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Biggest booze brands 2014

Britain's 100 Biggest Alcohol Brands 2014 Subscription

22 Jul 2014 | By Rob Brown

Our 2014 survey of Britain’s Biggest Alcohol Brands shows we are drinking more and paying more for the pleasure. But is the value and volume turnaround sustainable, or was it just generated by 2013’s heatwave?

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Dave Lewis

The new man in the Tesco hot seat

22 Jul 2014 | Updated: 23 Jul 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Much has been made of incoming Tesco CEO Dave Lewis’ lack of retail knowledge – but you don’t spent 27 years at Unilever without picking up a thing or two about retail.

Walkers new flavours

Raccoon crisps anyone? Walkers unveils Do Us A Flavour finalists Subscription

21 Jul 2014 | By Vince Bamford

Walkers has unveiled the six new crisp flavours created by members of the public for its Do Us a Flavour promotion.

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Morrisons dump bins return as 'pick-up' bins Subscription

20 Jul 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

Just three months after Morrisons launched a cull of dump bins, some similar-looking promotional furniture has reappeared…

Click and collect

Click & collect: can independent retailers make it click? Subscription

20 Jul 2014 | By James Halliwell

Independents are lagging behind in the locker race. Who is getting into the game and is it delivering?…

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The time has come for Premier Foods to deliver Subscription

22 Jul 2014 | By Alec Mattinson

Analysts are convinced Premier Foods shares are set for an upturn, but the market just isn’t playing ball.


Ten years after Gü... launching a product is harder than ever Subscription

22 Jul 2014 | By James Averdieck

I set up Gü Puds in 2003. We had to go through all the palaver any new food business goes though…

Paul Finch, Morrisons Cheadle Heath

Store of the week: Morrisons Cheadle Heath Subscription

18 Jul 2014 | By Ronan Hegarty

“We recently switched over from HOT service to Morrisons’ new Five Star service rating”…

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The Grocer of the Year: Aldi Subscription

13 Jun 2014

With Aldi’s second win on the bounce, this is becoming a habit…

Sugar Cane Commodities

Misleading sugar messages are not in public interest

12 Jul 2014

Sir: Action on Sugar member Robert Lustig seems to have failed to read SACN’s recent draft carbohydrate scientific review…

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The Grocer Features List 2014

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

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Telogis - Keep Calm and Reduce Costs

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Sports & Energy Drinks Category Report 2014

Sugar is public enemy number one. And, as calls for a fizzy drinks tax and sales of low-sugar pop grow, soft drinks are changing



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