James Halliwell is features editor at The Grocer. He writes, edits and commissions features on the fmcg industry as well as big interviews with senior industry figures. He also writes the Critical Eye TV column, news stories, and blogs.
James was voted PPA Business Writer of the Year in 2015 and 2013, and BSME Print Writer of the Year in 2014.
Prior to joining The Grocer in 2011 he was a website content editor for Thomson Reuters.
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A loss leader like Waitrose’s free coffee is stupid if all it does is make a loss
Speakers this year include Co-op chairman Allan Leighton and former Waitrose MD Lord Price
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Recent blog posts
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