Still not a very merry Christmas - festive categories down 1.2% Subscription

19 Dec 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Sales of Christmas favourites including Champagne, Brussels sprouts and party food are far lower now…

Tesco bag packers

Tesco adds teams of little helpers to pack bags in the run-up to Christmas

17 Dec 2014 | By Ian Quinn

Tesco is today created teams of dedicated bag packers at 400 of its stores to help ramp up service in the run up to Christmas.

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Grocery staples battered in savage supermarket wars Subscription

19 Dec 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Fruit and veg sales down £450m as supermarket price war rages…

Pork pies

Pork Farms' Kerry Foods deal faces monopoly scrutiny Subscription

19 Dec 2014 | By Edward Devlin

Pork Farms’ acquisition of the chilled savoury and pastry (CSP) business of Irish Food giant Kerry Foods…


Crawshaw names Lidl UK's Noel Collett as CEO

18 Dec 2014 | By Edward Devlin

Northern butchery chain Crawshaw Group has appointed former Lidl executive Noel Collett as its new CEO.

Sainsbury's hamilton owner

Sainsbury's Hamilton: Grocer 33 Store of the Week Subscription

19 Dec 2014 | By Beth Brooks

It takes some ­serious planning! It’s all about making sure colleagues are trained and everyone is scheduled…

  • Adult Soft Drinks Category Report 2014

    12 Dec 2014

    The adult soft drinks market is not quite on the rocks, but for the first time in the past five years its growth rate has fallen behind that of total soft drinks

  • Food To Go Category Report 2014

    05 Dec 2014 | By Bernadette John

    Is there no one left in Britain who can make a sandwich?

  • Cheese Category Report 2014

    30 Nov 2014 | Updated: 05 Dec 2014 | By Nick Hughes

    Forget new flavours or fresh formats, big ad campaigns or fancy marketing - where cheese is concerned, price is currently king…

  • Pies & Meat Snacks Category Report 2014

    21 Nov 2014 | By Paul Davies

    It’s almost as if Mrs Lovett’s ghastly secret is out… for Brits are feeling a little queasy about pies.

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.

Ocado ordering online

Make it meaningful

18 Dec 2014

John Barton’s comments on the need for brands to “make content meaningful” (29 November, p22) highlight an issue that needs greater consideration by marketers…

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Features List 2015

Welcome to The Grocer’s 2015 Features ListBelow you’ll find information on upcoming featuresYou can also download the 2015 Features List in PDF format January

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