dairy bull numbers spark concern

13 Apr 2014 | By Julia Glotz

The European beef sector needs to figure out what to do with the increased numbers of dairy bull calves, a report warns…

Asda hours

Why are Sunday trading rules back in the open? Subscription

11 Apr 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

And, as the debate resurfaces, what chance of a relaxation?…

Supermarket trolley

Marketing food and drink to the unselfish consumer Subscription

12 Apr 2014 | By Nick Mustoe

Fat, salt, carbs and fibre are all nutritional elements that have been under the spotlight in the past decade…


Tobacco plain packaging: beware the hype Subscription

12 Apr 2014 | By Neil McKeganey

Tobacco plain packaging is coming to a shop near you – in fact possibly to your shop…

Horsemeat Tests

Food crime: how can we match consumers' high expectations? Subscription

12 Apr 2014 | By Sue Davies

Which? research has repeatedly shown that consumers have high expectations of food law enforcement…


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Toys category report 2014

14 Apr 2014 | By John Porter

Toys and collectables are on the front line in the battle between grocers and high-street retailers - and the supermarkets are sustaining heavy casualties.

Focus on Suncare

Suncare category report 2014

14 Apr 2014 | By Lisa Riley

What a scorcher! As the mercury rose last summer, so did sales of suncare products.

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