Microscope lab

Retailers must be proactive in fighting food fraud Subscription

27 Oct 2014 | By Lisa Jack, Jim Gee

The informality in many grocery supply chains is the perfect breeding ground for food fraud, say forensic accounting experts Professor Lisa Jack and Jim Gee, partner, PKF Littlejohn LLP.

P&H Depot

P&H sets target of 100 sites for Central Convenience Stores Subscription

25 Oct 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Central Convenience Stores – the c-store chain acquired by Palmer & Harvey in 2012…

Steve Rowe feature 1

Steve Rowe's Excellent Adventures: big interview Subscription

28 Oct 2014 | By Adam Leyland

Steve Rowe is a whirlwind. I’m on a guided tour of the Bromley store with the executive director of food at M&S…

Cook frozen meals

Cook expanding following double-digit growth last year Subscription

30 Oct 2014 | By Andrew Don

Frozen ready meals producer and retailer Cook has embarked on an ambitious new expansion phase after posting double-digit sales growth last year.

Metcalfes pair

Julian Metcalfe and Robert Jakobi: the Perfect Pairing Subscription

30 Oct 2014 | By James Halliwell

Piles of popcorn and oodles of noodles ?have united an experienced dreamer ?and a realist newcomer to stunning effect…

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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…

Poll

Which of the food trends identified by Waitrose's report seem most likely?

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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.

HIGH STREET SHUT

Broken business rates

30 Oct 2014

Sir: As a local shop owner I have been campaigning on the broken system of business rates for the past few years (‘Business rates need a roadmap for reform, says BRC,’ thegrocer.co.uk, 28 October). Our latest campaign is based on the unfair amount small shops pay in comparison to supermarkets and especially mini supermarkets. In St Albans we have lost more than 120 shops, pubs and restaurants in the past year or so, many of them as a direct ...

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